Common Sense Blog

6 Renovation Tips to Relieve Holiday Stress

We all love visiting family, creating memories and relaxing over the holidays.  But if you’re hosting a holiday event, relaxing might be the last thing on your mind!  Will there be enough food? Is there enough seating for all your guests?  Will the kitchen be too crowded (isn’t the kitchen always too crowded)?   Read More

Ways To Improve Your Winter Mornings

Do you struggle to get out of bed during the harsh, cold winter? We all dread that bitter cold as we get out from under our comfortable, warm blankets and tiptoe our way through the house, trying to avoid the chilly floor. There are affordable options that can help. Read More

Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2014


Settling into your home post-holiday can be a relief after the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season. But as you put away the shimmer and sparkle to settle in with the new fallen snow you may Read More

How To Get Rid of Stubborn Sink Stains and Keep Your Sink Looking Like New!


Does Your Kitchen Sink Look Bad? I have seen one too many beautiful enamel sinks (and bathroom tubs) – sinks that ought to last 25 years – looking terrible. It’s not that they haven’t been  Read More

Is Gray the New Beige? Using Popular Colors in Your Design


White & Gray is IN: If you haven’t noticed yet when shopping these days for clothing, housewares, or even a new car – gray is IN. And with it, White has taken over in the Kitchen and Bath world as Read More

How To Bring Nature into Your New Kitchen and Bath


Today’s designers certainly draw their inspiration from many places in the world, however mother nature provides a deep well of ideas that work well for just about every Read More

So, You Want To Remodel Your Kitchen (Part 4): Door Construction & Style


At a glance, door construction may appear mostly aesthetic. Solid panels, differing joints and applications of panels and overlays contribute to the sleek contemporary look, or the detailed traditional Read More

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