The transitional home style is becoming more popular as homeowners embrace bold hybrid designs that tastefully merge the best of traditional and contemporary aesthetics. When caught between distinctly different design styles, homeowners find comfort in the uniqueness of an approach that’s hybrid in nature. Welcome to the transitional home style. Growing in popularity, transitional design…Read More
Whether it’s a small cosmetic remodel such as replacing bathroom fixtures, or a major down-to-the wall-studs overhaul of your kitchen or adding new space to your home, understanding the terminology your professional remodeler is using can be very helpful to ensure you get the finished project you want.As you interview potential contractors, this glossary of…Read More
Prioritize and Plan Ahead for the Best Home Remodeling Results Why Remodel Your Home? Remodeling your home can modernize the style, make it more comfortable, improve energy efficiency and home functionality, increase the value of your home , and help with upkeep and maintenance. Home remodeling is an investment in your home to ensure longevity,…Read More
There are a number of reasons people choose to remodel their home. Maybe your family has outgrown the space or or maybe your looking to increase the value of your home. Remodeling can not only increase the value of your families nest, it can also make every one of your rooms more functional. If you…Read More
Powered by convenience, houses are turning high-tech – wired with the latest options for contemporary living. Homeowners are requesting the ability to access their homes’ security and services from a tablet or smartphone, even when they are miles away. As members of the Remodelers Council, it is important for us to keep up with the…Read More
How long do design trends really last? Some, such as white-on-white, have stayed strong for decades, while others, like wool carpeting (Grandma, we’re looking at you), have thankfully left the building. The New American Home (TNAH) has been the official show home of the annual International Builders’ Show (IBS) since 1984, and is built in…Read More
With Covid, we have all heard about material and backorders so making your product selections is of utmost importance these days. We have experienced up to a 26 week lead time with some products. That is half a year or six months in case you haven’t added up your weeks lately. So in the past, the typical of, starting a project and making selections is no longer viable, this could cost you an additional 6 months without a kitchen.Read More
Giving Back During Unprecedented Times The Hangar Unity Center, Kingsland Baptist Church, Eyes On Me Inc., Gryphon Builders, and Covered Roofing – After the trying year of 2020, most people know someone who can use a helping hand or even just a random act of kindness. From a simple smile to helping a senior citizen cross the street, there are a myriad of ways we all can come together to help each other out and make these trying times a little more bearable.Read More
How long does it take to remodel a home in Houston Texas? The internet and home improvement shows are full of horror stories about home renovations that take far too long, go way over budget or aren’t done properly. But remodeling your Houston area home doesn’t have to be another one of those nightmare stories! There are effective ways to ensure the process goes smoothly and will stay on budget and on time. Unfortunately, there is no “one size fits all” guide to determining a timeline for a renovation, but reputable contractors can estimate the length of the project accurately. Every renovation project is unique and will have its own timeline. Don’t accept a guess of the estimated timeline for the work at the onset of your remodeling project. A professional builder will provide a detailed project schedule, that includes the timing of selections to be made by the client.Read More
Start with a solid plan. Now that you have your inspirations and budgets reviewed for your home remodeling project(s) It is time to start the planning process.
If you are looking at smaller remodeling projects, the planning can be easy. Clearing out the area to be remodeled and planning out the dates to have the project done that fit your schedules. For larger projects, like kitchens and master baths and whole home remodeling. Consideration will need to be given how you are going to function in your home while these projects are going on. Or do you need to find temporary living arrangements to keep your sanity? Living though a major home renovation is no fun.
Interview with some building and design professionals to get information on what the inspiration for your home remodeling projects look like in their eyes. Most professionals will interview with client’s and give them some guidance as to the typical cost and timelines for the projects you are contemplating. Now you should have enough information to start the process with a solid plan to make your home renovation come to life.Read More