The C & C Renovation: Countertops and Cabinets

Here in MD, we are about to say goodbye to the heat of summer, outdoor barbecues, and dinner on the deck. Though we say hello to the chillier weather, it isn’t all that bad. Time for oven-roasted meals, baking for the multitude of holidays forthcoming, and entertaining visitors indoors. When it comes to your kitchen, you need something that is spacious enough to handle the cookies, and cozy enough to handle the guests. This Old Kitchen Maybe you moved into your home aRead More

Cabinets Go Beyond The Kitchen

The kitchen often gets the best of everything when it comes time for a remodel. People are often drawn to the design and storage space that the kitchen cabinets provide. There are many materials and styles that can improve the look of the kitchen, but what about other areas of the home? Why should the kitchen have all of the fun?   Cabinets In The Bathroom? Absolutely! A bathroom cabinet gives you much needed storage space where you can put towels, toiletries, andRead More

Ceramic Tiles Takes Center Stage

When we think of tile, we often think of flooring. In recent years, tile has moved up in the world; literally. Look at pictures of modern kitchens and you’ll see tiles used on the on the backsplash behind the kitchen sink, above the countertops, or on the wall behind the stove. Some people even use it on the kitchen island. In the bathroom, tile is used in the shower stall, accents on walls, and even in accessories like soap dishes. Tiles can beRead More

Keeping Seniors Safe In The Bathroom

Do your parents still live in the home that you grew up in? This is a comforting thought for most people, but as your parents age, one thing that should be considered is the safety of their bathroom. As we age, we start to slow down a bit. Maybe we can’t stand as long as we once could, or maybe we have a difficult time getting back up once we sit down. Help your parents stay in the old homestead a bit longerRead More

Plumbers Do A Lot!

The toilet is plugged, the sink won’t drain, and the faucet keeps dripping, and dripping, and dripping. Seems like it’s time for you to call a plumber. Everyone knows that. It’s time to remodel the kitchen and you need someone to run the lines for your dishwasher, install the icemaker in the new freezer, and hook-up the new disposal; you’ll need to call a plumber for that, too. Most people know that. The hot water heater stopped being hot and the water softenerRead More

Preparing For A Kitchen Remodel

Congratulations! You finally made the decision to remodel your kitchen. The joys of having new appliances, cabinets, and countertops can be thrilling and exciting. It can also be a bit frightening when you think about the fact that you will be kitchen-less for at least a few days. To survive the kitchen renovation, there are a few things you can do to prepare your home, and yourself, for surviving this hectic time.   Pack Away It’s time to pack away some of theRead More

Remodeling A Small Bathroom

Though houses vary in form and design, most follow a basic structure of having a bedroom, a kitchen, a living room, and a bathroom. Some houses have multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and some only have one. Though modern homes boast bathrooms that are spacious, older homes were built with the notion that the bathroom was for showering and for doing one’s private business. There was no need to linger any longer than one must and so luxury, and space, were at a minimum.Read More