The headache and cost of remodeling can sometimes be overwhelming. Many homeowners wonder if it is really worth it and it might just be easier to move instead of staying put. Fortunately a recent survey by Houzz has found that yes, indeed, remodeling is far more beneficial than moving in 2014. Homeowners will come out ahead and be more likely to get the return on their investment
Everyone wants that designer kitchen. Sometimes not all kitchens are practical nor do they make sense if you have kids. So how do you get that designer kitchen, but one that still functions and meets the needs of your family? Here at Central Cabinetry our design experts know and understand that the kitchen is the central part of your home. A majority of the activity that happens in the home revolves around the kitchen.
Each year kitchen studies are conducted to help identify the current trends and what seems to be the “Hot” selling point in kitchens. They are able to identify those things that consumers want most to help guide the kitchen cabinet industry. They also let you know about the latest and greatest “must haves.”
It is not only important for professionals in the industry to know what the current trends are, but the consumer as well. What someone puts in their kitchen impacts both the resale and value of their home.
One reliable source that publishes a trend study is Houzz.com. They publish this information so others can learn and benefit from them.
Here is a snapshot of a study that was conducted about the most current trends in kitchens.
While many U.S. homeowners are dealing with a lack of humidity drying out their skin and hardwoods during the winter temperature plunges, Floridians have a different obstacle for much of the year. Our state is surrounded by water, and warm air naturally can hold more moisture than cold air can, so the humidity in Orlando rarely goes below 50% (with morning humidity often in the 80% and 90% range). While this can make for some uncomfortable days, it can also have an effect on your hardwoods if you’re not careful.
Whether you are remodeling your kitchen, bathroom, or any other room in your home, tile is a great option to keep in mind for floors and walls. But there is much to think about regarding your tile choices, so make sure you are informed before choosing yours.
Choosing the finish on your cabinet can be a tough decision, but having to consider if it will match your existing hardwood floors (or the new one you’ll be putting in) can really throw a wrench in the process. Much like choosing paint colors that go well together, choosing wood finishes takes a keen eye for shade and finish. Wood isn’t just wood, and you can’t throw any two finishes together.
Flooring can be a huge part of your home remodel, and it would be a shame to not take care of it properly. With hardwood being so popular these days, there seems to be a million and one ways to take care of it. But like all things, there are a few basic rules to follow in order to keep something looking brand new for a long time.
There’s a reason wood flooring is one of the most popular choices for consumers when building or remodeling a home or kitchen; it’s durable, it’s beautiful, and it can add value to a home.
When it comes to a bathroom remodel, we all know that flooring is a huge part of the project. Not only do you want to choose something that makes your bath sparkle and look brand new, you also need to pick something that is going to stand up to the moisture that comes with the space.
Kitchen floors used to be one of those items in your kitchen that were important – but certainly weren’t the focus of your kitchen. Houzz's Kitchen of the Week series highlights some of these interesting floor ideas. So how exactly do you make a floor interesting? See below for some examples.