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The Best Resources To Help You Plan Your Dream Kitchen

The Best Resources To Help You Plan Your Dream Kitchen

If you’re planning to remodel your kitchen, you might be overwhelmed with all the details. We get it! That is exactly why we have pulled together all of the best information and resources in one place to help you plan your dream kitchen…

21 Simple And Effective Laundry Room Storage Ideas

21 Simple And Effective Laundry Room Storage Ideas

The laundry room: a small space with a big job! Lots of work happens in your laundry room. That’s why simple and effective storage solutions can make a huge difference in the overall function. If you’re looking to add more storage solutions to improve…

How To Choose The Best Towel Warmer For Your Bathroom & Our Top Picks For 2019!

How To Choose The Best Towel Warmer For Your Bathroom & Our Top Picks For 2019!

Let’s be honest, the thought of stepping out of a warm shower into the cold morning air is something most of us dread. Luckily, there is an easy way to keep your those warm feelings just a little while longer with one simple addition to your bathroom: A towel warmer!

The Best Way To Save Thousands On Your Remodel

The Best Way To Save Thousands On Your Remodel

If remodeling your kitchen, bathroom, basement, or even your whole home has been on your mind, what has been holding you back? For many people the sticking point is the cost. Believe it or not, there is a way to save thousands on your home remodel, and it doesn’t have anything to do using cheaper materials or compromising on what you want…

How To Choose The Best Island For Your Kitchen

How To Choose The Best Island For Your Kitchen

Remodeling a kitchen is a complicated process that involves what can feel like endless decisions. In almost every kitchen remodel appointment we attend, clients seem to tell us they want to incorporate an island into their…

The Best Resources To Help You Estimate Your Remodel Cost

The Best Resources To Help You Estimate Your Remodel Cost

If you’re looking for the best ways to estimate the cost of your home remodel online, you have come to the right place! Without picking up the phone or meeting with a contractor, you can easily find average costs for home projects to begin estimating your remodel…

How to Give Your Spindles a Contemporary Facelift

How to Give Your Spindles a Contemporary Facelift

I was just thinking, have you ever counted how many times per day do you go up and down your stairs? I currently live in a row home and as a result I probably go up and down the stairs in my home at least 15 times everyday. Railings are something I think most of us take for granted, until they aren’t there. It is so important…

How to Identify Your Priorities to Have a Successful Home Remodel

How to Identify Your Priorities to Have a Successful Home Remodel

Repeat after me: Preparation is key! If you have ever remodeled your home before, you will agree that remodeling is definitely a learning experience. We say this with humility as we have had our fair share of difficult learning experiences along the way with our own projects! If you’re considering a home remodel, your excitement to pick tile or flooring may sometimes have you missing important…

Amazing Modern Black Faucets and Hardware You'll Love

Amazing Modern Black Faucets and Hardware You'll Love

Our favorite modern matte black kitchen and bathroom faucets and coordinating cabinet hardware to tie it all together!

The Most Important Question You Need To Ask Yourself Before Remodeling

The Most Important Question You Need To Ask Yourself Before Remodeling

If you are considering taking on a home remodel, there are most likely a thousand questions rolling around in your mind. We know these thoughts all too well! We see anxiety and feelings of overwhelm all the time when we first meet with clients. And you know what? It isn’t surprising! Taking on a large time and financial commitment is something that should be…

How to Build a Modern Fireplace Mantel

How to Build a Modern Fireplace Mantel

While working on the design for our recent Hilldale Avenue Home Remodel we chose to play up the modern look of the original home. With that in mind, building a custom modern fireplace mantel came naturally. Building a mantel not only offered the opportunity for a unique piece to fit the look of the space, it was also less…

How to Design an Organized Mudroom

How to Design an Organized Mudroom

Could a more organized mudroom mean a happier life? We sure think so! When considering remodeling or building a new home, a mudroom is a must-have for a modern family. Unlike the entryway, where function and style are equally important, in a mudroom function is king. Mudrooms are where we enter and leave our homes the majority of the time. Having a space that offers functional features can make life easier whether you have one or ten (or more!) people in your home…

How to Set Up a Temporary Kitchen

How to Set Up a Temporary Kitchen

Kitchens are one of the favorite places to gather. We entertain, catch up after a long day, and enjoy cooking together. With the kitchen being so important, it is no surprise that kitchen remodels are extremely popular to make a space more functional and attractive. One thing many people may forget in the whirlwind process of planning a kitchen remodel is that the area they depend on for much of their daily lives will no longer be available…


How To Remove Common Odors from Your Home

How To Remove Common Odors from Your Home

Have you ever walked into a home and smelled something funky? More likely than not, it has happened to you at least once. The truth is, we all get accustomed to the smell of our own homes, and sometimes that smell isn't so pleasant. If you occasionally cook curry, or maybe enjoy smoking a cigar in your man cave, there could be lingering smells that would…

Must-Have Toolkit for the DIYer and Savvy Homeowner

Must-Have Toolkit for the DIYer and Savvy Homeowner

The rising popularity of HGTV and DIY projects has homeowners everywhere searching for ways to save money on their home improvements. While we don't advocate that just anyone tackle home remodels - especially without construction knowledge or experience - we can all agree there are loads of basic home maintenance and DIY projects…

Create the Perfect Entryway for Under $350

Create the Perfect Entryway for Under $350

The entryway of our home is an area we seem to often overlook. We go through it multiple times a day, heading out in the world to live our lives, welcoming guests into our home to celebrate holidays, and lots of running in and out with pets. It may be one of the most used, yet under appreciated areas in the entire house. Luckily, a few small tweaks to the design in that space can make a world of difference! 

My formula for the perfect entryway, no matter the size, is….

What is Enameled Woodwork and Why is it Better?

What is Enameled Woodwork and Why is it Better?

I like to think of myself as a realist. I know we all want to keep our homes perfectly clean and plan to be careful in how we navigate our space. I also know that realistically we all have dirty hands at times, forget to remove our shoes, or accidentally bump into walls. With white woodwork being so popular, it can be easier to see the imperfections…

How to Select a Fantastic Freestanding Tub and Faucet

How to Select a Fantastic Freestanding Tub and Faucet

Right now I am lucky enough to be in the process of selecting finishes for a brand new house with five bathrooms. That's right, FIVE! As fun as it can be, there are also so many things to consider like the style, function, and most importantly- the budget. With so many items to purchase, I am always on the lookout for stylish, high quality items at great prices…

How to Easily Add Privacy to a Window

How to Easily Add Privacy to a Window

We are always looking for the simplest ways to solve problems. When we were dealing with a small bathroom and trying to figure out the best way to layout the space, we knew we had to put the shower along the window. Although it offers great light and ventilation, this is less than ideal from a privacy standpoint…

How to Get An Accurate Estimate for a Home Remodel Project

How to Get An Accurate Estimate for a Home Remodel Project

One thing all people have in common when requesting an estimate for a project is knowing they want something to be different. The difference between people is that some know more clearly than…