This month marks one year since stay-at-home orders were put in place. While those were lifted, many people are still spending most of their time at home, and many are still working from home. Working from home definitely has its perks. But if you’re still making do with what once seemed to be a temporary situation, you might think of this as your cue to make some changes and upgrades to your home.
Do you love the sleek look of a stainless steel kitchen? You are not alone. Among homeowners who remodeled their kitchen last year, 73 percent chose stainless steel appliances. Add to that the popularity of stainless steel sinks and faucets … and you’re looking at a material that plays a starring or supporting role in just about every American kitchen.
Are your cabinets starting to show their age? Would you like to bring your kitchen into the present century … without the major investment of replacing all the cabinetry? Don’t worry, it can be done. Check out these inspiring suggestions for how to make old cabinets look modern.
We are in love with nature—but also with technology—so which is better when you build or remodel a home? Natural products such as wood or wool? Or a man-made substitute, such as laminate or nylon? To answer this question, I consulted dozens of design and DIY websites and checked in with my secret weapon—my parents—who are both architects.
A combination of kitchen, as in the room where food is prepared and cooked, and living room, the other name of the family gathering space that was understood long before “great room” and “family room” came into the style lexicon.
Are you spending three hours or more in your kitchen every day? According to the just-released 2016 Houzz Kitchen Trends Survey, nearly two-thirds of homeowners spent more than three hours in their kitchens doing things such as watching TV, entertaining, eating and reading, in addition to the traditional cooking and baking.
Go neutral if you want to sell your home fast,” has long been the well-founded advice of expert real estate brokers. Yet at the same time, they recommend certain standout features to attract the attention of interested buyers.