If you are old enough, you might remember the knotty pine paneling found in rec rooms and basements in mid-century homes. We’ve come a long way since then, and wood paneling of many types and materials has found its place once again for a variety of uses. On-trend is the use of reclaimed wood on…

It used to be that pure white and beige tones were considered to be the timeless colors homeowners used to update their homes. The problem: these colors can be boring. On their own, a monochromatic color scheme in these shades does little to inspire or refresh a space. On the flip side, some homeowners use…

Color of the Year The color chosen as the new emphasis for 2017 is called Greenery: Pantone color number 15-0343 TPG. It’s a perfect color to toss into a room. A nod to nature and freshness, it’s 2017’s answer to the last few years of soft muted colors and grey tones. The color Greenery reflects…

These days, not many people have time to wax a wood floor until it reflects your smile with its mirror-like shine. Thankfully, floor manufacturers have created that look for us, and very glossy floors have enjoyed a long run of popularity. The up-side of glossy floors is that they look elegant and traditional. The downside:…

If you’re considering replacing a floor or cabinets, the color of the woodwork has a considerable impact on the look and feel of a room. What’s on-trend, and what will be popular until the next time you remodel or replace flooring? For some time, we have been entranced by dark walnut colors and even black…