The Monmouth County homeowners wanted the 1980’s master bathroom converted into a brighter, trendier four-fixture bathroom with a large comfortable shower, private water closet, and an upscale double vanity. The bathroom remodel was a part of other renovations including the reconfiguration of the master bedroom and walk-in closet. The redefined space allocated for the new master bathroom was one third less than the original.
Tile backsplashes can make or break a kitchen space. Is this why the thought of creating one is stressful to many homeowners? What material type to use – stone, metal, glass…etc. What patterns or mural? Don’t let it be overwhelming .
Try looking at a kitchen design like a man’s outfit. The cabinets are the suit – the largest area and the first decision to be made. The countertop is like the shirt. A complement to the suit and can either be subtle or bold. Finally, the tbacksplash is like the tie – the smaller area, but a reflection of personality. Either to blend in or make a statement. A compliment or a focal point. Continue reading
Recently, the Design Build Planners met with Nanci McCarthy to discuss a few projects currently in design and development. We took the opportunity to ask her a few questions. Nanci, one of our favorite Trade Partners, is the Branch Manager for Best Tile. Best Tile has been providing tile material, accessories, and supplies to homeowners and trades people for 50 years. They have showroom locations from Vermont to North Carolina.
DBPlanners: What is the newest, hottest trend in tile? Continue reading