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The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook There are two major annual home remodeling industry shows: the International Builders Show (IBS) and Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) where training is offered, professionals are recognized, and vendors can showcase their products. Both offer award recognition for the most innovative and best in design for home improvement products. It is good…

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Janet Cook April 22 is designated Earth Day to encourage the care and preservation of our natural resources through good stewardship. Kitchen remodeling is full of opportunity to go green, whether one is doing a major kitchen remodeling project or a minor one. Going green is more than just becoming more energy efficient and conserving…

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Janet Cook It is the time of year to really enjoy our beautiful weather, and outside we should be. Did you know that the air inside our home is more polluted than outdoor air? It is a smart and health-promoting plan to create inviting outdoor living spaces that are conducive for wanting to spend time…

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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…

The Remodeling Corner

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…