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.
Heated Tile Elevates an Empty Room to a Master Suite Paradise
Details matter to Designer Stephanie Bruntz, Certified Kitchen Designer and manager at Studio B Design, located in Kearney, Neb. This month’s Share Your Story winner explains how she helped one Nebraska couple create an at-home spa experience, featuring radiant floor heating for their beautifully designed master bath suite.