Summertime is the ultimate time of year for entertaining, especially outdoors. When the sun goes down at night, the outdoor lights come on and set the ambiance for summer evenings spent with family and friends to remember for years to come. Whether entertaining guests for a dinner party, night swim, casual BBQ or cocktail party,…

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The holiday season means family gatherings and parties, which means it’s time to get ready to host a lot of guests. The last thing any host wants is to be unprepared for a hosting disaster and have to scramble to rectify the situation at the last minute. With that said, the following is a checklist…

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A well-lit home is a happy home, but with so many options to light your home out there, it can be difficult to figure out which lighting is best for certain rooms. A good lighting plan can highlight your space and do wonders for rooms like offices, family rooms and bathrooms. The following are suggestions…

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Lighting can completely transform the ambiance of any space, but there’s something magical about installing lighting to your outdoor space. Take advantage of the high quality lighting available today, as well as energy efficient LED lighting options, by consulting an experienced professional like Center Island Contracting to fulfill the vision you have for your outdoor…

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People are always looking for the fastest and simplest way to save a buck. Little do they know, something as easy as changing the light bulbs in their home can do just that. LED lights are a common household name that most people know, but aren’t as common as a household fixture.

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When it comes to home improvement, you always want to make sure you are getting out what you put in. Before you go ahead with your project ideas, just stop to think: “How will this benefit me?” Many home remodels can either hurt you or help you depending on what the housing market looks like. Make sure you know which projects are good investments and which projects you should avoid. The following are some of the best home improvement ideas to increase property value.

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With cooler temperatures approaching, not only are there numerous ways you can keep your home warm and comfortable, but you can save on those ever increasing energy bills, as well. Readying your home for wintertime is a task that you’ll want to start well before those treacherous winter months arrive, just to give yourself some time to fix any problems that may arise. Here are some ways you can make sure your home is prepared for cold weather.

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Most people are eager to bring their home remodel ideas to life, but putting that brand new flooring in your kitchen or adding on that two-car garage isn’t always smooth sailing. Not only must you deal with the ups and downs of your remodeling projects, but you may also have to deal with the headache that comes with acquiring building permits. The process may seem inconvenient and tedious, but the consequences of not having a permit can be far worse. Here are some remodeling projects that require building permits.

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There are many benefits of in-house generators, the most important one being that your home will never be without power no matter what the conditions are outside. Hurricane season is upon us, which means there is always the possibility of a power outage. With winter not far behind, there is also the likelihood of a bad snowstorm leaving you and your family without heat to stay warm, lights to see by, or electricity to cook with. Here are some other benefits of in-house generator installation.

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The kitchen is the hub of the home, which is why any type of kitchen remodel shouldn’t be taken lightly. The kitchen has quickly become the one room in the house that brings families together and is filled with lots of energy and vigor; therefore your new kitchen redesign should be able to reflect that. There can be many overwhelming options and possibilities when it comes to choosing your new scheme, but our general contractors will make sure to guide you in choosing the right fit for your home. Here are some design ideas for your new kitchen remodel.

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Hiring a general contractor for your home improvement projects should require a great deal of investigating. Although finding the right general contractor for your home projects may seem like a challenge, but there are a few tips for hiring a general contractor that will make the process a breeze. Here are some tips for finding the right general contractor to tackle your home improvement projects.

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Tips for Moving to a New Home Moving to a new home is a big deal. Aside from finding the right home, going through the purchasing process of a new home, and packing up everything you own, our general contractors advise you to consider the fundamentals before moving to a new home. Listed below are…

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Energy Efficiency Improvements for Your Home Home energy efficiency helps reduce our carbon footprint, and will help you save money on your electric bill each month, which adds up to big savings each year. For many of us, it can be difficult to know where to begin when it comes to energy efficiency. Let’s face…

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Important Tips You Need to Know before Hiring a Contractor for Your Home Improvements When it comes time for home improvement projects, hiring a contractor is a crucial step. Although finding the right general contractor for your home projects may seem like a confusing task, there are a few tips for hiring a contractor that…

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How to Choose the Best Light Fixture for Your Home or Yard The right light fixture can transform an average space into an extraordinary one. Whether you’re seeking a traditional feel or want to add some pizzazz with more modern ceiling lights, the right illumination is key to completing your look. But how do you…

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If you’re like most home owners, you don’t think about electricity generators until you actually need them – and by then, it’s usually too late. But electricity generators offer a wealth of benefits to home owners even when the power is still on. If you’re on the fence about buying a generator for house or…

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