Did the holidays make you decide that 2017 is the year you’re finally going to do that remodel? Too many guests and not enough bathrooms? Not enough counterspace when you were whipping your feasts? Whatever remodeling project you’ve been thinking about, now’s the time to take the next steps. It’s time to start planning, establish […]
As if mornings weren’t tough enough, cold weather can make your shower floor icy cold and unwelcoming. You might run your shower for several minutes to warm the floor, seat, or walls before you even step inside, but they still might not be warm enough to stand on, sit on, or lean against. One of […]
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation says that one in four Americans are affected by asthma and allergies, with the main culprits are dust, mold, and mildew. Mold can grow anywhere there’s excessive moisture and it can grow on virtually anything in and around your home. Moisture doesn’t only lead to mold problems, it can also […]
Custom touches make your home unique, so have you considered breaking out of your cookie cutter style and adding an eye-catching feature (or two) to your home? Custom barn doors, barrel vault ceilings, dumbwaiters, hidden pantries, and safe rooms are just a few ways you can make a statement in your home.
Barn doors are […]
People spend approximately 90% of their time indoors, but air contaminant levels inside the average new home are 2 to 5 times worse than the pollution levels outside. Everyday materials such as cleaning products, perfumes, hair sprays, and treated fabrics can contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) but a major contributor to poor IAQ […]
The hottest thing in countertops is leathering. That doesn’t mean they’re made of leather, it means they look and feel like leather! Just as other home design trends have moved toward more textured surfaces (i.e. hand scraped hardwood floors, distressed furniture,) so have countertops. Leathered countertops bring a different dimension and an additional layer of […]
Kitchen cabinetry, countertop, and appliance trends are ever evolving and kitchen sink trends are no exception. Probably the most used appliance in the kitchen, the kitchen sink needs to conform to the style of its surrounding and the needs of its users. Although kitchen sinks are available in a variety of materials, shapes, and sizes, […]
Kitchen and bathroom countertops need frequent cleaning. To keep your home’s countertops germ free and looking their best, here are few suggestions for cleaning each type.
Dry clean stainless steel with a microfiber cloth and wet clean with a solution of warm water and mild dishwashing liquid. Thoroughly dry after wet cleaning to prevent water […]
Will you be making some eco-friendly choices this year on Earth Day? Maybe you’re considering a eco-friendly kitchen countertop? Bamboo, recycled paper composites, recycled glass, and stainless steel are all eco-friendly countertop materials, but when choosing which is right for your home, a decision can be difficult. Here is a little background as well as […]
No longer used only for cooking and casual dining, nearly two-thirds of Americans spend more than three hours each day in their kitchens entertaining, eating, reading, watching TV, working, doing homework, or simply hanging out with their friends and family. With all of these activities taking place in the kitchen, more features are being added […]