Live Wood Countertops: Are they worth the investment?

Wood countertops are beautiful and opting to have that rugged live edge can add a unique aesthetic to your kitchen, but wood countertops do take a bit of maintenance to keep them in prime condition. So, are they worth the time and money that goes into them? The answer to that question is really up … Continued

Are Home Renovations Tax Deductible?

If you are considering a home renovation project, you have no doubt also begun to consider the various related financial implications and any pros and cons to renovating your home. For instance, you may be wondering if your home renovation project will be tax-deductible. The answer to this question varies and it is always best … Continued

What To Expect At Our First Meeting

What To Expect At Our First Meeting At our first meeting we will have the opportunity to “get to know one another.” We want to listen to your needs, desires and expectations and we want you to feel comfortable in asking us questions as well. It’s a good idea to have all the decision-makers present … Continued

Tile Floor Trends For Your Kitchen

Kitchen renovations are no doubt one of the most popular home renovations that we work with clients on. If you are thinking about remodeling your kitchen, you might want to look into one of the latest flooring trends that we are seeing here in the Raleigh area: tile floors! Tile flooring in the kitchen is … Continued

Countertop Providers & Kitchen Renovations

If you have been dreaming of a new kitchen renovation, it is more than likely that countertops are high on your wishlist. Countertop options can be somewhat overwhelming as there are lots of different materials and finishes to choose from. Whether you want granite countertops, marble, quartz, butcher block, or perhaps cement, choosing the right … Continued

Why Now Is The Best Time To Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

The time that we are currently living is pretty surreal, isn’t it? Who would have imagined a year ago that we would be dealing with an international pandemic? Nevertheless, most of us now find ourselves trying to figure out how to adapt and overcome while facing COVID-19. While many adults have switched to working from … Continued

4 Tips to Organize Your Kitchen for 2020

Covid-19 has been devastating for families all across our nation. Like many others, Durham has been on house arrest for some time now. Everyone is trying to manage their time wisely and stay busy the best way we know how. We wanted to share some ideas on how to get busy being productive around the … Continued

Conceptual Design Phase

Design Build firms provide tremendous value to potential remodelers. By keeping the design and construction within the same team communication is constant. This keeps cost in check preventing a design that just does not fit the projects budget. While also being able to change specific areas of the design to get the most bang for … Continued

Covid 19 Crisis: Important Tips for Cleaning Your Kitchen

You could be spreading harmful bacteria to your food and family. How Clean Is Your Kitchen? Wash Hands for 20 seconds with warm soapy water, be sure to wash the backs of your hands too. Using hot soapy water, clean all surfaces: Cabinet faces, countertops, handles, appliances, cutting boards, and utensils. Wash dish towels in … Continued

COVID 19 Crisis Tips for Remodeling

Our priority here at CQC Home is to ensure the health and safety of our customers and team. With the latest news and guidelines from both the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is imperative that we flatten the curve. This means reduce the spread … Continued

Top 5 Neighborhoods In Raleigh That Have Seen The Most Renovations

Raleigh, NC is consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 cities to live in throughout the US. The capital city of North Carolina, Raleigh is bustling with job prospects, a lively dining and nightlife scene, plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun. In the greater Raleigh area, or Wake County, lots of new homes are … Continued