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The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook What are the current kitchen remodeling design trends? Houzz, an online home improvement resource, did a 2021 survey of 75,470 users to find out if they had home renovation plans. Forty-eight percent of them were in the process of planning or remodeling their U.S. home. They found that since they are spending more time…

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Janet Cook The 34th Annual Cost vs. Value Report, an analysis of 101 U.S. cities on the average cost of doing 22 home remodeling projects and the estimated increase in value of their home if they were to sell for 2021, has been published. The top 10 highest Returns On Investment (ROI) this year were…

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Janet Cook This is the third and final article in a series on the remodeling elements included in the Houzz Best in Design 2021. Houzz is a great resource for saving photographs of rooms you like to your project design professional to communicate how you want your home to look. What makes this award designation…

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Janet Cook October is National Kitchen and Bath Month, a time to celebrate what is considered the two most important rooms in the home. Houzz, the top online resource for home design and renovation ideas, selected the Best in Design for 2021 by looking at the top 3% most-saved photographs and choosing the winners for…

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Janet Cook Houzz Inc. is a leading online platform for home remodeling ideas. A picture says a thousand words, and it can be a great starting place to visualize what you want your home to look like and to communicate that with your project designer. With the powerhouse of computers, Houzz can determine the most…

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Janet Cook What is popular in bathroom remodeling in 2021 will most likely still be in demand when it is time to sell later, giving one a competitive edge in being able to list at a higher price. It is good to know what the must-haves are to make sure yours isn’t missing out. Houzz.com…

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Janet Cook There are two major building and remodeling industry shows where vendors showcase their products for professionals: the International Builders Show (IBS), and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (KBIS). New products can be submitted to be recognized as a significant gain in technology and design. Here are some of our favorites that won…

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Janet Cook June is a time to celebrate dads. Not much has been written about what a man wants for their bathroom remodel—I looked! It is his space, too, and there are personal wants for his daily experience he may not have mentioned. Another area men tend to make do is in outdoor cooking at…

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Janet Cook May is a month we remember the gift of mothers in our life. Whether you want to make your wife feel special or your mom(s), what better gift that keeps on giving than making the bathroom fit for a queen? Here are six touches of luxury that will help her feel pampered: Heated…

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Janet Cook April 22 is Earth Day, a time to consider ways to be a better steward of our planet’s resources. Choosing to do home remodeling instead of new construction is a great way to be “green.” Green Remodeling has the goals to make the home more energy efficient, with healthier indoor air. Green Remodeling…