December 2012

Interior Design Color Trends for 2013

December 26, 2012
Among the most-anticipated events in the interior design world is the announcement of 2013 forecasts by color authorities. And the two industry authorities most famous for their carefully-calculated color forecasts are Pantone and Benjamin Moore. Let's look at what both of these color authorities are predicting will be the top color trends for 2013 home interiors. 
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2013 Bath Designs Trends

December 20, 2012
For many homeowners, the New Year will include a new bathroom! Of course, this is also because - in addition to kitchens - bathrooms are one of the most popular remodeling projects for adding value to homes and achieving a high return on investment. So what will be some of the most popular ways to achieve beautiful and timeless bathroom designs in 2013? To find out, let's take a look at some of the top trends predicted for bathroom designs in 2013
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2013 Kitchen Countertops Design Trends

December 18, 2012

The kitchen truly is the heart of the home and our favorite spot to gather. As world-renowned Chef Mario Batali says, “The Kitchen really is the castle itself. This is where we spend our happiest moments and where we find the joy of being family.”  For these reasons, the kitchen is the last place you want to become outdated. But, a New Year is the perfect excuse to finally spring for a new kitchen that is both beautiful and highly functional. If you've decided that next year, it will be time for an update, here are some of the top kitchen design trends for 2013 that can provide wonderful inspiration for kitchen remodels in the coming year. 

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Questions to Ask Contractors Before Starting a Kitchen Renovation

December 13, 2012
Before you start asking "when can you start?" and "when will you finish?" there are certain questions that should be asked of a fabricator or contractor. Not only do you want to ensure you are hiring the right professional for your kitchen or bath remodeling job but you also want to ensure that you will work well with this individual, that there will be no surprises and that you will be happy with the process and the results. 
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Tips on How to Plan a Budget for a Home Remodel: kitchen renovation

December 11, 2012
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Inspiration for Designing a Kitchen with Marble & Caesarstone

December 06, 2012
Who doesn't love marble? But even our stone technicians here at Marble and Granite will tell you - it's not the most practical surface for the kitchen. But there is a way to have the best of both worlds! Many homeowners and designers are now putting marble in the kitchen where it makes sense and then supplementing it with Caesarstone quartz surfaces. This way they still achieve the show-stopping focal point of dramatic marble while getting the practicality and high-performance where it is most needed with Caesarstone quartz surfaces. 
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The 3 Most Popular Granite Countertops Finishes

December 04, 2012
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