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How To Begin Financing Home Improvements

Homeownership isn’t cheap, as you’ve probably realized by now. Between the P&I on your loan, taxes, insurance, regular repairs, and unforeseen disasters (why does it always seem like the hot water heater breaks down in January?) budgetary challenges are just par for the course. But what about those big home improvement projects you’ve been plotting […]


Valentine’s Day is about a month away, and thoughtful spouses may already have a head start on planning their gifts. Many people want to capture the second their significant other’s face lights up upon opening their gift, but gift ideas don’t have to be limited to objects you can fit in a box. Looking at […]

Fall 2021 Home Remodeling Trends

Fall is a special time in Kansas City, where the leaves change into their beautiful orange, red, and yellow colors, families travel to pumpkin patches and apple orchards, football returns, and the seasonal sights become second to none. This season might also jog your memory about other things too, like how you may have left […]

5 Great Ways To Use Your Basement

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If you’ve spent some time lately looking at your spacious basement and wondering what you can do with it, you’ve come to the right place. You need a basement finishing checklist. A basement makes for an excellent spare room that you can add just about anything into based on your likes and dislikes. Whether you’re […]

5 Bathroom Lighting Trends

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Is it time for a bathroom remodel? The bathroom is where we start and finish our days. Therefore, it is important to create a clean and peaceful area to relax and unwind. Lighting is one of the key factors that make this space more comfortable and safer. Whether you are planning to remodel your bathroom […]

How Window Replacement Can Change the Look & Feel of Your Home

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Windows may appear to be a permanent component in a home, there are a variety of reasons to replace them. Your old windows may be drafty, difficult to clean, or inefficient in terms of energy efficiency. You might wish the window to have a different frame material, size, color, or function in a different manner […]

Rustic Kitchen Remodel Ideas

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Repurposing antique furniture, distressing new parts, and incorporating vintage details that make reference to simpler times are all current trends. However, if you go too far with the rustic or craftsman style, you risk creating a space that seems like it belongs in the 19th century. We’ll go through the aspects of rustic and artisan […]

How to Create Storage Space in a Small Kitchen

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Working with a small kitchen can be challenging. It may feel like there are always too many cooks in the kitchen, or like you are constantly running out of storage space. But there are so many creative ways to maximize the space that you have, from a full kitchen remodel to a couple of clever […]

10 Popular Window Types For a Window Replacement

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Replacing old windows with stylish new ones can transform a home into a brand new space. Not only do new windows boost natural lighting and curb appeal—they also increase the value of your home. When planning out your window replacement, consider the styles offered, frame types, and energy efficiency. Here is our curated list of […]

6 Reasons to Install House Siding

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Have you been contemplating ways to refresh or upgrade your home? Fresh new house siding is one way to elevate the exterior of your home while boosting curb appeal. With a wide variety of options for color, style, texture, and finish, house siding can be personalized to your tastes and preferences. At Total Home Remodeling, […]

6 Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes

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Have you been looking up “remodel bathroom” for inspiration? Home improvement projects can quickly become expensive—whether you want to upgrade an entire room or swap out some fixtures, but they’re a great investment so long as you avoid costly mistakes. Below are some of the common mistakes to avoid when you find yourself googling “remodel […]

How to Hush a Squeaky Door

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A squeaky door is one of life’s inevitable annoyances. The mousy, high-pitched noise that pierces through the house is a constant reminder that your door needs to be fixed. Nobody wants to be bothered by squeaky interruptions throughout all hours of the day. Luckily, our door installation experts have excellent tips for preventing and fixing […]

10 Creative Basement Finishing Ideas

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The versatility of a basement is often underestimated. They tend to become forgotten spaces that accumulate extra furniture and memorabilia that doesn’t have a place anywhere else. When basements are finished with intention, however, they can be transformed into warm, welcoming spaces that friends and family will enjoy spending time in. A creative basement finishing […]

Signs it’s Time for a Bathroom Remodel

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A bathroom remodel is the perfect opportunity to transform a space into a refreshing, relaxing oasis that is all your own. Whether you’re bored with your bathroom style, trying to rid yourself of the previous owner’s styling decisions, or have changing needs that require a full remodel, you’re in the right place. Here are a […]

4 Window Sales Tricks to Avoid

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When you begin searching for new windows for your home, patience and careful planning is your key to avoiding sales tricks. Windows are the eyes into your home: they enhance your space in so many ways, from letting in natural light, protecting your home from the elements, and providing a unique aesthetic mood. Choosing the […]