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Tips to Make Your Bathroom Remodel a Breeze Are you asking yourself the important questions about your planned or upcoming bathroom remodel? Many homeowners who approach a bathroom project without fully understanding the scope of the undertaking can wind up swamped in unforeseen budget issues or other problems once the work is underway. What may seem like a simple enough remodel could land you in leaky waters.  When in doubt, you can trust the intricate knowledge of the Marblehead Interior Designer. Some questions you should be asking yourself first include: How much clearance should a toilet installation have from adjoining walls, cabinets,...

Preparing your home to withstand a flurry of activity For many of us growing up, our moms had that one room that she said was reserved for “special occasions”. Out of the entire home it was the single place that was consistently immaculately kept – and we were forbidden from setting foot in it. Now you’re grown with a family of your own and you believe that such a scenario just isn’t possible in your home. You need all the space that’s available, there’s too much going on. But that doesn’t mean that you want to live in a house that...

A detailed list of options The materials your cabinets are made of not only determine how they look, but how durable they’ll be as well. Ideally, you want a cabinet that withstands heavy daily use without issue. You don’t want to compromise your vision but you don’t need something that won’t last either. Knowing what your options are will help you achieve the best of worlds, style and function. Here’s a look at what’s available: CABINET WOODS Red Oak Red Oak is affordable for the most part and is considered quite durable. You can find it in a variety of styles and finishes. It...

What you need to do before you break out the brushes It doesn’t take long, you can give your living room an all new appearance in as quickly as twenty four hours. All it takes is a new coat of paint to create a design that looks completely different than it did previously. No need to buy new furniture or accessories, just a change of color to the walls of a room can make a profound transformation. Obviously painting a living room (especially if it’s a large one) will require a financial and physical investment. That’s why you need to take...

Essentials this room shouldn’t be without! If you are about to remodel, or better yet, moving into a new home, you are probably already experiencing the excitement of designing and decorating each room. It is truly anxiety of the best kind! Some rooms, like the kitchen, will take up the majority of your deliberation as well as most of your cash! Bedrooms might need to reflect other personalities so you may get a break on one or two of those, but it is the living room where you really can establish your flair! It’s pretty straightforward. Living rooms typically consist of...

Knowing the basics of today’s cabinetry options There is no doubt that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s often the center of attention. Home improvement expenditure reached 326.1 billion dollars in 2015, the focal point of which is usually the cabinetry. Today’s kitchens are designed to multi-task and take on all related challenges. With enough options of finishes and hardware to satisfy any taste and budget, there has never been an easier time to get the kitchen you imagine for the price that you can afford. Currently, the market favors stock and semi-custom cabinets. There are a few obvious...