Hot new kitchen and bath trends: Finishes that fit tastes and lifestyle

February 11, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hot new kitchen and bath trends: Finishes that fit tastes and lifestyle
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Faucet, Kitchen Remodeling 

(ARA) – Starting any home project can be stressful, especially when undertaking those projects in the most-used rooms of the house, like the kitchen and bathroom. From overall room style to structural changes and fixtures, many pieces of the puzzle need to fit together to create the finished product.

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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(ARA) – After years of telling yourself you can live with the outdated hardware, the ugly orange laminate countertops and the daffodil-yellow wall paint, you’ve finally admitted to yourself that your love affair with your kitchen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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Give Your Kitchen a Facelift — on a Budget

February 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on Give Your Kitchen a Facelift — on a Budget
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Kitchen Remodeling, Simple Home Improvements 

(ARA) – Kitchens are often considered the heart of the home. Not only are they the site of meal preparation, but they’re also a central location for family gatherings and home entertaining. With so much happening in the kitchen, it’s important to keep it organized and updated, whether you’re throwing a party, trying to sell your home, or just having a family dinner. Luckily you don’t need to spend a fortune to refresh your kitchen as there are several easy ways to add value and rejuvenate any kitchen on a budget.

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Will Your Kitchen Cabinets Withstand More Than the Test of Time?

February 22, 2009 by · Comments Off on Will Your Kitchen Cabinets Withstand More Than the Test of Time?
Filed under: Kitchen, Kitchen Cabinets, Kitchen Remodeling 

(ARA) – It’s Friday night. You have half an hour before your guests arrive and you’re frantically shuttling back and forth from the kitchen to the dining room, pulling out drawers looking for silverware, flinging cabinets open and slamming them shut with your elbow as you take a handful of plates to the table. Fifteen minutes left and the food is still not ready. Steam from the piping hot pot roast drifts up from the counter. Gravy drips down the cabinet fronts.

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Do-it-yourself Kitchen Projects Add Equity

February 21, 2009 by · Comments Off on Do-it-yourself Kitchen Projects Add Equity
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling 

(ARA) – A kitchen is one of the most used and important areas in a home. Even as home prices across the country decline, a kitchen remodel can still add value to your home.

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Most Common Renovations

There are mainly three reasons why people take on the project of renovating their home.  The first reason is to increase the value of their home.  The second reason is to add to the beauty of their home as well as modernization of their home.  The third reason is to create additional space and workability such as adding a second floor or a deck.  This document lists the most common home renovations that have been carried out by home owners and renovators.

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Selecting The Right Type of Countertop for Your Kitchen

October 15, 2008 by · Comments Off on Selecting The Right Type of Countertop for Your Kitchen
Filed under: Kitchen, kitchen countertop, Kitchen Remodeling 

granite-kitchen-countertopChoosing a right counter top material has much to do with your taste as it does with your budget.  Some prefer unique designs while others may prefer a more elegant and classical look of a countertop, and still others may prefer the more economical approach to selecting a countertop. To better understand which countertop is suitable for your kitchen, this document provides a quick description of each type of countertop.

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