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Built-In vs. Movable Furniture: The Pros & Cons

Which is a smarter investment: built-in or movable furniture? It’s a matter of which option best addresses your needs. To help you decide, it’s important to understand what each choice has to offer.  (more…)

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9 Design Tips for Remodeling Small Bathrooms

Planning a bathroom remodel can be tricky, especially if you have a small bathroom. However, it doesn’t have to overwhelm. You can ensure your project is a success by keeping in mind these tried-and-tested small bathroom remodeling tips. (more…)

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Kitchen Islands vs. Peninsulas: Which Is Better?

The modern kitchen is more than just a cooking area. Nowadays, it also doubles as an area to dine and entertain guests. That’s part of the reason why kitchen islands have become popular in recent years. However, you might also want to consider installing a lesser-known alternative: the kitchen peninsula.  (more…)

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Planning Tips for an Energy-Efficient Home Addition

Going green isn’t just a trend, it’s a matter of practicality. Installing energy-efficient features in your home can, over time, help reduce household utility bills. How can you make energy efficiency a priority when you’re planning a home addition? Learn more in this post. (more…)

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What Are the Characteristics of a Successful Remodeler?

One of the first things you need to do when planning a home remodel is to find a reputable contractor. The company that you hire for your project plays a big role in its success. Read on to discover the characteristics of a successful remodeling contractor.  (more…)

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How to Plan a Mudroom Design

Organizing can be a challenge, especially if you have a big family. Today, a mudroom isn’t simply meant to prevent mess and clutter from affecting your living space; it also helps with keeping your home organized. Here are some reasons a mudroom should be your next home remodeling project, as well as things to consider when designing one.  (more…)

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Rule-Breaking Design Trends for the Small Bathroom

With the right design and features, your small bathroom doesn’t have to look or feel cramped. Here are fresh small bathroom remodeling trends that are breaking old, established rules! (more…)

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Tips for Choosing a Kitchen Backsplash

Adding a backsplash is one of the simplest ways to upgrade the look of your kitchen. Aside from protecting the wall behind your sinks and counters, it can also add more style and beauty to your space. Today, our home remodeling expert gives tips on choosing the perfect backsplash for your kitchen.  (more…)

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3 Home Remodeling Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Proper planning and communication with your contractor are essential to the success of your home remodeling project. However, there are a few critical mistakes that must be avoided even before any demo or construction work begins. By avoiding these errors, you and your contractor can save time and enjoy a smoother, less stressful remodeling experience. (more…)

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2019’s Top Bathroom Remodeling Trends: A Look Back

If you’re in the process of planning a bathroom remodeling project, you’re probably keeping an eye on the latest design trends and whether they’re a good fit for your home. Here’s a look back at what was big in bathroom design last year, plus other key insights from the 2019 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study. (more…)

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