You’ll be surprised to learn that at one point, it was fashionable for upstate landowners to create their own ruined structures in their backyards. From crumbling ramparts to vestiges of castle walls, these “ruined” backyards have a storied history and are a landscaping trend noted as one of the more unorthodox but strangely appealing design trends to have been invented.
When it comes to kitchen remodeling, space has always been a recurring issue. Of all the rooms in the house, it’s easily the most crowded and stuffy, even if the original floor area is relatively wide. That said, the kitchen is actually the easiest part of the house to make look larger, wihtout actually extending the floor space.
The French Formal Garden has been the benchmark of garden elegance since the heyday of the Versailles. It has a distinct look and feel that exudes class and Old World charm, and is very distinct from the likes of Italian and British landscape design.
A great way to jumpstart your remodeling project is to ask for local referrals from friends and family. Once you have a list of potential remodeling contractors, the next challenge is narrowing down your choices. One easy way to do this is by conducting a face-to-face interview, which can provide you with a clearer picture of how professional and reliable your prospective remodeler is. This means asking the right questions…. Continue Reading