Mirrored backsplashes were extremely popular in the 1980s. However, as we know, styles run in cycles and this style is making a big comeback! Due to the fact that the mirror treatments have advanced significantly, a mirror backsplash can add a “light and bright” quality to a wet bar area or kitchen.
This is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions.
“The most important aspect for remodeling your home is to have the look and feel that works best for you.” – Kathi Fleck, Renovate, Remodel… Relax!
With the new year come new beginnings. If you’ve been following home design reality TV shows and consistently adding to your Pinterest “Dream home” board for the past few months, or even years; 2018 may be the year you’re ready to make those updates you’ve been dreaming of.
Now that this year’s Color of the Year has been announced by Pantone, it’s time to think about broader design trends for the year. With the help of Houzz, we’ve compiled predictions for 2018’s top home remodeling design trends. Here’s what you can expect to see:
Over the year’s, kitchens have become more and more technological. The under the cabinet LED lighting is one answer to the demanding need for technology in the kitchen. Fits under cabinets to discreetly provide light, Bluetooth music system, power outlets, USB ports, and mobile charging cradles the system enables backsplash to be clear of outlets and cord clutter. The product is available in four different lengths. This clears countertops of cords going in every which direction. Clearing more room for pots and pans and all the ingredients needed for cooking. Continue reading
You wouldn’t imagine something taken from a New York City subway design as a major kitchen and bathroom remodeling trend, but that’s exactly what’s going on today. Gleaming 3×6 inch tiles covered the walls of kitchens and bathrooms alike seems to be one of the more popular design features, and this look dates back to the unveiling of the NYC subway system.
Handling of backsplashes in any kitchen is something that calls for serious consideration both in terms of its functionality and where it is positioned plus the materials required or available for use in making this essential part of the kitchen. By definition, backsplash refers to the vertical panel that is erected behind a sink or on the countertop to provide a layer protecting the wall against spillage or splashes. Continue reading
When it is time for a new kitchen the requests have a common theme: bigger, open, island, and more everything. The Design Build Planners team meets many homeowners seeking to remodel their kitchen seem to have one, unified voice: “We want a larger kitchen, with an open floor plan, dine-at island, more cabinets, more counter space, more storage…more, more, more.” Design-wise, all can be incorporated, but extra home space is required. No one is surprised to hear that kitchens are the most expensive rooms to remodel. Now more space means new space as in an addition. Doubling the space of a kitchen with an addition undoubtedly doubles the cost of the project. After calculating all the items required to fully complete, the homeowner investment most likely well exceed $100,000 for a 200+ square foot kitchen and addition project. Continue reading