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Agentis Kitchen & Bath Blog

Create a More Festive Bathroom for the Holidays

Posted by Agentis on Nov 20, 2018 3:39:54 PM

It’s holiday party season. Huddled in with family friends for meals or parties means visitors will be using the bathroom. 

So why not take it up a notch and add a few touches that will catch your guests eyes and make it look a little more special? 

Here are some easy ideas for decorating your bathroom for those holiday gatherings.

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Topics: holiday, bathroom

Kitchen Sinks: The Pros and Cons

Posted by Agentis on Nov 9, 2018 2:14:52 PM

Thinking about getting a new kitchen sink?

It’s something you’ll be using every day so it’s a good idea to think through the pros and cons of different materials and styles.

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Topics: Kitchen, Kitchen Layout, Kitchen Sink, Sink

My Kitchen Is Soooooo Boring

Posted by Agentis on Oct 31, 2018 1:53:23 PM

Your best friend is taking interior design classes and offered to draw up the plans.

Okay, you’re tired of looking at the same kitchen space every day. Blah. Here are five things you can do to reignite your relationship with the kitchen.

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Topics: Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Layout

What Could Go Wrong? Your Path to a Successful Kitchen Remodel

Posted by Agentis on Oct 19, 2018 5:46:45 PM

Your best friend is taking interior design classes and offered to draw up the plans.

You’ve tackled home improvement projects before and are going to save money by doing some of the work yourself. You figure you’ll hire an electrician, master carpenter, or plumber to handle the bigger stuff.

You have a ballpark budget, but it’s flexible enough in case you need a few extras.

What could go wrong?

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Topics: Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Layout, Budget, Remodeling Mistakes

Granite Alternatives: A Guide to Kitchen Countertops

Posted by Agentis on Oct 8, 2018 10:27:34 PM

While granite will always be a popular choice for countertops because of its durability and uniqueness, before you jump in with the rest of the crowd, consider some alternatives.

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Topics: Kitchen, Countertops, Quartz, Granite

Find that Extra Space in your Kitchen

Posted by Agentis on Aug 30, 2018 8:18:49 PM

With the shift in seasons and the fall holidays on the horizon, wouldn’t it be nice to have more open space in the kitchen? 

Here are 8 ideas for opening up counter and kitchen cabinet space that will turn your kitchen traffic jam into a free-flowing area to prep and share meals with family and friends.

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Topics: Kitchen, Extra space

Three Ways to Make your Bathroom Easier to Clean

Posted by Agentis on Aug 22, 2018 2:29:42 PM

Okay, statistics don’t lie – people hate cleaning bathrooms. 

According to a recent survey reported in the New York Post, 42% of Americans reported that cleaning the toilet was their most disliked chore. 

Part of the reason so many of us hate cleaning toilets (and bathrooms, for that matter) is that they can be difficult to clean. 

Often, fixtures and appliances are close together, making it hard to reach the spots where the grime collects the most. 

Here are three things you can do to make your bathroom easier to clean.

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Topics: cleaning, bathroom, clean bathroom

Never underestimate the value of a half-bath

Posted by Agentis on Aug 15, 2018 5:05:36 PM

Real-estate bathroom classifications can be a bit confusing. There’s the half-bath. The three-quarter bath. The full bath. The master bath.

Today we’re going to help you understand these various classifications and focus on the half-bath and some of its big advantages.

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Topics: bathroom addition, Bathroom Remodeling, half bath

A Special Request

Posted by Agentis on Aug 1, 2018 11:48:26 AM

"We don't sell through our blog."

That's been a sort of mantra for us here. The Agentis Blog exists to provide value to our neighbors through weekly articles packed full of tips and tricks to improve your kitchen, your bathroom and your plumbing. Thus, "spammy" ads and annoying sales pitches have been off limits!

But just this once, can we ask you for a really significant yet simple favor that won't cost you a penny? 

Would you take just a moment to vote for Agentis in the 2018 Readers Choice Awards? 
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Topics: Remodeling Mistakes, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling

Common Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Agentis on Jul 25, 2018 9:17:33 PM

A kitchen remodel can feel overwhelming.

There are so many moving parts – creating the right plan, working within your budget, finding fixtures, and hiring reliable professionals to complete the job.

Whether you’re considering a remodel and planning on tackling it yourself, here are several common mistakes and how to avoid them.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodeling, Remodeling Mistakes, Kitchen