17 Must-Have Luxury Touches for Your Kitchen or Bath Remodel
Nov29

17 Must-Have Luxury Touches for Your Kitchen or Bath Remodel

Once you’ve finished your remodel, it’s too late to rethink all of those decisions. Avoid the “shoulda, woulda, coulda” game by knowing ahead of time about all of the new options available in remodeling today. The team at NARI Kansas City has put together this list of luxury touches that are becoming popular in remodeling. Check it out and see if there are any you just can’t live without. Kitchens and bathrooms are the most popular...

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Are Granite Countertops Still Popular?
Nov11

Are Granite Countertops Still Popular?

The simple answer is yes. According to a 2016 Houzz survey, among homeowners updating their kitchen countertops (71%), two in five choose granite or engineered quartz (41% and 40%, respectively). So while granite is still extremely popular, you can’t ignore the new trend toward quartz. Granite and quartz are basically neck and neck when it comes to current homeowner preferences. Still Plenty of Countertop Choices for the...

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Planning a Remodel? Please Budget More Time!
Sep30

Planning a Remodel? Please Budget More Time!

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a labor shortage in the construction industry – a severe shortage. So if you’re planning to remodel your home, plan on waiting – waiting longer for supplies, longer for contractors to fit you in their schedule, and longer for the project to be completed. According to a recent NARI Workforce Development Study, the biggest impact in remodeling will be extended timelines on projects. Of the...

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Ask the Experts at the JoCo Home & Remodeling Show
Sep22

Ask the Experts at the JoCo Home & Remodeling Show

Mark your calendars for the Johnson County Home and Remodeling Show Oct. 27-29 at the Overland Park Convention Center. Get great advice and professional direction from over 200 experts in remodeling, décor, kitchen & bath, flooring, patios and decks, electrical, plumbing, and so much more. From inside to outside, they’ve got your home improvement questions answered. See new products, the latest technology, hot trends, simple...

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Progressive Remodeling – the Key to a Dream Home
Aug25

Progressive Remodeling – the Key to a Dream Home

You’ve always dreamt of the perfect home, and over the years, you’ve probably faced some disappointment. That’s because every homeowner is unique and very few homes meet their dream home expectations – either when first bought or after living in it for 20 years when it desperately needs updating. This is what keeps the remodeling industry humming. Changes, upgrades and updates keep our homes looking fresh and feeling functional....

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Can She Build It? Yes She Can!
Aug10

Can She Build It? Yes She Can!

With the current shortage of employees in the construction industry, an all-female team competing in the annual NAHB Student Competition is not only refreshing to see, but encouraging as well. In a predominantly male industry, four young women from Shadow Ridge High School in Surprise, Arizona have teamed up to participate in this year’s International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando. They represent the very first all-girl team ever to...

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