Whole Home Renovation Reveal: A Four-Level Split with a Midcentury Modern Vibe

Whole Home Renovation Reveal: A Four-Level Split with a Midcentury Modern Vibe, Contact Renovations blog

Whole Home Renovation Reveal: A Four-Level Split with a Midcentury Modern Vibe

Check out the reveal of this whole home renovation to get ideas for giving a four-level split an updated midcentury modern vibe. We added a bathroom in the basement, improved the flow of the space in the main floor, upgraded the kitchen, and added an amazing sunroom to bring the outside in.

In the video above, I walk you through a whole home renovation project we recently wrapped up. All of us here at Contact Renovations are very proud of the results!

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Your Guide to Your Home Exterior Renovation

Exterior Renovation Guide, Contact Renovations blog

Your Guide to Your Exterior Home Renovation

If your home exterior is beginning to look dated, this is the guide for you. Here are all the upgrades you should consider to update the look of your home AND improve its performance. Check out the recent exterior renovation we completed in the video below, or read on for more!

If you want to update the look of your home exterior, here are some areas to consider:

Insulation

When doing an exterior renovation, you have an opportunity to upgrade your insulation! Many of these older homes, such as the 80s home featured in the video above, are framed with 2×4 walls, which don’t leave much space for insulation within the wall cavity.

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Modernizing Your 1980s Home Exterior

Modernizing Your 1980s Home Exterior, Contact Renovations blog

Modernizing Your 1980s Home Exterior

So you live in a classic 1980s house, and you want to modernize the exterior? Check out this video for tips on how to modernize the outside of your home. The classic exterior features such as brick arches and five-panel bay windows can be altered to give a totally new look, and the bonus is that the updated version is lower maintenance. 

Let me show you how we modernized the look of this 1980s home. It’s similar to some other exterior projects we’re done before, so if you want to know more about removing the brick arches, upcycling old brick, choosing a new front door, or selecting a new garage door, check out our previous posts on these topics:

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Low Maintenance High Quality Wood Alternatives

Low Maintenance High Quality Wood Alternatives for Your Exterior Reno, Contact Renovations blog

Low Maintenance High Quality Wood Alternatives for Your Exterior Renovation

The look of natural wood is absolutely beautiful, but it can require maintenance. There are other options! Here are some low maintenance wood alternatives to consider when doing an exterior renovation:

So why would you choose something besides wood? Look, natural wood is a beautiful product, but it requires a lot of ongoing maintenance and that’s not for everyone. So in this recent exterior renovation we completed, we incorporated some products that look like wood, but they’re not. And they require very little maintenance on an ongoing basis. 

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