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    Motivational Tools

    When you have a couple crews working for you and are very busy like we have been this year so are asking for a lot of hours, motivation becomes a part of running any business- and construction is not an exception. Obviously long hours mean good paychecks- and many owners think that should be plenty (since it is for them). While it really should ... Read More

    by ReubenD on August 01, 2014Comments (0)
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    10 Tips to Save Big When Building a Custom Home

    No one wants to pay more than necessary when building a custom home, so the professionals at MDV Remodeling decided that for today’s post, we would dip into our vast well of expertise to come up with some less-than-obvious ways to save when having a custom home built. Here are 10 tips that may help to keep your building budget within reas... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    Sustainable Building: 5 Green Materials to Consider for Your Next Project

    Environmentalism, which is commonly known as the Green Movement, has been around for nearly a century and encompasses everything from efficiency to recycling. With the current energy crisis, sustainability is becoming a priority for many home owners. In today’s blog post we wanted to highlight five sustainable building materials that are a... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    10 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Green Home

    When building a green home, you are choosing to reduce the harmful impact this home will have on the environment. Careful thought and consideration must be placed on every aspect of this home’s design, from the roof to the foundation and everything in between – electrical work, air quality, materials used and of course your home must... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    Green Building Tips for Home or Office

    It’s been a while since we’ve talked about it here on our blog, so for today’s blog post we wanted to offer up some tips on Green Building. Read on for our Top 5 Green Building Tips for Home or Office: 1. Although they are a great substitution for the interior lighting in your home, compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) are unfort... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    7 Tips for Creating the Perfect Finished Basement or Basement Remodel

    Remodeling a finished or unfinished basement is a great way to add value, space and comfort to your home. Basements are ideal for casual social activities for the whole family, just for the kids or just for the guys. It’s the perfect spot for the big screen TV, pool table, and to stash board games and craft supplies. Here are 7 tips to ge... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    Entertain in Style: Adding a Bar to Your Finished Basement

    Converting an unfinished or finished basement into a basement bar is a great way to entertain guests while adding some real value to your home. Whether it’s a sports-themed man cave or a modern, upscale hangout, your new basement bar will require some advanced planning and some design choices. While we can help you with the planning and bu... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    6 Most Common Basement Remodeling Mistakes

    Most homeowners who have an unfinished basement in their homes usually have a desire to finish that basement and transform it into a more usable area. Remodeling a finished or unfinished basement is a great way to add value, space and comfort to your home. Basements are ideal for casual social activities for the whole family, just for the kids, ... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    Ideas for Finishing a Basement

    So you’ve decided to finish the basement in your home, but you don’t know exactly what you want to do once the space is finished? You would be surprised how frequently this happens! The only limitations are your imagination, budget, and/or the physical constraints of your home, and the experts at MDV Remodeling want to offer some sug... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    Tips to Designing the Perfect Man Cave

    From sports to golfing to hunting and everything in-between, we guys need our own place to relax and explore our passions. Don’t have your personal space set up yet? Start eyeing up that garage, spare bedroom, media room, den, basement, shed, or anywhere else you can carve out a place for you and your buds! Getting started is easy and fun... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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