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Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

June 26, 2020 3:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Remodeling can be an exciting, but stressful time. After all, it is an investment and it’s a process that can upend your home, especially kitchen remodeling. This can be exacerbated when homeowners fall into common pitfalls that set themselves up for disappointment or impede the kitchen remodel itself. Here are a few kitchen remodeling mistakes you may want to avoid: Going DIY There’s something romanticized about DIY projects — the idea of homeowners rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty to create the kitchen of their dreams themselves. However, more often than not, this ends in stress. And... View Article


Ways to Save Money On Your Bathroom and Kitchen Remodel

3 Ways to Save Money On Your Bathroom and Kitchen Remodel

June 19, 2020 3:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Chances are if you’re having your kitchen and bathroom remodeled soon, you probably have a budget. While it may be more dire for some than others, no homeowner wants to go too far over budget in the midst of the project. Fortunately, there are ways to save money on your bathroom and kitchen remodeling projects that could help you stay on track. Here are a few methods: Have Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeled By the Same Pros This seems like good sense on a number of levels. First of all, if you like the work they did in the first place,... View Article


3 Tips for Designing a Guest Bathroom

3 Tips for Designing a Guest Bathroom

June 12, 2020 1:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s one challenge to design a bathroom that suits your own tastes and preferences, for your daily use. It’s quite another to design a bathroom that simultaneously suits the theme of your home while being open to the preferences of any potential guests. Much like designing a guest bedroom, designing a guest bathroom can be tricky. Your remodeling contractors can help you develop and execute a vision. Here are a few tips for designing a guest bathroom: Stay Neutral Guest bathrooms aren’t designed with one particular person in mind. Your guest might be an in-law or an old friend who’s... View Article


The Benefits of Smart Home Upgrades

The Benefits of Smart Home Upgrades

June 5, 2020 4:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Smart home upgrades are becoming more and more common, and more and more convenient. You can access your thermostat from your phone, connect your trash can or refrigerator to your grocery list, or boost your security with a smart doorbell. But the rushing advance of technology can be intimidating to some. Are smart home upgrades worth the investment for your next remodeling project? Many homeowners think so. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy: Convenience The biggest advantage of smart home upgrades is the streamlined convenience. You can adjust the lights, temperature, entertainment systems and more all from... View Article


Pros and Cons of Hardwood Flooring

Pros and Cons of Hardwood Flooring

May 29, 2020 3:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hardwood floors have been a popular flooring choice for decades, and for good reason. Hardwood is sturdy and reliable, as well as elegant and smooth. There are a number of advantages to hardwood flooring, but it’s not for everyone. In fact, some homeowners prefer to avoid hardwood. If you’re remodeling soon, you may find yourself considering hardwood flooring for your new flooring. Today, let’s break down the pros and cons of hardwood flooring so you can decide what’s best for you. Hardwood Flooring Pros Durability. When you look at historic homes, you almost always find that the floor is hardwood —... View Article


Why You Should Remodel Before You Sell Your Home

Why You Should Remodel Before You Sell Your Home

May 22, 2020 1:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It may seem a strange notion to remodel your home before you sell it. After all, the point is to move out of your home and into your next dream home, so it makes little sense to put in all the time and effort for a remodel only to move. But you have to consider the next owners of the home, as well, especially if you hope to list a good price for your home. Here are a few reasons it might be for the best to remodel before you sell your home. Homebuyers Like Move-In Ready While some homeowners... View Article


Why You Should Invest in a Kitchen Remodel

Why You Should Invest in a Kitchen Remodel

April 24, 2020 2:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Kitchen remodels, like any home improvement, can be an investment. With financing or special offers from the contractor, you can fit the kitchen remodel into your budget, but more importantly, sometimes a kitchen remodel is simply worth the investment. It can benefit your home in a number of ways, both while you live in your home and should you choose to sell it at some point in the future. Here are a few reasons to invest in a kitchen remodel: Home Value One of the main reasons to go through with any home improvement, including kitchen remodels, is to boost your home... View Article


Pros and Cons of an Open Concept Kitchen

Pros and Cons of an Open Concept Kitchen

April 17, 2020 11:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Open concept kitchens have been all the rage for the past few years. They’re sleek and modern, allowing the kitchen to blend smoothly into the entertainment and living spaces of the home. But no one style works for every home, and there are potential drawbacks to open concept kitchens as well as benefits. In today’s blog, let’s break down some pros and cons of an open concept kitchen so you can decide what works best for your home. Pro: Ease of Entertainment You invite some friends over to make dinner and watch your favorite TV show or movie. You’ve been... View Article


3 Benefits of Heated Flooring in Bathrooms

3 Benefits of Heated Flooring in Bathrooms

April 10, 2020 1:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

No one likes the feeling of bare feet on a cold floor, but it’s something we’ve all experienced. Stepping out of the shower, or going to the bathroom in the middle of the night, you might find yourself dreading the cold floor. That’s why many homes have installed heated flooring. Heated flooring may seem like a luxury item, but when all the benefits are considered, it’s something that might just be well worth the investment. Why might you want heated flooring for your upcoming bathroom remodel? Energy Efficiency You may be paying a little more for heated flooring, but in... View Article


Granite vs Marble Countertops

Granite VS Marble Countertops in Your Kitchen – Which is Best?

December 28, 2019 2:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Here’s a quick comparison guide to help Kansas City homeowners decide between granite and marble Marble or Granite can be a stunning addition to your kitchen or bathroom remodeling project. The beauty and durability of natural stone is hard to beat (and hard to reproduce) which is why marble and granite remain popular surfaces for Kansas City remodeling projects and around the country. They both contain similar characteristics and composition.  But there are distinct differences in appearance and upkeep you should know about – especially when used in a busy kitchen environment. So let’s take a detailed look at the differences... View Article