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December 01, 2022

Creative Storage Ideas to Make Better Use of the Home's Lesser-used Space

At one point or another, everyone talks about needing more space in their home. But, it’s amazing how much more space you have when you have an organized way to store all of your clutter. Here’s a list of unique ways ...

November 17, 2022

16 Creative Ways to Make Your Home’s Multipurpose Spaces More Functional

The term “functional” is defined differently by everyone. What may be functional for you and your family could present serious challenges for someone else. When looking at multipurpose spaces in your home, it’s ...

project to boost resale value

October 13, 2022

Top 5 Questions to Consider to Boost Your Home's Resale Value

Remodeling for resale value is a tricky evaluation. The amount of the increase will depend on the area and quality of the remodel. For example, projects like kitchen renovations will return (on average) 90% on the ...

September 01, 2022

How to Identify Your Home Renovation Design Aesthetic in 4 Easy Steps

Homeowners often underestimate how many decisions need to be made during a home renovation project. For example, there are approximately 150 decisions that need to be made for a full kitchen redesign. Every last detail ...

Top Reasons to Involve Your General Contractor in the Home Design Process

June 23, 2022

Top Reasons to Involve Your General Contractor in the Home Design Process

Taking on a home remodeling or new build project can be a daunting task. The first hurdle to cross is figuring out where to start. Oftentimes, homeowners decide to dive straight into the home design process because it’s ...

July 30, 2021

The Design and Estimating Process

When you’ve officially decided you’re ready to pursue a home remodeling project, design and estimating is often the first step. The design process involves so many little details and important decisions, we encourage ...

March 12, 2021

Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Remodel

Choosing the right flooring for your remodel can be challenging. There are so many options, and so little time to research what will look and feel the best while standing the test of time. Here we’ve shared some do’s ...

November 06, 2020

Mastering Your Master Bedroom Design

When you’re a kid, your bedroom design revolves around what color your parents will let you paint the walls and how many posters you can cram into any given space. You need a bed, somewhere to keep your clothes, and ...

October 23, 2020

Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

When it comes to storage in a kitchen, it seems like there can never really be enough. Upper cabinets and lower cabinets are obvious choices, but what hides behind the cabinets and drawer faces can be an entirely ...

October 09, 2020

Avoiding Countertop Confusion: Quartz vs. Granite

When remodeling a kitchen, you have dozens of decisions to make. From major picks like cabinetry and appliances, to little details like knobs or pulls, there’s a lot to think about. One of the biggest design choices ...

August 28, 2020

Bedroom Paint Colors that Encourage Sleep

Assuming the average person sleeps 8 hours a day, over time you spend approximately one third of your life asleep. And that’s not counting the time you spend laying in bed before and after sleeping. With at least one ...

November 22, 2019

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words: Pinterest vs. Houzz

So, you’re finally ready to start pursuing that remodel you’ve been dreaming of for years. Or maybe you bought a new home that needs some serious fixing up. Or perhaps, you’re ready to build your dream home from scratch.