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How To: Make a Room Bigger Without Renovation

How To: Make a Room Bigger Without Renovation

Sometimes, homeowners are not quite yet willing to take on a huge structural renovation. However, the need to make their cramped living space feel less confined can be overwhelming. Believe it or not, there are many ways to visually increase the size of a space...

4 Things to Look For in a New Construction Home

4 Things to Look For in a New Construction Home

Purchasing a new construction home may seem like a more ideal purchase than an older home. Everything is brand new, will presumably last you a while, and you do not have to worry about any hidden surprises. That is not always the case. Just because a home is brand new...

How To: Make Your Home Festive For Fall

How To: Make Your Home Festive For Fall

Decorating for the holiday season is always a sure-fire way to get you into the spirit! With celebration looking a little different this year, it may be the only way to retain a sense of normalcy. The design experts here at McDonough Construction have put together a...

What Is The Cost vs. Value Report?

What Is The Cost vs. Value Report?

If you have started to research how much a home remodel might cost you, then chances are you have heard of the Cost vs. Value report. Most home renos are completed from a sheer need that the homeowner desires. However, many renovations are also a result of the...

To DIY Or Not To DIY Is The Question

To DIY Or Not To DIY Is The Question

Managing your own home updates and repairs can be rewarding, but there are some tasks that fall outside the realm of do-it-yourself projects. Certain projects should be left to the pros, while smaller items can be added to your personal “to do” list. To safely gauge...

Pandemic Driven Home Updates

Pandemic Driven Home Updates

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans found comfort in finally working on those home upgrades that were put on the back burner. Home improvement stores were in a frenzy keeping shelves stocked and contractors were staying busy. Which projects seemed to spark the...

Home Improvement Loans: Pros & Cons

Home Improvement Loans: Pros & Cons

It is time: you have finally had enough of your outdated kitchen or bathroom. Or maybe your roof needs replacing. Or maybe you want to add onto your home because your family is growing. Whatever the reason, home remodels do come with a price tag. Not everyone has wads...

How-To Guide For Decorating a Small Space

How-To Guide For Decorating a Small Space

Sometimes less is more, and that statement also applies to the way we live. Most of our clients wish to remodel or add onto their existing space to make it more open or larger. However, it is not uncommon for a client to be satisfied with their square footage and only...

Is The Home Shortage Creating New Residential Construction?

Is The Home Shortage Creating New Residential Construction?

It’s a sellers’ market – which means there are fewer homes for sale right now than the demand for them. That does not mean home buyers need to panic. When one door closes, another opens. The availability of vacant land and new construction starts have not waivered,...

When Is The Best Time to Paint Your House Exterior?

When Is The Best Time to Paint Your House Exterior?

We all know a house interior can be painted during any time of the year. But what about a house exterior? The great outdoors is far from a controlled climate and paint is sensitive when it comes to humidity and temperature. To ensure your painting project runs...