Your Home’s Exterior Siding: When to Replace & How to Maintain

 
 


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Replacing your home’s siding probably isn’t the first of your priorities; unless there’s an urgent problem, most people don’t think about it too often. However, replacing worn-out, cracked, or leaking siding is very important in the prevention of more serious (and expensive!) future home repairs. If you haven’t checked your home’s exterior siding in a while, now is a good time!
 
 
Here are 7 warning signs it might be time to replace your siding:
 
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4 Ways to Make the Most of a Small Kitchen Remodel

 
 


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The term “full-gut kitchen remodel” tends to make people think of an expansive, high-end kitchen with all the bells and whistles – where surrounding walls have been knocked out to create an open floor plan, the luxury countertops are never-ending, and the shiny, new appliances are massive in size, all contributing to a show-stopping completed project. While there’s absolutely nothing wrong with the idea of an over-the-top large kitchen remodel, only a small fraction of our clients actually have this experience. Every project is different when it comes to the size of the kitchen, it’s starting condition, the client’s aspirations for the space, and of course, the budget. More often than not, the kitchen remodels we complete are done in small or medium-sized kitchens where the clients are trying to update the aesthetic, but also make the most of the existing space. Sometimes, due to the structure of the home and other limitations, it’s simply not realistic to remove walls or install large appliances. However, just because you have a small kitchen doesn’t mean it can’t be remodeled into the beautiful kitchen of your dreams! There are many kitchen design ideas and techniques that can help a small kitchen feel bigger and look just as impressive as a larger one.
 
 
Here are 4 ways to make the most of a small kitchen remodel:
 
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Don’t Miss the 3rd Annual Crawfish Boil for the Grapevine Elks Lodge!

Calling all crawfish lovers! The Elks Lodge of Grapevine, Texas is hosting their 3rd annual crawfish boil, coming up in February!

On Saturday, February 24th, 2018, the Lodge at 909 Bushong Road, Grapevine, TX 76051, will open at 11:00 AM with crawfish and food being served beginning around 1 pm – 6 pm or as long as it takes to cook it all! Sides include corn on the cob, red potatoes, onions, sausage and chicken legs. If you like mushrooms, artichoke hearts or any other items boiled, please bring with you. Other food will also be available, including boiled shrimp, Jeff’s Famous Sausage and Chicken Jambalaya and Ed’s famous Smoked BBQ Brisket for those that do not want crawfish. Read more

Have You Seen Our Recent Kitchen Transformation? Our June 2017 Newsletter


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Hello, June! Can you believe this year is already halfway over?
It has been a busy 6 months for us at Medford Remodeling! We are so excited to continue sharing our recent project blogs with you each month through this newsletter and on our Facebook page.

This month, we’re featuring a gorgeous kitchen remodel we completed in Burleson, Texas. What a transformation! It’s always fun to look back at the project’s “before” photos, see the visual plans and renderings come together, and then compare the final, completed renovation to the before shots. It never fails to provide us with a sense of pride and satisfaction to see the weeks of hard work put in by our team showcased in the end results. Read more

Community Event: 2nd Annual “I AM” Pediatric Survivor Fashion Show

 

Once a month, we like to post a blog about an upcoming charity event benefitting local Tarrant County. Coming up in January, there is a great opportunity to help those battling pediatric cancer:
 
The 501 (3)(c) non-profit organization, Christ’s Angels Leaving Everlasting Blessings, Inc. (CALEB) of North Texas has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for local pediatric cancer patients and their families.
 
CALEB’s mission is to serve, inspire, and empower individuals and families who are affected by pediatric cancer. Their goal is to let each survivor know that they are not fighting alone, that CALEB, Inc. is there with them from diagnosis and beyond!
 
This great organization is hosting a remarkable fashion show, showcasing pediatric cancer patients, survivors and siblings of those who lost their battle. During this heartwarming event, love and encouragement are poured into these young, brave warriors.
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Happy Holidays from Medford Remodeling! Our December 2016 Newsletter

The Medford Remodeling Team and our families would like to wish you the happiest of holidays! We are incredibly thankful for the business, referrals and kind words we have continued to receive from our clients this year. Please be safe the remainder of 2016 and keep us in mind for your future home remodeling needs! We look forward to working with you in 2017!

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From Dark & Dingy to Bright & Airy: A 1970’s Kitchen Renovation

In 1970’s homes, peninsulas were commonly used in kitchen layouts to provide counter space and cabinet storage. Fastforward to 2016, and nearly every kitchen we redesign from that era involves removing the peninsula and reworking the layout. The result is a surprisingly larger space, a modern look, and improved storage solutions! Our recent kitchen remodel in Arlington, Texas, is the perfect example of this transformation.

From Dark & Dingy to Bright & Airy: A 1970’s Kitchen Renovation

 
 

 
 
In 1970’s homes, peninsulas were commonly used in kitchen layouts to provide counter space and cabinet storage. Fastforward to 2016, and nearly every kitchen we redesign from that era involves removing the peninsula and reworking the layout. The result is a surprisingly larger space, a modern look, and improved storage solutions! Our recent kitchen remodel in Arlington, Texas, is the perfect example of this transformation.
 
 
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You can see in the ‘before’ floor plan that the space of the kitchen was cut in half by the peninsula. The large walk-in pantry in the corner and the location of the fridge also created a lot of unusable dead space. By removing the peninsula and the pantry and relocating the fridge, the floor plan instantly became more open and provided options for additional cabinets and counter space.
 
 
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Holiday Handyman Special! Our November 2016 Newsletter

 
 

Just realized you need some last minute home maintenance done before holiday guests arrive? No worries, Medford Remodeling is your…

 
 
 

 
 
 

We know the holidays can be a hectic time, especially if you’re hosting a house full of guests! The Medford Remodeling Team would like to remind you that we offer home maintenance services for those small projects that you meant to get done by the end of the year.

 
 

 
 
As 2016 comes to a close, we are wrapping up our big projects so we have time for smaller jobs, repairs, maintenance work, and minor renovations, such as:
 
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Cowboy Santas: 2016 Volunteer Opportunities

 
It’s holiday season again, and also the time of year that many families rely on charitable organizations to provide Christmas gifts for their young children.
 

 
The Cowboy Santas Program Inc. is a 501 C(3) charitable organization that has provided toys to children from low-income Tarrant County families throughout the holiday season since 1981.
 

 
Over the last two decades, the program has grown to cover all of Tarrant County to assist families that have an income at or below the Federal Income Guidelines.
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