Must-Have Kitchen Features for your Newly Renovated Dream Kitchen

Kitchens are one of the most used spaces in the home, so it’s no surprise how popular kitchen renovations are. The kitchen is usually the room that catches home buyers’ attention the most, making kitchen renovations excellent for resale value. For homeowners who want to see their dream kitchen come to life, there are certain…

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How To Make Small Spaces Look Bigger in East Norwich

Center Island Contracting design experts can turn your living space into a beautiful, functional space to live, no matter the size of the space you’re working with. If there are rooms in your home that lack in space, we can work our design magic to make the room appear larger than it really is. Smaller…

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Why Summer is the Best Time for Home Renovations

Long Island contractors know the best time to renovate your home is during the summer. Getting the timing right is one of the biggest parts of a successful home renovation project, and the many benefits summertime provides, such as warmer weather and more daylight hours, makes it the perfect time of year for a home…

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Ideas to Enhance your Living Space with a Garage Conversion in Glenwood Landing

Garage conversions are an effective way to turn unused living space into livable square footage. If your garage isn’t being used and your home is lacking space, a garage conversion is a great solution. As a company of garage conversion contractors, and highly-reviewed whole home construction experts, Center Island Contracting has the experience needed to properly evaluate…

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Top Reasons to Build a Home Addition

If you’re considering a home addition to add more living space to your home, the experts at Center Island Contracting can guide you through the home addition process. Besides the obvious reason of adding more livable square footage, there are many reasons homeowners choose to add on to their homes. Most people who choose to…

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Popular Summer Renovation Projects in Sea Cliff

Summertime is when we can finally enjoy the nice weather and spend more time outdoors. It’s also the perfect time of year to do some remodeling projects, due to more open schedules, better weather and increased daylight hours. Take advantage of these limited summer months to spruce up your home. When the cold returns, we…

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Benefits of Building a New Home vs. Renovating

If you’re ready for a change as a homeowner, two options have likely crossed your mind: should we renovate our current home or build a new home? This decision will impact your project’s timeline, budget and the design or layout of the home. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, depending on the type of…

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Best Home Renovation Projects to Get Higher Resale Value

When undergoing any home remodel project, making a smart investment should always be under consideration. The design aspect of your remodel will likely be your first priority, especially if you’re planning on staying in the house you’re currently living in long-term. However, resale value should also be considered due to unforeseen circumstances like relocation for…

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5 Types of Roofs and How Long to Expect Them to Last

When building a new home, you can build it exactly to your liking. Part of that is trusting your home contractor for advice, in addition to doing your research about all the materials used for your custom home build. When it comes to the roof, it’s important to understand the types of roofs available to…

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5 Home Office Must-Haves for Productivity

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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Renovations Don’t Have to Go on Hold Due to COVID-19

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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Mother-Daughter Renovation Benefits

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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Benefits of Buying the Ugly Duckling in the Best Neighborhood

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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Turn Your Fixer-Upper to Fabulous

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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Renovate in the Neighborhood You Know and Love

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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Home Design Trends for 2020

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

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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5 Ways to Achieve a Well Thought Out Kitchen Layout

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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How to Blend Indoor-Outdoor Living Spaces in Carle Place

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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Creative Ideas for a Bonus Room in Roslyn

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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Signs you Need a Dry Well or Drainage System Installed

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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Buying to Renovate as a First-Time Home Buyer

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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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas and Inspiration for Your Kitchen Renovation

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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Buying a Knockdown vs. New Construction

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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Siding Trends for 2018

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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5 Things You Must Consider When Remodeling

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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What You Should Renovate Before Moving In

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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