1. Add a Soaker Tub and Enjoy your Bathroom

    Bathroom remodeling offers a way to update your home, but it also gives you a chance to make your bathroom a retreat of sorts, where you can go and relax after a stressful day. Bathrooms for some reason tend to carry the trends in the permanent fixtures more than any other room in the house. The pink or olive colored tub, sink and toilet combos were big in the 70s and 80s. That isn’t seen as be…Read More

  2. What to Ask When Interviewing Remodeling Contractors

    When you start a home remodeling project there are many details to account for. Hiring a remodeling contractor can help because they offer oversight of the entire construction project. They will not just make sure the labor is complete accurately, but also making sure the work is up to code, the permits are filed and that inspections are passed during the process. To find a good remodeling contrac…Read More

  3. The Advantages of Having an L-Shaped Kitchen Layout

    In our previous blog, we addressed the importance of having a work triangle in a kitchen so there is flow. Having a triangular flow will improve your ease as you prepare food, moving easily between the refrigerator, stove/oven and sink. There are a variety of different kitchen styles that help to achieve this flow when you are considering kitchen remodeling for your Bay Area home. The L-Shaped Lay…Read More

  4. Create a Luxury Home by Remodeling and Adding Special Touches

    No matter the location of the home you own, you can add a luxurious touch simply by remodeling. Here are some options to inspire your home remodeling project: Indoor Open Floor Plans - This includes plans that are open from the kitchen to the living areas. Depending on the home, it could have an open floor plan when you walk in from the front door to the living space. Open spaces are more inviting…Read More

  5. The G-Shaped Kitchen Offers Workspace without Barriers

    In our last few blogs, we’ve addressed kitchen layout and how it adds to the function of your kitchen after remodeling. We’ve talked about two very common kitchen layouts. Another one that is popular, but can only be used when there is ample space is the G-shaped kitchen. This can be used with an open floor plan home or if the kitchen is tucked away in the home and the doorway is the opening i…Read More

  6. A Small Kitchen with All the Function

    Kitchens have different shapes, but as we’ve talked about in past blogs is they typically all provide the homeowner with a kitchen work triangle. While most kitchens counters and appliances are laid out on two or more walls of the kitchen, some are only on one wall. Some homes offer what’s called a galley or corridor kitchen. These only have two walls of the kitchen with the appliances, counte…Read More

  7. The Many Faces of Kitchen Backsplashes

    Remodeling your kitchen involves pulling a number of details together to make the space beautiful and functional. Although a backsplash may not seem like a pivotal piece for your kitchen, it has the ability to make a huge impact and can pull a kitchen together. This is one place you can inject your personality or let other features shine. In the past, there were backsplashes that were the plain, n…Read More

  8. Call on the Function of the Backsplash in your Kitchen Remodeling Project

    You may be asking with your kitchen remodeling project if a backsplash in your San Jose kitchen is necessary. If you don’t add it, you can save money and put it toward that appliance you want but can’t afford. However, here are a few things to consider when evaluating if you want a backsplash or not. There is a real function to that part of your kitchen remodel. The backsplash helps in keeping…Read More

  9. Types of Backsplash to Choose for Your Luxury Home Remodel

    When you’re choosing the type of backsplash for your home, it’s helpful to know what is on the market and how it fits into your lifestyle. Some of the backsplash choices will require maintenance to keep them clean and fresh looking through their life, while others won’t suffer aging because of the materials used. Glass Tile: This look can add a very clean design element in your kitchen or b…Read More

  10. Cost Effective Alternatives to Tile Backsplashes

    As your remodeling contractor finishes up your home remodel and you’re looking at options for your decor. Buying tile for your backsplash can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. There are many options for you to use less expensive alternatives for pricey stone tile and save money. Here are a few remodeling ideas. Some tile stores will get damaged tiles that you could buy at a discounted …Read More