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For some, the luxury of a huge kitchen is only a dream. Unfortunately, physically increasing a kitchen’s space isn’t always an option. Thankfully, the kitchen and bathroom designs at HomeHeart have a few tricks up their sleeves to enlarge the look and feel of your kitchen without knocking down any walls. Check out these kitchen design tips and maximize your kitchen space! But that doesn’t mean there aren’t things we can do to maximize our space.
One of the first questions we ask our clients is, “what type of kitchen do you want?” Rustic? Modern? Traditional? Most of the time we receive a mixed answer, like ‘country contemporary’ or ‘modern industrial.’ The truth is that most homeowners don’t know exactly what they want until they see it. And that’s okay. This rundown of kitchen themes will help you decide which is best for you.
The kitchen is the hub of the home. It’s the center of family life and the place where friends gather for dinner parties and holidays. Not only is the kitchen the home’s central gathering place, it’s an investment in the value of your home. For these reasons, many kitchen remodels use neutral color palettes.
Is your kitchen in need of a remodel? Are you looking to redesign your bathroom? Are you interested in home design and just want some ideas and inspiration? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then you’re in for a treat.
If you’re starting a kitchen remodel, you may be wondering if hiring a kitchen designer is actually necessary. We’re here to tell you that it is. Why? A professional kitchen designer will bring VALUE to the table. Whether your budget is tight or has room to flourish, a professional kitchen designer will design your kitchen with higher quality products, give you the most function for your space, and provide you with more options and features.
When you invest in a home remodeling project, you want to make sure that the work you do not only looks good, but also keeps your finances in check. This is especially true for kitchen remodels, because once you start costs will add up quickly. Fortunately, there are ways to keep your budget on track and still design the kitchen of your dreams.
Revamping bathroom space is one of the most important home remodels you can do. It can increase functionality, make the space more comfortable, and of course, be pretty to look at. Whether big or small, bathroom designs should always be well thought out and should function with multiple users in mind. Avoiding these common design blunders will help you be happier with your bathroom for the long haul. Lack of Privacy Peek-a-boo! The last thing you want is guests or family members having a clear view of a private space. For example, adding a bathroom that’s directly across from the[…] Continue Reading
The transition from winter to spring is a tricky time when it comes to home decor. On one hand it’s still a bit chilly fully transition to spring accents, but on the other hand we are seeing some warmer weather and spring is just around the corner. While spring may not be in full swing (yet), it’s never too soon to add a few cheery touches to your home. Clear Your Entryway The entryway is the first area you (and guests) see when coming home from work, school or errands. If you’re anything like the rest of the world, this[…] Continue Reading
It’s easy to choose kitchen countertops based on looks alone. But there is more to counter space than how well it matches the kitchen’s current features. Durability, maintenance, and, of course, cost are also important factors to consider when making a selection for a kitchen remodel. Lifestyle First things first. How do you live? If you enjoy cooking on a regular basis or have kids who love to make messes, white countertops might not be the best fit. Is your kitchen the gathering place of your home? Then you might be looking for something exceptionally durable. Granite It’s safe to[…] Continue Reading
When is the right time to remodel your bathroom? Right now. If you plan to stay in the home, you might as well be happy with the space, right? On the other side of the coin, remodeling bathrooms is a huge selling point in terms of resale value. Here are five things to keep in mind when taking on a bathroom remodel. Start with a wish list Think about your current bathroom(s). What do you love about it? What do you dislike about it? Is there anything that could be changed to make the space more functionable? Come up with[…] Continue Reading