Category: Remodeling

Update Your Flooring

The economy may be keeping a lid on spending, but when it comes to flooring, it’s driving trends. That’s because today’s cost-conscious consumer is more demanding of value than ever.

There’s definitely been a shift from spending to savings. But that doesn’t mean consumers aren’t buying flooring: it means they’re looking for value and comfort. They might not be moving up right now, but they’re still into feathering the nest.

 

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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Start the Renovation!

When you bought your home, you knew you wanted to live there for a long time and everything was new and shiny and perfect. But that was 10-15 years ago and what was once shiny is now dull and faded. As of November 2019, the typical American homeowner in 2019 had spent 13 years in their home, up from eight years in 2010. This means what you once thought perfect now needs some attention. Bring on the home renovations project. Plumbtile is here for you! Read More

Make the Most of Your Deck Decor On a Budget

 

Once the temperature starts to rise we all want to be outside and soaking up the sun! Your deck is an outdoor oasis so make sure it shows off all aspects of who you and your family are. Enclosing your deck allows you to use it all year long. Think about the flooring, colors, furniture and even putting in an outside kitchen. Your deck décor will a big factor in the how much time and enjoyment you get from your outdoor space.

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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Refinance Your Home!

The housing market just got a boost when the Federal Reserve lowered the interest rates even more. This is great news for those looking to purchase a home but even better news for homeowners. You can now refinance your home to lower your monthly payment, consolidate and pay off/down your credit card debt and even have enough left for home improvements. Read More

Create Your Zen Bathroom Around a New Bathtub

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Reece-I-Love-My-Bathroom-winner-landscapeIf you need a respite from your busy life, consider transforming your bathroom design into a personal refuge.  There is a Zen saying that goes like this:

Silently sitting by the window. Leaves fall and flowers bloom. The seasons come and go.

Could there be a better life? Zen design highlights our relationship with nature and achieving balance between the two creates the serenity that has made Zen baths so popular.

Hastings Tubs, Toilets and Showers is renowned for providing high-quality, trend-setting bath and tile products. Hastings provides both contemporary and traditional designs imported from the finest manufacturers in Europe. With a diverse selection of ceramic, porcelain, glass, and stone tile & trim; faucets, coordinating accessories, white china basins, and bathroom furniture pieces, the Hastings Tile & Bath Collections takes home decor to the cutting edge of design in order to help you achieve your Zen dream.

Here are some simple concepts to keep in mind:

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Tile Kitchen Countertops

While many homeowners reserve tile for floors and backsplashes, tile countertops can be an excellent—and affordable—option. Ceramic tile is impervious to heat and water, and when properly glazed, it won’t stain. Proper sealant helps ensure grout won’t discolor or stain, and large-format tiles cover a lot of area with minimal grout lines. Still most popular out west, ceramic tile is a solid option worth a second look. Read More

Green Resources

Green design is a science, not an art. Some principles apply across the board, but many measures will depend on your home’s age, construction techniques used, building codes, local climate (temperature and humidity) and the land on which your home sits. If you’re going to get serious about green, you’ll want to do a lot of research and eventually some testing. To help you along, we’ve provided this list of recommended resources. Read More

Light Up Your “Layout!”

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You may have been thinking about maybe giving your beautiful home a new lighting makeover to bring out the elegant qualities that you would love to show off to family and friends. So, whether you want to just make a minor adjustment or a whole-house upgrade, we will give you some great room-by-room tips on bringing out the best lighting in your home.

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10 Budget-Friendly Ideas for a Cozy Bedroom

Your bedroom is where you go to find comfort after a long, hard day, so it deserves a little TLC. You’ve probably been scared off from completing bedroom renovations for multiple reasons, money being at the top of the list. However, when it comes to making your bedroom a cozy oasis, it doesn’t need to coast a fortune to add major comfort. Below are our 10 budget-friendly tips to turn your bedroom into a cozy, relaxing area. Read More