Your Dream Kitchen Versus Everyone Else’s
Survey reveals 'What people really want most in their kitchen'. Not only is the info fun, but it may have a substantial impact on your resale value. After all, trends in kitchen countertops, and wall colors, and cabinet styles will shift and change, but the fundamental fixtures and features of homes change more gradually.
Grill Up a Grin This Summer
According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA), more than 75 percent of all U.S. households include an outdoor grill or smoker. Grills are frequently included in outdoor living spaces, which are a popular home improvement trend in 2014. “The kitchen has always been the heart of the home,” says Mitch Slater, owner of Danver Stainless Steel Cabinetry in Wallingford, Conn., in DIY Networks’.“ And that idea is happily expanding to outdoor living as more homeowners create or remodel outdoor living areas with fully functional kitchens.
Comfort-Focused Details Add to Your Bathroom Remodel’s ROI
Trying to decide between remodeling your bathroom for your own enjoyment and enhancing your home’s resale value? Why not do both? Find out which remodeling options create comfort and luxury while also increasing your return on investment.
The 1, 2 Counter Punch: Functionality & Warmth
While a lot of planning and research can go into the perfect kitchen design, it results in a warm, functional space that invites the conversations, cooking collaborations, and memories a good kitchen can foster. Warmth and functionality in your kitchen can be enhanced by mindfully choosing the dimensions and features of your cabinets and counters.
Warming the Home So the Heart Can Stay
According to a study by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), almost 90 percent of seniors want to remain in their own homes as they age. To make this happen, older homeowners are increasingly looking at remodeling their homes to age in place, opening up a new market for contractors with the knowledge and experience to meet their needs.