Remodel

Open Kitchen Design with Neutral White Cabinets Whether you have a breathtaking view or you’re fashioning one with your kitchen remodel, you definitely want to get the most out of it. Have a look at this amazing customer’s kitchen with a beautiful open and airy design that still maintains a heady understatement. Every inch of the kitchen provides a pleasant aesthetic, but it all comes together to form a frame for the beautiful countryside view. Follow our great kitchen remodel tips to accomplish a similar outcome for your kitchen. Peninsula & Seating Making use of a peninsula + breakfast bar in dividing the...

You need to know these before choosing your countertop It’s a trend that’s been developing for years and is currently in full bloom. It seems like nearly every new kitchen is equipped with a beautiful granite countertop. And despite all of the look-alike alternatives, Granite remains king. It is a natural stone and it’s available in a wide range of patterns and colors, each slab unique unto itself. What’s not to love? It doesn’t matter if you don’t care for the shininess typically affiliated with granite, you may also get it with a subdued matte finish. And that’s just scratching the...

Finer Details on Completing Your Project If you are just joining us in this article series, don’t miss our previous two entries (part one and part two) where we discussed tips for the initial planning stage and practical tips for your project. Detailed planning with an informed eye can greatly enhance your final bathroom, and we want you to love how your project turns out. In this final installation we will cover 5 design tricks for getting the most out of small aspects of your remodeling. Let’s jump right in!Our 5 tips on the getting the most out of finer detail...

Extra Tips to Make Your Bathroom Remodel Easier Welcome back, dear reader. In our previous entry on this topic, we discussed preliminary steps to help reduce headaches and improve your overall knowledge of bathroom layouts. The more detailed your plan is, the greater the likelihood of your bathroom remodel going smoothly. In this article we continue our design tricks with some practical tips about your bathroom appliances and materials. These tips will help you make some concrete decisions about what that careful budget planning is helping to afford.Our practical tips in this article cover:Countertop and Sink Height To Corner Sink...

Tips to Make Your Bathroom Remodel a BreezeAre 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!Some questions you should be asking yourself first include:How much clearance should a toilet have from adjoining walls, cabinets, or sink? What storage space should I be concerned with in this bathroom? How much...

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...

The presumed ease and savings aren’t guaranteed You’ve heard that you will save thousands of dollars by being your own contractor in a building project. The unfortunate reality is those claims stretch the truth a bit. Buildingadvisor.com has revealed the reality of it all in great detail. They admit that there are success stories - and just as many nightmares. They explain why it is absolutely necessary to have a complete understanding of what is needed to succeed in such an endeavor and help you recognize the reality of the “savings” you’ll incur. It’s all to help you make the ultimate...

Chopping it all down The unique beauty of hardwood is partly in its individuality – no two pieces are alike. That’s why it’s such a popular choice for cabinets; its unique elegance is created by variations of grain and color. But if you prefer uniformity and consistency there are other options, and we’ll address those, too. But first, let’s explore the world of natural hardwoods…It’s becoming much more commonplace for homeowners to seek to offset the coldness of stainless steel and glass in their kitchen with the warmth of hardwood. It is crafted, joined and finished into the finest cabinets that...

What to consider when creating a color scheme What do you need to know when choosing colors for the kitchen? Maybe you could save some time and opt for the basic black and white design. But, would that look okay with wooden kitchen cabinets? It’s time to step back, and think about it…There are no rules to choosing a color scheme for your kitchen. Nothing is set in stone. Some folks hire designers to help them through. There’s certainly no shame in that. Others trust their instinct, their ability to assemble their kitchen tastefully. Whichever route taken, it’s good to be...

Ten code requirements you cannot ignore No matter what the project or what kind of remodel you undertake, you must be mindful of meeting the requirements of the building codes set forth by your local regions’ building and safety council. It doesn’t matter if you’re doing it yourself or working with a professional, it is your responsibility to ensure that all guidelines are obeyed.1. The first safety requirement you should be aware of is of voltaic nature – your electric outlets. You have them everywhere, in your kitchen, bathrooms, in the garage and even outdoors. They all need to be GFCI...