Trends in Bathroom lighting continued

Bath and Shower Lights In an enclosed shower or tub area, most codes call for enclosed, vapor-proof lights. Use caution when positioning them, however; you don’t want to look right into the light when you’re lying in the tub. An … Continue reading

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Trends in Bathroom Lighting

The current trend in bathroom lighting is toward larger, sunnier baths, and today’s top bathroom designers are placing more emphasis on artificial lighting as well. A single, small lighting fixture protruding from the middle of the ceiling doesn’t suffice by … Continue reading

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Clean start

For those of us who spend a chunky percentage of our lives washing, folding, rinsing and repeating, some of the laundry rooms Richard Langford, project manager/designer for Andrea Langford Designs, has created are … we’ll just say it, dreamy. A soaking … Continue reading

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PBS’s “Hometime” Tours a Rutt HandCrafted Cabinetry Factory

This is a video you don’t want to miss! http://www.ruttcabinetry.biz/?p=158 When the time came to select the cabinetry for their most recent project home, the team from the popular home improvement show Hometime turned to Rutt HandCrafted Cabinetry. Chris Berry in … Continue reading

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Cost vs. Value report 2011-12

http://www.remodeling.hw.net/2011/costvsvalue/article/majorkitchenremodel.aspx Remodeling magazine posts research that can really help you get an overall idea of the investment level for the different types of kitchen remodels. Whether it is a mid-range or an upscale investment. It also breaks down what each … Continue reading

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Steps to a Safe Bathroom

Nearly 2,000,000 people are injured annually in their bathroom, according to statistics from the National Safety Council. The most common accidents are slips, falls and scalding from hot water. Although. Not all accidents will ever be eliminated, the National Kitchen … Continue reading

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Cashing in on Your Kitchen and Bath

October is National Kitchen and Bath Month. This is a great time to be reminded that remodeling your kitchen and bath are the two best investments you can make for the future. Francisca Alonso, owner of AV Architects and AV … Continue reading

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Spa Bathrooms

The 21st century has brought remarkable innovations to bathroom design. These technological advances have opened the door for homeowners to create personal spa experiences at home. Focusing on the health benefits as well as the convenience, let’s review the wide … Continue reading

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Understanding the Remodeling Process

The kitchen and bath are the most essential rooms in a home. These spaces should be comfortable and welcoming, while reflecting both the homeowner’s personality and a safe and efficient design solution. The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) understands … Continue reading

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Why Hire an NKBA Certified Designer?

Choosing the right design professional is an important decision for your project’s success. Continue reading

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