Kitchen Remodeling

Penthouse Plunge: Picking Leicht German Custom Kitchen Cabinetry For a Flip

By Jon Anderson / January 14, 2020 / 1 Comment

I’ve renovated every home I’ve ever owned, but I’ve never done a flip like I’m doing for the Penthouse Plunge series. Sure, there are different economic elements to consider when you’re flipping, which often shake out of tastes (my specific versus the great unwashed public’s). Armed with my budget and thoughts on what everyone wants […]

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Penthouse Plunge: Sudden Stone Sale Brings Countertops Into Focus

By Jon Anderson / January 7, 2020 / 2 Comments

The framing is almost complete in the A-unit of this Penthouse Plunge renovation project. For the newbies, this is the latest installment of a series chronicling the absurdity of my purchasing a double penthouse at The Claridge on Turtle Creek. I’m separating it back into two units and gutting and renovating the corner A-unit and […]

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Smart Designs by Stephan Sardone Make for Efficient, Handsome Home Renovations

By Leah Shafer / February 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Stephan Sardone did not arrive at his career in home renovation by direct route. The Flower Mound native headed to graduate school with the intention of earning his masters, then traveling to Papua, New Guinea, to work with indigenous tribes and translate their native languages, as well as aid with microfinance projects and community development. […]

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Buying a New Range? Find Somewhere You Can Try Before You Buy, Says Suzanne Felber

By Joanna England / March 4, 2014 / 12 Comments

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber I hate my range. Cooking on it is something I do almost every day when I’m home, and every time something cooks unevenly or dinner burns I regret spending a lot of money for something I had no knowledge of. When I bought the Home Idea Factory, it truly was an old factory […]

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