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What to Expect from a Bathroom Remodel

Posted: Thursday, April 17th 2014 in Bathrooms

A bathroom remodel can leave you feeling rejuvenated, with newer, sleeker features and an improved layout that matches your vision. But planning a bathroom remodel can also make you feel stressed and anxious if you don’t know what to expect and don’t feel prepared as your project begins.

Planning a Bathroom Remodel

While our bathroom remodelers always strive to be as minimally invasive as possible, and we always clean up after ourselves at the end of the remodel, you can expect a certain degree of change as we work to get your bathroom finished. This is especially true in high traffic areas—like the main bathroom guests use or the master bath.

In order to keep your stress levels down, it’s important you plan for a number of things:

  • Unless you are only replacing certain portions of the bathroom, you likely will not be able to use it—or have limited access to it—during the ... Read More

How to Determine Kitchen Remodeling Costs

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th 2014 in Kitchens

Want to update your kitchen, but unsure what you can afford? Kitchen remodeling costs can vary greatly depending on the look you’re trying to achieve and your budget—but even those hoping for a lower price tag can find ways to upgrade the look and feel of the room, without breaking the bank in the process.

Kitchen Remodeling Costs

Of course, the more you’re willing to invest in a kitchen remodel, the more you’ll likely get out of the finished result. But if you’re under a budget or you’re happy with the existing layout, you can still upgrade key aspects of the room to create a newer looking space. See the average costs below to upgrade the kitchen, either partially or fully:

$50, 000+ Kitchen Remodeling Costs

To entirely upgrade your space with a full remodel, you’ll likely be looking at kitchen remodeling costs of $50,000 or greater. With a budget like this, you’ll ... Read More

Adding Color to Your Home Design

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st 2014 in Remodeling

Does it feel like your home design is missing something? Is your kitchen, bathroom, or living room monochromatic and dull?  Chances are that enhancing the style and bringing your room design from boring to beautiful is as easy as adding color. From bathrooms with accent walls to bright vases improving kitchen décor, color can often be all your home interior needs to accomplish your aesthetic goals.

How to Choose a Colors for Your Home Interior

Want to go bold with colorful walls all around the living room? Prefer to use your favorite colors as accents in a more simple or modern room design? Whether you want a warm, inviting home interior that’s perfect for the whole family or a more elegant, refined space to enjoy intimate gatherings with your significant other, the options are endless! At Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center, we offer the following suggestions to our clients throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania, ... Read More

How to Plan a Shower Remodel

Posted: Thursday, March 20th 2014 in Bathrooms

We’ve mentioned before how custom showers are replacing tubs in popularity in 2014 as homeowners seek to recreate that open, spa-like feeling in their own bathrooms. Now, we’ll delve a little further into this growing trend to provide you with tips and ideas for your shower remodel project. And if you want to start shower remodeling today, we offer design consultations to clients in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland—contact us today for help making your vision a reality!

Shower Remodel Ideas

The following shower remodel ideas have grown particularly trendy this year:

  • Frameless shower doors help create that bright, open look that’s grown so popular in shower remodels of today. They add more depth, making your space appear larger, and contribute to a clean, seamless style bathroom layout.
  • Curbless shower stalls offer an even more open look, eliminating the curb at the foot of the shower to make the design more accessible. ... Read More

Kitchen Storage Ideas

Posted: Thursday, March 13th 2014 in Kitchens

Want to eliminate clutter in the kitchen? Looking for a more stylish cabinetry design to match the rest of the room décor? At Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center, we’ve come up with a list of kitchen storage ideas to help you find the perfect fit. Keep reading to learn more or visit our Newark showroom to see our selection of cabinets on display!

Kitchen Storage Solutions

Looking for a simple kitchen storage solution? Or a more intricate, creative design? Consider the following kitchen storage ideas for your home:

  • Glass-front cabinets: Since your items will be visible, glass cabinets may persuade you to stay more organized. It’s also a great way to display aesthetic objects, while keeping the messy pots hidden away behind closed doors.
  • Wall-mounted box shelf: A rectangular box shelf mounted on the wall is perfect for a modern kitchen design, offering a sleek storage alternative.
  • Corner cabinets: Make the most use ... Read More

Remodeling with Brass Accents

Posted: Tuesday, February 18th 2014 in Remodeling

Brass accents have made a comeback and this year, they’re bigger than ever! But while this isn’t a new idea by any means, there has been substantial change in how it’s used. Gone are the flashy, bright door knobs and cabinet handles of the past, replaced by hammered, dull brass hardware for the rustic look that’s grown so trendy in 2013 and even more so in 2014.

Keep reading to learn why homeowners have fallen in love with brass all over again or give us a call if you’re ready to start remodeling in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or Maryland!

The Benefits of Brass Accents

It’s often the finishing details that complete a cabinetry design or even a room design, so you’ll want to pay careful attention to the fine details you choose, the hardware being one of the most important.

Brass accents have become particularly trendy for homeowners like you and it’s ... Read More

Luxury Bathroom Ideas

Posted: Tuesday, February 4th 2014 in Bathrooms

Earlier this year, we mentioned how luxury bathrooms have grown in popularity in 2014 as homeowners seek ways to live in comfort and style. Though there are many ways to bring resort-style living to your bathroom, we’ve compiled a list of luxury bathroom ideas to inspire you. Or, you can give us a call to schedule a design consultation and our remodelers will help you create a luxury bathroom in DE, PA, NJ, or MD that’s perfect for unwinding in the tub or starting your morning right on those cold winter days.

Luxury Bathroom Designs                    

Luxury bathroom designs of today are modern and sleek, inspired by the resorts that sweep us away on vacations. Some of the most popular features include:

Custom showers are particularly trendy, replacing tubs in popularity this year, and are known to be spacious and spa-like—the focal point in many luxury bathroom designs. Homeowners are specifically seeking ... Read More

The Open Kitchen Design

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th 2014 in Remodeling

Are you thinking about remodeling your kitchen this year? If you are, you may want to consider installing an open kitchen design—and not just because it’s a trendy choice for homeowners this year (and it is)! Having an open kitchen design can not only create a more functional layout, making it easy to connect the dining room with your cooking space, but it can add depth to even a small room, while freshening up the style.

What Is an Open Kitchen Design?

An open kitchen design is pretty self-explanatory. Instead of a closed design with a door for access, the space is more open. That typically means the room layout is outlined by few, if any, interior walls and is appealing because it allows for more social time—you can cook and entertain guests or watch the children play at the same time!

Depending on your individual needs for style, functionality, and price, ... Read More

Remodeling Trends to Look Out for in 2014

Posted: Friday, December 13th 2013 in Remodeling

As 2013 comes to a close, many of us are looking to the year ahead and wondering what’s next. According to a 2013 survey by Hanley Wood, one thing we can be sure to expect is an increase in remodeling as a whole, particularly for homeowners like you. We’ve outlined some of the hottest trends within the industry below so you can see what’s predicted to be new and exciting in 2014 and even get some ideas for your own home!

2014 Remodeling Trends

Some of the most popular remodeling trends we’re expecting to see in 2014 include:

Modern Kitchen Designs

As 2014 remodeling trends go, this is predicted to be one of the biggest. In fact, 61 percent of remodelers surveyed by Hanley Wood expect to remodel kitchens more than any room of the house, with the latest emphasis being on modern, contemporary looks. More specifically, homeowners are turning to simple ... Read More

Why Winter Is a Good Time for Home Remodeling

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th 2013 in Remodeling

Most people tend to think of fall and spring as the best times to start home remodeling—but winter is actually a great time to begin your project, for that exact reason. Since the most popular time for remodeling is from August to November, kitchen and bathroom remodeling contractors have more availability during this time—and manufacturers often run sales on major appliances after the holidays!

So if you need to book your remodeling project around your busy schedule, now’s the time. And if you’re not ready to start home remodeling just yet but the colder weather has left you with some extra time inside the house, this can also be the perfect time to start planning a spring project.

If you live in Delaware Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or Maryland, contact us to schedule a consultation—or keep reading to learn more about the benefits of winter remodeling!

Benefits of Winter Remodeling

As we mentioned ... Read More