When it comes to interior design, few trends are as time-tested as dark cabinets. The bold, inviting, rich color schemes elevate any kitchen, bathroom or workspace into an elegant eye-catcher, while their shades and accompanying accents imbue warmth, depth and lasting character. They work across different room sizes and can incorporate a range of aesthetic elements — with none more important than hardware.Continue reading
As a builder, remodeler or homeowner, you build and upgrade kitchens for both multi-functionality and convenience while offering a design for healthy, fresh food preparation and consumption. An updated kitchen provides you with a substantial payoff, particularly when it comes time to sell the home, according to Remodeling magazine.Continue reading
While 81 percent of remodeling jobs are for bathrooms, you don’t have to spend a fortune to remodel your bathroom. It doesn’t have to take a lot of time and effort, either. In fact, an affordable bathroom update is feasible for many — and a lot of it comes down to the hardware you use in your mini-renovation project.Continue reading
Some bits of jargon are destined to confuse us. Fission and fusion, speed and velocity — these are launch pads for lengthy discussions involving technicalities and nuances.
Near the top of the list, though, is the difference between “contemporary” and “modern” kitchen styles.
Don’t these words basically mean the same thing? As it turns out, they don’t. “Contemporary” refers to the stylings of whatever time period we are currently in, while “modern” refers to a specific time period in the last century. However, much like two different genres of music, they can be blended to open up a world of different possibilities in kitchen design.Continue reading
What plans do you have for the new year? Is it time to update your home? If you’re like many homeowners, you’ll start with a bath or kitchen remodel. According to Realtor.com, the most popular discretionary home improvements are these two rooms, followed by outdoor living additions such as decks and patios.Continue reading