Articles

The following articles, courtesy of Roelofs Remodeling and Renovation, are resources we’ve made available to you to help you understand:

  • What’s involved with a home remodel
  • What to expect from your remodeler
  • What you can do to make your remodel go smoother

Please click on the following links to read the article:

Kitchen articles

Christine Allison’s Kitchen Remodel
Description: Editor Christine Allison’s kitchen went from dingy to sun-filled and efficient in record time, thanks to a few well-placed friends.

Choosing Major Kitchen Appliances
Description: Making the right decision about big-ticket kitchen appliances means taking design options, décor, current trends, and budget into account.

Countertop Options
With hundreds of options for countertops and kitchen surfaces, it’s best to narrow the scope by deciding how long the counter should last, how durable it will be, how difficult to install, and how costly.

Kitchen Cabinet Options
Cabinets can be budget busters. Whether you choose stock, semi-stock, or custom cabinets for your next kitchen or bath project, here’s what to expect when you walk into the showroom.

Dream Kitchens For Less
If you’re reading this, we probably don’t need to convince you that it’s time to remodel your kitchen. Instead our goal is to help you transform that tired space…

The 5 Worst Kitchen Design Goofs
Sure, a shiny stainless SUV of a fridge can be sexy, but it’ll quickly lose its appeal if you can’t open its door without hitting the counter opposite it. Before picking products…

Kitchen Cabinets: “Custom” Goes Mainstream
How can you tell a premium kitchen cabinet from a basic one? In the past, if you saw dovetail joints…

Countertops
Is granite, laminate, quartz, solid surface, or some other material the way to go?

Cooktops and Wall Ovens
On electric cooktops, consider where the controls are located. On most electric cooktops, controls take up room…

Flooring: Latest Isn’t Necessarily Greatest
Brazilian cherry, bamboo, and cork are among this year’s esoteric options as manufacturers push faraway names and “greener” claims. But you might want…

Bathroom articles

Countertops: Stylish and Strong
Lower prices are moving limestone, marble, and other natural materials into the bathroom. You’ll also see more…

Bathroom Makeovers: Relaxing Retreats for Less
The same remodeling trend that has turned kitchens into living rooms is transforming bathrooms into spas. Nearly 30 percent of the…