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Kitchen Countertop Materials 101

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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

5 Things to Know Before Remodeling a Bathroom

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

Top 4 Kitchen Upgrades

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Any homeowner or interior designer will tell you, “kitchens and bathrooms make a home.” It’s no surprise, as most of us spend plenty of time in both spaces. Many even consider the kitchen “the heart of the home.” So, when you’re considering upgrades in and around the house make sure to keep these two areas at the top of the list! From countertops, appliances, flooring, back splashes, faucets and more, there are plenty of amazing things that can be done to make your kitchen all the more inviting. Homes Heart is all about designing the right space for our client’s[…] Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Kitchen Cabinets

Cabinets are top of mind when considering a kitchen remodel, and it’s easy to understand why. Cabinets are the main focus of a kitchen, and are essential to the kitchen’s functionality. Most importantly, cabinets account for roughly 60 percent of a remodeling budget. So, it is important to consider your options carefully and choose the right cabinets for your space. Homes Heart is all about designing the right space for our clients’ unique lifestyle and personality. Follow our tips on how to choose the right cabinets for your kitchen remodel. Materials: Wood may seem like the only choice, but other[…] Continue Reading

Dos and Dont’s of Kitchen Remodeling

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A kitchen remodel is one of the best ways to improve your home’s interior, functionality and value. Luckily, Homes Heart specializes in just that! From luxurious retreats, gourmet oases to functionality for the whole family the staff at Homes Heart has done it all! Take the following dos and don’ts into consideration before starting on your kitchen remodel. Do your research Before meeting with a contractor or interior designer, scope out ideas on Pinterest or Houzz that match your vision of the ideal kitchen. Consider the layout, appliances, functionality, finishes and color scheme. Save these ideas on your phone, tablet[…] Continue Reading

Our three-step approach for defining & des…

Our three-step approach for defining & designing

We utilize a flexible three-step approach that matches the right style with your unique personality to create a space that is functional, durable and beautiful. Step 1: We Listen What are your personal tastes? What is your preferred style? What are your goals for the space? How should it feel when it’s finished? What kind of budget do you have? These are just a few of the questions we ask as we observe your current kitchen and explore your ideal one. We also examine magazine clippings or pictures of kitchens you like and study traffic patterns to determine optimum functional[…] Continue Reading

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