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Trust the Home Remodel Savings Bible

Slicing money off your home renovation project’s budget can feel like trying to squeeze water from a stone, like trying to jump straight to the Major Leagues from your co-ed rec league softball team and trying to compel a screaming two-year-old to stop shouting “No” in a crowded supermarket line.Read the rest

Warning Signs of a Bad Contractor

Doing Homework Essential To Finding The Right Person For Your Home’s Remodel Project

Selecting the right contractor can sometimes feel like picking someone out of a lineup while blindfolded, finding the perfect needle in a stack of needles and, when all else fails, hopefully throwing darts at a dartboard.… Read the rest

Secrets To A Stunning Small Kitchen Redesign

When it comes to stunning kitchen redesigns, size doesn’t always matter.

For would-be renovators afraid they can’t successfully reinvent their kitchen due to its limited size, we have good news. A kitchen doesn’t have to be 200 square feet to be successfully re-imagined into a striking, contemporary home centerpiece.Read the rest

How To Shine The Best Light On Your Kitchen

Not even the great Julia Child could cook in the dark. Without the proper lighting, no chef can cook at their best, and no kitchen can truly come alive.

“As the heart of a home, kitchens have different lighting needs than other rooms,” Deering Hall tells Forbes.Read the rest

2019’s Contemporary Kitchen Rooted in Tradition, Health & Multi-Purpose Simplicity

The Great American Kitchen is ever evolving, and 2019 promises to be an innovative, yet traditional year for the modern kitchen.

Kitchen trends can be stylistically fickle, but by and large, they are mostly spot-on blueprints and maps to designing a contemporary kitchen, that as My Domaine’s Gabrielle Savoie says, “will last at least a decade or two.”

“(Kitchen trends) are invaluable,” Savoie writes.Read the rest

The Essential Pre-Bathroom Renovation Check List

Experts warn: Don’t launch any remodel without doing due diligence and homework

Before you lift one piece of tile, make one hammer hit to a wall or even remove the bathroom mirror, make sure you’ve done your bathroom renovation homework.

For as many a renovator can tell you from hard experience, you don’t want to discover you missed something big after investing $10,000 or more into a remodel of your master bath.… Read the rest

A Hard Rule Of Life: No Appliance Lives Forever

Your workhorse microwave, a priceless gift from your beloved Aunt Edna from Christmas 2003.

Your trusty General Electric dryer, whose motto could be “getting your clothes comfy dry since 1997.”

Your reliable Whirpool refrigerator, running 24/7 whether it’s hot or cold, rain or shine, wet or dry since, well, “Hey, honey, how long have we had the refrigerator?”

Our dependable household appliances save us invaluable time and bring us remarkable convenience on a daily basis.… Read the rest