Best Sources for Home Remodeling Inspiration

Apr 22, 2014 | Decorations, Renovations

RH Homes knows a home remodel increases both the value of a home and the happiness of the residents. But, when it comes time to actually complete a remodel project, finding the right inspiration can be challenging. RH Homes is here to help by presenting six places to find home remodeling inspiration:

1. Pinterest

Pinterest lets members create and share ideas, many of which focus on home remodeling. It is easy to craft a beautiful home remodeling idea board and simply share it with friends and family for instant input on ideas.

2. Home improvement stores

Home improvement stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s are filled with sample layouts and design ideas. There are hundreds of possible remodeling materials and supplies, as well as the resources needed to make informed decisions about all design and remodeling elements. Though inspiration may be drawn from one of these stores, items do not have to be purchased there. Ordering supplies online or else-where will often save money.

3. is a vibrant online community filled with ideas pertaining to home remodeling, improvement, and design. There are hundreds of pictures aimed to inspire and expert advice from people in the industry, including those specializing in architecture and interior design. makes it easy to find current home remodeling information and trends from a variety of qualified sources.

4. Magazines

Many magazines such as Better Homes and Gardens or This Old House offer respected advice on home remodels, as well as tips and tricks to get the job done cost effectively and hassle free. Most of these magazines also have websites full of informative articles and remodeling ideas available at the click of a mouse. Whether in print or online, magazines are a great go to source for remodeling inspiration.

5. Home improvement shows

HGTV is the go-to place for home improvement shows. These programs aim to educate the viewer on the “how-to” of different remodeling projects. Some shows even specialize in certain areas of the home, such as the kitchen, bathroom, and basement. Advice is also often given on the most effective method of undertaking projects and the best materials for the job.

6. Friends and family

This may not be the most obvious choice, but if you are lucky enough to have friends or family members with a remodel design you love, ask them for help. They have been through the remodeling process already and can probably offer you some invaluable advice. They will likely have connections to contractors, materials, and designers. Ask them to suggest the contractors they like and trust.

Remodeling may seem overwhelming at the beginning, but with a little research and a few solid ideas, you will be underway in no time. Be sure to consider how the remodel will affect your daily life. It may not seem like a big deal to live without a functioning kitchen, bathroom, or another part of your home until it is no longer available. When you’ve found your inspiration, and you’re ready to complete your remodeling project, contact us at RH Homes Remodeling in Columbus Ohio.