Category: Home Improvement

Add a Deck to Your New Jersey Home

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If you’re looking for a great way to enhance your entertaining space this summer, consider adding a deck to your house! There is just nothing quite like a backyard barbecue in the summertime, and the best way to make your guests feel comfortable is to give them a great space to relax. At Tom Madsen […]

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Update Your Windows this Spring

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Are you looking to do some updating this spring? A great place to start is by taking stock of your old windows. While old windows can add charm to your house, the benefits of updating them far outweigh any appeal they might bring. If replacement windows sound like a good idea to you, let the […]

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New Year, New Siding for Your NJ Home

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The winter months in New Jersey can do a number on the exterior siding of your home. Those cold temperatures combined with wind, sun, ice, and everything in between can be pretty brutal. Your home’s siding can only take so many NJ winters before it’s going to need some time and attention. So if you’re […]

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Top 3 Ways to Utilize Your Finished Basement

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Finishing your basement can expand your square footage fast. However, you want to be judicious about how you use that space. Each homeowner’s needs are a little different, but at Tom Madsen LLC, we find that you just cannot go wrong with these three uses of your finished basement.

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Enjoy Outdoor Living with a New Deck

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During the summer months, you want to spend as much time as you can outdoors—and we don’t blame you. Summer life certainly lends itself to grilling out, letting the kids play outside, or taking a nap in a hammock out back. But does your outdoor living space seem to be lacking something? Just think of […]

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Help Your Home Recover from Spring Storms

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Spring is a beautiful time of year as we get to welcome warmer weather into New Jersey. Everyone begins to enjoy time outdoors, evenings at the baseball field, and barbecues with friends. However, what also accompanies spring is the possibility of bad weather that also brings the risk of damaging your Sussex home. If bad […]

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Spruce Up Your New Jersey Home This Spring

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As temperatures grow warmer and the calendar inches closer to spring, you may be thinking about all those home projects on your to-do list. You’re ready to tackle some home improvements and update your NJ home. However, before you hire a contractor or start doing the demo yourself, our crew at Tom Madsen LLC urges […]

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5 Tips for Improving Energy Efficiency

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New Jersey winters are not for the faint of heart. Temperatures easily reach below freezing for months on end. Most people want to crank up the thermostat and stay indoors. However, what also happens this time of year is that Sussex County residents find themselves staring at higher utility bills. So how can you save money […]

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3 Ways to Increase Curb Appeal

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Did you recently decide to sell your New Jersey home, and you want it to stand out from the rest? “What is it,” you ask, “that makes buyers want to see one home but not another?” The short answer: curb appeal. Based on the outside of your home, will buyers want to take a look […]

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Expand Your Space with Basement Remodeling

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You’ve reached your limit when it comes to your home’s square footage. You are having a hard time finding space for you, your family, and all your things, but the idea of moving is cumbersome. You’ve accumulated a lot of stuff over the years. Plus, you really love your New Jersey home and neighbors.Moving just […]

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