Working from home is the new reality for a lot of us as we continue to stay home due to the Coronavirus pandemic, so a home office has become more important than ever. Whether you have a home office already or want to renovate to create one, your local contractors at Center Island Contracting can…

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We know you have been thinking of renovating for a long time and now it seems there is a huge, unknown delay. Your renovations don’t have to go on hold, however, because our team can work remotely to complete your project in a timely manner. Whether you’re planning a bathroom renovation, kitchen remodel or a…

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The contractors at Center Island Contracting believe there are several benefits to a Mother-Daughter home. Mother-Daughter renovations are a concept to explore for many types of family situations, including a college student who isn’t ready to live a financially independent life, or an aging mother who can benefit greatly from live-in care. What is a…

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Renovate in the right neighborhood is always one of our biggest tips about home remodel projects. Unfortunately, buying the worst home on the best street doesn’t seem attractive to a lot of home buyers. It’s tempting to buy a house that you fall in love with from the start but having patience as well as…

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Buying the worst house in the best neighborhood has its perks! Through renovation, you can create your fabulous home, in a highly desirable location to boot. The value of your fixer upper home will skyrocket once it’s completed. Add style, functionality and more space to a drab fixer upper home while undergoing renovations with the…

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Most homeowners find themselves at a crossroads at some point in their lives; deciding whether to take on a home renovation to add space and modernize the home or pick up the family and move to another house. Center Island Contracting’s local contractors can help renovate your home, which is already located in the neighborhood…

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The design experts at Center Island Contracting are always up on the latest trends when it comes to home design for your home renovations and new home construction projects. As we near the end yet another successful year, we’re proud of the work we’ve done in 2019 and have our sights set on 2020. A…

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3 Ways You Can Save When Remodeling  Home renovations can easily get pricey, so figuring out ways to save is something worth looking into. It is possible to obtain your dream remodel with a budget you can afford; you just have to be strategic about it. Find out ways to cut corners, saving a bit…

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Kitchen remodeling projects are one of the most popular home renovation projects because of how integral the kitchen is to any home. The kitchen is the heart of the home, and it’s likely where your family spends most of their time. Our team of design experts at Center Island Contracting will take a detailed approach…

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We’re in the dead of winter, but it can’t hurt to dream about warmer days, can it? Our experts at Center Island Contracting have some great advice on how to seamlessly blend indoor-outdoor living spaces on the north shore of Long Island so that your family can make the most out of the warm months…

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Are you undergoing a home renovation and find yourself with a bonus room? The first idea that comes to mind is to turn it into another guest room, but with a little imagination, your bonus room can become the room you never knew you needed. A bonus room will often have a tricky layout, tucked…

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Drainage problems are usually obvious, but when drainage issues don’t result in flooding in the basement or front yard, they can be a bit more difficult to identify. Issues like mildew in the attic, water stains in the basement or cracks in the foundation can have just as harmful of an effect that flooding has,…

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More than likely, you’re not working with a large budget when buying your first house. As a first-time home buyer, starter homes don’t usually come with every item on your wish list. The experts at Center Island Contracting have great advice for first-time homebuyers if this applies to you; buy to renovate. It’s important to…

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The kitchen is the heart of your home and likely the room your family and friends flock to during holidays and get-togethers. With that said, kitchen renovations should meet the needs of your entertaining needs and home style. A big part of your kitchen renovation is the kitchen cabinet design. Our team takes an extremely…

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Center Island Contracting Inc. is an award-winning Remodeling & Custom Home Builder company servicing Long Island, with a focus on the North Shore of Nassau and Suffolk counties. The most common reason we remodel homes is because styles that builders used 30-70 years ago are not what today’s family wants or needs. Buying a knockdown…

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Is 2018 the year you’ve decided to update the exterior of your home? If so, you will be interested in the newest siding trends for this upcoming year. The exterior of your home should be modern, updated and give off a good first impression. The colors you choose should go together cohesively and make a statement…

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The decision to undergo a home renovation is a big one that’s often met with a series of important decisions. There are many factors that go into a remodel, such as budget, time constraints, style decisions and finding the right contractor. Whether you’re undergoing a bathroom, kitchen or complete home renovation, our design specialists will work…

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There’s often a debate on whether you should renovate your new home before moving into it, and there are valid arguments for each side. The main component to figure out if your family is renovating before moving in is having a place to stay during the renovation. If you do, we recommend the following renovations…

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Home renovation projects, both small and large scale, are beneficial in many ways. Whether you’re renovating one or two rooms or undergoing a complete home renovation, your home will feel different, fresh and new. We understand that whenever you start a home remodeling project, you need to trust in the people you hire. We will give…

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Having a finished basement creates additional living space, and can provide a retreat for both adults and kids. Not only do finished basements provide more living space, they can also increase your home’s resale value. Before you start your home renovation to include a finished basement, go through this 7-step checklist to make sure your…

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Before the holidays roll around again and we have house guests coming over for Thanksgiving, some of us have some home projects to finish. Thanksgiving is a cozy time with friends and family, so make sure to complete all those projects you didn’t get around to at the end of summer. Before the weather gets…

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A mother-daughter suite is a great way to have family living on your property while simultaneously staying stress-free, independent, and having your privacy. In fact, building a mother-daughter suite has benefits for both parties involved and can make living easier on everyone. More and more people find family members moving in with them or anticipate such an event in the future. The following are some reasons why building a mother-daughter suite can be beneficial.

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Home renovations are an excellent choice for living a more comfortable and sustainable life without having to move. It’s a good idea to have a plan of action and design concepts, but it is also important to not get too caught up in the details without first getting permission from your city or town. The permit process varies depending on the area, so be sure to check with your building department on how to file and obtain a permit.

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If you are moving to, or are already in the Long Island area and are looking to do a home remodel, our general contractors can help you with all of your home redesign needs. Whether you are looking to remodel your bathroom, kitchen, basement, or simply just looking for plumbing and electrical services, our general contractors are skilled in all fields. Here is a list of some of the services we provide.

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Home Remodeling & Relocating Remodeling & relocating, which should come first? Buying a home is an exciting time, so it is easy to see where new homeowners struggle in deciding whether they should move in first, or remodel. Here are some home improvement projects you should consider doing prior to moving into your recently purchased…

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