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The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Most homeowners undergo home remodeling for their own enjoyment, personalization, and facilitating their lifestyle. The good news is the investment of beautiful design and quality construction can be considered offset by an increase in the home’s resale value. Zonda Media has published the 35th annual Cost vs. Value Report for 2022 on 22…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Over time, we can get used to how our home looks and functions and not realize that, with some remodeling, one can level up their experience and enjoyment. The National Association of Home Builders surveyed recent home buyers and ranked the top features they wanted. Here are the top 10 and the percentage who…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook There are two major annual home remodeling industry shows: the International Builders Show (IBS) and Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) where training is offered, professionals are recognized, and vendors can showcase their products. Both offer award recognition for the most innovative and best in design for home improvement products. It is good…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook The 34th Annual Cost vs. Value Report, an analysis of 101 U.S. cities on the average cost of doing 22 home remodeling projects and the estimated increase in value of their home if they were to sell for 2021, has been published. The top 10 highest Returns On Investment (ROI) this year were…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook This is the third and final article in a series on the remodeling elements included in the Houzz Best in Design 2021. Houzz is a great resource for saving photographs of rooms you like to your project design professional to communicate how you want your home to look. What makes this award designation…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook October is National Kitchen and Bath Month, a time to celebrate what is considered the two most important rooms in the home. Houzz, the top online resource for home design and renovation ideas, selected the Best in Design for 2021 by looking at the top 3% most-saved photographs and choosing the winners for…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Houzz Inc. is a leading online platform for home remodeling ideas. A picture says a thousand words, and it can be a great starting place to visualize what you want your home to look like and to communicate that with your project designer. With the powerhouse of computers, Houzz can determine the most…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook What is popular in bathroom remodeling in 2021 will most likely still be in demand when it is time to sell later, giving one a competitive edge in being able to list at a higher price. It is good to know what the must-haves are to make sure yours isn’t missing out. Houzz.com…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook There are two major building and remodeling industry shows where vendors showcase their products for professionals: the International Builders Show (IBS), and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (KBIS). New products can be submitted to be recognized as a significant gain in technology and design. Here are some of our favorites that won…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook June is a time to celebrate dads. Not much has been written about what a man wants for their bathroom remodel—I looked! It is his space, too, and there are personal wants for his daily experience he may not have mentioned. Another area men tend to make do is outdoor cooking at a…