Sometimes those of us who live in the Naples area year-round poke fun at residents who only spend the winter months with us. We lovingly call them "snowbirds" because when the snow starts to fly in the north, they head for the warm comfort of Naples. The truth is, they're probably onto something. Why not enjoy the best of both worlds? If you're going to do that, you might as well do it right so that you really do enjoy your time in both places. Here's a look at a few secrets to being a successful snowbird.
- Look for Experience
(Not just years in the business, but also experience doing the kind of work you want to be done. There are plenty of reliable remodelers who do nothing more than swap out fixtures in kitchens and bathrooms. That's fine if all you want is a bit of a "facelift". However, if you're looking for more . . . .
Sometimes you need to take pretty dramatic steps in order to make your home more comfortable, convenient, and enjoyable. That’s when you want to take advantage of the services of a design/build remodeler to help you think through, plan, and build the solution you’re after—because good design is key to getting the results you want. There are times, however, when you may just need a little help to organize the space you already have. Here’s a look at 6 tips for keeping your Naples home free of clutter.
When choosing kitchen cabinets for your Naples home renovation, it’s easy to focus on the visual appeal. That’s important, of course, but your choice for kitchen cabinets—especially if you’re installing semi-custom cabinets—really should depend on more than the color or finish. What are the best semi-custom cabinets for your Naples home? They are the ones that best fit your needs and will provide years of flawless performance.
One thing most Floridians can count on is that they’ll get visitors on a fairly regular basis. Hey, you love living here, so it’s no surprise that your family and friends will want to come visit. So how can you show them a little bit of southern hospitality while they’re here?
Sometimes it’s easy to forget how important it is to pay attention to what goes on outside the walls of your home. The property outside your house plays a big role in defining what your home looks like. So if you’re remodeling your Bonita Springs home, you’ll want to take a look at your landscaping as well.
If you’ve been toying with the idea of remodeling your Florida home, now is a great time to do it. Why consider a renovation project when we’re headed into the summer months?
Should you splurge when it comes to remodeling the master bath in your Naples home? Let’s be clear, we’re not talking about adding sold gold fixtures to your sink and tub. We’re talking about things that make your master bath more comfortable and inviting.
One of the big trends in contemporary kitchens is the sleek look of kitchens without handles. Can you really design a practical kitchen without handles? Manufacturers are already creating the appliances, cabinetry, and fixtures to make it happen. Here are just a few of the possibilities.
Have you noticed how popular cooking shows have become? We’ve come a long way from the days of The French Chef and the Galloping Gourmet. It seems every time you turn around there’s a new cook with his or her own show—and unique twist on how to be a great cook. Take your pick from: The Kitchen, America’s Test Kitchen, Chopped, Unwrapped, Iron Chef, Master Chef, Hell’s Kitchen, and the irrepressible Emeril—just to mention a few.