Remodeling a kitchen takes a great deal of planning. You have to decide what you want to change, what can stay and what your budget is. The benefits of remodeling your kitchen are well worth once it is done. You get a beautiful kitchen set up just the way you want it and it is a great selling feature if you have plans on selling your home in the future.

There are many things to consider when remodeling a kitchen; such as do you prefer cabinets or drawers, would you like a island or breakfast bar, do you want Granite, Formica or Silestone/Quartz countertops, do you need more storage, etc.?

Whether you have a large kitchen or one with limited space, you should always try to make every inch count...

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Bathroom Remodeling Tips

Determine your bathroom remodel needs
Bathrooms have gained an important status within the household, and instead of just being a functional room they are now as interesting and decorative as the other rooms within a household. To determine where to begin, answering some of the following questions may help.

1. Is it a powder room or a full bath?
2. Or is it a main bathroom that's used by guests and family, or a private master bath?
3. Do you feel that is dated and showing its age?
4. Is your bathroom too small?
5. Do you find the arrangement of your current bathroom inconvenient?
5. Is the lighting inadequate?
6. Does your bathroom lack adequate storage?

The answers to these q...

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1.Are you licensed? Most states require contractors, even sub-contractors to be licensed. Make sure your contractor is properly licensed. Anyone can say they are licensed. Make the contractor prove it by either showing you the license or giving you a copy of it. Remember to check the expiration date. Being licensed is the law. If a contractor cannot produce a valid license, DO NOT HIRE HIM! You can check the contractor’s current licensing status with your states Secretary of State.

2. Do you carry general liability insurance? Make sure your contractor carries general liability insurance. This type of insurance protects your property in case of damage caused by the contractor and/or his ...

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