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Architectural Ideas

Architectural Ideas

Architectural details that are incorporated into a home remodel project can bring warmth and character to a room.  A good designer can help home owners select the right architectural details when it comes to style whether it be traditional, contemporary, modern or transitional.  Some details are strictly

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Countertop Choices

Countertop Choices

A common issue for builders, architects and home buyers is what countertop they should choose. The question is simple, but the answer is not. Options are plentiful. During the housing boom, the industry was all about granite. This enthusiasm turned a once-luxury surface into something that became standard even in entry-level condos. Subsequently,

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Bathroom Lighting

Bathroom Lighting

Generally, bathrooms have task lighting, little or no attention is usually given to ambient and/or accent lighting. Task lights serve the purpose providing sufficient light, they usually do nothing to make a visit enjoyable. But, the right lighting can offer comfort and relaxation. The following are a

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Season Porches

Season Porches

Here are some ideas for keeping your porch or enclosed patio visitor friendly and comfortable no what the season. Use window screens: no matter what the season is keep your enclosed patio or porch free from bugs with screens. Window screens keep the bugs and insects our

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Flooring

Flooring

Easy steps for deciding on flooring. Choosing a flooring is a decision you will need to make for just about any type of remodeling project.  There are several options to choose from and each option has its pros and cons.  As you are looking at flooring options keep

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Interior Painting

Interior Painting

Thinking about changing a room?  Painting is the simplest and lowest risk way to make big difference in any room.  Whether you hire a professional painter or you DIY, here are just a few ways of getting the most out of new paint Find Inspiration: To begin,

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Home Expansion

Home Expansion

Over time a family’s housing needs change and requirements increase.  The most common decision made is to purchase a new home, this cost homeowners time, money and a family goes through a new adjustment.  If another bedroom is needed, or even a home office or den, then

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Fireplaces

Fireplaces

Fireplace Warmth Honestly, who doesn’t love to curl up next to a roaring fire on a chilly day?  As inviting as it is, put safety first.  Before lighting the season’s first log, have the chimney and fire box inspected and cleaned by a professional chimney sweep. You can

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Custom Bookcases

Custom Bookcases

Custom Build Bookcase This bookcase was custom built by Modern Contractors, Inc.  It was built offsite and installation and customization was finalized onsite.  A simple panel molding was applied to the doors to help give that final look the customer wanted.  Crown molding sets off this elegant traditional look.  You can view more of

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– Trending in 2014 –

– Trending in 2014 –

Subway Tile, Open shelving, and Custom color cabinetry are very popular design concepts in 2014. This particular example combines grey cabinets, clean white tile, and warm wood tones to soften and blend. Painting your existing cabinets and changing the hardware is a cheap way to give your kitchen a

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