Getting Your Bathroom Retirement Ready

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Is Your Bathroom Retirement Ready?

Most people will buy and sell a house at least twice over the course of their adult lives. When you start out you purchase a “starter home”, something smaller, quaint for a small family, couple or a single person. As your get older you marry and start a family or your family grows and your income increases all of which drive you to sell that starter home and purchase a larger one. Then as the children grow up and move away you might sell again to “downsize” and get ready for retirement. Continue reading

How to Turn Your Everyday Bathroom To A Luxury Bathroom

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When you walk into a luxury bathroom you are instantly clam and relaxed. The colors complement each other, the tile and the counters are smooth and cool to the touch and it just makes you feel happy. No matter the size of your room a luxury bathroom can be yours with these easy changes. Continue reading

Need Another Bathroom But No Space?

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You family is growing and you find yourself dreaming and wishing for an extra bathroom but you just don’t have the room. Or do you?

Not all bathrooms need to be large spacious rooms. If this is only a spare bathroom maybe a half bath 3’x5’ will work a simple sink, toilet and towel rack do. If you really want a full bathroom then you just need a space big enough to add a shower 3’x8’ and you will have your full-size bathroom! Continue reading

An Eat-in Kitchen Could Be Yours!

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Have you always wished for an eat-in kitchen but thought you weren’t able to because of the size of your kitchen? Well you just might get your wish! In larger kitchens, you have the space to add a table and chairs or a bar but you are limited in a smaller kitchen. Unless you have a truly tiny kitchen you might have some space not for a standard table and chairs but for a banquette. These were the fad in the early 20th century and are now making it back into people’s homes as a great way to add another dimension to their kitchen and also a great eating space for the family. Continue reading

The Reality Of A Bathroom Makeover

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The day is finally here, you have made up your mind and you are going to renovate your bathroom. But you are not really sure what the cost of it will be. You are looking at contractors and taking bids on the labor and you know you have some variables to think about; How old are the pipes? Will I need new plumbing? Would it be more cost effective in the long run to replace the copper lines? How do I plan a budget? Continue reading

Simple Cleaning Tips for Your Bathroom

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When you bought your home 10 years ago, the bathroom was shiny and bright. Over the years, it has become dingy and dull. Your bathroom sink, bathtub and even accessories have lost their spark. Wanting that new look again can happen again. Your biggest concerns are, how do you keep it from looking like the old one? No worries, it is quick and easy and before you know it the old bathroom is just a distant memory. Continue reading

Tips to De-Clutter and Brighten Your Bathroom

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Bathrooms like a kitchen just seem to attract clutter, it doesn’t matter how big or how small it is you can just walk in some days and think the closet or cabinets just exploded all over the room. There are some easy fixes to take care of this and make your life easier and more comfortable. So, take a deep breath and let’s dive in! Continue reading

What is the Right Color for Your Room?

private-house-brasilChoosing the right color can make or break a room and it can be a little scary. When making the choice keep in perspective the cabinetry, flooring and counter top materials. Small rooms should not have a dark color as it will cause the room to look smaller and on the flip side a light bright color will make the room look and feel larger. Continue reading

Should I Sell or Stay in My Home?

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With the housing market up, it was nothing to upgrade your home as your family gets bigger, or your salary increases. But when the housing bubble burst, people started to stay in their home but look for ways to make it work and that usually meant remodeling your kitchen and bathrooms or adding additional rooms. So, which option is truly good for you and your family? Continue reading