Category: Renovating

The Latest Kitchen Trends You Shouldn’t Ignore

As time goes by, trends come and go. Green kitchen appliances slowly morphed into stainless steel. Tile backsplashes fade in the background as slabs take the forefront. Even the main purpose of a kitchen has reached an entirely new level. Oftentimes you may even find an area in the kitchen that can be used as a workstation using your laptop and charging stations for your mobile devices. Fully functional bars have also been installed, adding more of a reason for gatherings to ensue in the kitchen. Mudrooms and laundry rooms have made their way offset to most kitchens making it convenient for multi-taskers complete their daily chores better than ever. With so many trends taking over the common kitchen, it’s always good to keep up and possibly apply them to your own home.

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The Best Hiring Process When Looking for a Contractor

It is very difficult in today’s society to find a good contractor that can be trusted. Many individuals look to cut corners for an easy buck. Cutting corners in a kitchen or bathroom renovation might look good on the surface but after a couple of years the results might not be what you expected. For this reason, it is always important to take necessary precautions to cover yourself. Some ways to do that is to only pay a portion of the cost upfront. Have contracts specify estimated costs. Be sure to add what is expected of your contractor and when they should be completed with the project.

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Things to Know Before Renovating a Bathroom.

There is no question that the bathroom is the most used room in any home. It should be a welcoming room. Fixtures should be functional. Design should be pleasing to the eye. While a renovation can seem daunting, it is doable with the right knowledge. But first know the questions to ask yourself before starting.

Here are some questions to ask yourself before even beginning the renovation process.

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Benefits to Having a Make-Up Air System

When it comes to good air and health in your home, it’s extremely important to consider having a great make-up air system in place. There are many benefits to explore as to why additional air circulation installation options should be considered.

Here are some reasons why you should have one of these systems in your home.

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Organizing your kitchen cabinets, one and done!

Re-organizing your kitchen can be a daunting prospect, where do you start? You have a idea of how you want it to be based on they way you cook and use the kitchen but not sure how to make it all happen. In the past you have given up and just shoved things in where there was a empty space. I get it, me too! But now is the time to get it organized and stay organized.

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Find the best layout for your large bathroom

You buy a new home and you have a large bathroom that needs to be updated or maybe it is time for you to remodel your existing bathroom and it is a large room. So how do you use the space to get the most from your room and budget? You might want to consider separating the tub and shower, include a beautiful double sink or even put in a bidet.

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Making your bathroom remodel affordable

Everyone knows that when it comes to bathroom renovation projects, it can get pretty costly. It’s always helpful to have a guideline that will help walk you through the process of doing it correctly. Especially if there is a way to go about it without dousing your creativity.

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What is a Make-Up Air Unit and Why It’s Important To Your Kitchen Remodel

When renovating your kitchen, it is important to make sure that there is good ventilation all around. Improper ventilation can cause severe damage that can cost you thousands of dollars to fix later on. For this reason, it is important to know what a make-up air unit is and how it can make your life easier.

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The Process of Starting a Renovation Project

When it comes to renovating your kitchen, bathroom or whole home, many don’t prioritize it as they should. While the thought of it can be frustrating and tedious, it is important to understand the value of good renovation and repairs. It means less headaches in the future. A huge part of neglecting renovation is dealing with the amount of people involved and all of the things that go wrong. Above all, be sure to understand your rights as a consumer before starting any project or renovation to your home.

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Making Your Holiday Home Welcoming

If you’re one of the few that can afford the luxuries of a holiday home, there are many ways to ruin a good thing by not making it as welcoming as it should be. Your “home away from home” should be as welcoming as a 5 star hotel. That being said, any holiday home, small or large, can be renovated into such a welcoming place that you might not ever want to go back to reality.

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