5 Upgrades to Increase the Value of Your Existing Home

Mallory Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tile and flooring, Tips, Uncategorized, Unsellable Houses

In today’s sellers market, it’s easy to find a buyer for your home. But if you decide to sell as-is, you could be leaving money on the table. Below are five upgrades you should consider before selling in order to increase the value of your home and get the best valuation possible. Touch Up High-Use Areas One of the quickest and easiest ways to increase the value of your home is by freshening up areas that show wear and tear. High-use areas like kitchens and bathrooms tend to show the most wear, so consider refreshing those areas first to get …

How to Make Your Bathroom Kid-Safe

Mallory Bathroom remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

If you’ve got young children in your house, then it’s no question that you’re worried about their safety. One of the rooms in your house that can be especially worrying is the bathroom. As you’ve no doubt learned by now, there are countless ways for your young ones to accidentally hurt themselves. So to help ease your concerns, we’ve put together five ways to make your bathroom kid-safe to help prevent accidental injuries. Secure Your Medicine Cabinet One way to make your bathroom more kid-friendly is to make sure that your children can’t get into the medicine cabinet. Young kids …

A Beginner’s Guide to Tile Selection

Mallory Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tile and flooring, Tips, Uncategorized

If you’re in the process of a home remodel, or even planning for one, then you’ll likely have to make a decision about tiling. Even though it may seem like an easy choice to understand and make, there are three things you should know before making your selection.  Tile Variations The first thing to understand is what kind of tiling best suits the area you are working in. There are lots of different types of tile to choose from, each with its strengths and weaknesses in different areas in the house. Ceramic, quarry, vitrified and terracotta tiles are all very …

Moving vs Remodeling: Which One Is Right for You?

Mallory Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips

Unsure about whether you should sell your current home or remodel it to fit your needs? This is one of the most common questions we receive, so by the end of this article, you will be better able to determine which is the right decision for you and your family! Pros and Cons of Moving First, let’s talk about moving and the advantages and disadvantages that are associated with it. One of the major advantages of moving is the fact that you get to pick the location of your new home. This is beneficial in more ways than one. Not …

How Bathroom & Kitchen Renovation Projects Can Affect the Value Of Your Home

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

As a homeowner trying to improve the value of your property, how do you know which upgrades will give your home that wow factor and make the most difference when buyers make their decisions? This is a question that many owners ask. But sadly, there is no magical way of knowing what buyers will prefer. Every buyer is different and their idea of what makes a perfect home will vary. Some want a yard where they can grow a vegetable garden, some want new hardwood flooring, and yet others may be more interested in a green home. Moreover, because the …

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Home Remodeling Company

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Remodeling, when done right, can be a fun and creative experience. However, if you get stuck with a bad remodeling company it can be a nightmare of overdue deadlines, over-budget projects and low quality work. So, how do you avoid partnering with an unscrupulous company? By the end of this article you are going to know how to vet out your potential remodeler so that you partner with a company that will treat you fairly. 1. Do you have a license? The first question you should ask a potential partner is whether they are licensed. This will help weed out …

When to DIY vs. Hire Out your Home Remodeling Project

JL Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Once you have decided you want to begin a remodeling project on your home you then have to decide who will do it. There are 3 options, you can do it all yourself (ie DIY), you can contract out the work or you can hire a remodeling company. Each comes with its own unique pros and cons. By the end of this article, you will be able to discern which method will be best for you so your home remodeling project goes smoothly.  Doing It Yourself For many people, part of the joy in owning a home is that they …

5 Upgrades to Increase the Value of Your Existing Home

JL Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

In today’s sellers market it’s easy to find a buyer for your home but, if you sell as-is, you could be leaving money on the table. Below are the 5 upgrades you should consider doing to increase the value of your home so you get the best valuation possible when selling. Touch Up High-Use Areas One of the quickest and easiest ways to increase the value of your home is by freshening up areas that show wear and tear. High-use areas tend to show the most wear, so consider refreshing those areas first to get the most bang for your …

3 Ways to Maximize Bathroom Organization

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Possibly one of the most cluttered rooms in your house is the bathroom. Trying to make space and organize everybody’s preferred products like toothbrushes, shaving tools, hair products and whatever else could possibly go in a bathroom can be too much to handle and lead to a disorganized, chaotic and cluttered bathroom. With limited space in the bathroom, you’ll likely need some creative solutions to keep everything tidy and clean, which is why we’ve come up with our three favorite ways to maximize bathroom organization.   1 | Add New Storage Spaces One of the best ways to maximize your bathroom …

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3 Master Bathroom Remodel Essentials

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

When remodeling your bathroom, it can be an exciting time of considering new options in adding features to the remodel that may not have been in your original plan. Unfortunately, whether it’s a budget or space consideration, deciding on needs versus wants is a must. So, as your friendly Alderwood bathroom remodeler, we’ve come up with three things you should definitely include in your master bathroom remodel. 1. Double Vanity We recommend including a luxury, double sink vanity or counter-top in any master bathroom remodel plan. Having two sinks can make a big difference in how efficiently you can use …