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5 Steps to Planning Whole House Remodeling

Remodeling your entire home can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Proper planning is essential for any whole house remodeling project to ensure that the project is completed within budget, on time, and with the desired aesthetic and functional results. Planning allows you to make informed decisions about the scope of the project. … Continued

How to Prepare for a Remodeling Project with a Contractor

“A successful remodeling project begins with a well-crafted plan and an experienced contractor.” Home remodeling projects can be an exciting and rewarding experience! To ensure successful completion, proper planning and preparation are key. Working with a reputable contractor can be a great way to bring your vision to life. A contractor can provide the necessary … Continued

Who Will Design Your Space?

Is Your Contractor a Designer? Many contractors are not designers, even though they have the necessary tools and materials to create new designs. Before starting any renovation projects in your kitchen or bathroom, plan about the cabinetry, fixtures, and appliances involved. Ask your contractor to bring you previous projects so he can show you examples … Continued

The CQC Remodeling Experience

At CQC Home, we strictly follow industry standards when performing design-build projects. We know how much satisfaction can come from a successful remodel. We also know how much can go wrong if the process is not managed correctly. Possibly, it is our passion that distinguishes us from our competitors in Durham, Cary, Apex, Raleigh, and … Continued

Outdoor Living Space Trends For 2022

As the weather gets warmer, many of us begin to spend more time outdoors. In recent years, outdoor living areas have become more popular as more and more homeowners bring their homes outside. The popularity of entertaining family and friends in a beautiful and useful outdoor setting is growing. According to the National Kitchen & … Continued

Home Remodeling Trends For 2022

In 2021, people experimented a lot with their houses, especially as they started spending more time at home. In 2022, expect to see more of this and some intriguing renovation trends like outdoor living areas, garages converted to guest bedrooms, and open floor plans. People are also becoming more interested in energy-efficient features and sustainable … Continued

5 Earth-Friendly Remodeling Tips

Color Me Green Homeowners are becoming more eco-conscious. Because of this, terms such as “energy-efficient,” “earth-friendly,” “sustainable,” and “biodegradable” are important when it comes to building and renovating a home. Greenhouses will not only help you save money on your utility bills, but they also add value to your home. Houses with green co-occurring certifications … Continued

Design Your Space the Way You Want

Let’s say you just moved to Durham or Chapel Hill or have lived for a while in your home there. You don’t have to do anything special and will have a wish to spend your time with your loved one. People will visit you now and then, but rarely for long periods. Everything feels crowded … Continued

Best Flooring Options for Remodeling

One of the most frequently asked queries is what are the best flooring choices. We ask, “What is the purpose of the space?” Is it a home or rental property that is pleasant to walk in? We ask you these questions so we can figure out the best flooring for you. Tile or engineered wood … Continued

5 Trends in 2022 for Flooring According to Houzz

During the International Surface Event show this year, new types of luxury vinyl, porcelain, laminate wood-look, and stone-look flooring were displayed, highlighting the widespread adoption of these materials. In recent times, organic browns and rustic shades have been in demand in both genuine and manufactured hardwood floors. The market trend is also moving toward waterproof … Continued

Top 3 Kitchen Trends According to Houzz for 2022

Recent surveys of homeowners have learned that kitchen remodeling projects are currently at a 4 year high in popularity. According to Houzz, homeowners are most eager to invest in countertops, modern appliances, and islands when preparing for a kitchen remodel in 2022. But let’s dig a little deeper. Investing in Countertops Countertops are the most … Continued

5 Questions to Ask Your Contractor

Taking the Right Steps Congratulations! In choosing to embark on the home improvement project of your dreams, you have made an informed decision. No matter what type of project you are working on, hiring the right contractor is essential. To make sure that you are making a sound decision, we present a list of five … Continued