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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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    Tips for Preventing Basement Mold When Refinishing Your Basement

    Mold infestation is a very common, but dangerous, problem to have in an unfinished basement. Basement mold can cause health problems for your family and destroy your home and possessions. However, it’s also a problem that is easily preventable — especially if you’re planning on finishing your basement. For today’s post, ... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    How to Maximize Your ROI with a Finished Basement

    Home improvements are usually done to increase your home satisfaction, but unless you plan on living in the same house forever, you should also consider how they affect your home’s overall value. Finishing your basement can yield up to a 70% return on your investment (ROI) at resale according to Remodeling Magazine’s 2013 Cost vs. Va... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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    Basement Options, Part 1: Flooring

    Welcome to the first part of a three-part blog series on basement options. As remodeling experts, we know that there are many decisions that go into refinishing or remodeling a basement. Some of those decisions will be based solely on the needs and wants of the homeowner; whereas other decisions may need to be made quickly based on an immediate ... Read More

    by mdvremodeling on July 31, 2014Comments (0)
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