Category Archives: Home Remodeling Trends

Green Kitchen Remodeling

“Going green” doesn’t always mean you are cheering on your favorite college sports team, nor does it mean you are a tree hugger either. It simply means you care about the environment and you want the best for you and future generations, so you take a little extra care in preserving Mother Nature’s goodness. It […]

Green Home Remodeling

These are well-known words uttered by Sesame Street Muppet Kermit the Frog. It is a little frivolous tug at the memory perhaps, but fitting when it comes to deciding to “go green” in and around your home. Whether you are building a home from scratch or deciding to just be more environmentally conscious, going green […]

Green Bathroom Design

The bathroom is probably the least likely candidate to get the award for “most green room” in the house. You’ll be surprised to know that today there are a plethora of environmentally friendly ways to help protect Mother Earth and most of them are very simple and/or inexpensive. If you’re renovating your home, there are […]

How To Make the Home Greener

As a nation we probably never gave much thought to “green living” until the advent of Earth Day in April of 1970. Back then the earliest Earth Day advocates all wore Earth Shoes and braids and were labeled as tree huggers. Everyone laughed at Al Gore when he spoke of global warming. But then the […]

Custom Exterior Paint Colors

How many times when you were growing up did your parents say “why do you want to look like the rest of the crowd? Be yourself. Be an individualist.” When you’re a teenager, that’s mighty hard to do because you only want to think, act and do like your peers. But suddenly, one day you’re […]

Traditional Paint Colors?

If the style of the interior and exterior of your home is traditional, rather than contemporary or modern, you are more inclined to go with neutrals to complement the warm undertones of the furnishings, window treatments, floor coverings and conservative landscaping. You never want to compete, or even clash with, the symmetry of the room, […]

Remodeling The Basement

For many years, if people were affluent enough to have a finished basement, it was termed the “rec room” and mostly consisted of paneled walls, a tiled floor, a dropped ceiling with fluorescent lights, and it was filled with furniture or old floor coverings that were relegated down there after being replaced with newer objects […]

Trends in Interior Design

Well, pat yourself on the back – you survived the economic downturn and socked away savings for a rainy day by penny-pinching the last few years. Your frugality came with a price however … like back-to-back “staycations”.  But now that the economy is humming along, it is time to part with some of that hard-earned […]