Tag: The Remodeling Corner

The Remodeling Corner

  Janet Cook October is National Kitchen & Bath Month, the rooms most important to homeowners and buyers. There is a surge of remodeling in 2018, with kitchens being on the top of the project list. Consider your home compared to the four most popular trends for each kitchen and bath to decide if it…

The Remodeling Corner

  Janet Cook In the days before Pinterest and Houzz, to get an idea for remodeling, one either had to buy magazines or travel around to model homes and take photos. Social media makes gathering ideas and images easy. We can do it right from home! Blog articles that synthesize what professional journals are reporting…

The Remodeling Center

  Janet Cook With the growth in popularity of online forums like Houzz (40 million users) and Pinterest (150 million users) rather than experts trying to predict what they are seeing as up-and-coming home remodeling design trends for 2018, homeowners are mining data from these sites of what is gaining in popularity. Of course, the…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook October is national kitchen and bathroom remodeling month. Since my last column was on the latest trends in kitchen remodeling, let’s look at what is growing in popularity in bathroom remodeling: adding a second full bathroom and walk in closet to create a second master bedroom! Couples who choose to remodel to have…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook The benefit of hiring a design-build remodeling company with an experienced kitchen designer is that you will more likely be very happy for a long time with the results of your kitchen remodeling project. The results will go beyond avoiding annoyances like having drawers and doors that interfere with each other, but having…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Houzz does an annual survey of its members about their home remodeling and renovations. According to Houzz 2017 Home Survey, home remodeling spending increased in 2016, and that is good news. Of the 107,000 surveyed, over half did a remodeling project in the past year. Of those who did not, over half reported…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Earth Day is April 22 this year, a time to celebrate innovative products to help conserve energy and natural resources. According to the Green Building Advisor, remodeling an existing house is inherently greener than building a new home. Here are a few award-winning products that will make your home improvement projects green for…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook There is so much good news to love about home remodeling! The national average home value increased double digits last year. Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies are predicting remodeling in 2017 to be at the highest level. Homeowners are responding by doing larger remodeling projects to customize their home to facilitate their…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook It’s the holiday season! Here are some award winning products that you may not have heard about that could be an extra special something to give yourself to make life at home that much better! All of us love low home maintenance! Keeping tile, grout, and especially glass walls or door in the…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook October is National Kitchen and Bath month. The rooms are so important to the overall experience and value of the home that they get national attention! If it has been 10 years since they have had an update, with the help of an experienced designer, you can be confident that with the better…