Frameless Shower Openings – Square at hip height (already plumb and level)

When building the opening for your frameless shower screen, one of the most important things you can do is make sure that all the walls are vertical, level, and square. Custom made heavy glass frameless showers are not very forgiving of an improperly constructed opening. There are a number of considerations regarding the “squaring” of your opening and the forgiveness […]

Choose the right kitchen sink for your home

Everyone who is going to build or renovate a house has ideas about the main aspects of design. Colors, rugs, and paint are always at the forefront of mind, but it seems like everything else falls behind! Many people are overwhelmed when they realize how many other small decisions need to be made during the construction process. If you are […]

Find ways to install great kitchen wall tiles

Kitchen backsplashes have generally not been embellished in the past, being considered necessary only as protection for countertop space. The result was a drab and uninteresting surface. Now that tiles have witnessed so many designs, textures, colors and mixes, it is time to decorate the walls of the kitchen in addition to the walls of the living room and the […]

Dos and Don’ts for Updates

When it comes to opting for the home, the main question an investor should ask when making an acquisition is whether or not the selected option will contribute to the home’s salability, relative to the actual cost. Obviously, there is a point of diminishing returns if one builds a Taj Mahal on a land of dwellings. Despite the urge to […]

Asian Walnut Hardwood Floors – Everything You Need To Know Before You Buy

Asian walnut hardwood floors are one of the most unique hardwood species available on the market today. Often referred to as Acacia, this walnut hardwood flooring is obviously harvested in Asia. Asian walnut wood flooring has become increasingly popular in recent years. Although oak is still the number one selling hardwood floor, exotic species like Asian walnut and Brazilian cherry […]

What is transparent quartz?

Clear quartz is the most recognized type of crystal and what most people imagine when the thought “Crystal” comes to mind. It is also known as Crystal Quartz and Rock Crystal and is a natural form of silicon dioxide. This stone is considered and known throughout the world as the “Universal Crystal” and the “Master Healer”. Clear quartz crystal is […]

11 tips and ideas for remodeling a small kitchen

Since we know how important space is and how difficult it is to use it wisely, especially in the kitchen, with so many furniture and utilities to accommodate, we have compiled the 11 most successful tips and ideas for remodeling a small kitchen. 1. Plan ahead! Especially when space is limited, there are so many things to consider that having […]

Ask an Expert: Interior Design

Over many years as an interior designer, what would be 3 major changes in consumer preferences during that time? One thing that immediately springs to mind is the switch from stain grade cabinets to paint grade cabinets. White kitchens are back! Customers tend more towards lighter and brighter shades over the red / orange hues of the last decade. The […]