Fireplace

Tips on Keeping Warm this Winter

Up above the Mason-Dixon each day seems to be slightly brisker, just a little bit breezier than the last one. Air conditioners up in the Northern United States have all but been removed from windows or turned off, should it be a central unit. It’s the time of year to start fortifying the home with […]

Kids Hard Hats Construction

Construction and Remodeling Mishaps – Oh the Humanity!

In all of the crazy stories we hear from people who have hired remodelers who either botch the work or overcharge we forget to realize that some home remodelers simply have no business tinkering with your home sweet home. If you’ve ever seen an episode of America’s Funniest Home Videos chances are you’ve seen some […]

Autumn Is Upon Us

8 Great Tips for Transforming Your Home for the Fall

Now that summer is drawing to a rapid, sweltering, and hurricane-filled close, we thought we’d be the first to shift our design focus towards the ethereal images of autumn. Summer calls for lighter colors, more open designs, and a lighter touch – not one aimed towards coziness, but more towards free-flowing, airy fixtures and open-windowed […]

Some People Just Keep Adding, And Adding, And Adding..

8 Overrated Home Improvement Options

For many of us this pull-out-your-hair frustrating recession has caused many of us to scrap our grandiose plans for home remodeling. Luxuries regularly seen in homes in booming 1990’s probably wouldn’t get the same positive bat-of-the-eyelash in today’s economic climate. Melinda Fulmer, a columnist for MSN Real Estate, talked about eight home projects that are […]

Cash Up Front

Don’t Get Scammed!

How to Avoid Home Renovation Scams It’s sad but true – there are a lot of people there will try to make a buck by scamming unsuspecting people. You’ve probably been scammed, or had somebody try to pull the wool over your eyes at least once in your life. As professionals in the home renovations […]

Shimmering New Trend Glass Countertops From Granite Transformations

Recycled, Re-used, and Ridiculously Functional

As I perused the list of products and services we offer here at Granite Transformations, I was reminded that our Trend Glass line of countertop overlays is made with up to 72% post-consumption recycled glass. We like to return the favor to mother nature – no big deal, of course. Then we got to thinking: […]

Brushed Nickel Sink

5 Bathroom Trends for 2010

Color Color brings fun and drama to the bathroom. You can be as bold or as subtle as you wish. Painting one accent wall is a great way to bring add splash of color to the room without overwhelming the space. Highlighting the bathroom through cleverly chosen color schemes can make for a very aesthetically […]

8 Kitchen Organization Tips

Here are a few quick ideas to help you stay organized before and after a kitchen remodel. Let us know if you have any other tips that have been useful to you in the past – we always love your input! Organized Kitchen Utensils, Photo By Ginnerobot Store Items Within Reach Use a vase or […]

Contractor With A Couple Of Plans

A Quick Quality Check for your Home Improvement Choice

While many home improvement product manufacturers and companies tout the eco, pet, and child-friendly nature of their products, it is still important for consumers to do some quick research for themselves to ensure that these products meet acceptable standards of safety and eco-friendliness. You might start by checking for any certifications relating to environment and […]

Custom Countertops

Read Your Warranty

A lot of people misplace, don’t understand, make assumptions about, or flat out don’t read their warranties regardless of what they’re buying. This is something that should change. Before you buy anything of substantial cost (i.e. car, countertops, or computer), please make sure you read your warranty. Too many times do people read the headline […]