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Why You Need to Start Your Kitchen Remodel for Thanksgiving Now

Do you want a new kitchen before you have to cook a huge thanksgiving dinner for your friends and family? You’re going to need to start now if you want to have it completed in time to make your project a success. Here are some of the biggest reasons you need to contact us now for your kitchen remodel design.

The average kitchen remodel is going to take a minimum of six weeks from start to finish.

You can speed up the process by starting with a clear budget that is mostly set in stone, but has a bit of wiggle room built into it. By setting and sticking to a budget and narrowing down your choices based on that budget, you’ll be able to make fast decisions and get the ball rolling on the actual construction. Continue reading “Why You Need to Start Your Kitchen Remodel for Thanksgiving Now”

Designing the Perfect Kitchen for Holiday Cooking

What did you wish for the last time you cooked a holiday meal in your kitchen? Are you getting ready to cook your first holiday meal? When you look at your kitchen, do you think it can handle the demands you want to place on it?

If any of these answers lead you to remodeling your kitchen, you’re not alone. Most people who purchase a pre-existing home are unhappy with their kitchen in some way. If you want to enjoy preparing and hosting a big meal for your friends and family without getting too stressed out, now is the time to remodel your kitchen to meet your needs.

Here are a few things you might think about for your holiday kitchen: Continue reading “Designing the Perfect Kitchen for Holiday Cooking”

Home Renovation Ideas to Improve Accessibility

Are you a homeowner suddenly facing disability or caring for someone with a disability? Even if you just have a frequent visitor that is using a wheelchair or other mobility device, adjusting things in and around your home can make a big difference in their experience in your household. Here are some of the home renovations you should consider, especially if someone in your home will require assistance for some time.

Grab Bars

Most people think to install grab bars in the bathroom, but what about elsewhere? Installing a grab bar next to the bed can be very helpful, especially if the individual has orthostatic hypotension (rapidly falling blood pressure when changing elevation). You can also install grab bars near their favorite place to sit in the living room, etc. Continue reading “Home Renovation Ideas to Improve Accessibility”

How to Make the Most of Your Bathroom Renovations

Thinking about a bathroom remodel? There are a lot of things to think about when planning your new bathroom. If you’re pulling everything out and starting from scratch, the possibilities are nearly unlimited. Only your imagination and creativity can put a damper on your renovation plans and outcome.

So how do you get the most out of your bathroom remodel? Think outside the box, and consider what you might need in your bathroom in the future. Here are some examples: Continue reading “How to Make the Most of Your Bathroom Renovations”

Organizing and Decorating Tips for Your Entertainment Room

There comes a point in most families’ lives when you have to embrace the need for an entertainment room. Whether you choose an unused bedroom, a family room or den, or the finished basement, having an entertainment room can help your family coexist, while also bringing your family together on occasion. Here are some tips for organizing and decorating your entertainment room.

The Custom Entertainment Center

You should start with an entertainment center that works specifically for your collections and interests. If you or your teenage sons like to play a lot of video games, make sure your entertainment center has the ability to run all of the systems in an organized way. Cord organization for the game systems and all other tv peripherals is also important. Continue reading “Organizing and Decorating Tips for Your Entertainment Room”

Key Decisions During Your Kitchen Renovations

There are a lot of little decisions that you’ll have to make throughout the planning and process of your kitchen renovations. Beyond the little things like paint color or cabinet stain, you’ll also have to give consideration to other more important items like appliances and countertops. Here are some of the key decisions you need to make before starting your kitchen remodel.

Countertop Type

There are a lot of different types of countertops out there, and you might not want just one of them for your kitchen. Many people like to have one section of counter to be a butcher block, making cutting boards no longer necessary. Other people prefer to have a granite countertop so that they can put hot items directly on the surface without worrying about damage. Choose the countertop that makes the most sense for you. Continue reading “Key Decisions During Your Kitchen Renovations”

Converting Closet Space into Useable Storage

One of the biggest complaints of homeowners is that they don’t have enough closets, and the closets they do have are just open cavities that seem to have been built as an afterthought. These empty chambers usually have just a clothing bar and one upper shelf. If you need to store anything other than clothes or coats, that closet isn’t doing you a lot of good. 

If you really want to make use of your closet space, you’ll need to spruce it up a bit (or maybe a lot). Here are a few ways you could do that. Continue reading “Converting Closet Space into Useable Storage”

Organizational Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Regardless of why you have decided to remodel your bathroom, it is a great time to design the room in a way that makes the most sense for you. Not only does a bathroom remodel give you a chance to get the aesthetic and theme you want, it also gives you an opportunity to customize how your bathroom is organized, unique to you and your family. Here are some ideas.

Recessed Built-In Shelving

You can really never have enough shelves in a bathroom. The biggest complaint most people have about their bathroom is that it doesn’t have enough storage space. Or if it does have storage space, it is very compact and not easily organized. Continue reading “Organizational Bathroom Remodeling Ideas”

Must Have Storage for Your Mudroom

If you are lucky enough to have a mudroom in your home, you have an opportunity to keep your home clean and organized. Often, the messiest part of the house is the entry point. Mail piles up, shoes clutter the doorway, and jackets get tossed to the side wherever they may land. If you have a mud room, you can make that the main entry point for your family and close friends, keeping the mess contained.

If you want to really keep everything organized, you’re going to need a good storage system for items that will commonly be in the room. If you don’t have good cabinets, shelves, or cubbies in your mudroom, that is something you will want to address quickly. Here are some must-have storage spaces you need. Continue reading “Must Have Storage for Your Mudroom”

Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen Cabinets

Do you find yourself dreading going into the kitchen? Does the thought of putting away the groceries fill you with anxiety? Does cooking and baking seem to be more of a chore because you get frustrated moving all over the kitchen? 

There are a lot of reasons that you might want to organize your kitchen cabinets better than they are now. Especially if you have limited time in the kitchen but love to bake or cook, an organized kitchen will allow you to make the best use of your time. Here are some tips for organizing your kitchen cabinets for efficiency. Continue reading “Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen Cabinets”