Home remodeling mistakes no one wants to make
Many homeowners learn the dos-and-don’ts of home remodeling from first-hand experience, but you can avoid beginner’s mistakes with the right planning and research.
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We’re thrilled to announce a special partnership with nationwide online interior design service Havenly. The partnership allows remodelmate customers to purchase a Havenly-inspired, templated kitchen renovation designed by Havenly’s head of design, Shelby Girard. Havenly’s “The Shelby,” […]
Interior design is a deeply personal part of making your house a home. Every color and fixture is an extension of who you are in that moment, and like the seasons, it is always subject to change. Many remodelmate customers consult an interior designer at the beginning of their renovation journey. While we partner with [...]
Finding the best real estate agent in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia can be a daunting task. Not only do you want to look for their market knowledge and neighborhood expertise, but you also want the right agent to be tech-savvy, communicative, and personable. To make your home search easier, we compiled a list of [...]
Let’s face it: the search for kitchen or bathroom renovation installers near you is frustrating, and the estimates are always unpredictable. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way! First, you have to Google search terms like “best contractors in Washington, D.C.,” “home remodeler near me,” or “kitchen remodeling DC,” where the [...]
Moving can be stressful. Thankfully, there are helpful resources and great professional movers that can make the transition easier for you. But before you dive into those junk draws and start packing up, let’s address whether a move is even necessary or the right decision for you. You may have not considered that remodeling can [...]
Have you lost your sense of style? No, you've been putting up with an outdated bathroom for so long you've become numb to the signs that it's time for an update. How do you get out of a style funk that's causing you to look at your 70's leisure suit bathroom and see a modern day spa? We share seven tips to help remove the rose-colored glasses.
In today's era of global commerce, there is a great wide world of bathroom flooring options available to suit specific needs. Some are aimed at style, others are geared toward function, and some accomplish both. In this article, flooring expert Matt Lee, explores some of the more popular options as well as one that you may not have known existed.
Unfortunately the home renovation industry carries a well-earned reputation for unprofessional behavior. Start to type "Why do contractors" in to a Google search bar and see the suggestions that autopopulate. Understanding nightmare experiences, and more importantly how to avoid them, is the beginning of a successful renovation.
Trying to make a small bathroom feel bigger or create more storage space? 9 out of 10 bathrooms in the US are 40 square feet or less. Once you factor in a bathtub or shower, there's not a lot of real estate left to create a space that is both relaxing and functional. In this article learn insider tips for increasing space through design.
Bathroom style trends continue to change as new ideas come into style and old ones fade. Want to learn more about top trends for Fall 2020? Here, you’ll find eight of the most in-demand styles for bathrooms.
Jeff and Tamra’s Logan Circle townhome was the perfect place for them to start a family. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms made it easy for them to have privacy, host, and grow, but there were two problems: those bathrooms were absolutely hideous, and they needed to sell their home for a bigger [...]
Born to first-generation Jamaican immigrants in New York, remodelmate's founder and CEO, Chad Hall, has been an innovator and an entrepreneur his entire life.
Landon, a security contractor for the federal government, wanted to surprise his new fiancée Samantha with a brand new kitchen, but had absolutely no idea where to start. After learning from a friend, a former remodelmate customer, that a Concierge would take care of his entire renovation – from nuts to bolts [...]
About this Project This 110-year old co-op desperately needed some extra love and attention. Not only was the kitchen horribly outdated, but the layout of the living area needed to be rearranged to maximize the abundance of natural light. Project: Full Kitchen Remodel + Living Area + Doors Budget: $30,000 Timeline: Eight Weeks Concierge: Yes [...]
Lauren came to remodelmate with a dream and Pinterest board. We made it a reality. Watch the full before and after footage of her stunning master bathroom transformation [...]
Meet Steve Wheatley. Steve became a remodelmate installer in 2016, and since then he's had no need to rely on sites like Angie's List or Thumbtack to build his business. Unlike those sites, the first time he meets his customers is when he shows up at their doorsteps with wood and nails, ready to work. No in-home [...]
Starting a bathroom renovation can be a daunting task, but if you have all of your ducks in a row beforehand, then remodelmate can help your project get completed in as few as 10 working days. Here is a sample timeline of a remodelmate bathroom renovation: Week 1: Sign your contract and begin working with [...]
(Editor’s Note: This guest post was submitted by Darlene Mase of Zumper.com, a full-service property rental company. We occasionally accept guest posts from our partner network. We do not receive any compensation from these posts.) Bathrooms are one of the most frequented rooms in the house. Most of us start [...]
Remodeling a bathroom is not the easiest renovation to undertake, even for experienced homeowners. Not only do you need to take into account your budget, but you need to factor in the time without full access to your bathroom, especially if you have a one-bathroom home. As you can imagine, this makes things a little [...]
The cost of a bathroom renovation depends on the types of materials and finishes you choose, as well as the overall size of your bathroom. The more higher-end materials you purchase, and the larger your bathroom, means more bucks coming out of your bank account and into your new Throne. Many homeowners come to remodelmate [...]
While some homeowners have grandiose plans to build their dream bathroom—complete with that jacuzzi tub—a majority of the people who will start a bathroom remodel this year are primarily looking to add value to their home.
Whether you are looking for spa-like luxury or functional simplicity, modern master bathrooms are designed to meet your every need. If you are considering a master bathroom renovation and want to make sure you're up-to-date on today's hot features, be sure to read through our list first.
Is your bathroom ill-prepared for the arrival of a newborn, the mobility of a toddler, the independence of a pre-teen, or the burden of multiple siblings sharing the same sink? If you're ready to update your kids' bath, we have a few ideas you may want to consider.
Do you have a (very) small bathroom that you are looking to turn into a ¾ bath with a shower? Or are you looking for an open, modern, functional bathroom with a European feel? A wet room may be the answer. Today, we discuss what a wet room is and the benefits of a space which has been around for decades but is making a comeback with a modern look.
The industrial style invokes images of railroads, factories, heavy machinery and austerity. It is bold and is the definition of function over form. However, when applied properly, it is beautiful and can create an unforgettable space. In today's post, learn more about this unique style, what goes in to it, and how to create it in your bathroom.
Do you love cleaning your bathroom? If so, 1) this article is not for you, and 2) there may be a support group for you. While most people agree there is something satisfying about giving the bathroom a deep clean, almost no one looks forward to the process. In this article we review the elements in constructing an easy-to-maintain bathroom.
Of course massages, facials, and fluffy robes are what we think of when we daydream about a spa. But a good spa relaxes you simply by being in the space. Creating a relaxing space does not happen by accident, and some of those soothing features are easy enough to reproduce in your own master bathroom.
In the quarantined days of 2020, home renovations were simply an output of a confined year. In 2021, bathroom remodel trends continue to focus on hygiene and easy to clean surfaces, and thankfully don’t sacrifice style while doing so. We start our 2021 trend discussion with lighting. Because if you can't see in a bathroom- that's a problem.
Is your bathroom health/hygiene forward? If you are looking to upgrade the health of your bathroom to 2021 standards, consider reading this post. Whether it’s a toilet that warms your tush, or a faucet that tells you how long you should lather before rinsing- we don’t think you’ll be disappointed.
We understand a total bathroom renovation might not always be in the budget. The great news is you don’t have to think big to make a big difference. Welcome to the world of bathroom finishes. Bathroom finishes provide a simple soultion to updating bathroom style without breaking the bank.
Bathrooms don’t have to be strictly utilitarian! We know, we know- it’s really a place where you do your business, get clean, and get ready for the day. However, creating a space that is unique to your own personal style can transform a boring room into an oasis.
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How to remodel your kitchen or bathroom in the Washington, D.C. area Amazon’s decision to co-locate HQ2 in Crystal City is huge news for Northern Virginia and for the region as a whole. Jeff Bezos already made the jump and put $12 million into his already $23 million home. Way to work it, Jeff! The [...]