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guest house

Should you Invest in an Addition

July 19, 2019 5:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Should you invest in an addition, or a casita for your home? Guest houses or casitas, referred to as additional dwelling units (ADU) in technical speak, can be useful in retirement because you don’t have to worry about being inconvenienced if guests are over. Casitas can also be very helpful for those with parents needing to leave their home and downsize or have care close by. Generally, a guest house is completely detached from the main house, although that is not always the case. In the last decade, building guest houses or granny flats on a property has become a... View Article

two person kitchen

Turn Your One Person Kitchen into a Two Person Kitchen

February 20, 2019 3:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You both love to cook, but your kitchen is just too small to accommodate both of you without bumping into each other.  You need more space!  How can you remodel your kitchen to allow you both to enjoy the fun of cooking together, without knocking down walls for extra space:  The ideal kitchen for a cooking duo makes efficient use of the space and is designed with separate workspaces?  Before the first sketch is drawn or check written the most important step in good kitchen space-planning is an honest assessment of your life. You should always start by asking yourself... View Article


What are The Kitchen Remodel Trends in Phoenix AZ For 2019?

February 5, 2019 6:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s a new year and many home owners will look to refresh their favorite spaces, often starting in the kitchen. Whether you’re planning to remodel your kitchen in Phoenix AZ, or get inspired for a simple refresh, there’s a whole new crop of design trends to consider for 2019. For the last 10 years or so, all white kitchens have been trend in a remodel. And while white kitchens can be gorgeous, the trend became overdone. Here are some of the top kitchen trends to expect this year, with stunning inspiration for all. Colored upholstery. In 2019 we are officially... View Article

Bathroom trends for 2019

Ten Stylish Trends in Remodeling Bathrooms for 2019

January 2, 2019 5:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It is amazing – 2019 is just around the corner! Hard to believe, but babies born in Y2K are now leaving home for college. All the extra space (and privacy) can also show just how dated that teens bathroom has become. Time to remodel! At Rise Above we follow the most recent trends in remodeling to ensure that your home is truly up to date and beautiful. Before renovating your bathroom in Phoenix AZ, consider these 2019 bathroom trends: Water spaces, vintage vibes, wooden furnishing, Italian inspired accents and more. Check out the ten best kept bathroom design ideas below.... View Article