Category Archives: Planning

Bathroom remodeling guide: Dos and don’ts

More people trust Consumer Reports to help guide them through kitchen and bath remodeling than just about any other resource. Here’s their March 2012 list of bathroom remodeling do’s and don’ts where they are kind enough to refer to my comments. Build a 10 to 15 percent cushion into your budget. Hide the toilet away, […]

The Same Kitchen Remodeling Job for $10,000 Less?

“But John, the store down the street said that they could deliver the same kitchen for $10,000 less than you!”/p> Yes, but not for the same quality or services. Don’t miss the last two paragraphs of this blog. They say more than any paid advertising possibly could./p> Many times we are told that some other […]

How do you want to cook in your new kitchen?

The question may seem silly at first but consider this; cooking appliances occupy nearly as much space in the kitchen as do counter tops. Therefore, consideration of these questions now will have a huge impact on the design and layout later: Do you want to replace your existing 30” free standing range with a similar […]