Author Archive: Kat Collins

19 Backyard Fire Pit Ideas for Romantic Summer Nights

Is there anything better than gathering around a fire with family and close friends? Drinking wine, toasting marshmallows, cozying up in front of a warm, crackling fire—seriously, you can’t beat it. From portable, enclosed outdoor fireplaces (that are still s’mores worthy!) to beautiful, open concrete and steel options, we came up with 19 outdoor fire pit ideas, examples, and shopping tips […] Read More »

Don’t settle for a contractor who disrespects women

Local remodeler, Jeb Breithaupt, shared his message about the importance of respecting women involved in the remodeling process and shares some advice. WE DEFINITELY AGREE! General contracting and remodeling is an industry that is predominately male, but we have a woman on staff who helps to bring it all together for us at HomeWise Builders. […] Read More »

Luxury Kitchen Design Trends

The kitchen is arguably the most important room in the house.  If budget isn’t an issue for you, you can delve into the world of luxury kitchen design. The possibilities are endless; you’re free to design a beautiful kitchen with high-quality materials and finishes, state-of-the-art appliances, and luxurious accents.  Minimalism works well in luxury kitchens. You should […] Read More »

2020 Bathroom Trends

The bathroom, just like the kitchen, is one of the rooms in a house that needs a facelift every decade or so to keep up with the times. Here are the top 2020 bathroom trends you can incorporate in your upcoming remodel. Statement tiles When shopping for tiles, there are two things that matter most: […] Read More »

Help your home renovation go smoothly & stay on budget with advice from an expert!

Whether you work with a general contractor or act as one on your own project, getting a glimpse into the mind of a contractor can give you a new perspective into remodeling projects around your home. How do you know if you’re helping or hurting your project? Read on to find out and to see […] Read More »

A Guide To Budgeting Your Bathroom Remodel

If a gleaming, spa-inspired bathroom is part of your future, we’d love to help in achieving your vision. With hundreds of successful home remodeling projects in our portfolio, HomeWise Builders’s systematic approach takes the guesswork out of budgeting construction costs for your bathroom remodel. So, “How do you develop a bathroom remodeling budget?” We’re glad […] Read More »

5 Tips For A Highly Functional Kitchen

A good kitchen design is more than what is aesthetically pleasing or modernized. New appliances, finished countertops, and quality cabinetry, is only half the battle. The other half that most kitchen remodels often overlook is how functional the kitchen is. When redesigning your kitchen space, here are 5 important things to consider in your remodel. […] Read More »

Creating A Budget For Your Kitchen Remodel

A kitchen remodel is a beautiful thing, especially if you’ve been cooking in a cramped, outdated, or just plain awful galley for longer than you care to recall. Team HomeWise Builders relishes the opportunity of taking an unlovable space and transforming it into the heartbeat of your home.  It’s a lovely vision, to be sure, so […] Read More »

These Bathroom Ideas will make you GREEN with Envy!

Hunter Green Paint Shiny Green Tiles Soft Mint Green Deep Green & Dramatic Deep Green Soaking Tub Wallpaper & Moody Tiles Pink & Green Paint the Tub Focus on the Wainscoting A Classic Bathroom Sophisticated Simplicity A Pop of Color Mermaid Inspired Create Your Own Built-in SOURCE: Read More »

Kitchen trends for 2020

Eager to find out the latest kitchen trends for 2020? Look no further. This year it’s all about making a statement with rich colours, stormy shades and open shelving. We’ve done our research to get the low down on which design trends and kitchen styles the public have been scouring the internet for. Natural materials […] Read More »