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Rack up the Spices and Convenience in Your Kitchen

Always on the lookout for better organization and increased storage space in the kitchen, I was smitten by this ingenious feature being used in every style of kitchen. Pullout spice racks are becoming a staple in most, if not all, of our kitchen remodels and renovations. Our clients are getting their creative juices flowing, finding … Continued

Top Rated Kitchen Faucets

Kitchen faucet designs have come a long way. When remodeling your kitchen, you want a faucet that fits your functionality needs and personal style. Here are some five star faucet faves that cover every kitchen necessity and design. Best Pullout Spray Faucet Miseno Cirillo Collection Not only does this faucet appeal to the eye with a … Continued

Kitchen Countertop Materials From Classic to Natural

Before making your countertop selections, ask yourself: “Does my choice in kitchen countertop accommodate my meal prep demands, as well as reflect my personal style?” There are so many options  available that trying to make this one decision can leave you perplexed, taking the fun out of designing your beautiful new kitchen! We’ve narrowed down … Continued

Black & White Bathroom Trends

Historic homes are found throughout the Triangle area of North Carolina. Are you looking to restore your historic home’s master or guest bath to its full glory? Want to modernize your bathrooms while keeping a classic and timeless historic feel? A design in black and white will do just that! It makes a daring statement … Continued

Chic Shower Bliss on a Budget

We’ve all seen those ultra luxurious shower commercials with the oh-so costly looking shower heads, right? We watch, thinking to ourselves… “It would be nice to enjoy a spa-like experience everyday. If only I could afford it!” Guess what? Your shower head prayers have been answered. We have the highlights of a showering fixture that … Continued

Universal Design and Appeal

According to Professional Builders Magazine, the average age for first-time home buyers is thirty-one. This exciting and pivotal milestone merits excitement and celebration! But more often than not, asking ourselves if our new dream home will accommodate us and our family for many years to come simply doesn’t happen. We certainly don’t want to buy … Continued

Bathroom Must-Haves

The demand for more comfort, space and technology is on the rise in bathrooms. Manufacturers are listening and responding with savvy, must-have features. We’ve composed a list of the most popular amenities on the market. Electric Radiant Floor Heating Placing your feet on a toasty warm floor on a cold morning — what a great … Continued

Beautifully Accessible

Are the elements in your bathroom accessible as well as aesthetically pleasing? Did you know that more than 2/3 of injuries that take place in the bathroom result in a visit to the emergency room? More frightening, a majority of these falls occur while the person is fully conscious! Estimates show that falls in the bathroom … Continued

The Grout Divide

The type of grout you chose may be at the bottom of your list, but here’s why it should be at the top. The obvious reason is that grout is what bonds your floor or wall together. Let’s think beyond that. Quick — what are the two areas in your home that get exposed to lots … Continued

A Vision in White (on White)

The last thing you want is a kitchen that quickly becomes outdated simply because you researched and based your remodeling decisions on a trend that was on the rise. When you begin to think of remodeling your kitchen, it’s best to keep two words in mind — timeless and transitional. Let’s highlight a fast-growing kitchen … Continued

Pendant Lighting Illuminates the Heart of Your Home

When entertaining it seems inevitable that the guests always end up congregating in the kitchen. Just when you thought you’d have ample opportunity at Thanksgiving dinner to brag on your exquisite new white oak floors, you’re instead excusing yourself past guests chatting and chuckling in the kitchen  – as you refresh drinks. So why not … Continued

Gutter Guards: Less Work for You, More Protection for Your Home

Although most of us tend to cringe at the mention of gutters, those shallow troughs fixed beneath the edge of your roof are crucial to have and maintain. Mold remediation, termite damage and deteriorating structure supports are some of the repairs you are potentially facing if you don’t. And all of these repair services sound uber … Continued