Neal's Home Remodeling and Design Blog

Kitchen Range Hood Design

Posted by Connie Hampton, CKD on Tue, Sep 11, 2018

There are many pre-made range hoods on the market, and each has the potential to bring a unique style to your space. It may also be the case that a custom solution captures the character and style of the kitchen remodel better than any out-of-the-box option. Working with a designer to find the right kitchen range hood design can be a rewarding decision for your new kitchen, so it's important to understand the various questions that will come up. Here we outline 4 things to consider when looking at kitchen hoods.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas, Kitchens

5 Ideas for Bonus Rooms

Posted by Mike Hendy on Tue, Aug 28, 2018

A bonus room can be a great addition to any home. This extra space can add a personal touch to any living area. There are plenty of options when it comes to designing a bonus room. Before beginning your remodel, think about which type of space is best for you so that you can make the right choices to suit the final room. Here are some ideas from Neal's past projects.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas

Selecting Kitchen Appliances for Your Remodel

Posted by Connie Hampton, CKD on Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Updated for 2018

Your kitchen is the workhorse of your home. To accommodate all the tasks you need to do there, you'll be in need of a selection of appliances. There are thousands of appliances on the market at a wide range of prices, sizes, styles, and features. Before going into your remodel, it will be helpful to understand some of the basic options you might have for each of the main appliances your kitchen could feature. We've highlighted several key considerations for several popular kitchen appliance categories below.

Read More

Topics: Kitchens, Design Trends and Ideas

Home Design Style 101

Posted by Christina Temple on Tue, Aug 7, 2018

You may or may not already have an idea of what your home design style is. If you do, that’s a great box to check off in the process of planning a remodel. If you don’t, taking a little time to narrow your style preferences down can greatly help. If you can go into your remodel with some confidence about the styles you like and want, it will vastly improve how quickly your designer can help find the products and layouts that work for you.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas

5 Inspiring Bathroom Transformations

Posted by Michael Henson on Tue, May 29, 2018

Bathroom remodeling is a great way to improve the look and function of any home. The concepts behind what makes a good bathroom have dramatically changed over the years, and even homes built 10 to 20 years ago can have baths that feel outdated and awkward. Today's bathrooms favor open concepts rather than compartmentalized zones, and designs that provide a sense of luxury and style are always at the forefront. Here are 5 inspiring Greater Cincinnati bathroom renovations Neal's Design Remodel has recently completed. 

Read More

Topics: Bathrooms, Design Trends and Ideas

The 4 Basic Kitchen Floor Plan Designs

Posted by Cyndi Kohler on Tue, May 15, 2018

Most kitchen floor plans take into account the relationship of the sink, cooktop and refrigerator- the three components that make the kitchen a useful space. Designers refer to this as the "working triangle". In order to create a functional kitchen, it's important to understand which triangle configuration works best in the space. What we find is that most kitchens end up fitting into one of four basic floor plan designs. Every home is different, so the details and exact arrangement will always be a bit unique, but starting with the basics is a great way to see the potential for your kitchen remodel. Here, we take a look at each.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas, Kitchens

2018 Bathroom Tile Trends

Posted by Michael Henson on Tue, Apr 24, 2018

There may not be any surface treatment better suited to the wet environment of the bathroom than tile. With a huge amount of styles, colors, materials, and installation options, tile can make just as good of a backdrop as it can a focal point. In a bathroom, your choice of tile can have a bigger impact than in a larger space like a kitchen, so it's important to consider all the options available within your budget and style. Here are the 2018 bathroom tile trends to consider that are key in planning your bathroom renovation.

Read More

Topics: Flooring, Bathrooms, Design Trends and Ideas

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Kevin Dunn on Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Spring is an exciting time of the year when the weather begins to warm up and we look forward to enjoying more time outside. Now is the perfect time to do some quick and easy home maintenance to prevent larger, more expensive problems from occurring. Our list below is designed to give you a few ideas of things you can do to get your home ready for the harsh summer months. No need to tackle them all at once, just pick a few to accomplish each weekend, and you will be done before you know it.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas, Hiring a Contractor

Project Spotlight: Bourbon Country Inspired Basement Remodel in Glendale

Posted by Connie Hampton, CKD on Tue, Apr 3, 2018

The main goal of this lower level remodel in Glendale was to create a functional space that pays homage to the rustic and traditional style of Kentucky's Bourbon country. The result is a unique space that mixes the feelings of a folksy saloon, moody den, and champion horse barn to create an imaginative space that's a sure winner.

Read More

Topics: Project Spotlight, Design Trends and Ideas, Lower Level

Master Bathrooms Without a Tub

Posted by Michael Henson on Tue, Mar 27, 2018

We're seeing it more and more- homeowners ditching the tub in their master bathrooms. Bathtubs, particularly large jet tubs, used to be the ultimate symbol of luxury, and while statement-making soakers are still in vogue for some homes, other owners are discovering that baths are just not part of their regular routines. Here are some master bathrooms without a tub and reasons why these Cincinnati-area remodels we've completed have said good-bye to the tub.

Read More

Topics: Bathrooms, Design Trends and Ideas

 1fb2pin3456 

Copyright © Neal’s Design Remodel All Rights Reserved

Sign-up for Neal's Complimentary Initial Consultation

Attend a Free Neal's Showroom Event

1000 Design Ideas for Your Home

Most Popular Posts