Every once in a while I get a request to remodel a home so that it’s pet-friendly. That shouldn’t be surprising; after all, it’s estimated that 73 million dogs and 90 million cats live in U.S. households. Doing renovations for your pet may sound like some pet owners are being overly indulgent, but remember that taking your pets’ needs into account can also makes life easier for you. If you can put the litter box in an out-of-the-way location or find a convenient way to bathe the dog, your house will be better suited to your lifestyle.
When planning a bathroom remodeling project, it used to be that you didn’t have many choices of bathtubs, but today there is a bewildering array of tubs in different shapes, sizes, and materials. How do you choose which kind of tub is right for you? Here are some of the factors to consider when selecting a bathtub.
When you want to create a spa-like environment during your bathroom renovation, soaking tubs are a natural choice. Inspired by ancient Roman baths or Japanese bathing traditions, soaking tubs allow more of the body to be covered in water, all the way up to the chin with some models! Many also come with special insulation that allows the water to stay hot longer. Continue reading
Kitchen renovations are exciting, overwhelming, and, yes, disruptive processes. The end result is worth it, though, with brighter rooms, more functional workspaces, sturdy counters and, perhaps most exciting, appliances that you are excited to use. Deciding which appliances are right … Continue reading
Are you planning your home office design? If you’re like many of today’s workforce, you have the option to work at least part of your time from a remote location. If Junior is out of the house, the basement is … Continue reading