The top home decorating trend: Infusing natural elements into the decor

August 23, 2013 by · Comments Off on The top home decorating trend: Infusing natural elements into the decor
Filed under: Flooring, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Kitchen 

home decorating trend(BPT) – Nature is bringing a breath of freshness into home decorating, but it’s more than just incorporating flowering pots or opening windows. The latest home decorating trend features natural elements in the textures and finishes of furniture and accessories, giving homeowners an elegant – and often calming– result of blending nature and home living into a beautiful space.
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Four hot, new-home trends that can work for your remodel

May 14, 2013 by · Comments Off on Four hot, new-home trends that can work for your remodel
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Energy Efficiency, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, Kitchen 

Bathroom Renoavation Tips(BPT) – Builders are back in business, and new-home construction is up in areas across the country. So is remodeling, as plenty of Americans choose to stay put and upgrade their current homes rather than tackle the challenge of buying and moving into something new.

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The No. 1 countertop secret for 2012

January 19, 2012 by · Comments Off on The No. 1 countertop secret for 2012
Filed under: Kitchen, kitchen countertop, Kitchen Remodeling, Painting 

(ARA) – Everyone loves granite for kitchen and bath countertops, but many homeowners find this option for adding value to their home, too pricey. When considering a kitchen update I found that granite typically costs $50 to $100 per square foot (including installation).
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Today’s boomers downsize homes, but upsize the amenities

January 3, 2012 by · Comments Off on Today’s boomers downsize homes, but upsize the amenities
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Bedroom, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling 

Home Amenities(ARA) – Say goodbye to the McMansion. According to a leading real estate website, Trulia.com, 2010 was officially the year that homes over 3,200 square feet ended their dominance and appeal. But don’t think that downsizing means downgrading. In fact, homeowners are looking to upsize their amenities to help them enjoy every inch of their homes.

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Essential Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling Tips

Kitchen and Bathroom renovation tipsThe true mark of a luxury home is an updated bathroom and kitchen.  In fact, most home buyers pay particular attention to how well the bathroom and kitchen show.  Most people like to show off their kitchen to their guest and prefer their bathroom to be comfortable and well decorated.  This article will provide you with some essential tips on kitchen and bathroom renovation.
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Home ‘eco’-nomics

Consumers re-evaluate what ‘green’ really means in the economic downturn (ARA) – Of the 13 recessions since the Great Depression, none has presented a combination of length, breadth and depth more significant than that of the current economic downturn. However, there is a bit of a bright spot among all of the doom and gloom. But perhaps it should be called a “green” spot.

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Nine tips for the perfect kitchen remodel

September 9, 2010 by · Comments Off on Nine tips for the perfect kitchen remodel
Filed under: Green Living, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling 

11393_b32_rgb(ARA) – For many Americans, remodeling their kitchens tops the list of home improvement projects – and for several good reasons. Not only is the kitchen the heart of many homes – the center of family activity and home entertaining – but remodeling your kitchen is typically one of the smartest investments, often generating a payback of 80 to 90 percent on the cost of remodel at the time of resale.

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Kitchen Remodeling Ideas – A Practical Approach

kitchen4Today kitchens are more than just a place to prepare the food; in fact, kitchens have become a gathering place where family members spend quality time with one another while sharing a delicious meal and catching up on the events of each day. Thus, remodeling the central gathering room where the family members spend much of their time is of great importance. No wonder that kitchen remodeling is known to be one of the most important factors in increasing home value.

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Five Kitchen Fix-ups for $500 or Less

March 19, 2009 by · Comments Off on Five Kitchen Fix-ups for $500 or Less
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Cabinets, Do-It-Yourself, Fixtures, Kitchen, Kitchen Cabinets, kitchen countertop, Kitchen Remodeling 

(ARA) – After years of telling yourself you can live with the outdated hardware, the ugly orange laminate countertops and the daffodil-yellow wall paint, you’ve finally admitted to yourself that your love affair with your kitchen decor is over.

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Four Ways to Add ‘Wow!’ to Your Kitchen

March 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on Four Ways to Add ‘Wow!’ to Your Kitchen
Filed under: Cabinets, Kitchen, Kitchen Cabinets, Kitchen Remodeling, Lighting 

(ARA) – As you start to build your new home, or remodel an older house into the comfortable and elegant retreat you’ve been dreaming about, one of the main rooms to consider will be the look, feel and use of your kitchen.

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