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
Should You Replace or Reface Your Cabinets?
Posted: Tuesday, November 5th 2013 in Cabinets
Updating your cabinets can be an easy way to give your kitchen or bathroom a whole new look. But should you get a replacement or have your cabinets refaced? Your decision depends on the quality of your existing cabinets, what you do and do not like about them, and your budget, among other things. We’ve outlined some tips below to help you get started—or you can call us to schedule a design consultation in the Delaware area and our remodelers will walk you through the decision-making process.
Cabinet Refacing vs. Replacing
The decision to reface or replace your cabinets varies depending on a few factors. Consider your:
- Reasons for remodeling. If you like the general layout of the room and are remodeling to give your space a refreshed look, cabinet refacing may be what you need. However, if you want to use a completely different material or create a more functional ... Read More
How to Plan a Kitchen Remodel
Posted: Thursday, October 24th 2013 in Bathrooms
So you’ve decided you want to remodel your kitchen. But where do you begin? With such a big project, you want to be sure you make the best decisions for your space. After all, you spend a lot of time in your kitchen and it’s often a place your guests will see too. Fortunately, we’ve got some tips below that can help you plan a kitchen remodel and make it less overwhelming. You can also schedule a consultation and our remodelers will work with you to plan out your new kitchen design according to your needs!
Planning a Kitchen
The best way to start planning a kitchen remodel project is to consider the purpose of this space and ask yourself some key questions, such as:
- How many people typically use your kitchen?
- Who will be using your kitchen regularly—do you need to account for children, the elderly, or any handicaps?
- What else do ... Read More
Posted: Wednesday, September 18th 2013 in Cabinets
The cabinet hardware you choose can make or break the look of your cabinets. No matter how beautiful your cabinetry may be, oversized cabinet hardware in the wrong style or material can detract from the look you’re trying to achieve and impact the overall appearance of the room. At the same time, cabinet hardware can act as the finishing touch to your cabinetry design, bringing the space together and maximizing functionality. So make sure to do your research and choose cabinet hardware that reflects your personal style and is easy to use—we can help!
How to Choose Cabinet Hardware
From knobs and latches to pulls and more, there’s a variety of options to choose from when it comes to cabinet hardware. In order to make the best decision for your home, consider the following factors:
- Design and style. Choose cabinet hardware designs that match your sense of style. Do you want ... Read More
Master Bathroom Ideas
Posted: Monday, September 9th 2013 in Remodeling
Your master bathroom is an important component of the home and an opportunity to reflect your personal sense of style. By adding the right design elements and furnishings, you can create your own sanctuary in the master bathroom that provides comfort and lifts your spirits like a day at the spa.
Ready to get creative with your remodeling project? Consider the master bathroom ideas below or contact Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center for a consultation in the Delaware area.
Master Bathroom Designs
When it comes to master bathroom designs, the options are endless. You have the ability to choose among a wide variety of materials, designs, and colors, depending on your style, functionality, and budget requirements. Whether you want dual bathroom vanities, colorful accents, or open shelving, it’s easy to customize this space to meet your needs.
Don’t know where to start? No problem! Consider these master bathroom ideas:
Kitchen Breakfast Bar
Posted: Wednesday, August 28th 2013 in Kitchens
Looking to update your kitchen but not sure how? Consider installing a kitchen breakfast bar as one way to provide extra space for dining and food preparation, while creating an open layout in the room. Not only will it enhance the design of your kitchen, but it will maximize functionality and help you make the most out of your space!
Benefits of a Kitchen Breakfast Bar
There are many benefits to having a kitchen breakfast bar. A breakfast bar can:
- Save space
- Add a convenient space for daily meals
- Be built in all shapes and sizes
- Be built with different materials
- Create an open kitchen design
- And more!
Whether you want granite, ceramic tile, butcher block, or laminate, there are plenty of options to choose from—making it easy to customize your kitchen breakfast bar and get creative with the design. You can also get creative with the bar stools! Stools come in a variety of different ... Read More