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Redesigning Your Rooftop? Consider These Trends

When is the best time to start redoing your rooftop? Well before winter and rainy seasons come around. And while you’re at it, why not redesign it using a different material or layout? There are various styles and roof types you can apply to your home. Some options are eco-friendly, while others are just flashy. If you’re trying to improve your property with a bit of exterior remodeling, then reroofing is the way to go. The following are some of the different ways we’re seeing property owners enhance their rooftops.

Consider a Reflective Roof Coating

If you’re simply looking for a way to reduce the amount of heat absorbed by your home’s structure, then you should opt for a reflective coating. This will bounce away UV rays from the sun, which will in turn keep your home cooler. You can purchase reflective coatings in an array of colors, thicknesses and … Read More

Make Your Bathroom Lovely and Functional

Everyone sees your bathroom, including household members and guests. It is the room used most often but it tends to get left behind when it comes to changes and upgrades. You don’t need to completely remodel your bathroom to make it look lovely for all who see it. At the same time, you want it to be fully functional.

One of the biggest complaints in households is the messy bathroom. Yet there often isn’t enough room for all the items needed in there. With one of the great bathroom sink units though, you can change all of that. With drawers for commonly used items, they are within reach but they are also out of sight. There are plenty of styles, sizes, colours, and layouts to pick from.

What do you Need?

Before you start shopping, think about what you really need. Do you need six drawers or would you be … Read More

Water Ridge Faucets Are a Good Choice

When it comes to a bathroom remodel, Moen faucets and accessories are considered top of the line by professionals and home owners alike. The extensive product line available through Moen is seemingly endless. No matter the style of bathroom or the extravagance of the desired feature, Moen will most certainly have whatever a home owner wants. When considering Moen faucets, there are several collections and features from which to pick.

Moen faucets for bathroom sinks come in a variety of finishes and styles. Some of their most popular collections include Mannerly, Casa, Fina, Bamboo, Caldwell, Chateau, Eva, Kingsley, Monticello, and Banbury. Finishes range from nickel, brushed nickel, antique nickel, bronze, oil-rubbed bronze, chrome, and wrought iron. Most necks will either be low or high arc, but some necks are open waterways. Though most models offer the two-handle style, some models are one-handled or hands free. Another decision to make is … Read More

Breaking The Bathroom Bottleneck

When there are two of you trying to get ready for work, the early morning bathroom bottleneck can rival the rush hour commuter traffic. The impatient knocking on the door is reminiscent of honking car horns. The steam from the shower is a precursor of the exhaust fumes you’ll encounter later. Tempers can grow short. Is this any way to start the

day?

Of course, you could sit down and work out a minute by minute his-and-her schedule to make things go more smoothly. That can work out nicely if you’re both as precise as a Swiss clock and neither of you ever, ever oversleep. On the other hand, you might consider breaking the bottleneck at the source and giving yourselves a roomier, more luxurious bathroom where two can move as freely as one.

Creating a master bath to do double duty isn’t a remodeling project that’s particularly difficult or … Read More

Thing You Should Do for Your Next Bathroom Renovation

A bathroom is probably one of the most important places. A well done bathroom renovation job will help your home achieve a higher price. However, bathroom renovations are not as easy as they first seem. There are a number of different types of renovations which really depends on what you are trying to achieve. Whether it is adding a new tub or replacing the tiles you need an expert service to do it for you.

Old bathroom renovations – Why to upgrade?

If you have an old bathroom which has never really been renovated beyond just a few coats of paint there are a number of things you can do. The first thing you ought to do is to replace or add high quality bathroom cabinets. Bathroom cabinets which are water proof are not only durable but will also ensure that you have lots of space to store your items … Read More

Tips for Your Bathroom Renovation Project

So, you have decided to embark on the adventurous journey of renovating your bathroom. Doesn’t matter if you are doing it with your family in mind or for alluring the future potential home buyers – bathroom renovation could be a very exciting and rewarding experience but some times quite frustrating. To avoid the problems that can arise from it and make your life worry free, consider the tips below and you will soon enjoy a relaxing bath in your newly renovated bathroom.

  1. Decide on your budget – This is the first and very important step in your bathroom renovation project. Based on your budget you can go for full bathroom renovation to making only the necessary upgrades. Changing only those worn out tiles on the floor and replacing the old-fashioned faucet might be all that your bathroom needs to be rejuvenated and be easy on your pocket at the same
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The $25,000 Bathtub – Incredible Story You Won’t Want to Miss

Often I talk about problems with homeowners hiring contractors who aren’t qualified yet give them low prices. Every one wants a bargain, but this time it didn’t work out for Sam who had just installed his third bathtub in three years. That’s right, how would you like to pay someone three times to install a bathtub. This stuff happens all the time in the bathroom remodeling and construction business.

The first time Sam hired a bathroom remodeling contractor, he got one bid from a friend of his at work who recommended his brother-in-law. His brother-in-law was a tile contractor and had some experience remodeling bathrooms, but obviously didn’t know how to install a fiberglass bathtub correctly. I never got to see the first contractor’s nightmare, I only got to see the second one.

The first contractor charged Sam $14,000 to remodel his bathroom and it didn’t work out very good. … Read More

Remodeling Your Bathroom – What Does a 4 Inch Spread Faucet Say About Your Home?

Before I entered into the Kitchen & Bath industry I never thought about the difference between a 4″ spread faucet and an 8″ spread faucet. I grew up in a small, rural town and honestly can’t remember the type of faucet in any house I had seen, including my own. My parents built a new house in the late 70’s so I’m sure all the faucets were 4″ spread or also known as mini faucets. I really never looked or knew the difference.

Even in my 20’s, I owned my home and did a low budget renovation. I had to aleve myself of the 50’s blue from Kohler. Oddly, I don’t really know the official name of the color. I went to Home Depot and bought a new pedestal sink. It had a 4″ spread faucet hole drilling. I thought I was really ‘upgrading’. It definitely was an upgrade but … Read More

Renovate Your Old Bathroom Into a Master Bathroom

TIPS FOR SELECTING AN EXPERIENCED AND RELIABLE BATHROOM REMODELING CONTRACTOR-

Half of the work is completed as soon as you find a reliable and trusted remodeling contractor. The process of remodeling the bathroom is quite complicated and challenging. You can follow the given tips to make an effective decision.

FIRST MAKE YOUR MIND REGARDING DESIGNS-

It is necessary to do research on your part instead of depending solemnly on the designs that the contractor shows you. Visit nearby showrooms selling washroom supplies, checkout various showers, taps, tubs, its design online and set your mind regarding what kind of technology you want to get installed in your bathroom. After getting an overall idea, contact your contractor for getting an estimate of the cost.

DO YOUR HOMEWORK BEFORE FINALISING THE CONTRACTOR-

Taking opinions from neighbors or peers does no harm, in fact, you can take notes from their experiences and take precautions … Read More

15 Best Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling Tips

Remodeling kitchen and bathroom project may be overwhelming, but can go on smoothly if you know a couple of pro tips.

  1. Plan ahead, avoid delay: Plan ahead and make products selection early. Planning ahead would avoid delays and help you adhering to your budget.
  2. Remember the big picture: Repairs, maintenance and energy loss are bound to happen. Always budget for these and include them in your calculations when you are comparing prices. This will help in avoiding hassles in future.
  3. Get good help: Hire a contractor or a remodeler who has rich experience in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, positive customer reference, good record with better business bureau and a member of National Association of Remodeling Industry. Or, if you know a good remodeler whom you can trust, go ahead and hire him.
  4. Visit a job site: When you are planning to hire a remodeler, check his companyís website. Good remodelers
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