December 5, 2016

Kitchen and bathroom remodeling, videos showcasing Picture Perfect Home Improvements services covering all of Manassas, VA and northern Virginia

November 22, 2016

Add some color

Even though your colorful planters have served their purpose, they will soon meet their demise as cooler temperatures and shorter days move in. That’s no reason to give up the vibrant color that breathes life onto your deck. A well-appointed planter or two can ground a space. Fall can provide a welcoming change of fresh and new color. Consider replanting those pots with fall plants that will continue to supply color to your outdoor space.

Add Heat

When the sun fails to warm your deck, all is not lost. There are lots of ways to heat up your outdoor space. Getting creative will have you toasty in no time. Patio heaters have become popular for decks. T...

October 26, 2016

How to tell of your kitchen is outdated

Your kitchen might be experienced, but it does not have to look old and outdated. If your kitchen goes for a long time without these simple fixes, it ends up feeling outdated, worn out and tired.


Appliances

You might not renovate the entire room, but appliances in outdated style or color makes the kitchen look old. A few years back, home owners liked harvest gold, copper, pink and sea form green. The modern homeowner wants kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling so that appliances look classy and long lasting. They use colors like white and stainless steel.


About the countertops


A countertop in your kitchen gives a compl...

October 14, 2016

Some old bathrooms are charming; claw foot tubs, sea foam tiles and pretty pedestal sinks can bring an amazing vintage vibe. Other old bathrooms are not so charming; they just look sad and out of date.  Here are five things to consider when looking at remodeling a bathroom

 

1. Flooring

If you’ve got carpet in your bathroom, it’s time to replace it. Bathroom flooring is meant to endure years of heavy moisture and foot traffic. Not only is carpet susceptible to moisture damage and mold, but it also collects bacteria from your toilet. 

Picture Perfect Home Improvements can remove carpeting and install large-format tiles in ceramic or natural stone. Or, consider h...

October 8, 2016

October is in full swing, homeowners are starting to get into the fall spirit. Cooler weather is drawing near, and now is the time to start preparing your home for the frigid temperatures that lie ahead. Here are five tips to prepare your home for a safe and comfortable fall and winter season.

1. Clean gutters. As the fall season begins, the leaves begin to change and fall from the trees. Gutters are bound to get some extra debris, and could potentially get clogged. To prevent this pain, inspect your home’s roof and gutter system. Ensure that gutters are cleared, or go a step further and install a mesh guard to prevent build-up.

2. Inspect your roof. Ma...

September 30, 2016

What is your dream idea of a kitchen? Well here are some ideas to help with that layout before the work begins.

Kitchen Layout -  Choosing a layout may be a given looking at the existing walls or layout you currently have.  Some of the basic layouts are – Galley, L Shape, U Shape, and G Shape (Peninsula/Island).  If you are planning to remove walls and expand your kitchen space, you may have a lot of options when choosing your layout.  This is where a designer can help give you good information on options that work with your shape that you like best.

Work Triangle -   The three main tasks performed in a kitchen are cleanup, cooking, and food storag...

September 21, 2016

Today we will recap a master bathroom remodel done in a home in Manassas VA.

The bathroom was last remodeled in the 80s, old tile floor, leaking pipe found in the wall of the shower, and a non-work vent.

 Picture Perfect was contacted for a quote using our online website, we met with the homeowner the next day to go over the history of the bathroom and what the customer wanted from the new remodel.

 We then took our measurements and began our quote process, the customer was encouraged to look at local home improvement stores for the items and style they wanted.

 Once our quote was presented and signed off on, payment made and the work begins!

The video below goes ov...

September 15, 2016

After a long hot summer of grilling and hosting, it’s inevitable you’ll start to see some signs of wear.

What’s important is to not ignore any deck deterioration signs. In some cases, it may require having to inspect things more close-up to see what needs repairing or upgrading.

So does your deck need a face lift? They always do eventually, and it’s time to look at what’s possible.

Here’s five key signs to look out for so you can get them taken care of now. We’ll look at what could potentially happen if they’re ignored.

  1. Signs of Wood Rot

While you might think wood rot is obvious, it’s not always. Sometimes it requires more careful inspection before seeing if...

September 12, 2016

A common question we hear from homeowners — is “Why do I have condensation on the inside of my windows?” In fact, many homeowners consider replacing their windows in an effort to cure this problem. To answer the question, let’s determine what causes window condensation.

Condensation is visible evidence of moisture in the air. It may appear as water, frost, or ice on the surface of windows and doors. This occurs more frequently during the winter months because of the extreme differences between the inside and outside air temperatures. The warmer the air, the more water the air can hold, which means that the air in the center of any given room will...

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