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How to Budget Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

How to Budget Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

According to HomeAdvisor, a kitchen remodel in 2019 will cost about $75 to $250 per square foot, depending on space size, material quality, and whether you change the layout. While a kitchen renovation tends to be the most complicated and expensive of all the home improvement projects, it's still one of the most popular spaces to remodel; and typically, it will have a large payoff in terms of a home's resale value. As the heart of the home and hub of your family's command center, making your kitchen a more enjoyable and functional space adds a big value that can't be...

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Tips for Surviving a Kitchen Reno

Tips for Surviving a Kitchen Reno

While a kitchen remodel can be one of the most rewarding home renovation projects, it can also be difficult and stressful to get through. Tearing out the heart of your home requires careful planning and preparation to endure the weeks or even months ahead. Living through a kitchen remodel isn’t easy, but it can be done. Here are some tips for surviving a live-in kitchen renovation. Create a Temporary Kitchen For a significant renovation, expect at least three months or more of chaos. And unless you plan on eating all of your meals out, you’ll need to create a temporary...

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There's No Place Like Home!

There's No Place Like Home!

Where do retirees want to live? According to a recent study conducted by Retirement Living, 83% of over 2300 respondents polled (aged 50 to over 81) say they plan to grow older at home and that moving into an assisted living facility is a last resort.  Most people want to stay in their homes and communities as they age because of the familiarity and proximity to the places they frequent, such as grocery stores and doctor's offices. They also want to be near families and friends and near their churches or other social organizations.  What modifications do retirees plan to make to stay in...

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THE ORIGINAL GRANITE BRACKET IS PROUD TO BE CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE TOP 360 BUSINESSES FOR 2018!

THE ORIGINAL GRANITE BRACKET IS PROUD TO BE CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE TOP 360 BUSINESSES FOR 2018!

We are excited to announce that The Original Granite Bracket® is a 2018 Entrepreneur 360™ award winner! Each year, Entrepreneur magazine identifies 360 small businesses that are mastering the art and science of growing a business. This prestigious list is the only list that measures privately-held company performance across multiple dimensions—not just revenue. The magazine invites companies to apply and evaluates them based on five metrics: impact, innovation, growth, leadership, and business valuation. The result is the Entrepreneur 360™ list. According to the SBA's 2018 Small Business Profile, there are over 30 million small business in the United States.  And while we have always felt...

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