Advanced Renovations is now Alair Homes Charlotte:

We are excited that we have become part of the Alair Homes team. To view our latest work,
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Category: Remodeling

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  • 2014 Kitchen Design Trends

    When it comes to kitchens, homeowners are looking for clean lines, simplicity, ease of use, and energy-saving appliances, according to designers, and the trends reflect those preferences.

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  • Renovating A Dream Home

    When Jennifer Hughes walked through the front door of the large home for sale in Myers Park, she fell in love.

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  • Home is where the heart is.

    When Dee and Christina O’Dell bought their traditional red brick Georgian home in Charlotte, they were planning to stay there a for few years, but found no other prop- erty as good a fit for their family’s needs. Then the back deck started falling off the house. And that changed everything.

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  • Contemporary Kitchen & Bathroom

    Here are some photos of a contemporary kitchen and bathroom we recently completed for a couple in Piper Glen. Thanks to Kellie Scott at Red Sky Gallery and Thom Knowles at E3 Cabinets & Design for their hard work to make this a very successful project.

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  • Advanced Renovations wins Best of the Lake

    We took home two awards in the Lake Norman HBA "Best of the Lake" design competition. Thanks to our clients, subcontractors and vendors that helped make these projects stand out from the others

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  • How do you Houzz?

    The following is an excerpt from NARI's Tuffin' it Out series and was originally posted on 07/10/2012

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  • Make Sure Projects Disturbing Paint are Lead-Free

    Are home renovations in your near future for an older house? Typical projects such as sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to adults, children, and pets.

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  • When Do You Need a Permit?

    Are you considering doing work on your current home? Unsure of what requires a permit -- and what does not? It’s definitely better to be safe rather than sorry later.

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  • Basics for Increasing Home Values

    When you invest in a home upgrade to deliver more market value, it is likely done with one major objective: to recoup expenditures when and if you sell.

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  • Front Door Speaks Volumes

    When someone visits your home, they instantly notice two things before they even walk inside - curb appeal and your front door.

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  • Appliance Considerations for a Kitchen Remodel

    We’ve determined, of course, the largest expenditures for a kitchen remodel are cabinetry and appliances. Our last blog looked at cabinetry and now here is some info for when it comes time to add new appliances. As always, doing some homework will serve you – and your investment – best.

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  • Proper Maintenance for Countertops, Tile and Stone

    Let’s preface this by saying we hate to say "buyer beware" but one must thoroughly ask questions and research a stone or tile product before purchasing. Stone is a natural material and looks great -- but it is not indestructible. Some can be a maintenance nightmare.