We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again: every successful renovation starts with a healthy dose of planning. Whether you prefer the structured approach of a workbook or something a little more free, making sketches and taking notes are great ways to keep yourself organized, focused, and most importantly, on […]
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For most of us, one of the hardest parts of a large-scale renovation is dealing with the mess, confusion and chaos created by the project. Take the kitchen, for example, which is often the center of the home. If you’re in the process of redoing your kitchen, it can be […]
We’ve got to hand it to the House Obsession, their kitchen remodel is spectacular! We particularly like the wide-plank wood flooring and the tile walls.
When remodeling your kitchen make sure you consider the kitchen work triangle as a guide to cooking productivity. The National Kitchen and Bath Association has specified these guidelines for your “work triangle”. * The sum of the work triangle’s three sides should not exceed 26 feet, and each leg should […]
Back on the subject of kitchen remodels, over at Lime.com, Philip Higgs states, Kitchens are a big energy sink – you’ve got five or six appliances sucking electricity, plus hot water and heavy lighting demands – so remodeling one can chop your energy needs considerably if you do it well. There […]
We just came across this great journal of a kitchen remodel that the homeowners are trying to achieve in under $10k. They are almost complete and it looks like they’ll be just a tad over the budget which is great considering a project of this scope can easily hit $40-$60k […]
A good starting point for determining the budget of your kitchen or bath remodel should be at the project estimator from contractors.com. There are also project estimators for roofing, decks, and additions. These estimators take into account your geographic area as well as the size and scope of your project […]
Mike Cain over at dannylipford.com has written an expert article regarding the dangers of overloading electrical outlets. Along with your cabinets, countertops, and appliances, you should also make sure you consider your power needs during a kitchen remodel and if you will need to upgrade and rewire your new kitchen. […]
One of the easiest kitchen makeovers you can do is install a tile backsplash. Installing tile on the wall between the countertop and the upper cabinets allows you to customize the look of your kitchen and add patterns or colors that compliment the rest of your house. It also makes […]