ACCENT WALL – Revitalize Your Room

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Many people get bored with the look and feel of their house. It's easy to get sick of looking at the same old furniture in the same old room. Behold! There is a simple way to revitalize your room without spending a fortune on new furniture or expensive remodeling. ACCENT   WALLS They can dramatically alter the look and feel of a space. Try introducing a new color into the room. You can be conservative and stick with a dark brick red or go crazy and paint a wall purple. Its all up to you and the best part about it is that it is relatively cheap and if you don't like it, well heck just paint it another color. Want to see what your room will look like before you paint it? Paint manufacturers offer tools where you can upload a picture of your room and choose what walls you want to paint in what color. It's simple and fun! Paint Visualization … [Read more...]

Kitchen Counter Top Remodel – Tropical Brown Granite

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This project was counter top upgrade from the original white tile that was around 5 years old to a full custom tropical brown granite slab counter top. A travertine back splash was also be installed from the counter top to the cabinets giving the kitchen a real rustic character and a beautiful finish. The stainless steel appliances were not replaced however a counter depth stainless steel refrigerator will be added to match the sleek look. A new ultra wide single basin deep under mount sink will be replacing the old double sink along with a Hansgrohe retractable faucet. If you haven't seen a sink like this before its amazing. You can easily put your largest of pots and pans in together with the handles of this large cookware easily staying inside the sink and not protruding out like in most sinks. Above are the before photos of the kitchen. As far as the tropical brown granite is concerned, I would recommend a granite slab over the prefabricated granite counter tops for … [Read more...]

DIY – Garage Epoxy Floor Coating

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When looking for a new home we came across a fair share of homes that had beautiful garages with shiny epoxy floors which really made the garage look and feel clean along with give it a real professional look. But more then looks, epoxy flooring allows for a protective coating over your concrete floor that can make spills easy to clean without leaving heavy stains especially from oil. This project is not an easy undertaking, however with patience and a little sweat you can make your garage look magnificent. I am really pleased with the way ours turned out. Choose a vendor of epoxy that you trust. I went with www.epoxy-coat.com. They have a great product that when you follow the directions you get great results. The most important thing to remember is to clean your floor thoroughly. If this requires for you to wash the floor multiple times to remove all the remnants of oil then do so. Epoxy does not stick at all to oil and it will make the epoxy separate from the … [Read more...]