Juxtaposed Before And After Work From Granite Transformations

Granite Overlay Installation: A Day in the Life

A harrowing, time-devouring experience? No. A quick, kitchen coddling exercise in rapid turnaround with beautiful results? Yes! Granite overlay installation is the quick way to give your countertops a fresh new look without all of the demolition, hassle, or home disruption. In only a couple of days from deciding that granite overlays are for you, […]

Off-Kilter, Off-Hinge, Or Just Plain Ugly? Are These Your Cabinets?

Run-Down Cabinets? Maybe They Need a Facelift.

Are you one of the millions of Americans who have cabinets missing nobs? Or perhaps you fall under the ‘my cabinets don’t close all the way’ category. And then there’s a slim, but still possible, chance that you might even be (say it ain’t so!) missing cabinet doors all together. If any of these dire […]

Not The House Of Your Dreams...Yet

The Ballad of the Ruined Tub Liner

We’ve all moved into new homes and apartments expecting, at the very least, a dollop of work to be done here or there. Whether it be some slight repairs or a full remodel, the inclination to better a new home certainly exists in many of us. Though, as some of you know all too well, […]

Carefully Cleaning An Ancient Roman Mosaic.

Mosaics and You: The Remodeling Beginners Guide

I don’t imagine any of you out there reading this would liken yourself an imperial emperor, nor a monarch, nor a Roman aristocrat. So, you must not think that fine mosaic designs and refined, glossy-looking backsplashes adorning every room from the kitchen to the bathroom to the living room would be an option for you […]

Wisconsin Bike Lanes

5 Eco-Friendly Features from our Nation’s Greenest Cities

Boulder, CO: The Solar Access Ordinance In 1991 the city of Boulder, Colorado decided to look toward the future and implement an ordinance that would prove to be the gold (green?) standard for municipal building codes. Due to the rising cost of conventional sources of energy in the late 1980’s the “Solar Access Ordinance” was […]

Kitchen Remodeling Design Color Schemes

The first step when it comes to kitchen remodeling is to choose a color scheme you like.  Once you do that, then you can begin to organize your kitchen design around it. We have selected three of the most common kitchen color schemes below and briefly described how to achieve these looks in your own […]

Recession-Approved Kitchen Remodeling

These days, most of us are being a bit more careful about how we spend our money.  For some, this may mean packing a lunch for work instead of going out to eat. For others, it may mean  renting movies more often than going to the theatre. Living through a recession is all about learning […]