Taking Classic Elegance Beyond Black and White

grey bathroomMuch like black and white photography has a classic appeal, so do black and white color schemes. This color scheme will always create an iconic atmosphere for interior spaces. For those who do not care for the stark contrast of pure black to white, you have dozens of options to soften the look. Choosing one or two shades of gray instead of black for your remodeling will keep the classic elegance while providing a more subtle visual appearance, one that has more of a color flow from one component to the next. Continue reading

Useful Steps for an All-Inclusive New or Remodeled Cabinet Project

dreamstimefree_3683198Remodeling a kitchen to be functional and aesthetically beautiful is within your reach. Remember you are taking on a big project, but you get to make the decisions regarding the cabinets and accessories that create an organized kitchen. This should be fun.

The first step is to gather your thoughts and think of your kitchen as an empty space. What type of look would you want the finish kitchen? You could pick new appliances and cabinets. There is also hardware such as hinges and knobs. Continue reading

New Trends for that Kitchen Makeover

photo_5889_20080509Many homes have kitchens connected to their living room. The kitchen is said to be the heart of the home. Family and friends come together to eat, talk, and generally enjoy each other’s company. Home chefs have found that having a kitchen that is a delight to work in can be a treat. Therefore, homeowners are very interested in investing in the remodeling of their kitchen.

Many homeowners who have remodeled responded in a survey expressing their preferences for today’s modern kitchen. These results help to tell us what is trending in kitchen cabinetry and remodeling. Continue reading

Help Your Bathroom Sell Your Home

bathroomUpdating your bathroom is a renowned way of increasing your home’s resale value, because it is one of the areas that most buyers pay attention to. As expected, however, remodeling is at times overwhelming, especially when you have the dreams but no information. Where exactly do you begin? While some people prefer starting on a small scale whereby they update the lights and fix the hardware, there are those who prefer to start with major projects such as replacing the bath tubs and showers. In the long run, all you need is to transform an outdated bath into a spa-like retreat which is capable of attracting worthwhile buyers. To help you achieve this, consider the following tips: Continue reading

Trends in Kitchen Counters: Forget about Granite

photo_5889_20080509The best kitchen countertops should not only reflect the homeowner’s interior decoration style, but also accommodate their meal preparation needs in a holistic way. Though granite has traditionally been used in many homes, other materials are also gaining popularity and may soon overtake it as the most popular product for this particular purpose. Replacing your granite countertops with other materials is a cool and affordable way of giving the kitchen a whole new look. When looking for the best product to use in this case, some of the things to keep in mind are durability, warranty and price value. The countertop should be maintenance free, able to withstand constant abuses, survive throw parties and of course last for many years to come. These are the Trends in Kitchen Counters: Forget about Granite Continue reading

Virtually Visualize Your New Kitchen

kitchen cabinetsHave you been thinking about remodeling your kitchen, but find yourself overwhelmed by trying to envision what that would look like? Computer visualization can solve that problem! A custom cabinet craftsman can consult with you, and with photos of your existing kitchen uploaded into a computer program, you can “try out” new looks just as you would try on new outfits in the dressing room of a department store. Continue reading

Customizing a Kitchen

cabinet optionsAs any realtor will tell you, updating a kitchen or bathroom is the most effective way to increase your home’s market value. And as every family knows, the kitchen is the heart of a home. Whether you are looking to market your home (now or down the road) or simply wanting to maximize your own use and enjoyment of it, there may be no better way than customizing your kitchen! Continue reading