Popular Kitchen Trends for 2019

Popular Kitchen Trends for 2019

Over the past few years, there have been a lot of requests for farmhouse style kitchens.  White shaker cabinets, shiplap, and built-in breakfast nooks have been the trend. As we step into 2019, however, we are seeing new styles take root that include Scandinavian, modern, and industrial designs. Here are a few trends you can follow to make these styles come to life in your own kitchen. Simple Cabinetry To achieve a Scandinavian style and embrace the trend of Hygge (a Danish word to describe cozy), you have to understand that less is more.  In countries like Sweden, Denmark and

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Be Prepared! The Best Home Improvement Tips for Spring!

Be Prepared! The Best Home Improvement Tips for Spring!

With most of the country wrapped in a frozen tundra it’s hard not to turn our thoughts to warmer weather, the great outdoors, and getting the house ready for the long days of summer.  That’s why this week we have a list of our best home improvement tips for spring! These top tips will help you have your house in the best shape sooner rather than later so you can enjoy the days soaking up the sun instead of soaking up the sweat on home improvement projects! Check the Roof The winter months mean hail, sleet, snow and lots of

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How To Choose Appliance Color for Your Kitchen

How To Choose Appliance Color for Your Kitchen

If you are currently remodeling your kitchen you probably have a good idea of what you want it to look like.  Most likely you have picked out a cabinet color, tile backsplach, and even countertops. There might, however, be one thing you haven’t though of – the color of your appliances. The color you choose for your appliances (i.e. refrigerator, stove, microwave, and dishwasher) make a big difference in the final look of your newly remodeled room. But, choosing an appliance color simply because you like it doesn’t always work out the best.  In order to choose the best appliance

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Manageable Upgrades for Your Kitchen

Manageable Upgrades for Your Kitchen

Upgrading a kitchen is a dream come true. However, not every person has the time or budget to remodel their kitchen entirely.  For those of you who are searching for upgrades that will make your kitchen feel like new, but won’t break the bank or take more than a day, these 4 manageable kitchen upgrades are for you. NEW CABINET HARDWARE If you want to take your cabinets from drab to fab rather quickly, one way to do so is by adding new cabinet hardware.  Hardware can be purchased in a variety of styles at your local hardware or home

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How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Visitors

How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Visitors

If you are the lucky member of your family that gets the privilege of hosting guests during the holiday season you understand the chaos that ensues when trying to get your house and a big meal ready.  This year, you can use this list of tips to prepare ahead of time so you can make sure all of your guests have the best experience. Check Bathroom Fixtures One thing you never want to have an issue with when you have an influx of guests in your home is the bathroom. That’s why before any guests step foot in your home,

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Trendy Options for Tiling Your Fireplace

Trendy Options for Tiling Your Fireplace

If there’s one thing hanging stockings can make you realize, it’s how much you need to remodel your fireplace.  Old brick, cracked tile, and damaged wood surrounds are not attractive in any season. One relatively simple fireplace remodeling solution you can use to give the centerpiece of your living room a facelift is tile.  And, if you are wondering what tile you should use, we’ve compiled some of the top tile trends to help you decide! Tile that Looks Like Wood Many homeowners are craving a traditional look for their fireplace, but don’t want to make the commitment to wood.

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Top Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights on Your Home

Top Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights on Your Home

As soon as the turkey and mashed potato leftovers are stuffed into the refrigerator, there’s only one thing left to think about…Christmas! For many families, the weekend after Thanksgiving means decking the halls and adorning the house with lights to get into the holiday spirit.   Unfortunately, when it comes to hanging lights many people don’t know exactly what to do and end up guessing their way through the job.  As a result, roofs, gutters, and fascia suffer damage and come Spring the homeowner incurs an expense to repair it. So, before you go Clark Griswold on your home this

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What to Look for in a Home Improvement Company

When looking for a home improvement company to do your next remodel, addition, or handyman job it is hard to know where to begin.  The internet is full of companies boasting the ability to do the job “the best” and offering “great deals”. But, how do you know which one is telling the truth? To help you out, we have a few tips we would like to share! Past Work You Like One of the first things you need to look for in a home improvement company is quality examples of their past work.  Never hire a company to remodel

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Secrets to Building the Most Functional Bathroom

Secrets to Building the Most Functional Bathroom

“Hey, Mom! Where are the towels!?” Have you ever heard that line in your home? If so, you might need a new solution to organizing your bathroom.  And unfortunately, all the “quick and easy” storage solutions you find at the home improvement store will do are clutter your bathroom and create more surface area for you to clean.  But, if you build a new and improved functional bathroom, you are going to get a room that you will love because it will solve all of your problems. Ample Surface Area Ever try to blow-dry your hair or shave your face

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Top Features for Today’s New Builds

Top Features for Today’s New Builds

Thinking about building a new home? Congratulations! Building a home is a milestone many people reach for in their life.  It’s a dream come true to build a place for your family to spend forever in. It’s also a dream come true to be able to build a home that has features customized to fit your needs.  Before you start finalizing all your plans, check out these top features for today’s new builds. Storage, Storage, Storage When you are building your home if you have the opportunity to put storage somewhere-do it.  Not only will you thank yourself later, but

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