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DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Red roses, chocolate, champagne and heart-shaped candies can only mean one thing –Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and love is in the air! Valentine’s Day can be one of the most romantic holidays for couples in love. Oddly enough, however, it can also be one of the most stressful holidays for couples. Why? They want […]

Long Term Value of Kitchen and Bath Remodeling: What’s the Return on Your Investment (ROI)?

There are many reasons why homeowners choose to remodel their homes. Generally, the main reasons are to improve the look and feel of their space, increase its value, and nowadays, improve energy efficiency. In extreme situations (such as natural disasters), homeowners may be faced with less cosmetic renovations that may include securing a foundation or […]

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Every year, on January 1st, you begin to think about all of the things you want to do differently in the New Year. Lose weight. Exercise more. Drink less. Save money. Pay off debt. Spend more time with the family. But what about setting some goals for your home improvement objectives? Meeting goals for your […]

Thanksgiving Recipes from Granite Transformations

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection and celebration when families gather around their tables to reconnect and share a bounty of delicious family favorites. Granite Transformations offers you a few traditional Thanksgiving recipes with a modern twist to add something special to your holiday feast. Caramel Apple Pie Laced with homemade caramel sauce, this apple […]

Top Bathroom Trends for 2015

More than 400 designers are in agreement that bathroom renovation trends for 2015 are moving toward a more simplistic, cleaner and contemporary look, according to a style report by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Although homeowners and designers aren’t completely dismissing the traditional rustic, cozy charm of today’s bathroom styles, they are favoring cleaner […]

Housing Market and Homebuilder Confidence is Rising

A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index reveals homebuilders are feeling more confident in sales expectations than they have in almost nine years. Builder confidence in the newly built, single family home market rose for a fourth consecutive month in September to a level of 59, according to […]

A Granite Transformation: The Peacock Loop Diner in St. Louis

Granite Transformations, a division of Trend Group, is proud to announce their involvement in a $1 million renovation of the Peacock Loop Diner, a 5,000 square foot retro-style diner located in the Loop section of St. Louis. Situated near the Moonrise Hotel, the Peacock Loop Diner is defined by locals as the ultimate 24-hour destination. […]