Luxury Bathtub Options

The beauty of any room is in its unique details. This is never more true than when designing the perfect master bathroom. From floor to ceiling, the master bath should provide function, style and ambience. It used to be that components of bathrooms were fairly straightforward—simple his and hers sinks, framed shower enclosures and traditional inset tubs. Like we covered in a recent post, “Features of a Luxury Master Bath,” homeowners today have new and exciting design options available to them.  In this post we will focus on a few types of luxury bathtubs that fit a variety of design schemes. (more…)

Which Countertops Should I Choose?

One thing you learn quickly when building or remodeling a home is that many of the seemingly aesthetic choices made throughout the process are as much about form as they are about function. This is never truer than when deciding on the material and color of kitchen countertops. Countertops must both complement flooring and cabinets and fit the lifestyle and maintenance needs of your family. There are so many attractive options available to homeowners these days, but which one is right for you? (more…)

Why DIY When You Can DIFM?

The do-it-yourself mantra has swept the nation, inspired by everything from television networks like HGTV, to magazine articles on how to re-floor your living room, and YouTube channels demonstrating how to build your own shed. However, many people choose to leave home renovations to the professionals, thus creating a new acronym – DIFM or “do it for me.” This corresponds with the trends of an aging population, where the appeal of DIY projects is dropping, and home owners feel more comfortable hiring professionals for improvement projects.

 

Just because you can do it yourself, doesn’t necessarily mean you should. Certain jobs, like painting or mounting shelves may be cost-beneficial to complete yourself if you have the spare time. But fields that are specialized enough to have their own professionals – builders, plumbers, electricians, welders, etc. – do so for good reason. (more…)

Building a Home in Fort Worth? Work with a Design/Build Firm

Building a home is a significant, costly investment and every effort should be made to lessen the stress and streamline the building process. One way to achieve this is to choose a design/build firm, instead of hiring an architect and contractor separately (commonly known as the design/bid/build model). While design/bid/build has been the traditional process to build or remodel, more homeowners are now choosing design/build for greater efficiency and cost control.

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Quality Homes Need Quality Security

 

If you are building or remodeling your home, you are probably overwhelmed with decisions and planning. Choosing paint colors, building materials, fixtures, etc. can seem endless!  One decision you should not avoid, however, is considering ways to make sure your home will be well-equipped to keep your family safe.  Although there are excellent companies that provide monitoring services, there are also a number of security features you can consider installing during the building process.

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Unique Backsplashes for Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

No room is more important than the kitchen when you’re remodeling your home. An updated kitchen gives you the greatest return on your investment, and backsplashes serve a practical purpose by protecting walls from steam, grease and other everyday kitchen messes. Adding a new kitchen backsplash as part of a remodel is a relatively inexpensive touch that can make a significant impact.

Stainless Steel

For many years, stainless steel was strictly the domain of restaurants and commercial kitchens, but as times and tastes have changed, consumers have come to appreciate the stylish ease of use that it offers. Steel is durable and virtually indestructible, while also providing the easiest of surfaces to clean. A great way to incorporate a stainless steel backsplash is to integrate it with a stainless steel range hood, as pictured here: (more…)

Features of a Luxury Master Bath

We believe that the master bathroom should be one of the most relaxing rooms in a home. As it is often the first place a person visits when they wake up in the morning and the last place they visit before they go to bed, the master bath needs to be supremely functional and comfortable. By adding certain design elements to the bathroom, you can turn it into a luxurious haven. (more…)

Top Tips for Choosing a Home Remodeler

choosing a home remodeler fort worthWhen inspiration or necessity strike and it’s time to remodel your home, finding the right contractor can be overwhelming. There are so many companies in the Fort Worth area who are vying for your business. How can you go about picking the one that best suits your situation, style and personality? Robinson Builders has some suggestions. (more…)

Healthy Home Building & Remodeling

These days it seems like everyone is seeking to purify their lives and their environments. We prefer foods without GMOs (genetically modified organisms), drive energy efficient vehicles, and pay attention to the chemicals that are in our toiletries and household cleaners. These considerations even come into play when building or remodeling a home, as many homeowners want to make sure that the building materials they choose are healthier for their families and the environment. Flooring and paint are materials that are of particular concern to homeowners right now. Here are a few suggestions to help you make healthy selections. (more…)

Is Your Home Ready for Summer?

The warm weather is here in Fort Worth and most of us are ready to enjoy the spring and summer seasons, but is your home ready? Each season brings a new maintenance checklist for making sure that a home can withstand the rigors of the hot Texas sun, help keep your family comfortable, and keep its curb appeal as well. Follow these tips to live the best life in your home this season. (more…)

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