7 Tile Design Tips for a Small Bathroom

Walk in Shower in a Luxury Bathroom with Stone Tile and Wood Accents

If you want to transform the look and feel of your small bathroom, tile can do the trick! With endless size, color and texture options, different tile materials offer a world of design possibilities. Use it on your walls or floor, as a backsplash over the vanity, an accent wall, or all of these together. No worries, tile will not break your bank, as there are materials, such as ceramic and porcelain that are budget-friendly. Here are 7 Tile Design Tips to help you start planning your remodel. How Much Does Tile Cost? Before getting into the design aspect, its… Read more »

Window Replacement Costs for 2016

Large windows and skylights in a loft style apartment

Are you thinking of replacing old windows in your apartment? Not only will new windows add greater aesthetic appeal to your space, they will also help keep your home better insulated from the temperature fluctuations outside. This means increased comfort, improved energy efficiency and hundreds of dollars of savings on heating and cooling costs in your pocket. The cost of new windows varies greatly and depends on numerous factors. To help you budget, we collected up to date replacement costs for the most popular window types and materials. How much does it cost to install new windows? On average, you… Read more »

Interior Painting Cost for 2017

Living Room Painting Ideas

One of the quickest and inexpensive ways to update the look of your entire apartment is to give it a fresh coat of paint. New paint can produce dramatic results, taking your home from drab to glam. This is a fairly quick and easy project that you can either do yourself or hire a contractor. So how much will it cost? We compiled the latest contractor labor and materials pricing for interior painting, along with the cost of going DIY. Average Cost to Paint an Apartment The cost of professional interior painting varies greatly and depends on a number of… Read more »

7 Eco-Friendly Flooring Options For Your Apartment

Ceramic Tile Flooring in a Modern Living Room

Does your apartment have really old floors that you want to replace? If in addition to comfort and style, you also care about the environmental footprint of your floors, there are a number of great materials to choose from. We review 7 of the most eco-friendly flooring materials that are ideal for apartments, along with their costs, pros & cons and room placement suggestions. Lets take a look at: 1. FSC Certified Hardwood Floors 2. Tile Flooring 3. Reclaimed Wood Floors 4. Bamboo Flooring 5. Cork Flooring 6. Ceramic Wood Floors 7. Cement Flooring 1. FSC Certified Hardwood Floors Do… Read more »


Unique Cabinet Design in a Small Black Kitchen

Are you thinking of replacing the dated cabinets in your kitchen? Because there are so many options to choose from, determining the total cost can be tricky. One important thing to consider is whether you are planning to live in your apartment for at least 5 years. In this case, invest into creating your dream kitchen. However, if you are planning to sell in the near future, make updates that will be visually appealing to a wide audience, without breaking the bank. To help you plan your budget, we have collected the average costs for the most popular kitchen cabinet… Read more »

7 Big Ideas for a Small Bathroom Remodel

Wall Decor In a Small Bathroom

Typically, bathrooms in apartments endure a lot of wear and tear. What may have been a satisfying space only a few short years ago, may now need some major TLC. If you don’t want to do a complete bathroom remodel, which can cost $20,000 and up, there are a number of less expensive, but effective updates you can do, that will enhance its look and feel. Remember, your bathroom’s tiny size shouldn’t deter you from creating a stunning space that will be the envy of your friend’s and neighbors. Here are 7 great ideas to masterfully renovate your bathroom! 1…. Read more »

Bathroom Remodel Cost Guide For Your Apartment

Small bathroom with crystal chandelier

If you own or rent an apartment, you probably wish you had a bigger bathroom. There are so many stunning remodel ideas for huge bathrooms, that its almost hard to imagine making any worthwhile updates if your square footage is tight. Yet, in reality even a tiny bathroom can be remodeled to look amazing. The best part – it will cost you much less than if you were working with a larger space! If you don’t know how much it might cost to remodel your bathroom, this guide will break down the material and installation prices for different popular updates…. Read more »

Small Kitchen Remodel Cost Guide

Small Kitchen Space Design

Is the kitchen in your apartment begging for a facelift? From new cabinets, countertops and flooring to a pretty backsplash, appliances, lighting and other small items, a kitchen remodel can be as small or big as your imagination and budget allow. The burning question on your mind is likely: how much will it cost to remodel my kitchen? Here is an in-depth look at kitchen remodeling costs, factors that make a big difference on the final price, and tips on saving money, without sacrificing quality. We will cover the following topics: 1. Average cost to remodel a small kitchen 2…. Read more »

15 Apartment Space Saving Ideas

The cost of living in an urban city means we often have less space to play with than our suburban friends. Thankfully designers have found awesome ways to make better use of the space we have. Check out the 15 examples to make sure that you don’t waste any space in your apartment. 1. Stair Storage These awesome drawers are part of a New York studio apartment project by Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture and was completed in 2009. 2. Drawer Gym This home fitness cupboard is part of a set of furniture created by the designer Lucie Koldova in 2009…. Read more »