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How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost?

Bathroom Remodel in Elgin

If you’re planning to remodel your bathroom, you want to update the look, increase resale value, add functionality, amenities and storage or 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

So, You Want To Remodel Your Kitchen (Part 3): Functional Hardware


Kitchen drawers and doors are opened and closed by family members typically hundreds of times every year. Children living in any household will contribute to cumulative wear on hinges and Read More

So, You Want To Remodel Your Kitchen (Part 2): Cabinetry Finishes


Finish quality impacts the ultimate longevity of any kitchen cabinet more than almost any other factor. One of the first things that typically break down necessitating the desire to replace worn looking Read More

So, You Want To Remodel Your Kitchen (Part 1): Cabinetry Construction


Renovating your kitchen can be one of the most exciting, practical and rewarding home improvement projects you can undertake for the betterment and enjoyment of your Read More

8 Kitchen Renovation Questions


So you’ve decided it’s finally time for that new kitchen! Your kitchen appliances are 25 years old, your kitchen cabinets look old and that shelf keeps falling down! You feel your kitchen is Read More

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