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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, […]

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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 […]

Inspiring Interior Design Trends for 2018

Current interior design trends are sparking excitement with today’s homeowners who are kicking things up a notch in their kitchens and bathrooms. From simple swaps to adding creative touches, this year’s trends have something for everyone. Here is a peek into some of 2018’s current interior design trends for kitchens and bathrooms: Dining Room Tables […]

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How to Get the Contemporary Style Kitchen of Your Dreams

According to the 2017 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, the “contemporary style kitchen” is the top design choice among today’s homeowners. Are you considering a kitchen renovation? Or do you want to transition your kitchen to a contemporary look? Whatever your choice, we’ve put together a snapshot of today’s top elements to help you build […]

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Latest Kitchen Trends Revealed in the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study

The results are in for the latest trends in kitchen design as today’s homeowners shed some light on what’s hot, and what’s not – according to the 2017 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study.(A full PDF of the study can be found here.) If you’re considering a kitchen renovation, we’ve narrowed down some interesting findings to […]

Kitchen trends that are here to stay

Kitchen Trends That Are Here to Stay

As the saying goes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. That’s especially true for kitchen styles that have stood the test of time. As homeowners continue to update their kitchens, many turn to timeless kitchen trends which have proven to be both beautiful and functional. Here’s a look at some lasting […]

Inspiring Kitchen Color Schemes for White Cabinets

There’s no denying white cabinets are a popular favorite among homeowners and remain a classic choice in today’s kitchen designs. But what’s the best way to kick up the color against that pure white palette? Granite and Trend Transformations reveal some inspiring ways to bring out the beauty in your white kitchen. Here are some […]

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How to Choose a Sink for Granite Countertops

“Everything but the kitchen sink,” is a popular expression – but do people even think twice about their sinks? The answer is a resounding “yes.” Until now, you’ve probably never given much thought to your kitchen sink. It’s just a space in your kitchen you use for washing dishes, cleaning and food prep. Right? Not […]