Let it be, and wait until the New Year!
That wonderful yet stressful time is almost upon us to “Deck The Halls” and get your home ready for the holidays. Undertaking what seems like a quick makeover before the holidays just adds more stress to your life. But, planning your post holiday remodel can be a stress reliever as you dream about how wonderful your home could be with a few small renovations that can be done in the early winter months.
Consulting with a design and renovation specialist, such as LindenCraft, in the Ottawa, Ontario area will help you realize how easy these makeovers can be achieved during the winter months
Two areas to consider for makeover are ceilings and flooring.
What should I do?
One of the most frequently asked questions is: “What should I do to get my house ready for winter?” In our cold climate it is important to do those few chores that will keep you cozy all winter; and it is best to get them done before the snow flies. LindenCraft, your Ottawa, Ontario kitchen, bathroom and basement design and renovation specialist, has made a list to help you get ready for winter.
4 Essential Outdoor Chores
Finding reliable designers and contractors
LindenCraft, an Ottawa Ontario based design and remodel contractor that specializes in kitchen, bathrooms and finished basements, has come up with twelve secrets to finding and choosing a reliable remodel contractor.
12 Secrets Revealed
Are You Ready?
No one likes to think about it, but it is happening to all of us. We are getting older; slowly, but surely. And as we age our needs change. We may need less space, we may prefer not to have stairs in our houses or we may have mobility issues that require special adaptations to rooms like the bathroom, kitchen and front entry. It may not be affecting your life now, but what about in the near future? It may not even be your disabilities that are of concern. What about aging relatives, like parents, that visit frequently? It is important to look at your home now to be ready for the future. It may be something to consider if you are planning a renovation soon.
9 Things to consider and What to look for!
Kitchen Islands of Ottawa by LindenCraft
Did you ever want your own private island, where everything is there to make you happy? Of course we are talking about kitchen islands. Kitchen counter space is always at a premium. Whether you are using it to prepare meals, do homework, roll out pastry or as a convenient place to store canisters, there never seems to be enough room. One great solution that Ottawa home owners are embracing is the kitchen island. Islands can add precious work space as well as an eating area, storage and an entertaining space. An island can open up your kitchen and make it both more functional and more visually appealing. But, before you decide to tear down walls and install an island in your kitchen, there are a few things you should consider.
What are the Best Choices for Ottawa Bathroom Flooring?
There are countless types of flooring on the market these days, making it hard for the homeowner to make an informed choice. Your Ottawa area bathroom renovation contractor, LindenCraft, can help you with the decision, outlining what will work best in your home.
Here are the pros and cons to the most popular, as well as some of the new, unexpected options for your bathroom to give you some food for thought.
01 Vinyl Flooring
Many people choose vinyl for their bathroom due to cost. Vinyl is by far the cheapest option and offers the benefits of easy care, a wide choice of colours and patterns and it is warm to the feet. Vinyl, however, is not the most durable option and the textured floorings can trap and hold dirt and mildew.
02 Porcelain and Ceramic Tiles
Porcelain and ceramic tiles are by far the most practical and durable choice for all bathrooms according to Ottawa bathroom renovation contractor LindenCraft. They come in a dizzying variety of colours, patterns and styles, so there is a tile to suit every taste and budget. Both are easy to keep clean and maintenance is minimal. Porcelain is more durable than ceramic and often has the colour throughout the tile so any chipping that may occur is not as obvious. The main drawback to these tiles is the feel. They are certainly colder than vinyl floors. This is easy to remedy, though, using in-floor radiant heat. LindenCraft can install the system under the tiles, this gives the floor that spa feel that is wonderful on those chilly mornings.