Seeing Red: Using Red in Your Home Renovation or Remodel

Earlier this year we let you in on a few of 2015’s up-and-coming interior color trends. This time we want to narrow the focus and discuss a color that many who are building or renovating a home are scared to incorporate: red.

Whether it’s scarlet, burgundy, rust, maroon, mahogany, or any of the other hundreds of shades of red, homeowners often shy away from it because they’ve heard that it can make a room feel smaller (not always true) or because it is too bold and ‘decisive’ a color. We’re here to tell you to embrace your favorite shade of red! (more…)

Love Your Laundry Room

With a Laundry Room Makeover…

No one loves doing laundry (and if you do, we’ve got a few baskets of clothes for your washing and folding pleasure), but making smart and stylish modifications to the laundry room is a way to make the process a little less tedious. (more…)

Which Outdoor Living Area is Right for YOU?

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The Fort Worth area may be blessed with relatively mild winters, but I think we can all get excited about the coming of spring! With that in mind, it’s time to start considering how to make the most of your backyard space. If you have an outdoor kitchen or living room in mind, now is an ideal time to get started. Consider these questions now to gather a clear idea of your ideal outdoor space and what it will take to make it a reality. (more…)

Interior Color Trends 2015: Through the Seasons

At Robinson Builders, we pride ourselves on combining strong technical building and remodeling prowess with an eye for design and style. After all, a home isn’t very “homey” without personal touches like interesting fixtures, custom cabinets and of course, a beautiful color scheme. In fact, changing paint color is one of the simplest ways to totally revamp the look and feel of a room. This year, earthy, natural colors are showing up on paint swatches and lookbooks everywhere. If you are building a new home, remodeling an existing one, or simply want a change of scenery, take note of these trendy (but timeless) hues inspired by nature and the four seasons. (more…)

Energy Efficient Windows: Costs and Benefits

new-country-french-homeAre your home’s windows working for or against your wallet? If they are older than 15 years or in a state of disrepair, it’s likely that your energy bills are much higher than they would be with newer, more energy-efficient windows. That being said, premium window replacement can be quite costly in itself. (more…)

Choosing New Kitchen Cabinets

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Cabinetry is one of a kitchen’s most important and often most expensive assets. So when kitchen cabinets run out of viable storage, start to look dated or simply no longer fit the overall aesthetic of a kitchen, homeowners must make some important decisions regarding the look, layout and price point of new cabinetry. (more…)

2015 Fort Worth Kitchen Trends

As we enter the holiday season, you will probably find yourself doing a lot more cooking, baking and entertaining. All that extra time spent in the kitchen may bring up in your mind ways in which the space could serve you or your sense of style better. Whether you feel you need more countertop space, updated cabinets, or a new kitchen entirely, keep these hot design ideas in mind as you plan your 2015 kitchen renovation project.

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Pros and Cons of Popular Shower Enclosures

A uniquely designed, luxurious shower has the potential to be the focal point of a master bathroom. One crucial aspect of creating the desired effect is choosing the right shower enclosure (or none at all). Gone are the days of the ubiquitous shower curtain or brass-framed glass shower door. Now, people who are building a new home or just remodeling an existing bathroom have a variety of stylish shower enclosure options available to them. From the minimalist to the more artfully involved, consider these choices. (more…)

Home Addition in Ridglea North

When putting an addition on a home, there are so many things to think about. Cost, building codes and space are all in the running to create parameters for the way the addition comes together. These challenges are magnified when the home onto which you are building is historic or of a very particular architectural style. It’s important that the addition blends flawlessly and maintains the distinct look and feel of the original structure. In order to accomplish this, it’s important to hire an experienced home remodeling and renovation professional who makes craftsmanship a priority. (more…)

Which Kitchen Countertops Should I Choose?

When building a new home or remodeling an existing kitchen, one of the first things many homeowners consider is the kind and color of countertops that are best for them. This is certainly an important decision, as the look of kitchen countertops can set the tone for the whole space. Choosing is no easy task, either, as there is a wide variety of beautiful, unique options on the market today. Which is right for you? (more…)

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