Thursday, October 27, 2016

Home Additions vs. Making the Move: Which is Right for Your Situation?

A lot of changes have happened since you moved in to your house—you now have growing children, you’ve acquired more furniture and appliances, and your lifestyle has evolved drastically for your family. You now realize that your home is smaller and no longer suits your current needs.

Instead of selling your house and moving into another one, you may want to consider a home addition. Here’s how you can tell if this type of home renovation project makes more sense for your situation than moving.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Tips for Home Additions: Three Popular Design Options for Sunrooms

A sunroom is one of the best ways to enjoy the sun all year-round and a good way to bring generous amounts of bright natural light into your home. Likewise, they can also be an effective way to expand your living space while creating a beautiful transition between your property’s exterior and interior elements. Of course, design is a major consideration when building your sunroom, because what you want is something that integrates seamlessly with your existing home design.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Striking a Balance Between Form and Function with a Kitchen Remodeler

When it comes to kitchen remodeling, two main factors must be considered. One is the kitchen’s form, and the other is its function. Concentrating on one factor alone can lead to a confusing-looking space, therefore the right balance between the two needs to be struck so one can bring about the uniqueness of the other.

A good example of a kitchen that achieves the ultimate in form and function is the test kitchen at Williams-Sonoma’s California headquarters, which is the home of various hosting demos, product tests, and cookbook brainstorms. Williams-Sonoma culinary director Amanda Haas and EVP of real estate and development Bud Cope explain their effective approach.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Bathroom Remodeler on Why Geometric Shapes Are Perfect for Bathrooms

Bathrooms that employ geometric shapes and patterns exude a certain simplistic elegance. Complement the geometry with clean lines, minimal colors, and traditional furniture, and you can instantly transform your bathroom into a sanctuary for comfort and cleanliness.

Geometric shapes and patterns work well for bathrooms because of certain elements intrinsic to the bathroom design, such as tiles, faucets, sinks, mirrors, and other features. Due to their different shapes, each feature can be mixed and matched to achieve the geometrical look you’re going for, from sophisticated and imposing to bright and cheery, and everything in between.