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Acclaim Renovations & Design brought an outdated kitchen into the here and now

Tasked with gutting an 80-year-old kitchen and reconfiguring the footprint to add storage, functionality, square footage and style, Bob Gallese and his trusty crew from Acclaim Renovations & Design had their work cut out for them with the Martin’s Mentor home. “Since this is an older place, we wanted to retain all the character and charm,...

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Here’s why The Gutter Boys says their Valor Gutter Guards really are the best

When Anthony Alberino tells me the gutter guard sold by his and Ken Wilson’s The Gutter Boys is “the best,” I’m immediately skeptical. After all, doesn’t every company that sells gutter protection say the same thing? “Of course,” Anthony agrees. “But the difference with us is we’ve actually tested the other brands—more...

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Get that new custom cabinet look without the new cabinet price

As someone going through the middle of a very expensive kitchen remodel, I can tell you if I’d have had the opportunity to have my cabinets refinished instead of replaced I’d have jumped at it. That’s because cabinet refinishing, says John Neubert, owner of Neubert Painting, can save a homeowner thousands of dollars off the cost of...

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Encore Garage of Ohio can transform your space into the perfect place to gather

It isn’t unusual for a delighted Encore Garage of Ohio customer, upon viewing his or her sparkling new garage floor for the first time—and after catching his or her breath—to ask owner Mike Padden whether he can do basements as well. “Yes, we can,” Mike assures. “For indoors, we feature a spectacular marbleized pattern that...

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Can the addition of hardwood floors increase the value of your home?

Homeowners who install hardwood flooring in their abodes can expect to recoup a whopping 50-75 percent of the initial flooring cost and increase their house’s market value, says Brian Erickson, owner of the Strongsville- and Copley-based Floorz. “A house with hardwood floors will generally sell faster and for more money,” he shares...

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