When you make the decision to remodel your home, whether it's a small update or a large renovation, you quickly realize that you have many options for how to go about completing your project. While some methods like simply hiring a contractor or doing-it-yourself are fairly easy to understand, there is another route you'll come across that you may not be aware of yet and that is the best for those looking for a full-service solution that will include all the details. That method is Design-Build remodeling.Read More
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Recently we looked at some of the color trends making an impact on kitchen and bath design this year. In that post we focused on the use of color in cabinetry as well as the ways in which color trends can be used in combination to help a kitchen feel cohesive. In this post, we'll continue looking at trends as they relate to kitchen design, including some more color considerations, storage trends, and design details.Read More
A kitchen tile backsplash is often a focal point in the room and complements cabinetry and appliances. A tile backsplash is an architectural element that defines the décor style of a kitchen i.e., contemporary, traditional, transitional. In this post, we'll primarily be looking at tile as it applies to your backsplash, but tile could also used for kitchen flooring and sometimes counter surfaces. The design and material choices you will make are important. It is helpful to work with a kitchen designer because the shape of walls and the size and placement of cabinets, the sink and appliances will impact the design. When planning a tile design for your kitchen remodeling project, there are four primary things to consider.
A large basement is a great asset for any home. The additional square footage for living space and storage off the main floor really can't be beat. Without a plan, however, basements can quickly become cluttered, disjointed, and unusable. Reclaiming the basement was the goal of this Western Hills family, who were looking for a place that could better accommodate their growing family and be a comfortable space for friends and family to spend time.Read More