Category Archives: Kitchen Remodel

Can I Paint Over Wallpaper?

Yes you can, but be careful if you are a do-it-yourselfer.  If your wallpaper is peeling, you may want to use some wallpaper adhesive and stick it back to the wall.  If you don’t, your newly painted walls will continue to peel as the the wallpaper gets older.  After you have glued back the wallpaper,…

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Home Improvement Television Myths

I’m sure you have watched one of those home improvement shows and thought to yourself:  “wow…..that was really easy!”  Well, there are a lot of behind the scenes drama and problems that are not shown.   The truth is that while they might show a kitchen renovation budget of $5,000, what they don’t tell you is…

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Paint or Replace Cabinets

Great question and one that I get weekly.  You can achieve great success by doing both, but the question is going to be:  what can you afford?  Staining or painting the cabinets can cost anywhere from $2,500 to $4,000  (if you hire a professional) depending on the amount of cabinets you are painting.  You can…

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Home Remodeling Checklist

Home Renovation Checklist: 1. Determine what you would like to accomplish from remodeling your home.  (new kitchen, adding square footage to your home, adding a mother in law suite, etc).  Talk to your local homeowners association and let them know your plans to make sure you are allowed to do what you are planning.  Next,…

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Sealing Granite Countertops

Granite counertops need to be sealed at least once a year and sometimes more often depending on the amount of traffic and cleaners you use on them.  You can easily tell if the seal is wearing off if the water does not “bead up” on the granite.  If it doesn’t bead up, that means the…

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What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of a Drop in Sink vs an Undermount Sink?

Drop-in sinks (or lay-in sinks) are typically more affordable and can be removed a lot easier.  If you are remodeling or just want to change out the sink for newer one, a new stainless steel sink can give your kitchen an updated look.  One of the disadvantages of a lay-in sink is water, food particles, …

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How Much Does Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling Cost?

The cost for a new kitchen or bathroom remodel will be determined by the brands or materials you select, the size of the project, where you live in the country and the layout of the new design. For kitchens, pricing can start at $10,000 if you are replacing cabinets and counter tops.  The price can…

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Where Do I Begin When Considering a Remodeling Project?

Rhino Design Build gets this question quite often.  The answer is quite simple.  Start by answering this question:  What kind of a remodeling project am I considering?  (a bathroom remodel, a kitchen remodel, a room addition, upstairs addition, more square footage, tearing down walls to open up the floor plan)  Begin with making a list…

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