Remodel | Sovereign Construction Services

Will Your Home Improvement Project Pay Off?

Most homeowners invest in one or more home improvement projects while living in their home, whether to update, repair, or add beauty, function, or living space. Some projects return more value for the cost than others. Every year, home remodeling and real estate industry experts look at all types of home remodeling projects, including the…

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Who Needs Low-e Windows?

Today’s windows and glass enclosures in homes and other buildings are energy efficient and designed to optimize thermal performance. That is, they are designed to keep warmth in during the winter and heat out during the summer. Windows in many older structures, however, do not even come close to providing the energy efficiency and protection…

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What Type of Insulation Is Best?

When it comes to insulating your home, these is no one-size-fits-all solution. How and where insulation is installed, if the home is new construction or an existing home, and the R-value of the insulation material used combine to determine just how effective the insulation will be in keeping your home comfortable. In the winter, heat…

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Gain Living Space by Adding a Sunroom

A sunroom addition to your home adds both beauty and function. More importantly, it increases your living space and can add years of enjoyment to the time you spend in your home. A sunroom can mean different things to different people, as the word sunroom is a general term that encompasses the gamut from a…

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Easy Ways to Dress Up Your Garden

As winter snows melt and give way to warmer spring temperatures, we revel in the first flower of the season to appear in our garden—the crocus, with its brilliant shades of purple, yellow, and white. This effortless perennial leads us to think ahead to the longer growing and gardening season. While crocuses can pop up…

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Getting Out of the Barbecue Stone Age

Barbecues are a staple of summertime. They’re often the centerpiece of birthday parties, block parties, and Memorial Day weekends. And while hot dogs and burgers are practically synonymous with long weekends and lazy summer nights, the backyard barbecue has advanced beyond prepping picnic table basics. Today’s barbecue makes outdoor cooking a full-fledged culinary experience that…

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6 Steps Homeowners Should Take When Remodeling

We’ve all heard stories of remodeling projects gone bad – nightmarish tales of mess, inconvenience, unreliable contractors, hidden pricing. Is it any wonder most people dread the thought of undertaking a home improvement project? But homeowners who do their homework upfront and understand exactly what their project entails can save themselves angst, stress, and maybe…

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