Ask the Home Pro

As your personal home contractor, we want you to have the advice you’ve been searching for on properly caring for your home. We encourage you to read the stories and see before and after photos of our custom home additions, high-end bathroom remodels, luxury closet remodels, leaky deck repairs, and more that we’ve completed recently.

We hope the advice and stories inspire you to pursue your remodeling and home improvement dreams with us.
Jon Elkins | Owner
Avoid Deep Freeze Damage

Was your home damaged during the January polar vortex deep freeze? You are not alone. Some of the tried-and-true precautions people have taken for years didn’t prevent pipes from freezing this year.

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February 23, 2024
The Value of Remodels

Homeowners have always debated whether to remodel while they still live in the home and can enjoy the changes or wait until they’re ready to sell. Cost is, of course, a large factor in this debate.

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February 19, 2024
Rampathon Update

Every year, we are honored to help build a FREE ramp for someone who needs the same freedom to get in and out of their homes as we have.

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February 19, 2024
Converting the Dining Room Into An Office

We were fortunate enough to have a couple for whom we had completed a loft to a child's bedroom remodel conversion a few years ago return to us recently.

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February 19, 2024
Don’t Neglect the Deck

A deck is a great and appealing feature of your home. It adds additional living space during the warm and dry months, making your entire house feel larger. In some cases, a deck could be the largest space to gather everyone during special occasions and parties.

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January 10, 2024
Walk-In Tub Project

Recently, one of our clients came to us with a partial remodel bathroom project with two main concerns. The first concern was the failing skywall they had attempted to repair that, over the years, caused water damage. The second concern was removing the deathtrap of a sunken tub that was easy to fall into and difficult to escape.

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October 27, 2023
Tour of the Cosentino Plant in Almeria, Spain

This September, my wife and I were fortunate to be treated to a few days in Spain to tour one of the most impressive manufacturing plants, Cosentino. They produce Dekton, Silestone, and Sensa, all solid surface products for countertops, and much more

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October 18, 2023
When Should I Remodel My Home?

You should choose to remodel your home when: You want to use space in ways that the current configuration won’t allow
It’s time to update old cabinets, floors, and appliances
You need to update an outdated design to enjoy it more or make the home more attractive for sale.

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August 18, 2023
30 Years of Being Part of Rampathon

I have been on the Rampathon committee for several years and chaired it around 2007. While on the committee, my main goal was to create a good fit between the recipients and the general contractors.

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August 18, 2023
 Remodeling the Family Home for an Elder

We remodeled a kitchen a few years ago. The project went exceptionally well and created a long-term client. When it came time to remodel the client’s mother's house, he immediately thought of us and called.

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August 18, 2023
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