Posts Categorized: remodeling

3 new ways to use tape lighting

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Tape and strip lights bring design flexibility, efficiency and beauty to your home lighting plan. Designed with LED sources, strip lights offer optimum efficiency to meet your green design goals. Read on to learn 3 new ways you can incorporate the versatile tape light to enhance your home’s functionality and beauty. Use LED tape lighting: [...]

Quick and Easy Bedroom Makeovers

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Dreaming of a gorgeous bedroom? We know how you feel. All too often, living rooms and kitchens take priority when it comes to decorating, and bedrooms can wind up in a perpetual state of blah. Check out these simple ideas for giving your sleep space an upgrade in no time at all. Paint Don’t be [...]

Trend Talk: In the Bathroom

Posted by kbanks & filed under Bathroom Lighting, Interior Design, Lighting Trends, remodeling.

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In last week’s Trend Talk we unpacked the top kitchen trends affecting the home design industry. It only seemed fair to give some love to your bath areas this week – since these two rooms are the top remodel areas for 2015. Here’s what you can expect to be the “hot items” in the bathroom [...]

Trend Talk: In the Kitchen

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Kitchen Lighting, Lighting Trends, remodeling.

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We’re back with Trend Talk Tuesdays, and today we’re taking a closer look at trends influencing the heart of your home: the kitchen. Get the skinny on the looks, finishes and designs that will make up this year’s most on-trend kitchens. One-level workstations: Say good-bye to your high-low islands with a bar and counter at [...]

Trend Talk: Invigorating colors

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We’re excited to launch “Trend Talk Tuesdays” in which we bring you the latest and greatest in home design trends. We recently had the privilege to sit down with design experts at Masterpiece Design Group and learn a little more about the trending wants and needs of today’s homeowner. Today, we’re talking colors. And not [...]

Incandescent sources in residential design: Yay or Nay?

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, LEDs, Shopping for lighting, energy efficiency, remodeling, renovations.

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Although LED and more energy efficient sources are on the rise, incandescents are still commonly used in home lighting applications. If you’re planning a remodel or a lighting upgrade, it’s important to consider the pros and cons of going with incandescent lamps. Here’s a few to start the conversation. Pros: Low initial cost (note: high [...]

6 simple ways to transform your bathroom into a spa retreat (without breaking your budget)

Posted by kbanks & filed under Bathroom Lighting, remodeling, renovations.

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Turning your bathroom into a spa oasis doesn’t have to put a strain on your wallet. With just a few simple tips from the pros, you can transform your bathroom into a luxurious haven. 1. Soft, cozy accents: If you’re looking for indulgent additions, bringing in a soft rug and fluffy towels is the perfect [...]

5 easy weekend kitchen projects

Posted by kbanks & filed under Kitchen Lighting, remodeling, renovations.

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Kitchens have evolved from an area of pure function to a primary room for entertaining. The trend towards open floor plans has further played into the kitchen serving as the heart of the home. The good news? There are easy ways that you can beautify this popular room without breaking your budget. We took some [...]

5 bathroom designs we love

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A recent study conducted by the home design site Houzz reported that homeowners are undertaking remodeling projects with the intent to stay in their home for the long term. The number one motivator for renovations? To improve the look and feel of the space. Additionally, bathrooms came out as the highest priority (by room) on [...]

Trend Alert: Multigenerational housing on the rise

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Multigenerational hosing is a trend we’ve seen emerge in a big way over the last couple years. According to Zillow, in 2015, you can “expect to see increasing new construction of homes that support this arrangement, and more real estate agents calling out multigenerational marketing as a particular focus of their business.” The Washington Post [...]