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Small Space Ideas for Doing a Lot with a Little

For most, space within the home is at a premium. As such, homeowners are constantly in search of creative ways to make the most of what they have, especially when what they have isn’t a lot. Even if you do have more square footage to work with, it’s not always clear how to make the […]

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Fire Up Your Imagination for Your Next Fireplace Installation

As the days get shorter and the nights grow colder, we tend to spend more time around hearth and home. Nothing reinforces cozy vibes quite like a fireplace — the crackling of logs and the flickering of flames add a certain ambiance that your plug-in space heater cannot, which makes fireplaces a popularly requested feature […]

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Laying Out Beautiful Bathroom Tiling Ideas

Bathroom tiling ideas — laid end to end, the possibilities would easily wrap around the Equator a hundred times over. You’d be hard-pressed to find a bathroom remodeling contractor to take on a project of that scope, but at Ayars we still like to give our customers plenty of latitude to explore their options. Like […]

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The Top 5 Kitchen Trends of 2022

If you’re like most homeowners, a full-scale kitchen remodel only comes around once a decade (or longer) — so how do you reconcile that with kitchen trends that shift on an annual basis? At Ayars, we always advise our clients to be true to themselves — by trusting personal tastes over trends, you’re ultimately going […]

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Patio Rooms vs Patio Enclosures: Designing an Outdoor Oasis

Want to escape the hubbub of the house while also keeping a certain distance between yourself and the elements (and those pesky insects)? Join the millions who are bringing the comfort and amenities of the indoors outdoors through the implementation of a patio room (aka outdoor room). One of the bigger design considerations of a […]

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The Biggest Home Remodeling Mistake to Avoid

What do homeowners really think about contractors? Each year, Lowe’s attempts to answer this question with its annual State of the Pro report, a collection of insights gleaned from a survey of 1,000 homeowners and 1,000 contracting professionals. From our side of things, it really helps crystallize how we might improve home improvement — and […]