The Build Up Blog
Congrats! You just bought a new home, one you're excited to renovate and make your own. Here's a question: when should you move in? Should you renovate first…or wait?Read More
Before we ring in 2016, it's important to reflect on the last 12 months. To that end, we've created our "best of 2015" list below...at least, in regards to what's been viewed the most on our website.Read More
Shelves and cabinetry are an essential element of any kitchen design. When you're renovating a kitchen, the decisions you make about the shelves will set the tone for the rest of the room.
The bathroom does not need to be a boring place, especially when you're designing one for kids. Think beyond basic white and channel your inner child! And check out the ideas below for added inspiration.
What is the most important thing in the bathroom? It might be tempting to say the toilet or the shower, and those would both be good answers, but there may be a better one. The best answer to that question may well be the lighting.
In Rhode Island, life is just a little bit more relaxed. Maybe it is the fresh, ocean air. Whatever it is, bathroom remodeling in RI reflects this nature. If you are considering bathroom remodeling in the ocean state (or anyplace else, for that matter), take a look at these hot trends for bathroom design in 2014.
Kitchen remodeling is one of the most popular choices for homeowners who want to improve their day-to-day lives. The modern kitchen is the nerve center of the home. In the 60s, the basement was king. In the 70s, it was the rec room. Now, the kitchen has become the all-purpose space.
As green builders, we're always thinking about ways to design and build energy-efficient homes. But there's lots we can do in our existing homes to conserve energy. Here are some tips as we head into the fall and winter. (Note: we talked about energy efficient cooling tips back in the summer. You can access that post here.)