Category: Bathrooms

Pros and Cons of Walk-in vs. Cabinet Pantries

November 3rd, 2020 by

f you’re designing your dream home or revamping your current space to give it the upgrade that it deserves, you may find yourself debating over a walk-in pantry, or cabinet pantry. Where some homeowners prefer walking into a nook with … Continued

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in a Murphy Bed

September 30th, 2020 by

Have you ever considered a wall bed for your home? Wall beds, also known as Murphy beds, pull-out bed, or fold-down bed can be the perfect solution to your interior design needs! These beds are hinged at one end to … Continued

How to Set Up Remote Learning at Home

August 24th, 2020 by

When the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to abruptly shut down earlier this year, families across the globe scrambled to make distance learning work for their children. Now, as a new school year begins, many parents are finding their families in … Continued

Remodeling and Labor Costs

November 22nd, 2016 by

I recently saw a series on Houzz that asked homeowners to discuss their kitchen renovations and to include pricing. I have long maintained that pricing for renovation projects depends upon the location where the project is done, as well as … Continued

Lust For a Sub-Zero Refrigerator

May 13th, 2016 by

I recently attended a Sub-Zero appliance training session at the beautiful Fretz showroom in Columbia, Maryland. At the training I had the opportunity to see and learn about the latest models of Sub-Zero Refrigerators. These appliances have so many impressive features; I walked away dreaming … Continued

Home Remodeling Television Shows

March 18th, 2016 by

The latest craze in home remodeling television shows reveal about as much reality in them as the Real Housewives of Potomac: very little. The shows are both fun and entertaining, but they project a skewed sense of reality. After being … Continued

Resurfacing Marble Counter Tops

January 13th, 2016 by

When renovating our kitchen, we opted for the beauty of marble counter tops while down playing the warnings about how easily they stain and etch.  I took some precautions to protect the counter tops while cooking, but I failed to … Continued

Realistic Investment: Planning Your Budget

June 25th, 2015 by

A significant amount of research is necessary for any home remodeling project to run smoothly. Knowing what you want and why is easy, but determining how to achieve it without breaking the bank can be quite complicated. The budget conversation … Continued

A Kitchen Elements Renovated Home Away From Home

April 28th, 2015 by

Jan Goldman, owner of Kitchen Elements, recently redesigned and remodeled the interior of a home in Olney, Maryland for Sonia Hulman, who purchased the fourteen-year-old townhouse in August.  Upon retirement, Hulman wanted to be closer to her family members in … Continued

How Can You Prepare Your New Home Before Moving In?

April 22nd, 2015 by

While moving into a new home is always exciting, it can also be an extremely chaotic and taxing time. While there’s no quick way around the stress, there are ways to effectively rise above it and make moving more tolerable … Continued