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Pot Filler Placement above Stove

Considerations for Pot Filler Faucet Placement

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We like Wolf / Sub Zero appliances and they have helpful information on their website. Homeowners who are undertaking a kitchen remodel often ask us about pot filler faucets. While Wolf doesn’t have specific location recommendations, here are some of the considerations we feel are important: Place the pot filler to the left or right of the cooking surface so you don’t have to reach over the cooking surface to use the faucet. If you place the pot filler above…

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Get the 411 on Light Bulbs

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With the advancement of the aesthetic, function and efficiency of the common light bulb, it’s important to understand your options especially as you’re planning for a remodeling project. Understanding Watts and Lumens When buying lightbulbs, the packages have codes on them for the watts and lumens. However, many homeowners don’t understand what these terms mean. Lumens are the amount of light that is emitted from a bulb, or simply put the more lumens the brighter the bulb will be. Watts…

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Decora cabinetry with Coriander Espresso Stain and Chantille paint finish with Autore Metal Ring Pulls by Richelieu and Contemporary Metal Handle Pulls from Richelieu. Macaubus Quartz with mitered edge and custom stainless countertops.

Care and Maintenance of Marble Countertops

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Marble is a natural stone, which means each countertop is unique—a quality many of our homeowners like. But before selecting marble for your countertops, be aware of the care and maintenance required when using a natural stone. Because of its porous nature, marble is prone to etching and staining which should be taken into consideration when making your countertop selections. Sealing Your Marble Countertops Sealing repels staining agents but doesn’t make marble stain-proof. Talk with your countertop fabricator to determine…

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Seasonal Home Inspections Can Save Water Leaks & Water Damage

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If homeowners knew the risks for water damage they were taking when not seasonally inspecting their homes, they would be shocked. A few statistics that might change your mind relative to home inspections: According to Water Damage Defense, 14,000 people in the US experience a water damage emergency at home or work each day. 98% of basements in the US will experience some type of water damage during their lifespan. 80% of homeowners overlook the threat of water leaks while…

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Beautify Your Bath with a Linear Drain

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When considering a bathroom remodel, it can be the seemingly little things that make all the difference and linear drains are one of those little big things. You may be asking, “what is a linear drain?” A linear drain is a long, narrow rectangular drain that maximizes the water flow towards a single exit allowing for improved drainage with a minimalistic design. They are a stylish architectural focal point and really enhance the aesthetic of a space. We are using…

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

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Spring is officially here! During the winter months our homes take a beating, so it’s important to perform seasonal maintenance to keep your home in tip-top shape. To help you prepare, we’ve put together this list of spring home maintenance tips. Exterior Brick and Stucco – Inspect for chipping or white water deposits. Water spots can indicate a problem with your gutters. Siding – Pressure wash to prevent mold. Replace rotted pieces. Windows and Doors – Inspect and repair caulk and…

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Chicken or the egg?

Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg? Making Your Remodeling Selections.

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Selecting all of the products for a renovation project can be very overwhelming. At Corinthian, our goal is to make the selection process as simple and enjoyable as possible by sharing our knowledge of various materials and styles to the best of our ability. Our clients have told us they are grateful to have someone designated to help them wade through the myriad of decisions so they can make informed choices while staying on budget. I am often asked, “what…

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Indianapolis Jack and Jill Remodel

The Prescription on Medicine Cabinets

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When renovating your bathroom there are a lot of decisions and choices to make, from the room layout to fixtures. And you may not think much about it, but your fixtures also includes your vanity mirror. Many of our homeowner’s request modern-looking, convenient storage for frequently used items but have limited space in their bathroom.  A current trend we are seeing is the use of medicine cabinets, but they don’t look like Grandma’s old mirrors anymore! There are several things…

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Ceramic Tile Layouts for Kitchen and Bathroom Remodels

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You’ve picked the tile of your dreams…but you have some options when it comes to installing it. The tile itself is just one piece (pun intended) of a finished tiled surface like a kitchen backsplash or shower. We work hard to ensure that our clients can envision what their finished tile installation will look like before ever raising a hammer. Sketching Tile Layouts Help Homeowners Some people have a natural ability to envision how their tile will look. The rest…

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Tips for Successful Remodeling Projects

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Good advice. Great project. Better Homes & Gardens published a great article on 15 tips for a successful remodeling projects. You can read the whole list at BHG, but we wanted to highlight the three tips that jumped out to us: Tip 1: Plan Ahead – By making your product selections early in the process, you’ll have a good idea of the project schedule and an even better idea of your project budget. Some products have a substantial lead times,…

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