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Kitchen Appliance Trends for 2021

April 7, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

The world of kitchen appliances is constantly changing. Since the space race of the 1950s and ‘60s, kitchen designs have been driven not only by style, but by technology as well. The latest and greatest cooking appliances can be a blessing for a home chef looking to be more efficient in the kitchen—and these days, they can also serve a purpose in the design and aesthetic of a home. For example, choosing appliance finishes in Midland, MI can make a big visual impact on the look of your kitchen. Depending on the layout of your home, it can be a... View Article

Closet Storage Tips for Accessories

March 24, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

It can be tempting to treat a closet like a larger version of a junk drawer. After all, we don’t see it since it’s behind a door, so what’s the harm in just tossing stuff in there willy-nilly? But when we go to look for something we know is in there and have to search for 10 minutes, that’s when we can really see the value in having an organized closet. But since we put so much more than just clothes in the closet, what is the best way to keep it organized? The solution might be a type of... View Article

The Process of Replacing an Interior Door

February 26, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Knowing how to change interior doors is a useful skill for all homeowners. Fortunately, it is relatively simple as long as you take the time to plan and gather the right tools. Here are six steps for how to hang an interior door in Midland, MI: Measure your old door: Start by measuring the height and width of your old door. If you live in an older home and are replacing an original door, measure thickness too—nowadays, standard door thickness is set at 1 ⅜”. Bring the measurements with you when you pick out a new door or order a... View Article

Whole Home Remodel: Where to Start?

February 12, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

“I want to renovate my house. Where do I start?” We receive this question frequently, especially when homes require updates or a customer purchases a fixer upper. The answer varies depending on customers and their goals—a home needing new electrical and plumbing systems has different priorities than a customer who wants their dream chef’s kitchen. If you are considering a whole home remodel in Midland, MI and are wondering where to start, here are five potential approaches to this effort: Big-picture approach: Make a decision based on how everything works together and how it affects other areas of your home.... View Article

When and How to Remove a Toilet

February 4, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Toilets are capable of lasting many years, but there will eventually come a time when replacement is necessary. You might decide to replace the toilet for cosmetic reasons, due to it breaking or cracking, or because it wastes a lot of water. Conversely, you might only need to remove the toilet to replace a wax ring before setting it back in place. With this in mind, here are some tips for replacing a toilet in your Midland, MI home: Gather equipment: You’ll need a large sponge and bucket (because there will inevitably be some spilled water), a tongue-and-groove pliers, an... View Article