The Pros Of All Countertops

When it comes to choosing a new kitchen countertop, there are many different styles and materials to choose from.  Have you ever watched one of those home improvement shows on television and thought that the new counters looked gorgeous, but wondered how functional they really were? If you are in the process of remolding your kitchen, how do you know what kind of countertop would work best for you and your family? Here are 4 of the most popular materials on the marketRead More

All About Bathtubs

Now that you have finally embarked on the adventure we call “remolding the bathroom,” you will have to make some pretty tough decisions. Believe it or not, one of the toughest decisions that you will have to make could be regarding your bathtub. There are about a million (okay, maybe a thousand) options for bathtubs these days and finding the right one for you can be tough.  Of course, you might be more of a shower-only person, in which case you will haveRead More

A New Addition For The Family

Have you ever thought about adding space to your home? Maybe you considered expanding the living room to accommodate that theater-sized television.  Maybe the kids are at an age where they need a place to hang out with their friends? Whatever your reason, adding space to your home is beneficial in many ways. Addition Problems The problem is, building an addition to your property can not only be time consuming, but also very expensive. There’s the worry about property lines and having surveyorsRead More

Empty Nester Bathroom

When it comes to bathroom remolding, there’s a new phrase in town; the empty-nester bathroom.  Yes, it means pretty much what is implies; this is the bathroom for those whose kids have finally left for college, or to forge their own way in the world.  The portable potties are put away, the multiple toothbrushes are trashed, and the clothes hamper is never full enough to empty every other day.  It’s a bathroom just-for-two now, and though it is missing the junk and clutterRead More

Not Just For Breakfast: The Nook

The kitchen has always been a gathering place in the home.  As meals are cooked, children learn the important difference between salt and sugar in a family recipe.  Mothers and fathers teach the basics of boiling water and making toast.  As the children and family grow, new lessons are taught, from the facts of life to the facts of a ground-rule double. Even if the kids have no interest in cooking, they all have an interest in eating and where better to doRead More

A Bathroom Escape

The bathroom sometimes gets overlooked when it comes to importance. Some people think that its purpose is for two things: using the toilet and taking a shower. Most just want to get in and out as quickly as possible. Then there are the purists. Those who understand that the bathroom is the one place in the house where one can actually get away from it all. You can announce loudly that you are “using the bathroom,” which clues in the rest of theRead More

A Gift For Your Valentine

If your partner loves to spend hours in the kitchen mastering new recipes, or even just lovingly preparing the old ones, nothing quite says I Love You more than the gift of a remodeled kitchen. Everything old becomes new again; the stove that is so off-center that you must turn your cakes constantly to ensure even baking; the countertops that show off multiple scratches and burn marks; the cramped cupboards that are so tall that you need a step ladder just to getRead More