Named after the long narrow historic ships, galley kitchens are becoming more popular in homes. This is especially true in smaller homes, like condos, where designers use galley kitchens to economize on space without compromising kitchen functionality.
There are some guidelines for effectively designing and appointing a galley kitchen. Here are a few of those guidelines with read more…
In order to have successful home renovations, homeowners must choose contractors wisely. Inviting someone into your home requires trust. Asking someone to work on your home requires you to have comprehensive knowledge of the person and their staff.
To help you be happy with the outcome and achieve maximum return on investment, here are some things you need to know before hiring a home remodeling contractor.
Is The Company Licensed, Insured and Bonded?
To protect your liability when a company is working on your property, be sure it (and its entire team) is licensed, insured and bonded for their work. Leading contractors will have both read more…
There is much more to a bathroom remodel than just the price or replacing the tub and sink. Consider some bathroom remodeling ideas that could really spruce up this frequently used room and make it unique and comforting as well as functional.
Add Simple, Unique Touches to the Shower
Create some extra storage by having alcoves inserted into the shower wall between the studs. Even just little shallow ones will break up the lines of the shower walls and be great for holding soaps, shampoo bottles, even toys.
Two shower heads! Side by side, with separate controls. So handy for couples or for children.
Give the bathroom a lift and yourself a little light show by embedding strips of
waterproof LEDs into the floor or the walls in front of the shower. read more…
Is your home’s exterior looking dull and dated? Does it need an upgrade so it looks fresher and more modern?
Creating an updated and more lasting appeal for the exterior of your Florida home involves considering elements of both style and function. There are many exterior options available on the home renovation marketplace, but expert advice and comprehensive research are required to select the right upgrade for your home. It needs a contemporary, fresh appeal while still working with your home’s design and ensuring the tough Florida weather stays out.
1. Fiber Cement Siding for Structural Value
An important consideration in Florida is protecting your home against the many storms we experience throughout the year. Consider siding options that combine quality aesthetics and robust structural performance. A leading option is fiber cement siding. It is tough, durable and read more…
Modern kitchens have entered a new age. Originally, it was all about open plan kitchens. Then islands and stainless steel became all the rage. Now people want a unique modern kitchen that is chic and all theirs.
Brass Fixtures and Fittings
Brass is back. While stainless steel is the metal most often associated with a modern kitchen, brass mixes well read more…
Energy efficiency in the home just makes sense. It saves you money, it reduces consumption of resources, and it helps the natural environment.
Right across the Tampa Bay area, and especially in Pinellas County, energy efficient new homes are being built to reduce greenhouse emissions and to use land more efficiently.
Why Go Green?
It’s about personal stewardship for now and for the future. Building an energy efficient new home is one of the simplest ways a homeowner can reduce the harmful effects of wasting energy. One house at a time, consumers can make a big difference in lessening their carbon footprint. read more…
When you live in Tampa, your kitchen is often a functional eating area by day and a combined serving and socializing area by night. There’s no question that it is a major focal point of daily life. Therefore remodeling your kitchen should give it the chance to perform all those functions yet still have that unique touch of ‘you’.
A Kitchen Centerpiece
A kitchen island with sink is an all-time favorite. It’s functional and it’s a centerpiece that people will gather around and talk about. It’s a place where people eat breakfast, enjoy coffee, make sandwiches, prepare snacks during the big game, set out drinks for parties, and read more…
Looking to sell your house? The idea seems simple and it can be, but renovation tips can be exactly what you need when you get into the list of things to do. Stick to the prime goal… what you really want is the best price. Ideally, your home will sell above the list price. There is no question that a renovated house is more appealing to buyers. But is it necessary to redo the entire place? Start with the priorities so you can really renovate to sell. read more…
Nelson Construction and Renovations, Inc., provides both residential and commercial construction,
remodeling and renovation services to the Tampa Bay area of Florida: Clearwater, St Petersburg, Tampa and beyond.
In addition to our general construction and renovations projects such as bathroom and kitchen remodels more »