Tag: Remodeling

Backsplash to the Max

Why tile backsplash feature walls are hot By Erik J. Martin For years, the traditional backsplash has taken a backseat to other major design elements in a new or remodeled kitchen, serving as a functional yet decorative shield to protect the wall behind it from moisture and food […]

Rise of the Bathroom Remodel

Renovating bathrooms is an emerging trend Consider that 25 percent of homeowners aim to renovate their baths over the next 12 months versus 15 percent who are preparing for a kitchen redo, according to homeowners surveyed for the True Cost Report. Popular inclusions in those bath reboots include […]

Universally Stunning

It’s difficult to argue with the logic of universal design. If a home can be designed to be safer, ergonomically superior, easier in which to maneuver, more intuitive and, in general, equally efficient for a healthy 10-year-old, a fully capable 35-year-old, a 55-year-old with arthritis, a blind 75-year-old or a mobility-challenged 100-year-old, why not do so?

About Our Cover: Farmers Markets

In this issue: Farmers Markets DIY Certification Guide 7 Reasons to Shop Farmers Markets In the Garden: Hydrangeas Be a Pollinator Champion Understanding Saltwater Pool Filtration Home Remodeling: How to get the best bang for your remodeling buck Planning a Renovation? How to get your home ready and […]

The New Must-Haves

With homes selling for top dollar in many markets lately, some sellers may question the decision to spiff up their abodes above and beyond “as is” condition. Truth is, however, that homes boasting the in-demand features and frills that buyers crave will likely sell sooner and net a bigger profit.