Part One One of the most interesting trends for adults 50+ is the idea of aging in place—staying in your family home and making a few adjustments to improve safety, efficiency and comfort. Even younger clients are thinking ahead or they’re looking for ways to let Mom or Dad stay in familiar surroundings as they […]
Give Your Clients a Red Hot Bathroom Ask most anyone what room they’d most like to remodel and they’ll probably say ‘the kitchen.’ Ask them for a second choice and they’re almost certain to reply ‘the bathroom.’ It can make a huge difference in the value of a home and carried out with style, a […]bathroom, trends
It doesn’t matter what you do with a room. If you start with the right floor, you’re going to get the job done right. So what’s new? What new ideas are challenging the tried-and- true? Luxury Vinyl One of the hottest trends in flooring is Luxury Vinyl. Yes, it sounds like a contradiction, but according to Scott […]
Out behind even the most impressive frame mansion, especially in warm Southern climates, there was always one brick structure, close—but not too close—to the main house. It was the summer kitchen, where the domestic kitchen staff would prepare meals. In the South, this was often the only kitchen, and winter or summer, its fire often burned morning to […]newsletter, summer kitchen, trends
When Consumer Reports asked 18-to-35 year olds what they were looking for in their kitchens, low maintenance was the number one answer, but nothing will ever replace beauty. Put the two together and you come up with one of the most requested trends in kitchen remodeling—the quartz countertop. It’s gaining popularity because of stunning designs without the upkeep of marble […]Kitchen, trends
NARI National’s Morgan Zenner talks with Chris Wright, CR, Wrightworks, and NARI national Government Affairs vice chair, about how he’s made his business a success and his NARI membership at the 2011 Remodeling Show in Chicago.
With spring comes the desire to improve living conditions, and that means a new house, a home addition, or the most common improvement—a remodeling project. Home improvements, from a new front door or a patio to a complete rehab of a kitchen or bath—they all add up to home improvement! But where does a homeowner start when it’s […]
The sun was out but the windchill was a breathtaking -3 on February 11 when the Central Indiana NARI members gathered for their monthly membership meeting. Luckily, inside the Indiana Design Center in Carmel everything was warm and toasty thanks to a presentation by Brian Adams with Godby Hearth and Home and Bob Wilk with Ortal […]NARI Meeting