Simplifying Your Life: The Benefits of Downsizing Your Home

Considering downsizing your home? You’re not alone. Homeowners across the United States realize their lifestyles are changing and living in a large home isn’t always better. Current trends of minimalism and tiny homes quickly became popular from coast to coast. These trends inspire many families to declutter and enjoy the benefits of living in smaller spaces that are both beautiful and functional. Deciding to downsize the size of your next house plan design can improve your quality of life.  It could also prove to be a smart financial decision for your family. Here are just a few benefits that [...]

2019-03-18T15:15:14-05:00Categories: Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Simplifying Your Life: The Benefits of Downsizing Your Home

29 Magnificent Mudroom Ideas to Enhance Your Home

A mudroom acts as a transition between the outdoors and the indoors, mainly functioning as a hold for things that would clutter up the house. These include footwear, wet clothes and sports gear. Mudrooms have been around for several decades now but have become increasingly popular as American homes have become bigger. So much so that they have transitioned from their initial entryway design into dedicated storage rooms. In this blog round up, we present a collection of mudroom images to help you get started on your own mudroom ideas. We also provide a brief guide to help you decide [...]

2019-03-18T09:13:30-05:00Categories: Home Remodeling|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 29 Magnificent Mudroom Ideas to Enhance Your Home

Easy Steps for Designing the Perfect Kitchen Island

If your kitchen is big enough then you should, without a doubt, have a kitchen island added during your renovation. It’s a great thing that adds storage, place to eat and many other things. It is the ideal place to balance separation and congregation, making sure that hosts can cook and clean while they socialize with their guests. And they can be a great place for kids to do homework under the watchful eyes of their parents. The kitchen is certainly one of the most difficult spaces to design in a home.  Selecting the best kitchen design ideas and [...]

A Fresh Kitchen & Laundry Remodel

When you have a family, you understand the necessity of having a place for the kids to hang their coats and drop their backpacks.  Unfortunately years ago, the average home was not built with this in mind.  A typical mudroom is also the laundry room with a small closet attached.  There is hardly enough space to store all the shoes, let alone to do laundry. If you find yourself with this same cramped space, you need to check out this amazing Naperville mudroom/laundry room transformation!  If you have some extra room in the adjacent room to your mudroom/laundry room, [...]

2017-07-21T10:24:21-05:00Categories: Kitchen Remodeling|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on A Fresh Kitchen & Laundry Remodel

Bathroom Remodeling Ideas to Make the Most of Small Spaces

Small Bathroom Remodeling Ideas Upgrading your bathroom is one of the best ways to add value to your home. Even so, bathroom remodeling can sometimes be challenging whenever there is a limited amount of space available to work with. Small bathrooms do not have to be dull and boring, as there are a number of practical ideas you can use in order to make the most of this space. Bathtubs and Showers Some bathrooms are little more than wide hallways, making it difficult to place a bathtub in them. In this instance, you may want to forgo the tub idea [...]

6 Must-See Kitchen Design Trends

Home is where the heart is, and where the heart is, home. When you think about a space in your home that reflects the heart of the home, the kitchen comes to mind. It’s the place where family and friends gather to enjoy a meal, engage in conversation (fun, serious, frivolous….it doesn’t really matter), share laughter and create memories. In other words, it’s the hub. If you’re looking to build a kitchen that is inviting, up-to-date without being irrelevant, warm and friendly, consider these new kitchen design trends that will bring life and warmth into your home. 1. Open [...]

Basement Remodeling 101: Important Considerations for Your Big Project

Is your basement dark, damp, and largely unused? If so, then it might be time to reclaim your basement space with a basement remodeling project. By finishing your existing basement, you can greatly expand the square footage of your home and enjoy added living and entertaining space to share with family and friends. Whether you're interested in adding a basement bar, a media room, a game room, or anything in between, there are a few considerations you'll want to keep in mind as you plan your basement finishing project. Determine the Primary Function Start by determining what kind of [...]

The Benefits of Adding an Island to Your Kitchen

For many families, the kitchen is the heart of their home. If you are considering having your kitchen remodeled you will want to take the time to ensure that your redesigned kitchen uses its space as efficiently as possible and is specifically designed to fit your family’s needs. If you have a wide-open kitchen, you may want to consider the invaluable benefits that a kitchen island can add to your home. Kitchen islands create a functional social space in which your family can gather, cook, eat, and share memories together in your home. Here are just a few of the many [...]

2019-03-20T11:42:24-05:00Categories: Kitchen Remodeling|Tags: , |12 Comments

6 Questions to Ask Before a Bathroom Remodeling Project

Most people have no trouble imagining what would be in their dream bathroom--and it's different for everyone. Some people have a vision of the entire bathroom, while others simply know what feature they'd like to add, but everyone can think of at least one thing that they'd love to have in their bathroom. Bathroom remodeling is the perfect opportunity to change it up and create at least a portion of that dream--but there are a few questions you'll want to ask before you get started. How Much Space Do You Have to Work With? Bathrooms come in all shapes and [...]