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How Does Kitchen Remodeling Enhance Your Home?

The kitchen is the center of a home, so it makes sense that you could enhance your home by remodeling it.  Unless meticulously maintained, older kitchens start to become timeworn. Kitchen styles that were popular in the 60s and 70s affect your home’s aesthetic appeal directly and the resale value indirectly. If your kitchen looks like it was the set for the Golden Girls, or if it is starting to exhibit problems with function or [...]

2020-10-12T20:01:38-05:00Kitchen, Remodeling|

Is Remodeling Your Kitchen A Good Investment?

A kitchen is a major traffic area in your home, which makes it a great candidate for remodeling, especially if you are looking to increase your home’s value. According to HomeLight, in 2019, an average kitchen remodel increased a home’s sale price by $23,122. And that number isn’t based out of reality; several other surveys have similar numbers. And, many home buyers desire a high-end, newer kitchen or they’ll ask for the price to come [...]

2020-10-12T20:02:18-05:00Kitchen, Remodeling|

What Are The Benefits Of Remodeling A Kitchen?

Most people spend more time in the kitchen than in any other room in the house, outside of the bedroom. Children do their homework at the kitchen table, friends gather for a night of fun and games, and you grab food from it throughout the day; this is why the kitchen is one of the first areas of a home to be remodeled. With that being said, let’s look at the benefits of remodeling a [...]

2020-10-12T20:05:27-05:00Kitchen, Remodeling|

Our COVID-19 Response and Commitment

As a contractor, Coastal is not subject to Governor Ivey’s shutdown of “non- essential” businesses. We are open for business. We are taking all precautions necessary though, both in our showroom and during in home visits. We can discuss your remodeling projects via phone and, from there, a decision can be made to either have you visit the show room, or we can bring products and samples to your home. As part of our [...]

What to ask your contractor?

Ever wonder how to find a good contractor?  Have you ever had a bad contractor story?  How about a bad mechanic story?  There are surveys out there that state that contractors and mechanics are the worst service providers in the market place.  Let's face it, we all have a bad story to tell about these professions.  Lawyers may have been a close third :).  Unfortunately, we all need a good contractor at some point.  It [...]

2020-03-30T17:14:28-05:00Remodeling|

What Do New Kitchen Cabinets Cost?

There are a wide range of differences in materials, colors, finishes, accessories and quality.  Cabinets are divided into three different categories.  These include stock, semi-custom and custom.  Stock cabinets are available in pre-established sizes and modifications are not allowed.  Semi-customer cabinets are available in a variety of colors, styles and do have some modifications and accessories available.  Custom cabinets are made to fit your specific dimensions, have a variety of wood types you can choose [...]

2020-08-14T15:39:46-05:00Kitchen|

Kitchen Cabinet Wood Types

Ever wonder why cabinets can differ so much in price from one store to the next?  Or why "all wood" is better than "furniture board"?  Solid wood consists of homogeneous wood through out.  The boards or panels are joined together via wood working joinery methods, which there are many.  Particle board is an engineered wood product made from wood chips and particles that are combined with an adhesive and made into boards and panels.  Particle [...]

2020-04-29T22:01:49-05:00Kitchen|

Bathroom Remodeling Guide – Creating a Budget

According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), a bathroom remodel budget is typically dictated by size, which averages $125 a square foot. An updated bathroom not only feels great but If you ever decide to sell your home, an updated bathroom is not only an attractive selling point, but the expected return on your investment is over 60% on a major remodel. Think about a new shower, a larger bathtub, new vanities and [...]

2020-04-29T22:00:29-05:00Bathroom|