Is your kitchen dark and gloomy? Do you find it difficult to locate the things that you need to cook, bake or serve meals? If you are unhappy with the look or layout of your kitchen, a kitchen renovation is in order. One of the best decisions I have ever made was hiring a remodeling contractor to assist me with the renovation of my kitchen. This contractor had some great ideas for storage, organization and layout that I never would have thought of. If you are considering renovation work in your home, this blog can help you find ways that a remodeling contractor can help you make the most of the project.
29 January 2016
Only about half of the new homes constructed in 1975 or before had only one bathroom; but these days, having more than one bathroom is just the norm in most modern homes. If you live in an older house with only one bathroom, there is no doubt that adding an extra toilet area has crossed your mind. Even though adding an extra bathroom can boost the value of your home by about 20 percent, you do have to be careful with how this home remodel takes place and what the end result will be.
31 December 2015
Do you want to remove the linoleum floor in your bathroom and replace it with tile? This is a very common bathroom remodel because it adds style and value to the room. Tile is also a great material for bathrooms because it is water resistant and easy to clean. Upgrading to tile from linoleum is a project that you might be able to handle on your own, without hiring a professional contractor.
25 December 2015
There are literally thousands of lighting fixtures available on the market, especially since light fixtures are one of the ways that designers can make a striking impact on the decor of the home. These can cost anywhere from a few dollars up to even millions depending on the design and the materials used. However, there is a world of possibilities that can be found right in your kitchen cupboards and pantry, which contain the makings of unique light fixtures that can jazz up any room in your house.
22 September 2015
If you are preparing to remodel your kitchen and would like to achieve a rustic look, you could have your contractor build you a rustic-looking ceiling with pallets, or attempt to build one yourself. This is an inexpensive way to achieve a rustic look, and it really is not hard to do. Here are the steps you will need to do to complete this. Obtain pallets Wooden pallets are often easy to find, and you might even be able to get them for free.
22 September 2015
Radiant heat systems use a series of water-filled plastic pipes to transport heat energy through the homes. These pipes are concealed beneath floor finishes, where they provide efficient, moist heat that radiates upward to warm the entire house. While some homeowners have concerns about installing hardwood flooring over a radiant heat system due to the risk of heat or moisture-related damage, it is possible to install wood floors over radiant heat in a way that minimizes the risk of cupping, bowing and other signs of damage.