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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

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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

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How to Prep For A Kitchen Remodel

Even the best home cooks can only be so inspired in a kitchen that has olive green appliances and a peeling linoleum floor. So why put off that kitchen remodel you’ve been considering? If it’s the expense, whatever you do, don’t decide to DIY this home improvement project.  Even the tiniest kitchen update can go awry and end up costing … Read More

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Architects, Engineers, General Contractors—Oh, My!

Committing to your dream home remodeling project is a serious decision. You think you’ve overcome the biggest hurdle, but now you don’t know who to call. Do you need a general contractor? Or was it an architect? Maybe you read somewhere you’ll require an engineer?  Before you throw your hands in the air and forget why you wanted to remodel in … Read More

Your Home Is Your Biggest Asset. Make Sure It’s Protected.

Shopping for a new home in the greater Asheville, North Carolina area is never a simple endeavor. Even now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, when mortgage rates are historically low, and the buyer market is as competitive as ever, purchasing a home shouldn’t be taken lightly. With proper planning, disasters are avoidable. Semper Fi recommends purchasing preventive protection to safeguard your … Read More

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Is Your Home a Healthy Haven?

Healthy Living Starts at Home These days, we all spend a lot of time thinking about health and wellness—and that starts at home!  And, especially as we head into flu season again (yes, that still exists!), it’s a good idea to take a closer look at the place where you spend the most time sleeping, eating, and breathing – at … Read More

Fresh & New Home Remodel

Fresh & New Home Remodel: A Full Home Makeover   Project Background This project was a whole home remodel near Asheville, NC. All of the drop ceilings and sheathing were removed. The wall heaters were removed and patched. Then, we replaced the staircase with a steel spiral staircase. Next, we replaced the existing deck with a new, Trex-Enhanced Clamshell deck … Read More

Making Your Home Cozy & Bright: Fireplaces 101

The Semper Fi Guide to Fireplaces Chestnuts roasting on an open fire . . . Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Tis the season to gather around a crackling fire! If you don’t have a fireplace in your home, or if you’re considering adding an exterior fireplace to enjoy throughout the year, Semper Fi Custom Remodeling can help. A fireplace … Read More

Mid-Century Cabin Remodel

Mid-Century Cabin Remodel: An Accessory Dwelling Unit   Project Background: This project came out of the need to bring aging parents closer to their children.  The homeowner has a beautiful house that also had this little cabin on one of the corners of the property.  The homeowner’s parents were getting to the point that they needed some more assistance and … Read More

NCHBA 2021 Stars Award: Best Aging in Place or Accessibility Residential Remodel

The Stylish 5-Star CAPS Bathroom Remodel The goal of this bathroom was clear: create a bathroom that is just as glamorous and safe as the homeowner deserves. The outcome was this modern and tasteful Aging-In-Place bathroom. The classic white with stainless steel accessories and a large, warm gray tile gives you a clean and luxurious feel. The wall-mounted toilet with … Read More