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Install Skylights to Brighten and Open Up Your Home

Installing skylights into your home is a very bright idea! Not only do they look beautiful, but they bring in natural lighting helping, conserve energy and brighten up any room. The two main types of skylights that CQC Home installs are Fixed and Operable skylights. These skylights can be placed in any area of your … Continued

Farmhouse Kitchen Sinks

Farmhouse sinks are an amazing way to add a sort of rustic charm to any kitchen. Farmhouse sinks are deeper than typical stainless steel undermount or topmount sinks. This makes washing larger pots, bowls and cookware easier. There are also two different options when it comes to sectioning off your sink. You can have one … Continued

Roof Inspections and Roof Maintenance

Let’s raise the roof on the importance of regular roof maintenance! The average lifespan of a roof is fifteen to thirty years. Lack of maintenance can cut your roof’s lifespan in half. Here are some tips on how to keep your roof in tip top shape. Create a regular cleaning schedule with CQC Home We … Continued

Ferguson Spotlight: Kitchen

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen, and Lightening Gallery is the place to get the newest, and most ground breaking products and features. Quite naturally, we at CQC Home have joined forces with them, making our selection process and jobs so much easier with the outstanding products available for our clients. Over the next few weeks, I will … Continued

Brass Hardware Making a Comeback Against Navy

A few years ago brass hardware was nearly impossible to obtain. Not so these days! Brass is making a radical comeback in kitchen and bathrooms far and wide! Navy cabinetry, whether paired with floating cabinets or a furniture piece, looks regal matched with a white countertop and polished off with brass fixtures. Add an abstract … Continued

Appliance Lifts Make Cooking and Baking a Breeze

Stand mixers are exceptionally useful in the kitchen. But how often have you given it a second thought when you remembered how much of a hassle it is to pull out your mixer? (Not to mention how heavy and how much space these heavy duty appliances take up.) Good news! There’s a mechanically-balanced contraption that … Continued

Stylishly Mismatched Cabinets

As a mom of a teenage daughter, I have to keep up with so many trends. One I have quickly learned of is the art of mismatching. My stylish daughter can somehow make a powder blue sock on one foot and a tangerine orange sock on the other look good! I no longer think twice … Continued

2017 Electrical Fixtures: USB Wall Charger Plate Covers

Looking for ways to declutter? Installing a USB wall plate is a swanky feature that can help you do just that. This small electrical fixture provides additional plug-in features while removing the need for multiple adapters dangling off your wall. If you are like me and have multiple devices, from cellphones, to iPads, laptops and … Continued

Sliding Barn Doors for Added Charm, Functionality and Value

Craftsmen meets farmhouse design. Sliding barn doors are being displayed in homes more and more, both for their distinctive look as well as their functionality. Based on a two year study, research showed that keywords like “barn door” highly affected the sale of a home — selling as many as fifty-seven days faster and at … Continued

Rain Glass Shower Door

“Rain, rain go away!” is definitely not what our clients are saying when it comes to their selection for shower glass. With the many beautiful qualities rain glass possesses, we are finding our skilled craftsmen installing them on a regular basis. Dreamy Quality Rain glass looks exactly how it sounds, like a constant rainfall on … Continued

Why Install a Nest Learning Thermostat

There’s an app for any and everything, nowadays. And the Nest Learning Thermostat is definitely a leader of the pack. Here are some of the futuristic features this innovative thermostat puts at your fingertips. Energy Tracker This thermostat is the definition of app savvy! Simply download the Nest app to see how much energy you … Continued

Countertop Corbels

When envisioning your dream kitchen, one of the first things that comes to mind is “what type of countertop will I select to showcase my personal style and wow my guests?” and “what type of lighting will I use to spotlight it?” But don’t stop there! Many details are often overlooked when selecting countertops — including how … Continued