In recent years, quartz has become a widely popular countertop selection for homeowners and business owners. Its elegance, beauty and durability are among the many reasons why it is so highly praised. Below are 10 of the most commonly asked questions about quartz countertops, with answers from top professionals in the industry. Are quartz countertops seamless in design? “Whether or not your quartz countertops will be seamless completely depends on the size of your kitchen and
Find out when you should keep your appliances, fixtures, tile and countertops — and when you should replace them. So you’re trying to save money on your remodel. Welcome to the (highly populous) club! Of all the questions I’m asked when I first talk to prospective clients, the two most popular are “How much do you think this will cost?” and “How long do you think it’ll take?” No surprise there — time and money are valuable. And while choosing to remodel your home shows that y
Home assistants and tablets are on the rise in kitchen remodels, according to the 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study. Many of us spend all day with our computers and cellphones constantly within arm’s reach, so it may not be surprising that these items are now working their way into our kitchens. Some homeowners renovating their kitchens are choosing to upgrade electronics in these spaces, and among this group, home assistants and dedicated kitchen tablets are on the rise.
From larger elements like statement lighting to smaller accents like hardware, metal finishes are present everywhere in the kitchen. While some designers may opt to match the details for a cohesive look, others are choosing to mix it up. Houzz contributor Becky Harris says mixing metals is a good way to add texture, create a historical look, or make a room pop. See her compelling reasons to consider mixing metals below. 1. To Create a Strong Focal Point
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When making design changes to your kitchen, pair your finish choices with intelligent organization systems. Some pull-out shelves offer practical glass fronts, making it easy to see what is stored inside. (MBAKS) The kitchen is the hub of the home and remodels are a big investment, so getting your design right is important. Q: I’m interested in remodeling my kitchen. What are the current trends? A: The kitchen is the hub of the home and remodels are a big investment, so getti
Kitchen designers from the Detroit area told the Detroit News that many kitchens today have a new function other than cooking. Designers indicated that entertaining is more popular in today's kitchen than actual cooking. As such, designs are more open and include smaller storage areas to accommodate homeowners' desire to entertain. Several of the trends that facilitate entertaining kitchens are slab tiles and white design, designers told the Detroit News. Since fewer people a