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.
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.
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.
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: [Read more…] about Unique Backsplashes for Your Kitchen Remodeling Project
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. [Read more…] about Features of a Luxury Master Bath
When 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. [Read more…] about Top Tips for Choosing a Home Remodeler
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. [Read more…] about Healthy Home Building & Remodeling