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. [Read more…] about Luxury Bathtub Options
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? [Read more…] about Which Countertops Should I Choose?
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. [Read more…] about Why DIY When You Can DIFM?