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Get the Steam Out

Posted on January 8, 2019

Are you constantly fighting the bathroom mildew battle? Chances are, you are not using your bathroom exhaust fan long enough. Most people only run the fan while they are showering and shut it off thinking it’s done its job. But that’s a common mistake. Bathroom exhaust fans are about more than just eliminating odors, the… more

Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2019

Posted on January 8, 2019

You may not think of bathrooms as being subjected to trends, but they absolutely evolve as people’s preferences change. We’ve talked with the Normandy Designers to find out what they’re expecting to see in master bathrooms this year, and we think you’ll like what they have in mind. Streamlined Showering – Just a few years… more

Fall in Love with Apron Front Sinks

Posted on January 3, 2019

Apron front sinks have grown in popularity and are a perfect way to bring a sense of rustic character to your kitchen. Also known as farmhouse sinks; they get their unique look from their exposed front-facing side. Traditionally, these were big, durable sinks, designed to hold a day’s worth of water for cooking or cleaning…. more

Kitchen Remodeling Trends That Stand Out For 2019

Posted on December 28, 2018

The kitchen used to be tucked away in the back of the house, now; it is paraded in all its beauty and warmth and is the center of attention. For 2019, the general trend for kitchens is towards personalization. When it comes to color, finishing, and overall design; homeowners want something unique and personal.  Below… more

Warm Up To The Idea Of A Warming Drawer

Posted on December 10, 2018

If your family has an on-the-go lifestyle, it may be difficult to find a time when you can all enjoy a meal at the same time. We’ve all been there, a practice runs late or you get that last-minute “stuck at work” call. “Fortunately, the warming drawer makes it possible for families to have fresh,… more

Those Icicles On Your Roof Are Warning You

Posted on November 30, 2018

If the eaves of your house are sporting a beautiful assortment of icicles, you may be well on your way to the damaging effects of an ice dam. “Most people think that icicles hanging off the gutters look pretty, but it’s usually a bad sign,” warns Normandy Designer Maury Jones. “A roof with a collection of… more

Bring Out Your Inner Betty Crocker

Posted on November 30, 2018

The Holidays bring out the baker in us. As December marches on, holiday baking ramps up and we spend a lot of time in our kitchen. Whether you are baking traditional recipes passed down from generations or baking in mass quantities for a cookie exchange, a well equipped kitchen is key. Below are some great… more

Remodeling Research: How to Know When You Know Enough

Posted on November 6, 2018

There are so many ways to research your upcoming kitchen or bathroom remodel. Between magazines, Pinterest, Houzz and Instagram, there’s no shortage of information and inspiration. You have the latest trends, product recommendations and tips from designers are all at your fingertips. It’s normal to do some research, but too much can hurt you in… more

Why You Should Consider a First-Floor Bedroom and How to Make It Happen

Posted on November 1, 2018

There’s a movement towards first-floor living, and it all comes down to aging in place. The consensus is… I want to stay in my home as long as possible. It’s important to prepare BEFORE you age. Alleviating the challenges of moving later in life on your family and yourself can be as simple as planning… more

How to Add Curb Appeal: Enhance Your Home’s Exterior with Columns

Posted on October 26, 2018

There are plenty of ways to boost the curb appeal of your home. One design element often overlooked is exterior columns. There are plenty of materials and styles to choose from – however, it’s important to choose wisely and match the character of your home. To guide you towards the best fit, here are some… more