The Best Flooring for Your Basement

The Best Flooring for Your Basement

One of the biggest trends in home improvement and upgrades is a finished basement.  Full movie theatres, game rooms, and in-law suites are all popular options for the extra space. Unfortunately, in many areas though, finished basements are susceptible to damage caused by an excess of rain and water damage. Due to this challenge, it is important to understand what your options are when it comes to flooring in your finished basement. Laminate Flooring For your finished basement, laminate flooring is one of the easiest options to install.   Depending on the size of your basement, laminate flooring can most often

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How To Create the Ultimate Mudroom for Your Home

Everyone has it.  The place where all the “stuff” goes.  For some families, it’s a kitchen table when you walk in the door, for others it is the front closet. But, if you are one of the lucky ones it is a mudroom.  A mudroom is a room in your home (usually located between the garage and the rest of the home) where you can store your coats, shoes, bags, and everything in between. Recently, mudrooms have evolved to incorporate the style and design of the rest of the home. More than ever homeowners are thoughtfully considering each design element,

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How To Create the Ultimate Farmhouse Kitchen

How To Create the Ultimate Farmhouse Kitchen

Unless you live under a rock you have seen (or at least heard of) the HGTV show, Fixer Upper. This Waco, Texas-based home renovation show took the world by storm and made “shiplap” a household word.  And, thanks to the dynamic duo of Chip & Jo, everyone wants the iconic “farmhouse kitchen” they helped to make so popular. If you are doing a kitchen renovation right now and are wanting to go with the farmhouse style, you truly can’t go wrong.  It’s classic, timeless, and (if you are selling) every buyer is looking for it.  So, before you get to

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Add Value to Your Home By Renovating These Rooms

Add Value to Your Home By Renovating These Rooms

So, it’s time to do a little renovation! Are you ready to find out how to add value to your home by renovating these rooms. You are probably excited, scouring the web for inspiration, tearing out pages of magazines, and taking notes of all the best rooms in your friends’ homes. This is good! But, before you get started, you should take a step back and evaluate your plan. If you are renovating your home, of course, you want to do it for yourself. However, you also want to renovate the best value too.  Sinking a chunk of change into

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3 Popular Home Addition Trends

3 Popular Home Addition Trends

When buying a home every family pictures what their life will be like inside those four walls. They might picture sitting around the dining room table, relaxing in the living room, and the kids running through the hallways.  Usually, when people buy a home, they buy it because they love it and they buy it as a long-term investment.  However, it is not uncommon to want to make some changes.  And, in today’s world of savvy home buyers, creating an addition is one of the most financially responsible ways to get the extra space you crave without jumping into an

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Choosing the Best Countertop Surface for Your Lifestyle

Choosing the Best Countertop Surface for Your Lifestyle

Taking on a kitchen remodel is a big endeavor both in time and finances. For that reason, when making decisions about the design you want to feel confident that you are making the right one. However, there are so many choices to make that the process can become overwhelming and unenjoyable. That’s why we’re giving you some tips in making one of the most important design choices for your new kitchen—the countertop. Here we will break down the four most popular countertop styles and walk you through the pros and cons of each, helping you to decide which will be

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How To Create the Ultimate Basement for Entertainment

How To Create the Ultimate Basement for Entertainment

When it comes to entertainment, everyone wants a home that creates a comfortable, welcoming fun atmosphere for their friends and family. And, although that atmosphere can be created all throughout the home, the best place for the ultimate entertainment zone is the basement. Everyone has seen a basement built for entertainment, but these are the three elements that you really need to create a space that your friends and family will love. A Relaxation Space If you want to entertain people, you are going to need a place where they can get cozy! When creating the ultimate relaxation space for

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3 Ways to Make Your Home Bathroom Feel Like a Spa

3 Ways to Make Your Home Bathroom Feel Like a Spa

After the end of a long day, everyone needs a chance to relax. And, when you need to relax there is nothing better than a restful retreat inside your home. Although some people prefer to relax on the sofa, the bathroom is really where it’s at.  Picture a long soak in a pristine tub, a steaming shower, and beautifully tiled floors—That’s luxury, and luxury is the best cure for a long day. If you are ready to maximize your relaxation here are three ways to make your bathroom feel like a spa. Multiple Shower Heads Imagine stepping into an expansive

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3 Ways to Keep Your Sanity During a Home Remodel & Renovation

3 Ways to Keep Your Sanity During a Home Remodel & Renovation

When you choose to finally remodel your home, who expects to fully lose their sanity? Some individuals assume that while their kitchen is in disarray, they’ll need to use their garden hose to rinse off their chickpeas. If that’s the case, they just might completely lose it. This doesn’t have to be the norm. Follow these 3 tips and keep your sanity, instead of losing it: 1. Just get started! It’s simple: when you start now, you’ll be finished sooner. Getting started is sometimes all it takes. We often hear from our clients that before they called us, they considered

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Tips, Tricks & Style-Hacks to Update Your Home Decor Style to Chic Modern Day Living

Tips, Tricks & Style-Hacks to Update Your Home Decor Style to Chic Modern Day Living

When it comes to re-designing your home, re-imagining your kitchen, your bathroom, or any part of your living space takes courage. Before you commit to a complete home makeover, consider utilizing one or more of these simple and affordable tips, tricks, and lifestyle hacks to update and elevate your home style and appeal. Rearrange your furniture. Simple, right? Just because your sofa has always sat there doesn’t mean it always has to. Switch up the ambiance of your living room, your family room, or your dining room simply by using what you already own. Rearranging can completely change the appeal

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