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The Benefits of Building a Home Gym

Now that summer’s here, you might be working hard to get that physique you’ve always wanted. But because many gyms and health clubs remain closed due to coronavirus concerns, it’s not as easy to fit in a good workout right now — that is, unless you can exercise at home. Sure, you might be able […]

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Summer Living: Bringing the Indoors Out 

Ah, summer in Texas. Yes, it’s hot—we have some of the hottest average temperatures in the country, and we’re no strangers to the sweltering sun. Of course, summer in Texas is also gorgeous, and we’re all looking forward to enjoying our wide open spaces, especially this year. The great outdoors are great indeed, and many […]

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3 Remodeling Tips to Take Your Bedroom to the Next Level

There are probably a number of renovations from which your home could benefit. After all, 85% of homes nationwide were built prior to 1980 and are in need of improvements. But while bathroom and kitchen remodels are always popular, you can’t overlook the importance of having a beautiful bedroom. Your bedroom should be a relaxing […]

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Working Remotely? Here’s How to Create a Stylish Home Office

Even before the pandemic, many homeowners were determined to improve their properties. The remodeling industry was expected to grow by 2% annually through 2025 — and with more of us spending an unprecedented amount of time at home recently, it’s not surprising that you may be eager to make every space more functional and appealing. […]

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The Elements of Luxurious Bathrooms

Wondering how to turn your bathroom into a luxurious, pampering retreat?  There’s no feeling like the one that sweeps over you when you arrive at a fabulous spa. Everything seems to just work; the features and fixtures blend harmoniously and unobtrusively to immediately make you feel calm, relaxed, and serene. So why do our home […]

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Adding More Color to Your Bathroom

For many homeowners, it’s essential that the main bathroom be spacious and full of storage. But it’s also important that a bathroom is aesthetically pleasing. And in some cases, that all comes down to color. Each year, homeowners remodel more than 14.2 million bathrooms. Contrary to popular belief, a remodel isn’t just about the layout; […]

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Kitchen Flooring: Which Option is Right for Me?

Your kitchen floor, despite being durable and practical, is also a major design element. The material, color, and texture you choose can make or break your kitchen remodel. From hardwood to tile to laminate, there are several different flooring options from which to choose. But how do you know what kind of kitchen flooring is […]

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Six Bathroom Renovation Myths — Debunked

Thinking about renovating a bathroom? Good idea! Bathroom renovations not only offer a high return on investment when selling, they also make your home more convenient and pleasant for you. But what do you really need, and how do you get started? In this post, we debunk the six most common bathroom remodel myths. Read […]

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Five Trends You Should Consider for Remodeling Your Kitchen

The kitchen is considered to be the most important room in your home — it is where your day begins every morning. Having a kitchen that suits your needs is important if you’re going to live a full and healthy life. A recent survey concluded that one-third of homeowners started living a healthier lifestyle after […]

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Five Trendy Options for Kitchen Countertops

In the past, homeowners had limited countertop options for their kitchen renovation projects. Thanks to advancements in manufacturing, there are now many varieties of materials you can use. Here are the trendy materials that are popular with kitchen designers when remodeling countertops. Granite Granite countertops have always been a trendy option for home remodeling and […]

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