Step It Up! Six Brilliant Ideas for That Space under the Stairs
Dec28

Step It Up! Six Brilliant Ideas for That Space under the Stairs

It seems there is never enough storage in any home, but sometimes there are storage opportunities hiding, quite literally, underfoot. Take the space under your staircase for example. While it seems like a strangely shaped area, don’t underestimate its potential for some awesome storage space. Check out these fun and creative ways to use this unique space. Open Cubbies Where do you store those coolers, sleeping bags, bulky toys or...

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2018 Kansas City Home Remodeling Trends
Dec02

2018 Kansas City Home Remodeling Trends

With 2017 coming to an end and 2018 on the horizon, many homeowners are looking for ideas on how to improve their homes in the coming year. Kitchen remodeling projects are always big and 2018 will be no exception. In real estate circles, the kitchen is still king when it comes to home buyers. What else will homeowners be looking to update, remodel, or otherwise improve in the new year? Read on to find out… Wide Open Spaces for...

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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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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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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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The Homeowner’s Ultimate Guide to Fall-Proofing Your Home
Sep16

The Homeowner’s Ultimate Guide to Fall-Proofing Your Home

Home emergencies never happen when it’s most convenient. Having a home emergency during the middle of winter is not only inconvenient on your time and money, but it can mean an uncomfortable living situation until the issue is resolved!   Instead of having something break down on you, make sure to conduct a thorough checklist of your home before the cold weather hits. This way, you know your home is protected and you don’t have...

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