How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?

Your mortgage company, real estate agent or friends may have recommendations for the best home inspector in your neighborhood. Usually these referrals are spot on. However, before hiring the first inspector you call, there are a few things to keep in mind. We go into...

My Favorite Kitchen Islands with Seating

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a crowded kitchen during a dinner party? Me too. The kitchen is like a magnet for lingering people and the hub for most social activities in our homes. How can you make the most of this space and accommodate your guests at the...

Before Painting Kitchen Cabinets White Read This

White Kitchen Cabinets – Photo Painting your kitchen cabinets white is an easy way to transform your kitchen without spending a fortune. But, before you start painting your cabinets there are a few things you need to know. The painting process can be easy and fun if...

How Much Is My House Worth?

Signs are pointing to another great year for home sellers, according to real estate experts. If you’re thinking about selling you probably want to know “how much is my house worth?” But, before I let you in on my home value secrets, I need to tell you...

5 Kitchen Island Design Ideas You’ll Love

Why are kitchen islands so desirable? The reason is simple. A well-designed kitchen island can transform an outdated kitchen into a gourmet chef’s dream. That’s probably why in a recent study by the National Association of Homebuilders, 80 percent of home buyers said...

The Truth About Discount Kitchen Cabinets

The idea of discount kitchen cabinets is appealing – I get it. Why spend tens of thousands of dollars on brand name cabinets when you can get others at a fraction of the cost? The truth is that you get what you pay for. It’s no secret that cabinets are the most...

Kitchen Backsplash Ideas That Will Transform Your Kitchen

I started collecting kitchen backsplash ideas on my pinterest page a few weeks ago and the response has been incredible. One thing you might notice is that many of these ideas can to turn your ordinary kitchen into a gourmet workspace. The best part is that you may be...

Kitchen Layouts Made Simple

Before you jump into a remodeling project it’s essential to start with a few simple kitchen layouts and guidelines. The worlds greatest architects and interior designers use these ideas to create stunning kitchens. Let’s be clear: you don’t need to reinvent the wheel...

Arlene’s Surprise IKEA Kitchen Makeover

Is it possible to complete a kitchen remodel in only 5 days? In this IKEA kitchen makeover, designer Nicole Facciuto and chef Eric Greenspan attempt to accomplish the impossible. Watch the video below to see how Arlene’s husband David surprises her with an IKEA...

7 Inspiring Luxury Kitchens

A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found a few surprising facts about what home buyers expect to find in a luxury home. Their study, “Top 10 Features for Upscale Homes” found that many of the top features desired in upscale homes were...