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What’s left undone? What might come next?

Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse is investing $118 million in renovating the Carrier Dome, installing a new roof, improving amenities and providing what the school is touting as a “new stadium experience.”



a close up of a bridge: Syracuse football will play its first game in the Carrier Dome on Saturday against Georgia Tech since a recently completed $118 million renovation of the facility.


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Syracuse football will play its first game in the Carrier Dome on Saturday against Georgia Tech since a recently completed $118 million renovation of the facility.

In previous conversations before the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack had noted there is an appetite to do make more improvements and Syracuse has referenced a future Phase 2 of the renovation, although it hasn’t set a timetable or promised any specific upgrades.

There are certainly additional luxuries that fans would suggest.. Some of these things were initially included in renderings, while others have been discussed as options.

Heading into the weekend that Syracuse celebrates completing some

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Custom Home Builders Vs Tract & Spec Homes – What’s the Difference?

The terms Custom Home Builder, Spec Home Builder and Tract Home Builder sometimes can be used interchangeably.   However, this is not always the case as each one has different functions therefore constructing different types of residential structures.. 

Custom Home Builder

These build unique homes.   The architectural style, size and amenities will conform to the buyers needs and wishes.  Generally, the homeowner or home builder decide on variables that will make it different from others.  Usually, lot’s of planning and time are involved and many revisions until the “perfect” design is achieved.

It might be small, medium or large in size.  Perhaps has standard features or high end luxury features.  They are not always elaborate gorgeous large palatial estates.  While that is often the case it is not always.

For example, a retired couple may want a custom home built that is only 1500 square feet and has 2 bedrooms with … Read More

Plastic Shutters Vs Vinyl Shutters – What’s the Difference?

Many people who wish to replace their outdoor shutters take a careful look at the shutters on their home and quickly learn they are made of plastic. The next step is to either go down to their local home improvement store or to use the Internet to search for “plastic shutters”. What many homeowners find is that the selection of plastic shutters is very limited, but there are other materials available including vinyl shutters, composite shutters, wood shutters, and fiberglass shutters. Some people at this point wonder “if the shutters I have now are plastic, why are there no plastic shutters available anymore?”

The truth be told, vinyl shutters are made from a type of plastic. So why are they called vinyl shutters and not plastic shutters? To understand the answer to this question, you will need to know a little history of the vinyl siding industry.

In the late … Read More

Home Improvements: What’s The Best ROI?

For a wide variety of reasons, homeowners, often, focus on having various types of renovations, etc, to their house. Sometimes, this is based on needs, life – cycle changes, priorities, concerns, etc. However, for whatever the reasons, one must determine, their reasons for making the alterations, etc. When are you planning on selling the house, and are you making the changes, simply because you wish or need to address a need (or a perceived one), or preference, or are you doing so, because you believe, in doing so, you might add value to your house, and get more when you decide to sell. This article will examine 5 renovations/ alterations, in terms of how they might impact the Return on Investment (ROI).

1. Minor changes: These involve painting, repairs, and small alterations, such as adding or removing a wall, etc. These rarely have any significant impact on the value (price … Read More

3 Trends in Bathroom Remodeling – What’s In and What’s Out

Are you considering a master bathroom remodel? Updating your master bathroom is a great investment in your home. Not only will you enjoy all the comfort and convenience of your master bathroom remodel but this important home makeover will also add value to your home.

When it comes to a bathroom remodel, you’ve got options. You might be interested in a smaller remodel with simple changes like a fresh coat of paint, added shelving and storage racks, or new towels, mirrors and other accessories. If you’ve got a bigger budget and a loftier bathroom remodel plan, it may include converting a traditional bathtub shower into a walk-in shower, and upgrading your toilets, cabinetry, flooring, lighting and sinks.

Before finalizing your plans for a bathroom remodel, learn about the latest design trends, materials and options. You want to make sure that you get the most out of your investment, and that … Read More