A Look Back at Countertop Trends Through the Years

Retro kitchen with trendy countertops

Kitchen countertops take a lot of abuse from household residents from the moment they’re installed. They endure all sorts of spills, wear and tear from heavy kitchen equipment and appliances as well as daily use, and the many instances of being used as a cutting board. All of this results in numerous dings and cuts on the surface of a countertop—which means it’s time for replacements.


New Windows in the New Year: Recent Trends of 2019

Beautiful living room with hardwood floors, fireplace, and large bank of windows with view of lush vegetation, in new luxury home

We get a lot of joy from our windows at home, as they let light in and give us a view of the outside world from the comfort of our homes. But windows are also trendy—they help form an important aesthetic for a room depending on their placement, design, shape and color. 


Safety First: Keeping Kids and Pets Safe During Remodeling

Remodeling a house requires careful planning. While homeowners tend to focus on things such as materials, placement, colors, and what’s next, they often forget about the logistics. In order to keep everyone safe during a remodel with kids and pets around, it’s important to think ahead and prevent accidents.


7 Ways to Repurpose Old Doors While Ringing in the New Year

stack of old doors

When we think about projects for the new year, we tend to think about self-improvement—pick up a new hobby, practice better self-care, or learn a new skill. Home improvement, however, can also be a great goal for the new year. New windows and new doors can make a home feel new without fully renovating.


Expert Tips for Choosing Green, Energy-Efficient Windows for Your Home

Nothing lasts forever—not even the windows in your home. If it’s time for new windows, you might want to consider an eco-friendly upgrade. Energy-efficient windows offer many benefits for you as a homeowner, from greater comfort to saving energy. Let’s take a look at some reasons you might want to make the switch to green windows: