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. [Read more…] about Is Your Home Ready for Summer?
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! [Read more…] about Seeing Red: Using Red in Your Home Renovation or Remodel
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. [Read more…] about Love Your Laundry Room
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. [Read more…] about Which Outdoor Living Area is Right for YOU?
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. [Read more…] about Interior Color Trends 2015: Through the Seasons
Are 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. [Read more…] about Energy Efficient Windows: Costs and Benefits