Sensational Home Design and Remodeling Ideas
It’s a New Year and you’re ready to do some work on your home. But, what can you do to achieve high impact without breaking the bank? What can you do to bring high style into your home without losing your shirt? Plenty.
It’s easy to fix up your home’s kitchen or bath, or update your home exteriors, living spaces and lighting fixtures. And, you don’t have to empty your home equity line to refresh your home. Where to start? Check out these sensational home design and remodeling ideas.
By playing with different kitchen cabinet and counter heights, installing a custom piece of furniture, like vintage kitchen equipment, and more, you can provide both visual interest and a custom feel to your kitchen. Shop online for deals and discounts, or check out your local salvage retail outlets.
Custom Finishes on Kitchen Cabinetry
Combine painted and stained finishes on cabinetry for a custom look in your kitchen. Consult with a painting pro for ideas and product lines. Heated Bathroom Flooring. Radiant heat is catching on with homeowners around the country and can even offset your energy costs. Consult a licensed electrician for an estimate.
High Quality Synthetic Materials for Home Exteriors
Synthetic materials, like Hardi Plank siding and PVC trim, mimic the look of natural materials like wood and wood composite, but are much more durable. In addition, they are value priced and better able to withstand extreme weather like never before.
Kitchen Cabinet Accessories
When it comes to kitchen cabinet accessories, the sky’s the limit. Update your cabinets with handy drawer inserts and other space savers. Switch out your old hardware with new kitchen cabinet knobs, drawer and cabinet pulls and more. Shop online for deals and discounts, or compare prices and hardware options at The Container Store, Target and Restoration Hardware.
LED or Compact Fluorescent (CFL) Bulbs and Lighting
Lighting can produce a dramatic effect in your home. At the same time, it’s cost effective and has more value than ever before. Isn’t it high time you made the switch? That’s right, put away those incandescent fixtures in favor of energy-efficient selections, such as LED and CFL bulbs.
Larger Sized Bathroom Tiles
Want to make your home’s bathroom look sensational? Replace your smaller square tiles with tiles measuring 12″ x 12″ or larger. Or experiment with new shapes, like those 12″ x 18″ squares. These new trends help bathroom floors and walls spotlight more tile and fewer grout lines. Check out Home Depot or Lowes. Shop online for deals and discount tiles.
Want more space in your home? Extend your living area and bring the outdoors in with a screened-in porch. Or, try a wraparound porch for greater dramatic effect. A great home improvement idea for the entire family. Get several estimates from licensed contractors.