Your Home with Michael James

Ideas, inspiration, trends, tips, and projects from Michael James Remodeling to help make your home what you envision it to be.

Million Dollar Remodel on Lake Lanier

Take a walk through the kitchen of this million-dollar lake home remodel with us. It all started with a dishwasher leak on the third (main) floor of this four-story home on Lake Lanier. This kitchen remodel was only part of the major project that included a bar and kitchenette in the basement and sub-basement as well as a primary bathroom remodel and a guest suite above the garage. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you don’t miss the videos from the rest of the project!

More from the Million Dollar Remodel

As we mentioned above, this remodel encompassed four floors and the space over the garage. Browse through the amazing photos from this incredible project.


8 Reasons to Add a Four Seasons Room to Your Home


No matter where you live, a four seasons room will add value and important living space to your home. It makes the most of your indoor and outdoor space and also provides functional space you can use year-round.

Read on to learn about why you should consider adding a four seasons room to your home.


Your Home Around the Web

What A Home’s Age Might Tell You about Potential Remodeling Projects

The age of a home impacts the types of remodeling projects homeowners prioritize and the amount of money they might spend. That’s according to recent findings of the 2022 U.S. Houzz & Home Study. And knowing a little about these common remodeling trends that are tied to the age of your home can help you anticipate and plan for future projects.

Inspiration and Trend Watch

Architects reveal how they help clients adapt to the ever-evolving notion of home

Inspiring Outdoor Design Trends

With the right creative vision, your outdoor spaces can become dynamic extensions of the home, encompassing everything from open-air kitchens and cozy fire pits, to swimming pools, sustainable water features, and even al fresco cinemas. With so much choice it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are some starting points to help elevate an ordinary garden into the outdoor space of your dreams.

Floor It!

When most people dream about renovating their homes, their minds automatically drift to the exciting aspects of the project, whether it’s the cabinetry and countertops in a kitchen, the vanity and enlarged shower in a master bathroom or the bold new paint colors in a living room. One piece of the remodel that might get overlooked at first—but is of critical importance, no matter what the space—is the type of flooring to choose.

Expert Advice for Building an Addition

The best starting point for an addition is a wish list. Start the list by asking what problems you want the project to solve (more space) and what goals you want it to achieve (better indoor-outdoor access for entertaining). Once you’ve made the list, rank the improvements in order of priority. Knowing the end result will help your builder or contractor plan accordingly for items such as wiring, plumbing, and location.



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