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…)

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…)

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…)

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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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…)

5 Easy Updates for a Holiday-Ready Kitchen

By the time October rolls around, we might as well accept that the holidays are barreling toward us. If you have family and friends visiting in the coming months, you may find yourself suddenly realizing all the things you’d like to change about your kitchen–the heart of the home. At the same time, you realize that there isn’t quite enough time for a full-scale kitchen remodel before guests arrive. The good news is that there are several quick and simple minor updates you can make in the meantime. Consider these four ideas for sprucing up the kitchen before delving into a major renovation in the New Year. (more…)

Pretty and Practical Pantry Doors (5 Ideas)

What’s in your pantry? Soups and canned beans, the kids’ favorite cereal, peanut butter, a variety of pastas, rice…perhaps some nice dark chocolate you save for an indulgent after-dinner treat? Whatever you store in the pantry, it’s likely that you open it’s door at least once a day. It’s also pretty likely that the pantry door spends a lot of time closed between meals. Shouldn’t it make a unique statement that complements your kitchen? (more…)

Faux-Finished Kitchen Island…Like a Throw Pillow for Your Kitchen.

When you want to change up the sofa in the living room without costly reupholstery or brand new furniture, what do you do? That’s right; you add a throw pillow. Functional and beautiful, a few interesting throw pillows have the power to totally revitalize a room. (more…)

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