One of the primary reasons people renovate their homes is because with time, a person changes, and so do their needs, tastes, and preferences. Moving into a new house and making a home out of it can be both financially and emotionally exhausting, so if you like the place you’re in, renovating your home can be the best option for … Read More
Why You Need A General Contractor to Build Your Dream Deck
Deck season will be here before you know it! So, start planning your home improvements ahead of time, and be sure to involve a licensed general contractor. When the warm weather arrives in Western North Carolina, you’ll be set to relish it from your back deck and even invite friends and family to do the same. But a deck can … Read More
7 Home Upgrades That Increase Resale Value And 2 That Won’t
As homeowners, we embark on home upgrades for various reasons. We may be tired of “Pinetop Pinto,” last season’s popular bonus room color or the nursery is no longer appropriate for our rising fourth grader. These days, it’s more likely that post-pandemic, we’ve discovered that a house can be a true oasis with the right touches. Before continuing with additional … Read More
How to Win STARS Awards and Satisfy Customers!
Semper Fi doesn’t go around bragging, but we must share our recent accomplishments because our team deserves so much credit for our recent accolades. In October 2022, we won three North Carolina Home Builders Association STARS awards and four WNC STARS awards from the Builders Association of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our recognitions include the following: North Carolina Home Builders … Read More
How to Start Your Home’s Aging-In-Place Renovations
Quality of life has never been at the forefront of people’s minds like it is today. One of the ways it’s most demonstrated is the focus on aging-in-place with dignity. Seniors and their families want to age in their homes and, with proper aging-in-place renovations, can do so comfortably and safely, easing worry, preserving independence, and saving money. Aging-in-place is … Read More
How’s Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality?
As concerned as we’ve become with the quality of the air we breathe outside, shouldn’t we also be worried about the air we breathe inside? The answer is a resounding “yes!” In fact, we should be more worried. Levels of air pollutants indoors are up to 100 times higher than outdoor air pollutants and may significantly affect your health, according … Read More
5 Important Dos and Don’ts for Remodeling Your Home
Ahhh, the ubiquitous home remodel. For some, the idea is an exciting pursuit filled with possibilities. For others, it’s overwhelming and confusing. Fear not! There’s a middle ground where dreams and challenges meet to create inspired home renovations. Follow a few simple dos and don’ts, and you’ll have a revitalized home in no time. Our Five Dos and Don’ts … Read More
Cut Energy Costs With A Passive House Energy Retrofit
Saving money never goes out of style. One way to keep more of your paycheck in the bank is to remodel your home using passive house techniques. Once implemented, your house has the ability to achieve close to zero-net energy use. These days, many homebuilders automatically construct new builds with energy efficiency incorporated. That doesn’t mean homeowners with older properties … Read More
Minty Fresh CAPS Addition
This award-winning Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) addition won the 2022 WNC Stars award and helped a multi-generational family reside safely. CAPS features include soft cork-backed flooring, grab bars, specially designed vanity for accessibility, and lever-style door knobs for easy operation.
AVL Today: Karen Cragnolin Park Update
At Semper Fi, our team aims to restore faith in small, locally owned building companies and the people who run them. As a company focused on remodeling, we provide a tailor-made experience that a new home builder cannot. We pride ourselves on our reliability, integrity and trustworthiness through every step of a remodel. Through our commitment and excellent communication, we … Read More