Maintenance & Repair 
  • Roof tear-off and replacement 
  • Concrete and masonry repairs to the foundation and chimney 
  • Repairing plumbing and electrical systems 
  • Wallpapering and painting walls
  • Installing wood panelling 
  • New flooring including real wood, marble, and tile
  • Upgrading kitchen and bathroom cabinets, fixtures, and sinks
  • Replacing siding and windows
  • Improving the backyard with sliding doors, wooden patio decks, patio gardens, Jacuzzis, swimming pools, and fencing
Making More Room 
  • Turning marginal areas into livable spaces such as turning basements into recreation rooms or attics into spare bedrooms 
  • Extending one's house with rooms added to the side of one's home or, sometimes, extra levels to the original roof 

Comfort Upgrades: 

  • New heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems 
  • Waterproofing basements 
  • Soundproofing rooms

Energy Efficient Upgrades:

  • Energy-efficient insulation, windows, and lighting
  • Renewable energy with biomass pellet stoves, wood-burning stoves, solar panels, wind turbines, and geothermal exchange heat pumps 

Safety Upgrades: 

  • Home fire and burglar alarm systems 
  • Security doors, windows, and shutters
  • Storm cellars as protection from tornadoes and hurricanes