How to Plan an On-Time and On-Budget Kitchen Remodel

Jake Thayer Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Having a beautiful and well-designed kitchen makes hosting, cooking, and entertaining fun and relaxing. Remodeling your kitchen should feel just as fun and clear-cut. By the end of this article you will have the tools and resources you need to successfully plan and execute your kitchen remodel so that it stays on-time and on-budget. At JL Remodeling we’ve helped hundreds of people design and build their dream kitchens in a timely and cost effective manner and can help you build yours too. Step 1: Clarify Your Budget The first step is to determine what your budget for the project is. …

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 …

How to Clean Granite Countertops

Rebekah Tile and flooring, Tips, Uncategorized

While it’s one of the most popular choices for countertops, granite is also considerably spendy. It is something that you’ll expect to last in your home for a very long time, but that will also mean that you’ll have to take proper care of it by cleaning it so that it maintains its beautiful look for many years.  Here’s what you need to know about cleaning granite countertops. Daily Cleaning for Granite Countertops Knowing how to do the normal day-to-day cleaning is the most important part of knowing how to properly clean granite countertops. You’re not going to want to …

Pros and Cons of Open Concept Floor Plan

Rebekah Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

If you’re planning to remodel your house then you may be wondering if you should connect some of the major rooms in your house. Specifically, should you connect your living room, dining room, and kitchen all together. Open concept floor plans are very popular in today’s home market, but they may not be the preference of everyone, which is why we think that it’s important to understand the pros and cons of an open concept plan in order to help you make your decision.  Pros of an Open Concept Floor Plan Some of the advantages of an open floor plan …

double vanities are a top 2020 bathroom design trend

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 …

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Top 2020 Bathroom Design Trends

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Tile and flooring, Tips, Uncategorized

Need some inspiration for your outdated bathroom? We’ve collected some of the latest 2020 bathroom design trends to spark some creativity for your bathroom design!      1| Brass is back! One of the most popular design trends in bathrooms for 2020 is the return of brass finishes. From the light fixtures and mirror frames to the finishes on the faucets, brass has made a popular return to the bathroom. Brass adds glam and luxury to your bathroom. It can also provide a rustic design element if the finish is distressed. 2| Deep-soak tubs Deep-soak bathtubs are a 2020 bathroom design …

5 Common Home Remodeling Myths

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Just like the myth that you can only balance an egg on a full moon, myths exist about home remodeling. But addressing five common misconceptions and putting these myths to rest.  1 | Your project will never come in on-time and on budget. One of the most common misconceptions is that every remodeling project will always run past the expected finish date. On most televised home remodeling shows, there’s a major cost issue that is overlooked and it pushes back the finish date past what was originally expected. Usually done for the dramatic effect, it makes the show more captivating …

marble counters, one of the longest lasting kitchen countertop materials

3 Longest Lasting Kitchen Countertop Materials

Rebekah Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Choosing the right countertop material for your new kitchen during the remodeling process can be a difficult choice to say the least. One of the most important factors to consider when choosing the right material is the lifespan of the countertop material. Being an expensive and highly utilized piece of the kitchen, you will likely want to ensure that you have the longest lasting kitchen countertop material possible. Thankfully, your local Alderwood kitchen remodeler is here to help guide you to the best decision. 1 | Natural Stones In terms of longevity, some of the best options for your kitchen …

DIY or Get Help?: 5 Questions to Guide You Before Hiring a LicensedKitchen and Bath Remodeler

Jair Reina Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

In the age of HGTV and Pinterest, it’s easy to get inspired to touch up your home. From paint and trim to knocking out walls and adding built-ins, there’s always a home improvement project to be tackled. Some of these projects are well worth a dive into the world of DIY. At other times, you would be wise to trust your home improvement project to a licensed kitchen and bath remodeler. Here are five questions to ask yourself to help you decide: Am I equipped to accomplish this project safely? Every home improvement project comes with a risk. Sometimes that means you risk not …