Whole Home Renovation Reveal: A Four-Level Split with a Midcentury Modern Vibe

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Whole Home Renovation Reveal: A Four-Level Split with a Midcentury Modern Vibe

Check out the reveal of this whole home renovation to get ideas for giving a four-level split an updated midcentury modern vibe. We added a bathroom in the basement, improved the flow of the space in the main floor, upgraded the kitchen, and added an amazing sunroom to bring the outside in.

In the video above, I walk you through a whole home renovation project we recently wrapped up. All of us here at Contact Renovations are very proud of the results!

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Level up Your Kitchen Renovation

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Level up Your Kitchen Renovation - Have You Considered Upgrading These Details?

You may have a budget for your kitchen renovation in mind, but you can also invest a bit more in some areas to level up your kitchen. These details won’t add a huge amount to your budget in the overall scheme of things, but they will upgrade your kitchen and add an extra punch. Walk through this recent renovation project with me and see how these details really make this kitchen shine:

A major consideration for many people who are considering a kitchen renovation is budget.

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Kitchen Island Design to Make the Most of Your Space

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Make the Most of Your Space With Intelligent Kitchen Island Design

How can you make the most of your space but still incorporate a kitchen island? The answer is intelligent kitchen island design. I give some pointers on how your can design your island to be functional and not make your kitchen feel cramped – watch to get all the details:

Many people ask us to help design their kitchens, and they want to incorporate an island into their layout. The right island design will make your kitchen much more functional, but the wrong design can make your kitchen feel cramped and hard to navigate.

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The Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Renovation

the ultimate guide to kitchen renovation, Contact Renovations blog
So this is the year—the year you will actually bring that kitchen you’ve been dreaming about into reality. It’s time to renovate your kitchen and give it a fresh (and functional!) new look. But what do you need to know before you dive in? Keep reading for all the details you might not have considered about a kitchen renovation. Knowing these details will help you know what to talk to your contractor about. I’ve covered a lot of these topics on the blog before, so there will be lots of links to resources and videos as well.
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Floating Shelves in the Kitchen: Combining Fashion and Function

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Floating Shelves in the Kitchen: Combining Fashion and Function

Want to add a unique design detail to your kitchen? Try adding some kitchen floating shelves. It’s a great way to combine both fashion and function in your kitchen renovation. Check out the video to see more:

Floating shelves can really be a great meeting point for fashion and function. Are you wondering why you should consider adding them to your kitchen renovation project? Well, read on for some great reasons:

Five Reasons to Consider Adding Floating Shelves to Your Kitchen: 

Floating shelves in the kitchen, Contact Renovations blog

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What to Know About Kitchen Lighting Layouts

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What to Know About Kitchen Lighting Layouts

If you’ve ever worked in a poorly-lit kitchen, you know how important kitchen lighting is. In this video, I talk about kitchen lighting layouts and considerations – what types of lighting you should consider, and how to pick a lighting layout that gives light to all of your kitchen. Check it out:

Let’s chat about planning your lighting in your kitchen. If you’re considering a kitchen renovation, or any other home renovation for that matter, lighting is a key component. So here are some tips: 

Focus Light on Where You Need It

You need light in your kitchen.

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Kitchen Remodel Before and After

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Kitchen Before and After Remodel Reveal!

This kitchen was a u-shaped kitchen that got a full remodel to make it much more spacious! Watch the video for a full before and after, and keep reading for tips and ideas you can use from this kitchen project!

This kitchen remodel was a complete renovation. The “before” narrow space with a counter and a bulkhead that interrupted the flow of the space, as well as a small fireplace on the opposite wall that also made the space feel smaller. It felt very tight!

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Minimalist Range Hood Design for Your Kitchen

Minimalist Range Hood Design, Contact Renovations blog

Here’s a great idea for your kitchen range hood design! Instead of making it a stand-out feature, you can go the minimal route and match your range hood with your kitchen cabinets. Check out the video below:

Today, I want to talk to you about minimalist range hood design. So often people want these big, fancy range hoods that become the feature in their kitchen. That’s a great option—but it’s not the only option! If you enjoy a more minimalist style, there are also range hood designs that fit that style.

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Remarkable Exterior Door Products for Garage and Entry

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Remarkable Exterior Door Products for Garage and Entry

Are you looking for remarkable door products for your garage and your entry door as well? A great garage door and front door can totally change the look of your home, and increase its curb appeal. What kind of styles are available? Check out these modern options we used on this home renovation:

If your garage is in the front of the house, the garage door is a major element of your home’s curb appeal. Even if your garage is situated in the back, you may still want to level up the look of the door.

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Tips to Update a Dated Brick Arch Home Entryway

Update Dated Home Entryway

Tips to Update a Dated Brick Arch Home Entryway

Want to update your dated home entryway? Your entryway is one of the first parts of your home that your guests will see, so you want it to look fresh and up-to-date. This home used to have brick arches that declared the decade it was built in: the 1980s. In addition, the brick in some of these arches was compromised. While we wanted to keep some of the brick, we also wanted to give the entryway a fresh look. Check it out in the video below:

Let’s break down exactly what we updated in the entryway of this home.

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