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13 Kitchen Hardware Trends for 2021

13 Kitchen Hardware Trends for 2021

The top 13 trends for kitchen hardware – cabinet pulls and handles, knobs, faucets and sinks Kitchen hardware is just possibly the most overlooked finish in a kitchen makeover. Yet the choices you make can make a world of difference in the final outcome. But the story often goes like…

Dark floors vs Light floors – Pros and Cons

Dark floors vs Light floors – Pros and Cons

What are the pros and cons with dark hardwood floors vs light hardwood floors? Hold up a white index card over half of this to shift from light to dark hardwood floors. There are several other examples throughout this article. Which do you prefer – dark or light wood?  …

Best Flooring for Flipping a House

Best Flooring for Flipping a House

Which are the best types of floors for house flipping – hardwood, tile, carpet?  When you’re selling a home and looking for the highest return on investment, you need to factor in both what will sell at the highest price (and fastest) as well as the cost.  Both of these…

9 Amazing Warm Gray Paint Shades from Sherwin Williams

9 Amazing Warm Gray Paint Shades from Sherwin Williams

What are the best warm grays and greiges when it comes to paint colors? Gray is currently the most popular paint color.  It’s soft, stylish and neutral…the perfect combo.  Gray also works so well with dark hardwood floors (the most popular) as well as light hardwood floor.  It just seems…

Hardwood flooring vs Tile Planks that look like hardwood. Pros and Cons.

Hardwood flooring vs Tile Planks that look like hardwood. Pros and Cons.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of hardwood floors vs Tile Planks that look like wood?   I get a lot of calls and comments on my blog asking me whether I think hardwood floors or porcelain planks (that look like wood) are better? It’s a challenging question to answer…

The Very Best Humidifiers for Hardwood Floors in 2021

Best Humidifier for Hardwood Floors If you have a hardwood floor, you probably already know that too much moisture can be damaging. All humidifiers will naturally add moisture to a room, so knowing the best humidifier for hardwood floors can help you avoid damage to your flooring.   Along with…

Sisal and Jute Rugs: What’s the difference?

Sisal and Jute Rugs: What’s the difference?

Advantages of jute and sisal area rugs, and where to find the best and more affordable ones Sisal and jute are natural fiber rugs that have been rapidly growing in popularity.  They look very similar, so many confuse them. While they have a similar appearance, the two differ when it…

Tiles that look like wood | Best places to buy online

Tiles that look like wood | Best places to buy online

Best places to purchase porcelain tiles that look like hardwood floors Wood look tiles are one of the most popular types of flooring these days, especially in warmer climate homes and in areas that are prone to water or moisture (e.g. kitchens, bathrooms, entryways, basements).  They are super stylish and…

The Best Clawfoot Bathtubs in 2021 | Modern Farmhouse Style

The Best Clawfoot Bathtubs in 2021 | Modern Farmhouse Style

Top rated freestanding clawfoot bathtubs for vintage farmhouse bathrooms I don’t know about you, but I love taking baths. There’s nothing quite as relaxing and cleansing that can be done from the comfort of your own home.   That’s why it’s worth taking the time to make your bath perfect.…

Hardwood flooring stain color trends

Hardwood flooring stain color trends

Stain color trends for hardwood floors When it comes to hardwood flooring in Westchester NY, dark and light are in – both extremes. Light stains gives the room a nice warm, airy and welcome look; dark stains hardwood gives the room a more formal and sophisticated look. At the moment,…

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