What You Need to Know About Farm House Sinks

Farmhouse sinks have been a popular trend in the country kitchen look. They are both a visual treat (adding elegance to rustic style) and practical, (in size alone, especially since there is rarely a divider seen in more traditional sink options). However every in-home trend has both positives and negatives. Before you buy a farmhouse sink consider these downsides before making a decision: One...

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Most Valuable Home Improvement

Thinking about remodeling your home? You may want to consider that certain upgrades retain more value than others. Check out these money saving  projects: Curb Appeal Curb appeal is the first impression a house makes on a potential buyer. Buyers are quick to judge a book by its cover, and if you can’t get over the first obstacle of getting buyers through the door, the rest of the...

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Keeping Your Kitchen Trendy

Lighter, Brighter Kitchens Make room for windows. By using smart storage strategies like extending cabinets to ceilings, you can open up the kitchen and sacrifice some wall space in these areas.   Universal Design There are more features today that allow homeowners to age in place, applying Universal Design principles. Base cabinet drawers, large-loop hardware, drawer microwaves and movable...

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Remodeling Trends for 2018

What are forecasted to be some of the major trend in 2018?  Here are a few of the leading ideas. Get Tech Savvy Your smart phone can do more than make a phone call these days. Keep your house up to date by utilizing your phone to the best of its ability! Use it to set alarm systems, switch lights off or close the garage door. For those looking to embrace technology even further, appliances...

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Home Design: Brochure vs. Custom Homes - Part 2: Custom Home Benefits

In the Home Design: Brochure vs. Custom Homes series, we’ve already discussed the benefits of Brochure Homes and the many ways The Cardano Group can make your dreams come true with tried-and-true design that is cost-effective and beautiful.See our Part 1 Article: Brochure vs. Custom Homes - Part 1: Brochure Home BenefitsThe second and last installment in the series will cover the many benefits of...

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Home Design: Brochure vs. Custom Homes - Part 1: Brochure Home Benefits

Making the decision to build your own home is difficult enough, let alone deciding between building a brochure home and a custom home. This decision purely comes down to what is comfortable for you and your budget. In this article, we will be talking about the benefits of deciding on a brochure home as opposed to a custom home. For people that like to be presented with set plans ahead of time,...

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4 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Like a Spa

Bathrooms are a necessity in any home. Whether you are getting ready for work in the morning or winding down at night, it is the area that helps bring out the best you. For a room that is so vital, you don’t want using it to feel like a chore, but rather a relaxing trip to the spa! Here are a few ideas to help you achieve a more luxurious experience in your own home.Whirlpool BathtubThe...

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Top Trending Kitchen Features

Your kitchen is arguably the most used room in your home. It’s the place that brings everyone together for laughter, and most importantly food! If home is where the heart is, then it's most definitely safe to say that the kitchen is where the soul is. Although you love your kitchen and the many memories that were born there, it's never a bad time for a makeover! Take a look at some of these top...

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Clever Remodeling Ideas from Cardano

1. Lower your living room to create a conversation pit. The bi-level living room will give your home an incredibly spacious yet cozy effect. And unique, too!2. Display your book collection under the stairs. Usually a difficult space to decorate, the triangle the stairs create is perfect for cubes.3. Make space for two dishwashers instead of one. You can load one while the other washes. Also...

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5 Must-Have Kitchen Designs

Your kitchen is the heart of your home that brings people together. It is usually the area where people tend to gather and linger at family events and holiday parties. Your kitchen should be versatile enough that you should have the ability to whip up a five course meal for Thanksgiving dinner, or catch up with an old friend over some tea. It should invoke a simultaneous sense of warmth and...

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4 Ways To Reinvent Your Master Bedroom

Next to your kitchen, your bedroom is the place in your home where you’ll spend the most time. You don’t just want it to be a place to lay your head, but a sanctuary, a treasure, and a place you wish to show off. If your master bedroom just isn’t making the cut, it may be time for an upgrade! We have some ideas that will help transform it from simple to extravagant.Create An ArchYour bedroom is...

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Steps to Building a New House

You’ve finally made the nerve-racking decision to build a new home, and while you may feel anxious or overwhelmed about the whole process, you can’t wait to get into your dream home. While we’re sure you’ve heard plenty of horror stories about home building projects gone completely wrong, it’s important to focus on your goals. Don’t get bogged down in all the small details and try following these...

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Open Floor Plans Vs. Traditional Floor Plans

Whether you prefer open or traditional floorplans, there is a significant amount of detail and hard work that goes into ensuring the designs best fit your lifestyle.  We at The Cardano Group can help relieve some of that hard work with our excellent floorplans that can be customized to your liking. When building or renovating a home, picking an open or traditional floor plan can be difficult...

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Building Curb Appeal into Your Custom Home

When building your new custom home, “curb appeal” might be the last thing on your mind. However, if you were thinking of selling your home, you are mistaken. Curb appeal, when selling your home, is vital. It is a first impression of your home to potential buyers and can reflect what they may be getting when purchasing the home. According to the National Association of Realtors, 63...

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The Benefits of Building a Custom Home

As with buying a home, there are a number of important decisions to be made when planning to build a custom home, ranging from having to analyze risks to correctly evaluating your budget allowing for any potential financial hiccups along the way. However, a custom made home offers a range of benefits and incentives that make the research and planning well worth it.Control over your home’s...

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