Category Archives: Remodeling Advice

Turn an Outdoor Space into a Back Yard Oasis in 5 Steps

Creating an outdoor “destination” in your back yard not only adds more available living space and enjoyment of the outdoors, it can potentially add more value to your home. If you’ve got the vision, we can help you bring it … Continue reading

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Hottest Kitchen Remodeling Trends for 2017

Because kitchen remodels are one of our favorite projects, we love keeping on top of the latest trends. Richard has been eager to share some first-hand observations about what’s hot in kitchen remodeling these days—from appliance colors, drawers, and inventive backsplashes, … Continue reading

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Five Tasks to Prepare your Home for Winter

Now that summer is winding down, it’s time to get your home ready for winter. We’ve gathered together a list of what we believe are the 5 most important things to do before the snow starts falling. If you can squeeze … Continue reading

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Remodeling and Your Home Value

Remodeling Magazine recently released their 2016 Cost vs. Value Report, containing the latest data on how much real estate experts estimate a home’s resale value will increase according to the 30 most popular home remodeling / improvement projects. Listed below are … Continue reading

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Radiant Floor Heating – Energy Efficient and Affordable!

Planning to remodel your bathroom in the near future? Consider installing radiant floor heating. Not only is it a toasty treat for your feet (and pets), it can be more cost effective, energy efficient, and offer more benefits than other … Continue reading

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Twenty Four Years (and it keeps getting better)

On September 8 of this year, Skydell Contracting Inc. celebrated our 24th anniversary of home remodeling in the Somerset and Union counties of New Jersey. Despite three recessions, two major hurricanes (you all remember Floyd and Irene), and employees who … Continue reading

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What it Takes to Become a Skydell Subcontractor

There’s a saying that goes something like this, “A carpenter is only as good as his tools but a poor carpenter blames his tools.” Being a carpenter myself, I strongly identify with this motto. You can’t do a great job … Continue reading

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