Update While You Wait to Renovate

Renovations offer big results but often come at a big cost and can cause a big mess in the process. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to make some changes around your house while you save up for a major renovation or wait until a better time for your home to be ripped apart. Small updates can add up …

Kitchen Trends – 2019

The trend in kitchen design has been decidedly farmhouse for the past several years. Shiplap, subway tiles, and white cabinets have been dominating kitchen design for a while now but design trends are starting to move towards more color and making more of a statement in your kitchen. Here are some kitchen trends heating up kitchens in 2019. Colored cabinets Although …

Open Floor Plans vs. Traditional

Open floor plans, where rooms have no barrier or walls to separate living spaces, have been the trend for several years now. Most home renovation projects you see on TV involve removing walls to make older homes more open, allowing them to feel more spacious and flow better. But, open floor plans have some drawbacks as well. Let’s compare open …

Functional Home Design

When most people think of their dream home, they imagine what it will look like. Most don’t daydream about how well they will function in the space, but they should. Having a beautiful home doesn’t do you much good if you can’t get things done or relax comfortably in it.  Sleek lines and all white surfaces don’t always work out …

Outdoor Living Spaces

Florida’s sunshine and warm weather just beg for people to spend time outdoors. Creating beautiful outdoor living spaces can maximize your time spent enjoying the magnificent Florida climate. But, what kind of space is right for your home? Let’s compare a few different types of outdoor living spaces to help you decide. Porch A porch is an roofed extension along …

Weathering life on the water in the Sunshine State

While Florida’s climate is often ideal for outdoor activities and adventures, it can be harsh on construction, particularly along the many waterways of the Sunshine State. Living on the water can be a dream come true, but if you don’t take the necessary precautions, it can quickly turn into a nightmare. Using a knowledgeable, reputable construction company to protect your …

Don’t Be A Home Trend Tragedy

Home renovation time can be both an exhilarating and stressful time. It’s hard to know whether you should channel your inner Joanna Gaines and put up that barn door you love or opt for something more timeless. When it comes to home renovations, are classic choices smarter? Take a look at why making too many trendy design choices when renovating …

Home Hurricane Preparedness: Are You Ready?

Hurricane season has officially arrived in Central Florida. From June through November, everyone in the state of Florida is vulnerable. To make sure you’re prepared ahead of time, here are six general contractor-approved tips for home hurricane preparedness that can reduce potential damage. Clean your gutters An accumulation of leaves and branches keeps rainwater from flowing through gutters and away …

Supporting the Space Coast Community

At L.H.Tanner, we pride ourselves on our general contracting work, but supporting our local community and business community is one of our core values. Beyond the work we do in residential, commercial, and municipal construction, we are fully invested in and committed to supporting a safe, sound, and healthy local community for the citizens of Central Florida, Brevard County, and …