How to Remodel a Small Bathroom

March 24, 2016 | Bathroom Remodeling

Your bathroom is in desperate need of an update, but with limited space, your ideas seem even more confined than the space. Just how can you transform a small bathroom when knocking down walls isn’t an option? Our team at Tucker Family Construction, LLC of Wisconsin has a few suggestions on how to maximize your small bathroom-remodeling project.

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4 Questions to Ask Your General Contractor

January 19, 2016 | Bathroom Remodeling

When you embark upon bathroom remodeling or redesigning your kitchen, you want to hire a contractor you can trust. But just how do you weed out the home-improvement wannabes from the quality general contractors? We at Tucker Family Construction recommend that you ask any potential contractor plenty of questions before entering into a contract so you can make an informed decision. Here are just a few questions we recommend: 1. What are your credentials? Make sure the general contractor is licensed and insured for home remodeling in your state. While there are plenty of good handymen out there, you want to make sure your property improvements are done up to code. So check the contractor’s credentials! 2. Do you have a remodeling specialty? Some general contractors have a broad range of remodeling experience that includes kitchen remodeling, basement finishing, and room additions. But for your home improvement project, you may … Continued

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Transform Your Basement into a Media Room

September 23, 2015 | Basement Finishing

One trend we at Tucker Family Construction, LLC have observed over the last few years is the increase in people looking for a designated entertaining space. Let’s face it: Many of us are spending more evenings on Netflix, gaming, or watching the latest sporting event. Therefore, a designated spot where you can enjoy these hobbies and downtime activities may be a great use for your finished basement.

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How to Survive Bathroom Remodeling

May 30, 2015 | Bathroom Remodeling

Not having a toilet or shower for a few days can seem daunting when it comes time to remodel your bathroom. You are excited about your bathroom’s new look, but getting there can be quite a challenge at times. We at Tucker Family Construction, LLC want to offer a few tips for surviving the bathroom remodeling process.

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Create the Ultimate Hangout Space with Basement Finishing

March 27, 2015 | Basement Finishing

Ready to transform your dim, sad basement into a place for you and all your friends or family to enjoy? A finished basement is a great way to have entertaining space without adding on to your home. If you’re in the market for basement finishing, check out these design ideas from Tucker Family Construction, LLC.

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Kitchen Backsplash

October 24, 2011 | Home Improvement

Are you tired of the way your kitchen looks? Many homeowners are ready for a kitchen remodel, but don’t want to do a complete remodeling overhaul. If you want a more updated kitchen without a long kitchen remodeling process, consider hiring a Madison Wisconsin kitchen remodeler to install a backsplash. A variety of materials can be used for a backsplash. Some popular choices are slate, stainless steel, stone, and tile. A backsplash can be installed behind and above the kitchen countertop area. Backsplashes are used to protect your kitchen walls from food and water damage. Paint and wallpaper are easily stained when they come into contact with food or water. The damage occurs more often near the sink and stove. If you install a backsplash around these areas, it will make your cleaning an easier process. Just make sure your tile backsplash is glazed, if you want it to prevent … Continued

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Replacement Windows Madison WI

August 3, 2011 | Home Improvement

Energy efficient windows can save you a lot on your monthly bills. Correctly installed windows should keep the elements out and your climate controlled air in the house. Windows serve this purpose, but can also add aesthetic appeal to your home. You can have your home improvement Madison WI contractor install specialty replacement windows to give your home a unique look. Specialty windows aren’t necessarily able to open, but are installed for their beauty instead. You can mix and match different specialty windows or stick to a specific type. Some window types are Chord windows, Octagon windows, and Pentagon windows. After choosing a shape, you must decide on the color, grille pattern, and glass type. Whether you choose a hardwood or aluminum grille, keep in mind the rest of your windows’ specifications. You want to ensure that your choices will go well together. If your children are often playing games … Continued

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Fence Building In Madison WI

July 15, 2011 | Decks & Fences

Summer weather means spending a lot of time outdoors with your family. Wondering what home improvement Madison WI project can improve your yard? A new patio, deck, or water feature in your flower garden could be a nice addition. However, building a fence is an outdoor home improvement project that will add functionality and privacy to your yard. Many people think of a fence as keeping uninvited guests out. However, a fence will also keep your yard contained. If you have a dog or young children, a fence for the backyard is a great idea. This will prevent your children and pets from roaming the neighborhood. Children can get into a deal of trouble. It is a great safety assurance to know your children cannot roam into the neighbor’s yard and fall in a pool. A fence will also prevent your dog from digging up your neighbor’s flowers or getting … Continued

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Madison Wisconsin Ceramic Tiles

June 17, 2011 | General Contracting

With the present economy, you may think that kitchen remodeling is not in your budget. If you’re budget is on the lower end, take our remodeling advice. It is possible to continue your home improvement Madison WI projects without breaking the bank. Ceramic tiles can be a beautiful addition to your kitchen. Most ceramic tiles are made from clay. Glaze is applied to the tile and then the tile is baked in a kiln. Multicolored or patterned tiles can be created, if different glaze colors are used. Any design can be created with ceramic tiles, allowing you to be creative with your kitchen remodel. Whether you want a solid color or mosaic pattern, there is a tile option for your taste! Unglazed tiles can also be purchased. However, they must be sealed. Ceramic tiles are heat resistant and scratch resistant. This makes them a perfect flooring option for the kitchen. … Continued

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Roofing as your Next Home Improvement Madison WI Project

May 10, 2011 | Home Improvement

While replacing your roof may not sound like a fun home improvement Madison WI project, it is an important one. There are many ways to know when you are ready for a new roof. The best signs to look for are outside and inside damage. A leaky roof is an obvious sign of roof damage. However, it could be just a missing shingle or water blown in around a roof vent.  You should look for dark stains on the walls, which could indicate water leaking. Check your roof for holes that allow light to pass through. This means the hole is big enough for water to pass through. You should also check in the attic for signs of roof deck sagging. An expert may need to evaluate this to determine the cause and the solution. There are also outside signs to evaluate whether or not you need to replace your roof. … Continued

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