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Kitchen Remodeling: Is A Bigger Kitchen Better?

March 8, 2019 12:22 pm Published by

Is A Bigger Kitchen The Right Choice? How To Think About Size When Remodeling Your Kitchen We’ve had many Kansas City homeowners ask us a version of this same question over the years: “I’m remodeling my kitchen, should I make it bigger? And if, so, how big?” Life would be simpler and easier if we could offer one standard answer that applied to every situation and home, but of course that’s not realistic. Ultimately, the answer will come down to your own tastes, budget, and preferences. But that doesn’t mean we can’t offer some advice on the subject. Here are... View Article

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The Bathroom Remodeling Checklist: What You Need To Do

February 14, 2019 9:14 pm Published by

The start of a bathroom remodeling project sometimes feels overwhelming to homeowners. However, there’s a step-by-step process you can follow that can make everything more manageable. That’s why we created this simple Bathroom Remodeling Checklist. It outlines the big steps you need to take. Use it to know exactly what to do to get the new bathroom you really want.  (By the way, if you want a shortcut to the planning process, our free consultation is a great way to get more information. You can Contact Us to get started). Checklist Item #1: Brainstorm A List Of Goals One common problem... View Article

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Affordable Home Remodeling Projects That Will Boost Your Home’s Value

January 24, 2019 5:15 pm Published by

How To Boost Your Kansas City Home’s Value With An Affordable Home Remodeling Project  Among the best home remodeling projects for boosting your home’s value are kitchen remodels, kitchen refinishing, and bathroom remodeling. When homeowners consider a home remodeling project, they sometimes only think in terms of upfront cost. They don’t counter-balance the costs against the value it can add to their home. Here is a quick guide to three home remodeling projects that can instantly increase the value of your Kansas City home: Kitchen Remodeling: Today’s homeowners expect more from their kitchens than in times past. The kitchen has... View Article

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Home Improvement Checklist For The New Year

January 11, 2019 1:35 pm Published by

With the calendar turning over to 2019, most people look to the future and make resolutions. For many Kansas City homeowners, it is also a great time to make resolutions for their homes. Here is a New Year’s checklist for home improvement (and home resolutions can be easier to keep than the other kind!). New Year’s Home Improvement Checklist For Kansas City Homeowners: #1 Declutter. Nothing makes you feel more prepared to tackle a new year than getting rid of what you don’t need. During the course of any year, your home seems to accumulate more and more in the... View Article

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The 2019 Guide To Bathroom Remodeling In Kansas City

December 27, 2018 10:22 pm Published by

If you’ve been doing any research at all for bathroom remodeling, you’ve probably noticed there’s no shortage of advertisements, online articles, and magazine spreads. Of course, digesting all this information and then using it can be very challenging. There’s just too much to sort through. That’s why we’ve put together this guide. Homeowners looking for a good source of information for a 2019 bathroom remodel in Kansas City will find this guide useful. Every key topic is covered, one-by-one, so you’ll know the most important things to focus on. Here is your 2019 Guide To Bathroom Remodeling in Kansas City:... View Article

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The 2019 Guide To Kitchen Remodeling In Kansas City

December 20, 2018 9:30 pm Published by

Kansas City homeowners who want to remodel their kitchen in 2019 have a lot of information available online, as well as in magazines and advertisements. But for an overwhelmed homeowner, sorting through this flood of information can be a tough task. So, we’ve created this simple guide for anyone considering a kitchen remodel in Kansas City in 2019. The guide is broken down into each major category you need to think about as you plan out your project.  Here is your 2019 Guide To Kitchen Remodeling in Kansas City: Section 1: Finding The Right Contractor For YOU. The single most... View Article

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What Home Improvement Companies Don’t Tell You About Holiday Sales

December 13, 2018 9:38 pm Published by

Here’s What To Know About That “Bargain” Kitchen Or Bathroom Remodel  It’s the time of year where you’ll see Kansas City home improvement companies advertising holiday sales or end-of-the year special discounts. It’s always great to look for helpful ways to save money, but homeowners are often not told the full story about holiday sales on kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects. Of course, sometimes realistic discounts and promotions are true and worth exploring. But before you say ‘yes’ to a holiday bargain, use the following information. Here are five key things Kansas City home improvement companies don’t tell you about... View Article

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15 Things You Must Ask Any Kansas City Remodeler Before Hiring Them

November 29, 2018 10:35 pm Published by

Don’t Get Stuck In A Nightmare Situation – Always Ask Enough Questions First Most homeowners don’t ask enough questions before they hire a kitchen or bathroom remodeling company. Whether it’s not knowing what to ask or just being timid, not getting enough information can become a huge problem. You can get stuck in a nightmarish situation where you are paying a contractor thousands and thousands of dollars and they’re simply not up to the job. The way forward is to always ask plenty of questions BEFORE making a hiring decision. Here are 15 questions we strongly recommend asking any Kansas... View Article

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A Low Quote On A Home Remodeling Project Means Buyer Beware

November 16, 2018 8:05 am Published by

Let’s face it: no one likes to overpay for anything. Remodeling projects are no exception – everyone wants a good deal. And there’s nothing wrong with the idea of trying to save money, of course. But if you get a lowball quote from a Kansas City kitchen and bathroom contractor, you need to be cautious. A low quote means something is being left out – something your contractor is not likely to come out and tell you is missing. To learn more about who we are and what kind of reputation we have, visit our Reputation page by clicking here.... View Article

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4 Kitchen Remodeling Myths Debunked

November 9, 2018 8:46 am Published by

Kansas City homeowners who are considering a kitchen remodeling project often stop themselves from moving forward for the wrong reasons. Or they DO decide to go ahead with a kitchen remodel, but end up disappointed with the kitchen remodeling company they choose. Here are 4 common kitchen remodeling myths. Avoid them and you can enjoy your project and its results. Myth #1: It’s Too Expensive/I Can’t Afford It It is true that remodeling your kitchen is a significant investment. But to make a blanket statement about it being “too expensive” or unaffordable is not accurate. For one thing, a kitchen... View Article