The Hearth of the Home: Create a Fabulous Fireplace with Stylish Fireplace Surrounds

Are you looking to “fire up” the look of your fireplace this season? With summer winding down and fall right around the corner, now is a great time to transform your fireplace into the ultimate focal point of your home. Stone, mosaic tile, or a combination of both are turning everyday fireplaces into real showstoppers […]

Four Easy Steps to a Kitchen Remodel: No Mess, No Stress

The days of stressing out about the mess and downtime of a large kitchen renovation are a thing of the past. Granite and Trend Transformations has a fresh approach to updating your kitchen with a simple process that will let you keep your wits and wind up with a gorgeous new kitchen that all your […]

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Revolutionize Your Renovation with RTF Cabinetry

Have you ever walked into a kitchen or bathroom and taken immediate notice of the cabinets? Attractive looking cabinetry adds an extra touch of class and style to a space. Even more appealing is the fact that achieving this look is not as expensive as you might think. If the cabinet boxes are functional, replacing […]

Design inspiration

Best Online Sources for Design Inspiration

Inspiration is all around us. And when it comes to home design inspiration, you don’t have to look too far to find it. If you’re planning a kitchen or bathroom renovation, it’s important to know the color schemes, styles and themes you are drawn to, so you can give your designer or contractor a sense […]

Kitchen Color Trends

Things are heating up in the kitchen these days – and we’re not talking about in the oven. Kitchen color trends are bolder and brighter than ever before, as homeowners are taking a walk on the wild side by unleashing their color creativity. Are you ready to spice things up in your kitchen? There’s never […]

Pantry Organization Solutions

Modern Kitchen Pantry Solutions to Keep You Organized

Most homeowners would agree they can never have enough storage space. And when it comes to kitchens, items can pile up quickly. If you’ve ever found yourself digging through cabinets or rummaging through your pantry to find what you’re looking for – which is usually way in the back – then we have some great […]

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Before and After Home Renovation Photos that Inspire

Need a little inspiration to jump start your kitchen or bathroom renovation? Look no further than the beautiful before and after photos below, with all work completed by Granite and Trend Transformations, your local kitchen and bathroom remodeling experts. You’ll see we’ve noted many of the products used in each photo, so if you like […]

Pet-Friendly Kitchen Design Ideas

We love our pets. In fact, we love them so much, statistics from the ASPCA state there are over 160 million cats and dogs living in American households today. That’s a lot of fur babies. Ask any pet owner and they’ll tell you their pets are a part of the family. And as we all know, […]

Pros and cons of buying a fixer upper home

To Buy or Not to Buy – a Fixer-Upper

If you’re in the market to buy a new home, you may have considered buying a fixer-upper. But how do you know if it’s the right option for you? Maybe you’ve been watching those reality television shows that give you a glimpse into the process, but the truth is, what you see isn’t always reality! […]

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The Truth About Engineered Stone & Natural Stone Countertops

Just as you can’t judge a book by its cover, the same goes for thinking natural stone countertops are better than engineered stone countertops. Let’s face it: Most people think natural stone is the “real deal,” so anything else just doesn’t stack up. The truth is, today’s homeowners are “seeing the light,” as the benefits […]