Remodel turns sedate Carlsbad home into view-rich mini-villa

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The front yard features a mini-vineyard with pinot noir, Crimson seedless and Kyoho grapes. Block walls and fencing made from reclaimed pine wood (treated with lye and painted over many years) make the property feel private and like a retreat. (Ian Patzke Photography)


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The front yard features a mini-vineyard with pinot noir, Crimson seedless and Kyoho grapes. Block walls and fencing made from reclaimed pine wood (treated with lye and painted over many years) make the property feel private and like a retreat. (Ian Patzke Photography)

When the homeowner first toured this newly remodeled home in Carlsbad, her connection to its modern Mediterranean resort style was both familiar and foreign.

The homeowner told real estate agent Shirley Slee (who owned, remodeled and helped design the 2,300-square-foot, single-story house) that she felt as though she was home because it reminded her of Ibiza, Spain, where she had lived for more than 10 years.

“The light, bright, airy space is very reminiscent of Ibiza,” said the homeowner, who wishes to remain anonymous. “It is perfectly oriented to the climate and the ocean — as are Ibicenco fincas (as Ibiza estates are

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Plumber: Big kitchen remodel comes up short – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal

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Q: Hi Ed: We recently had a full kitchen remodel job and I’m upset I did not think to install a pot filler over the stove. I want to resolve this, but refuse to open up the new tile wall behind the stove. Any less invasive ways to install a pot filler?

— Rose, Maine

A: Your remodeled kitchen is now an existing kitchen, and a lot of pot fillers are added to existing kitchens. So a pot filler should be able to be installed without major alterations to work recently completed.

You’re correct that many pot fillers are wall-mounted on the back wall near the stove. However, they do make deck-mounted pot fillers that mount directly to the countertop next to the stovetop. With a deck-mounted pot filler you shouldn’t have to touch the new tile back wall. You’ll need a hole drilled to mount the pot filler on

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How Much Does it Cost to Remodel a Kitchen?

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Differences Between Renovation vs. Remodel

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Most people think Renovation and Remodeling are the same things, however, technically the truth is not like that. It’s true that we often hear them being used interchangeably. But these two terms stand for a different type of home improvement.

So, what is the difference, does your house need a renovation or a remodel?

The distinction between them is the extent of the changes. A renovation involves making cosmetic updates to an existing layout; a renovation does not involve changing the structure itself. It is an act of making something existing to new or better.

On the other hand, a remodel goes deeper and does involve changing the structure and sometimes even the layout itself – usually including demolition and possibly even new construction. It’s common for a remodel to involve changing the use of the space, whether you’re changing the room’s layout or not.

For instance, a bathroom renovation

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Home Improvement for Bathroom Remodel and Kitchen Remodel

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Our home remodeling and home improvement experts can give your project individual attention. We offer affordable prices! Mastercraft home remodeling contractor will deliver your home improvements with care. You will feel confident in the work we do. We can transform your dreams into reality. You will work with the Owner and Operator. No Games. No Gimmicks. No Middleman! Call today for the information you need. We can handle recessed LED lighting, other lighting, and kitchen cabinets. We offer shower remodeling, wall removal, carpets, and tile floors. We also offer paint, wood garage doors, air conditioning service, or home remodeling. We specialize in manufactured homes, mobile homes, and brick and mortar homes. We do repairs too!

Questions that Mastercraft can answer for you:

How do I find a contractor to remodel my home?: We recommend the following steps. Clearly Define Your Home Remodeling Project. Ask Homeowners in Your Neighborhood for recommendations.

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Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel Before After Photos

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When Colette purchased this 1930s Spanish-style home, her goal was to do a full remodel that included this dated kitchen. The goal: Put to use all that she has learned over the years while writing her design blog, COCOCOZY.

The kitchen was originally broken up into three small rooms that didn’t quite flow together. While the furnishings were relatively inoffensive, they weren’t Colette’s style. The appliances, on the other hand, were quite old and definitely needed to be updated.

The result is a modern take on the traditional farmhouse kitchen. Colette replaced the walls of the small rooms with one big beautiful archway that mirrors the rest of the home. She loves mixing traditional and modern aspects, and she was especially determined to honor the history of the house. “I wanted the kitchen to have that same weight and gravitas as the rest of the house,” she says. The full

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ROI for a Bathroom Remodel

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When thinking about selling, many homeowners consider areas in their home that might need a little pre-listing TLC, and bathrooms are commonly on the list. In fact, 26 percent of sellers make some sort of improvement to a bathroom before selling, according to the Zillow Group Consumer Housing Trends Report 2018. Remodeling a bathroom before resale can help attract more buyers, but getting every dollar invested back at the time of resale is not guaranteed.

Zillow data shows that bathroom remodels yield the biggest returns in terms of boosting your home’s resale value. For minor cosmetic changes, you’ll see a $1.71 increase in home value for every $1 you spend. This includes things like painting and refinishing cabinets, swapping out the mirror or upgrading hardware.

So, even if you only have the time and budget to make small improvements, focusing on bathrooms is usually a smart move.

Should I remodel

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Bathroom Remodeling – Using Concrete in Your Bathroom Remodel

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Do you have visions of clean, gleaming surfaces in your bathroom versus the likely cluttered, broken, or leaky mess that greets you everyday? If you’re planning to tackle a bathroom remodel, here are a collection of useful links to answer your most basic questions, and to introduce you to the durable, cost-effective, and customizable options using concrete.

With concrete, you get all the benefits of a solid surface: luxury, durability, and easy care. Concrete is a great option for bathrooms because you can be so creative with it. Its customizable nature allows you

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Bathroom Remodel Denver – Best Bathroom Remodel in Denver, CO

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Bathroom Remodel Denver offers free consultations and the design you’ve been dreaming about for your all your bathroom remodeling needs.

 
It’s time to make your bathroom an enjoyable living space again! Say goodbye to your grey bathtub, to the cold tile floor, and to your old cabinets, it’s time for a change!

You want to be able to store your medicine, towels, and bathroom supplies while having enough space to brush your teeth and get ready in the morning with your spouse and kids by your side. Rearranging the space is key to fully take advantage of your entire square footage but for this, you will need the help of our team of pro bathroom remodelers!  Give us a call Today at 720-726-1820 so we can give you a free in home estimate!  

We cover Highlands Ranch, Hudson, Lakewood, Littleton, Parker, Westminster, Wheat Ridge, Denver proper as well as

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30+ Impressive Master Bathroom Remodel Ideas : Before & After Images

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Master Bathroom Remodel – A bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. Usually, It is the first room to enter after waking up in the morning. Perhaps, our mood depends on what we see first. If a bedroom looks cozy, then the more comfortable we felt.

On the contrary, the feeling will turn bad if it looks terrible. But, imagine having a spa look-alike room in your own house that you could enter every day? It is not a dream anymore if you decide to take one step ahead by remodeling a bathroom from the old model to a new one.

Remodeling a bathroom takes time, money, and ideas. Especially, turning it to a great master bathroom. But if there is an excellent idea which suit budget and time, there will be a way out. The process of remodeling the master bathroom will never fail. Therefore,

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