Archive for December, 2017

  • How To Achieve a Vintage Kitchen Remodel

    If you are a homeowner desiring to remodel the kitchen with a vintage design plan, you are in luck! Preserving the past in an older home or adding a retro look into a newer home is made easier with kitchen products that capture the style and colors of decades past. (Photo credit: https://www.sarahgallop.com/) Where To Begin […]

    Posted on December 22, 2017 Read More
  • When is the Right Time to Renovate?

    Homeowners often wait for a major appliance failure before realizing a kitchen remodel can no longer be put off. The option of just replacing the one item that failed or taking on the whole project is the question. Experts say it may just be the right time if the homeowner has had enough, especially if […]

    Posted on December 21, 2017 Read More
  • Tiles to Consider If You Have Young Children

    Anyone with children can tell you that floors are put to the test from toddlerhood to the teen years. Carpet and hardwood floors have their issues with stains, scratches and durability. Accidents, spills and never ending activities can speed up the shelf life of any flooring surface with a few exceptions. Tile flooring is one […]

    Posted on December 16, 2017 Read More
  • Sleek Bathroom Design Ideas

    The bathroom design industry is constantly changing, offering tremendously improved features every few years. New options are available such as self-cleaning toilets, toilets with bidet functions that include a modern, freshly designed look. These new trends, as well as others, are creating excitement and convenience to homeowners looking to update their bathrooms.   (Photo credit: decoist.com)  […]

    Posted on December 15, 2017 Read More
  • Don’t Fear Faux Materials If Your Budget is Tight

    If you love organic materials and real stone or brick, but don’t have the budget to support that kind of expense, you can turn to faux solutions. Brick walls can be replaced by panels of embossed “brick”. Natural stone countertops can be accented with imitation stone countertops. Most people can’t tell the difference but the […]

    Posted on December 11, 2017 Read More
  • Home Renovation Secrets

    To ensure a successful home renovation it pays to be prepared before the work even begins. For those who have survived past remodeling projects, they know many things come into play that can upset a smooth process and many who survived probably have some tales to tell. It is wise to expect some unexpected surprises, […]

    Posted on December 9, 2017 Read More
  • What Makes a Luxury Bathroom

    The master bathroom is the one room in a home remodel project that is, across all generations, being transformed into a luxury spa. Younger homeowners are preparing not only for their own future age-in-place needs but are also preparing for the possibility of caring for their own elderly parents. The exploding demand of the most […]

    Posted on December 7, 2017 Read More
  • Should Flooring Match in Open Floor Plans?

    If your home has an open floor plan with a patchwork of different flooring within the same visual field, what rules should be applied when any one of the types of flooring becomes worn and in need of replacing? It depends on who you ask. One designer might recommend a continuous flow of one material […]

    Posted on December 7, 2017 Read More
  • How to Add Wow Factor to Your Floors

    If you are a homeowner looking forward to installing floors that are capable of producing awe in the eyes of you and your guests, think mixed media. Mixed media floors combine natural stone with wood and has been a technique used for centuries. The challenge today is finding installers who have the expertise to craft […]

    Posted on December 4, 2017 Read More