The Kit Homes of Colonial Place, Norfolk Virginia

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Excerpt: It’s amazing the things you learn and the people you meet on Facebook. I have been working on the homes in Colonial Place, Norfolk for many years. I’ve done slate & shingle roofing, carpentry, home additions, bath remodels, siding , etc…I knew it was a historical neighborhood but I didn’t realize that one of the cool people that I was connected to on Facebook was the Colonial Place Historian! Rose Thornton has written a book about the homes there and has done 100’s of lectures on them! If you love this stuff, like I do, check her post out about The Kit…

How Long should a Home be Built to Last in Norfolk, Virginia?

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Excerpt: I just finished meeting with a long time client who was interested in having more windows replaced. He lives in the Colonial Place neighborhood of Norfolk Virginia. His home  was built in 1923. Over the last 13 years he has had me install new siding, new windows , a bathroom remodel and roofing work. We always enjoy catching up on each other’s personal lives when we meet each time for a new project. In this industry we do not often get the opportunity to see our clients after the job is finished. This is why we value repeat customers so…

Room Addition Interiors from Yorktown to Virginia Beach

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Excerpt: Room additions are a fantastic way to expand the usable area of your home while adding value to what your home is worth.  Many people ask us for different types of additions:  family room additions, kitchen additions, bathroom additions and master bedroom additions. But one often neglected topic in many home improvement discussions is the design and interior decorating of the addition after it is completed.  Below is a room addition interior that we recently completed in York County, Virginia.  You’ll see that the owner used the same colors and and finishes as the rest of the main house, even to…

Window Seat in the Staircase Landing is Very Popular With Our Facebook Fans

We asked our Fans: “Window Seat in the Staircase Landing. Thumbs up or thumbs down?” We have a good time with our Fans on our Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page. Most of them are homeowners here in Hampton Roads, Virginia.  You can read below the picture some of the comments we received in response to our question about this picture that we found intriguing. window seat on stairjimhicks windowseat on stairs comments

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Bathroom Remodel in Yorktown Virginia Client Still Happy

This was a picture that taken on the job a year ago. Today I checked in on our client to ensure she was still 100% satisfied. This is what she wrote me just now: Jim, Yes, I am loving my new bathroom.  Thanks for checking on us. Happy Holidays to you! image

Wrap Around Porch is Very Popular with our Fans in Hampton Roads, Virginia

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Excerpt: We have a lot of fun on our Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page.  When we asked our fans, the majority of which are local to Hampton Roads, Virginia, what their opinions were of this picture we received a lot of positive responses!  (see below the pic)   Charli Marx Hicks Huge yes! Unlike • Reply • 2 • November 23 at 5:36pm Michael Smid YES YES & YES! Unlike • Reply • 2 • November 23 at 12:35pm Vicki Woody Yes!! I love a wrap around porch. Unlike • Reply • 1 • November 23 at 2:16pm Leah Kaiz Fellows Yes!!!!!! Unlike • Reply • 1 • November 23…