Posts Tagged ‘remodeling’

Before You Hire A Contractor, Do These 10 things

Top 10 things to do and decisions to make before you hire any contractor. aka, Eliminating as much stress as possible

Glass Interior Doors, Dress It Up

I have installed them as a kitchen pantry door and a master bathroom door.

No Contract Equals Horror Story

This all sounds nice and neat and in some cases unnecessary, right? When you are doing a small job, for a friend, who needs all that, right? WRONG. All the more reason you need a contract. Let me share a story.

Universal Design is for Everyone

If we take a look at universal design in our homes we can find many examples that a mere 10 years ago were absent from our home. Although some of which may have been used commercially or in situations where you were building or remodeling for disabled persons. Infrared sensors on faucets and hand dryers are just such examples, as are infrared sensors on toilets.

Universal Design in the Kitchen

If you need examples please refer to my other articles on universal design. Please remember universal design is not just for disabled people. If you are designing for a disabled person and/or a wheel chair bound person please refer to the ADA guidelines for kitchen design.

Should You Hire A Professional To Remodel Your Bathroom

Once you have decided to have your bathroom remodeled, you will need to make a number of other decisions. One of those decisions is how you would like to have your bathroom remodeled. Your two choices are doing it yourself or hiring the services of a professional contractor. If you are like many other homeowners,………………………..

What To Do If You Find Mold During Your Bathroom Remodeling Project

It has been found that properly functioning bathroom exhaust fans help to eliminate the moisture that mold, particularly black mold, thrives off of. No matter what type of bathroom fan you would like to purchase, whether it be a traditional bathroom fan or a decorative one, you should be able to find whatever you are looking for online or at one of your local home improvement stores.

Trendy Bathroom Design For 2012

Today the trend is toward simplicity. Clean looks, simple soft lines without anything too ornate is the trend. Clients are also looking for bathrooms that function as relaxation centers. Designs that provide a calm and serene environment are being asked for more and more. People are under more stress every day and want to bring the spa ………

Bathrooms:Trending Styles

Bathroom Hardware and accessories pull things together they are the finishing touches. Gone are the days when this hardware and accessories were of similar textures, materials and finishes. Today the trend is toward simplicity. Clean looks, simple soft lines without anything too ornate is the trend. Clients are also looking for bathrooms that function as relaxation centers. Designs that provide a calm and serene environment are………

Destroying the 3 Bid Myth

It is not necessary to obtain 3 bids for a remodeling project to feel comfortable with the price. There are trusted resources available that can give you fair market costs for your project. The focus then shifts to the capabilities of the contractor and your ability to effectively communicate with them.

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