2016 Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Kitchen design trends come and go, with some gaining widespread appeal and others with more limited popularity. Here’s a look at what’s happening in Atlanta. Fusion of styles: Atlanta is a melting pot and people often fuse styles in the kitchen because the users prefer different styles, such as traditional and modern. Others eschew aRead More


Fireplace Safety Tips

When you use your fireplace, protect your home from sparks by using a fire screen made of sturdy metal or heat-tempered glass. Be sure that dampers are in working order and never leave fires unattended – especially in an area used by children or pets.    Have your chimney inspected by a professional prior to theRead More


It’s Time for a Winter Home Check

With winter upon us, it’s a perfect time to complete a household check aimed at colder weather. Follow these tips to keep your home functioning safely and efficiently: Lower the Temp, Lower Your Bill: Set the thermostat at 68 degrees or below to save energy and money. Installing a programmable thermostat can also help regulate yourRead More


Energy-Saving Tips for Winter

Here are some energy-saving tips from Georgia Power to help you get ready for winter. On sunny days,open curtains and shades to let the sun warm your home naturally. If you have a fireplace, make sure the damper is closed when the fireplace is not in use. This will keep cold air from coming downRead More


Considering a Fireplace? Here are Some Tips

By Rick Goldstein, co-owner, MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers] This week’s cool weather reminds us how warm and comforting a fireplace can be. If you’ve been thinking of adding one to your home–either inside or outside–here are some things to consider. There are two distinct camps in the fireplace arena. Traditionalists are wood-burners. They loveRead More