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Modern Farmhouse Kitchens – Ideas, Characteristics and Inspiration
Oct 31,20 Tom Piplack
Modern Farmhouse Kitchens – Ideas, Characteristics and Inspiration

Modern Farmhouse Kitchens – Ideas, Characteristics and Inspiration Over the last few years, the country-inspired farmhouse style has taken over! Homeowners and designers alike are in love with the rustic, vintage and cozy vibes this popular trend exudes. However, there are numerous ways to create your own personal modern farmhouse look at home, ranging from […]

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How Covid Is Impacting Supply
Oct 17,20 Tom Piplack
How Covid Is Impacting Supply

Paramount to any smooth construction project is timing. Recently, you may have asked “Why are the lead times so long?” or “Why has this finish been unavailable for months?” Well, although essential, the construction industry was not spared by the coronavirus. Just like almost any other sector of public life, the impact has been heavy: […]

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Aging in place
Mar 07,20 Tom Piplack
Aging in place

Once you have found your forever home, you don’t want to move out ever again, and most of us would prefer not having to remodel our house as seniors either. The easy solution is: Think ahead! The concept of aging in place means, that while building or remodeling your house, you keep the future in […]

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What’s hot in 2020? Trends of the new decade!
Feb 01,20 Tom Piplack
What’s hot in 2020? Trends of the new decade!

Even a century later, the (literal) rise of skyscrapers, futuristic exuberance of Art Deco or the minimalist modernity of Bauhaus are some of the first things we think of when remembering the 1920s. These architectural and design trends defined and helped shape a generation and remain influential to this day! Now that we are officially […]

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Pretty Patios – A Living Room in Your Garden
Dec 07,19 Tom Piplack
Pretty Patios – A Living Room in Your Garden

Living space is scarce in Southern California, and the sun always shines: This is a prime opportunity to build an intriguing patio! Not only will it add value to your house, a patio will serve as outdoor living room, giving you more room to live your best life, relax, dine, or host parties. Of course, […]

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Sustain And Gain – How to Help Both Earth And Your Wallet
Nov 23,19 Tom Piplack
Sustain And Gain – How to Help Both Earth And Your Wallet

It is 2019, and we are being bombarded with dystopian outlooks on the future. There is talk about future energy and water shortages, economic instability, and some of the most-talked-about issues are global warming and environmental destruction. Naturally, people are wondering what they can do to protect themselves, their family and our planet. As it […]

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How to  Effectively Conceal Appliances
Oct 18,19 Tom Piplack
How to Effectively Conceal Appliances

Think about your morning routine: Maybe you wake up and make coffee, have some toast, heat water to prepare oatmeal, and treat yourself to a nutritious smoothie a little bit later. Chances are you have already used four appliances before even half the day has passed. Everybody loves helpful gadgets, but with more and more […]

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Reality TV Fact Check: Debunking Common Home Remodel Myths
Oct 10,19 Tom Piplack
Reality TV Fact Check: Debunking Common Home Remodel Myths

It’s a lazy evening at home. You’re cozy, laying on your couch and watching TV. Of course, eventually you get sucked into your favorite home improvement show, and after watching a couple inspiring episodes of families getting hooked up with their dream houses, kitchens or bathrooms, you’re ready to dial up your local contractor. Usually […]

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Next stop: Dream kitchen – Alternatives to subway tile
Oct 04,19 Tom Piplack
Next stop: Dream kitchen – Alternatives to subway tile

It’s everywhere: For the past century, subway tile has been a staple of American kitchens. White and arranged in a brick pattern, it is found in homes across the nation and beyond. In fact, chances are, you have never had a kitchen without this obligatory feature, and it seems like such a must-have that you […]

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More building, less billing: Where to splurge, where to save
Sep 24,19 Tom Piplack
More building, less billing: Where to splurge, where to save

Setting budget for a home remodel (and sticking to it!) is one of the hardest tasks when it’s time to renovate. You have all these ideas and wishes, from that luxurious bathtub, to shiny new appliances to elegant chandeliers, and want it all. Unfortunately, for most of us, going all in would almost certainly break […]

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