Welcome to our Home Renovation Blog.  We hope you find the information presented on various renovations and home improvements useful!  If there’s a renovation, remodeling or energy efficiency topic you’d like to see addressed in our Home Renovations Blog, please contact us to submit it.  We appreciate and value your input.

Cost Effective Outdoor Living Spaces

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It’s time for all Michiganders to get outside and enjoy the beautiful Michigan weather.   That means everyone is busy getting yard work done, putting out our outdoor furniture and fixing up patios or decks to enjoy the next  three (3) gorgeous seasons in West Michigan before winter is upon us again. We thought you might… [Read More]

What on Earth is Underdecking?

You’re not alone if you’re not entirely sure what underdecking is! It’s a relatively new term in the home improvement space and it’s taking the market by storm. Underdecking is an outdoor ceiling system, or a ceiling beneath a second-level deck. Underdecking systems provide drainage for multi-level, raised, and/or elevated decks as well as a… [Read More]

3 Big Fat Myths about Home Insulation

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When you think of daydream about all the things you want to do to upgrade your home, you’re probably not envisioning rolls of fiberglass batt and piles of cellulose insulation. Let’s face it: insulation is not the sexiest of home improvement projects. Because of that, a lot of homeowners believe in some myths about home… [Read More]

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Holland Michigan Homeowners: The Time is Now for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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The City of Holland and the Holland Energy Fund have joined forces to create the Holland Home Energy Retrofit (HER) Program… and it makes home energy efficiency upgrades nearly irresistible! Home Energy Improvements Have Never Been Easier and More Affordable The HER Program helps qualified homeowners in the City of Holland make energy improvements to… [Read More]

New Home Building Code Testing

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We all knew it was coming, and now it’s here, mandatory changes to the residential energy code are required as of February 8, 2016. Even though the new code is labeled 2015, it is actually a combination of the current code and a modified version of the 2015 IECC. These changes expect builders to provide… [Read More]

Enjoy Summer More with a Patio by GreenFIT Homes

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Summer is upon us in West Michigan, and GreenFIT Homes is excited to announce that we are now a Lumon dealer for Patios & Sunrooms, serving all of West Michigan! Don’t let summer pass you by without enjoying the great outdoors to the fullest extent, with maximum comfort. Patio covers can be installed in a… [Read More]

Aging in Place Solutions to Help You (or a Parent) Stay at Home Longer

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Have you heard the terms “aging in place” or “universal design?” Maybe not yet, but you likely will in the future. It’s a trend where people (baby boomers especially) are modifying their homes with safety and comfort features, which allow them to stay at home longer as they get older. This could potentially save thousands… [Read More]