Historic Restoration – Crunching the Numbers

Histoic Restoration Cost It doesn't mater whether it's an old house or a more recent one, almost any improvement will increase the value of your home. The more relevant question, perhaps, is whether it's possible to recoup all the money investment in home-improvement projects including restoration projects when it comes time to sell the house. For example, if a homeowner invests $50,000 in a restoration project, will the future selling price increase by at least that amount? The answer to this question is hard to come by, primarily because there are so many interrelated reasons why residential property values appreciate. Among the more ... Read More

Restore Those Historic Doors!

Historic doors Those old doors add so much architectural charm to your Denver historic home that you just can't find in a new door. However they may be hard to close, or even need to be slammed. This is due to many factors such a settling of the house, paint build-up, loose glue, loose hinges and/or warping of the door itself. Old doors can be restored so that they open and shut just as nicely as their counterparts in newer houses. Do not be like many home owners and try to solve the problems with half done repairs. Do it right, and ... Read More

Interior Painting – Attention to Detail!

Interior Painting Interior painting can be a way to add value to your home without spending a lot of money. A fresh coat of paint can change the entire look of a Denver home. Whether you want to brighten up a historic home or trying to choose colors for your new home, Dowd Restoration can help! Custom Colors are our specialty! We will work closely with you to choose the products and colors best for your project. Do the Prep Work Interior painting can be a very meticulous and detailed process. The most important element of any interior painting project is ... Read More

Denver Tenant Finish Services

Tenant Finish It is difficult to find a better local Tenant Finish specialist to complete a large scale commercial project that can match the knowledge and experience of the Tenant Finish Services team at Dowd Restoration. When it comes time for a commercial remodel, many business owners are too afraid of the risk and hassles that can come with a Tenant Finish Project, and rightly so. If you don’t pick the right Denver Tenant Finish Service, the process can be painstaking. It is very important to understand the Tenant Finish process and to work with a team that has experience in ... Read More

Historic Home Restoration – Repair Those Historic Windows!

Denver Restoration Contractor Historic home restoration contractors are often approached by homeowners who want to replace their old windows. Many times this is the first item on their list when they begin to restore an old house. They figure the old windows are drafty and hard to open and close. The reality is they are correct. However, replacing the old windows for new is rarely the best option and here are the reasons why. First of all, it is hard to stress enough the contribution that original windows make to the over all look of the historic home. Original historic windows have the ... Read More

Quality Denver House Painting

House Painters in Denver The winter season may be over, but the effects of its snow and ice have been left on the exterior paint of your home. House painting is one of the most important home maintenance projects you can do for spring in Denver. House painting and caulking helps protect your home from weather damage caused by water, sun, snow and ice. Neglecting obviously peeling exterior paint can lead to high siding replacement costs. The condition of the exterior paint also helps determine a home's value. If the exterior painting of your Denver home reflects a high level of care, a person ... Read More

Remodel Your Denver Kitchen

Kitchen Remodeling Denver When you have decided you need to remodel your Denver Kitchen, it is time to consider the kitchen style. The visual and practical aspects of selecting kitchen appliances and your choice of cabinets and materials should reflect your personal style. Start formulating your ideas and style preferences by looking through magazines and manufacturers’ brochures, or browsing the internet. Compile a portfolio of pictures of products that would suit you. Before making any decisions, ask to see samples and visit kitchen showrooms to obtain ideas on different kitchen styles. Convenience is key in a modern kitchen style. A slew of hi-tech ... Read More