Author Archives : Janet Senour

Dining room getting you down?

Each room in the home can lift your spirits when you walk in, or can be a bit of a downer. It could be the colors, the layout, lack of adequate light, or something else! Kitchens and bathrooms get read more...
Dining room getting you down?

Small closet woes

Does your home suffer from "small closet syndrome"? Really, what were the home builders thinking of? It's not unusual to find many homes (usually a bit older) with those tiny bedroom closets. There read more...
Small closet woes

How to modify your home for someone with physical disabilities

While is is easy to think that a physical disability is something that only happens to someone else, the truth is that disability can occur to anyone at any age. Many times people find that their read more...
How to modify your home for someone with physical disabilities

Updating your home to make it more livable

What would make your home feel more cozy this winter? No, this post is not about insulation and triple pane windows, although it wouldn't hurt to upgrade, but this is about the interior of your read more...
Updating your home to make it more livable

Kitchen pantries

Do you have enough space in your kitchen to store food items and small appliances? Of course you don't! If you are ready to have that pantry built for your storage needs, here are some ideas: A read more...
Kitchen pantries

Improved kitchen storage

Kitchens can always use more storage or more convenient, usable storage. Updating your kitchen should include adding pull outs to maximise availability of storage, and accessibility. Some kitchens read more...
Improved kitchen storage

Home additions

More space can be added to your home by several different methods, depending on your existing home: Finish the basement. Add on a partial second floor. Extend the house out into the yard, read more...
Home additions

It’s the little things that make a big difference

If you have had a kitchen with annoying drawer pulls or knobs, you know what we mean. It's no fun whacking your fingers against the drawer and maybe even breaking a nail, which can happen when your read more...
It’s the little things that make a big difference

When upgrading the bathroom, don’t forget this important item

Every bathroom needs a properly sized exhaust fan to keep the room smelling fresh and to get rid of as much moisture as possible. To accomplish this, it is the wise homeowner who selects a quiet read more...
When upgrading the bathroom, don’t forget this important item

Upgrade that small bathroom!

So, here we go again! Not all of us have huge bathrooms; many are little more than powder rooms with a shower, but  that said, there is a lot you can do to make that undersized bath function like read more...
Upgrade that small bathroom!

Keep your bathroom – make it better!

Adding a linen cabinet inside your primary bathroom is a convenient feature that homeowners love. It's so nice to grab a fresh, fluffy towel without having to leave the room. An integrated linen read more...
Keep your bathroom – make it better!

Home update ideas

Not all remodeling jobs are glamorous, but all of them are important! Here are some that may not be on your list, but should be included when you plan that next remodel: Provide a pull-out in read more...
Home update ideas

Do you have a cluttered kitchen?

For most of us, a cluttered kitchen is an unhappy kitchen!  It is hard to clean, difficult to find what you are searching for, and not enough counterspace to do meal prep. So what can you do? You read more...
Do you have a cluttered kitchen?

Patios and decks – is it time to rebuild or replace yours?

Decks, patios and pergolas are all great choices for outdoor living. These open air spaces provide the perfect backdrop for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family while enjoying the read more...
Patios and decks – is it time to rebuild or replace yours?

Should you upgrade bathroom to accommodate mobility issues?

You should include accessibility options even if you do not plan on staying in your home through the rest of your life. An active family member can have to deal with a broken leg, anyone can have read more...
Should you upgrade bathroom to accommodate mobility issues?

Replacing an old bathtub with a luxurious shower

Giant tubs have fallen out of favor over the last few years. Homeowners have been requesting that the tub be taken out and a large, luxurious shower installed in it's place.  These showers usually read more...
Replacing an old bathtub with a luxurious shower

Some thoughts on kitchen cabinet decisions

Choosing or replacing kitchen cabinets is one of the biggest investments in a kitchen, so you'll want something you won't have to change, paint or refresh anytime soon. Walnut is a timeless, read more...
Some thoughts on kitchen cabinet decisions

Important tips for your bathroom remodel

Every family has different needs for those bathroom spaces! Couples, families with kids, and retirees, all have unique requirements. An older home may just need that bath remodel due to age. We read more...
Important tips for your bathroom remodel

What elements make a kitchen sophisticated?

Most of us use the kitchen for more than just meal prep. Those multi-use kitchens need a little assistance to go from merely practical to stylish. Have your new custom made upper cabinets built read more...
What elements make a kitchen sophisticated?

Kitchen designs match how we live today!

It's undeniable that during the last year most of us have changed the way we use our homes; from working at home, to school over the internet, we have been spending more time home. Add to that, the read more...
Kitchen designs match how we live today!

What about bath remodels?

Bathrooms need consistent upgrading, due to the damage that excessive moisture will cause. Mold, possible rot in the floor due to water getting through cracks in the tile . . . you don't always know read more...
What about bath remodels?

Outdoor kitchens

Have you found yourself wanting to spend more time outdoors, now that the weather is warming up? Many homeowners feel the same, and to do that, are having outdoor kitchens built. An outdoor read more...
Outdoor kitchens

Ideas to upgrade your kitchen

In many households, the kitchen is the most used part of the house. A beautiful kitchen can bring joy to cook in as well as have dinner with your family. Also, it is important to keep it updated to read more...
Ideas to upgrade your kitchen

Update your home with a new paint job

Have you ever tried painting your home (on the inside) yourself? It takes a very long time, with all that taping around window trim, the ceiling, the floor . . . It's a lot of work with sometimes read more...
Update your home with a new paint job

How to improve that powder room

Do you hate to use your powder room because it is so small and feels claustrophobic? Your guests will not doubt feel the same; so here are some ideas on what to do to fix that! Small bathrooms read more...
How to improve that powder room