9 Types of Floor Tile Patterns To Consider

Choosing the right floor tile pattern is as important as the type of tile you use. Here are some common examples of the different ways tile can be installed to add interest to a floor. Diagonal Floor Tile Tiles are laid at a 45-degree angle to one another Adds interest and movement to the floor Makes
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Bathroom Faucet Buying Guide for Your Next Remodel

  Our friends over at Ferguson Bath and Lighting in Tallahassee have written a great post about choosing a bathroom faucet. We’ve summarized the post here, you can read the complete post on their website: Ferguson Bath and Lighting Tallahassee   How to Choose Your Bathroom Faucet Choosing a bathroom faucet is mostly about finding
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Helpful Advice from 8 People Who Remodeled Their Tallahassee Home

  8 Quotes from People Who Recently Underwent a Home Remodel The folks over at Real Simple recently posted an article with 8 quotes from homeowners who had recently undergone a home remodel. We really liked the advice they gave and we have posted their quotes below along with a response for how we deal with
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Consider These 3 Options When Updating Kitchen Cabinets

What’s the best option for updating kitchen cabinets? Your three main options are painting, refacing and new cabinets. Each has its pros and cons and only you can decide what’s best for you and your home. We’ll outline some of the things to think about for each approach in this post.   Option One: Painting
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What Affects Your Kitchen Cabinet Cost?

When shopping for kitchen cabinets you want to make sure you’re investing in a quality product. But you also want to avoid paying for features that are not important to you. Understanding what factors affect the cost of a cabinet can help you make the right decision. Factors Affecting Kitchen Cabinet Cost But what affects
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Tile Installation Costs In Tallahassee, FL

(upper left)Home of the Brave, (lower left) SomerTile Brooklyn Brick, (R) SomerTile – Antic Feeling Red There are a surprising number of variables when it come to installing tile so it can be difficult to estimate without knowing the details of a project. What we’ve done below is outline some basic costs per sq ft
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Kitchen Cabinet Construction Part 1: The Cabinet Box

Kitchen Cabinet Construction part 1: Plywood vs Particleboard Bottom Line (tldr;): – Both plywood and particle board are suitable for cabinet construction. If cost is no issue then go with a high quality plywood cabinet box. – A 45# particle board can outperform plywood when used properly – Beware of cheap plywoods – many imported
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Remodeling In Tallahassee: HGTV vs Reality

HGTV has done a lot to improve the remodeling industry. It’s opened up the world of design and construction to millions of viewers and created dozens of new design trends that might otherwise remained very regional (shiplap anyone?) Remodeling in Tallahassee: Set Realistic Expectations But one negative impact of the Reality TV-ifying of remodeling is
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Smart Kitchens in Tallahassee Florida: Let’s Get Real.

Smart kitchens are all the rage. But what is a smart kitchen? If you read a lot of kitchen design news like I do you’d think it meant everything has to have wifi and you must be able to turn it on with your phone.  Today you can look inside your fridge with your smartphone
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Universal Design: Is Your Home Visitable?

Bringing people together and connecting with one another is one thing that makes us human, but it has become important now more than ever to ask the question “…when guests visit your home can they move around freely and with minimal assistance in your home?”.  This is also known as visitability. As Certified Aging in
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Pressure Balance vs. Thermostatic Shower Valve: What Is the Difference?

The Shower Experience When planning your dream bathroom remodeling project, there is more to do than just choosing a style, a color scheme, what finishes you’ll use, and what features your bathroom will have. If you are remodeling an outdated bathroom, it’s going to take more than an extravagant shower head, new grout, marble tiles,
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Using Natural Colors in Your Interior Design

Interior Design Inspiration: Color in Nature 2018 Does your house feel like a home? The best way to unwind after a long day at work is by making your house feel like a home. However, not many people can afford to hire an interior design expert to spruce up their homes with trendy designs. Lucky
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The Emotional Roller Coaster Of Remodeling

Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom is a big undertaking. Both rooms are very important to the everyday function of your home and to live without them, even for a short period of time can be tough. Every remodel has its ups and downs, what we call the “emotional roller coaster of remodeling”.  The roller coaster
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10 Terrific Tips for Decluttering Your Home’s Kitchen Counters

Decluttering kitchen counters is one of the most common reasons given for why people want to remodel. Contemporary design relies on clean simple design elements and a kitchen counter loaded with small appliances, spices and utensils doesn’t go so well with the contemporary style. But there are more than just design related reasons for getting
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