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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3 Types of Kitchen Cabinet Renovations to Fit Your Budget – Replace, Reface, Refinish
Nov20

3 Types of Kitchen Cabinet Renovations to Fit Your Budget – Replace, Reface, Refinish

When it comes to updating your kitchen cabinets, there are basically three options: cabinet replacement, cabinet refacing, and cabinet refinishing. Depending on your budget and your time frame, it may make sense to choose one over the other. The good news is, no matter which one you choose, your kitchen will look and feel like new with beautiful cabinets. Cabinet Replacement Is For You If… You hate the style of your kitchen cabinets...

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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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13 Tips to Make Holiday Entertaining Easy
Nov02

13 Tips to Make Holiday Entertaining Easy

Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful. If you’re thinking you’ll need more Scotch than Scotch tape this holiday season, use these tips from the folks at Kansas City NARI to keep your holidays as stress-free as possible. 1. Change Your Mindset Everything doesn’t have to be perfect! Cool your jets and just enjoy. If something goes wrong, the buns burn, a drink gets spilled, or someone brings up politics, just take a deep breath...

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5 Tips for Hanging Holiday Decorations
Oct23

5 Tips for Hanging Holiday Decorations

It may not be Christmas just yet, but the decorating will start before you know it! Before you break out the tinsel and hang the mistletoe, check out these tips to protect your home from holiday decorating mishaps. Don’t Damage Your Bricks Be careful when hanging wreaths, signs, or other decorations on your brick facade. Try these brick clips designed especially for hanging things on brick walls without drilling. They are great for...

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Kansas City Hardwood Flooring Trends
Oct15

Kansas City Hardwood Flooring Trends

Hardwood floors are still the reigning champions of the flooring world in terms of desirability here in the Kansas City area. Everybody loves them because of their warmth and richness, and the fact that, with proper attention, they can last for upwards of a century doesn’t hurt their reputation either! Best of all, because of different finishing techniques, you can alter their look if you ever get tired of them just by sanding...

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