Design & Planning Home Remodeling Resources
Here are some links to remodeling design ideas, industry trends, remodeling news and remodeling costs for a variety of projects.
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Explore topics ranging from “Real Remodeling Costs & ROI” to “A survival guide for renovating couples,” plus 100s of design inspiration ideas.
- Websites to explore the costs of remodeling
Eight website links that look at remodeling costs in a variety of ways. (our blog, March 16, 2015)
- Build your own Ideabooks on Houzz.com
No matter what project you're thinking of, you'll find some of the nation's best examples by the best contractors and designers. Start with our page first!
- New tips and ideas every week on Facebook
It's our FREE remodeling news and information service to you. New products. Design ideas. Fine examples from other cities. You'll "like" it.
- Five tile backsplash designs by Master Remodelers
A vital style element of kitchens or baths, custom backsplashes can take many forms and add pizzazz to your remodel.
- Picking your home remodeling contractor
In our own blog posts, over the years we've offered suggestions for avoiding the pitfalls of making a bad choice.
- A survival guide for renovating couples
We'll warn you that taking on a remodeling project can be stressful for couples. Here are some tips for how to best navigate thru the challenges.
- Housetrends Pittsburgh magazine offers lots of local remodeling examples
You can browse through years worth of articles and projects looking for inspiration and direction. Start on our page first of course.
- Find "real remodeling costs" on Houzz.com
Find out what three different levels of remodeling would cost for any project. Just just click on Pittsburgh on the map and then select the type of project you have in mind. These numbers are based on a 2013 Houzz consumer survey of more than 1,000,000 consumers in the US.
- NKBA Inspiration Gallery
The National Kitchen & Bath Association offers some amazing examples of new kitchen construction and kitchen remodels.
- HGTV Home Improvements
HGTV page devoted to a variety of home improvement topics.
- Home Improvement Ideas
More ideas and tips from Better Homes & Gardens
- A focus on just Kitchen Improvements
More ideas just for your kitchen design and remodeling at Kitchens.com