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Kohler Launches Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror

Kohler Launches Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror

KOHLER Konnect Automates Everyday Tasks Kohler Co. unveils KOHLER Konnect, a new platform that allows consumers to conveniently personalize their experience with KOHLER products through app presets, and automate everyday tasks in the kitchen and bath through voice-control. Consumers can interact with KOHLER Konnect by using voice-commands, hands-free motion control and personalized presets managed through … Continue reading

Hiding Tech in a 100-Year-Old Home

Hiding Tech in a 100-Year-Old Home

You can stash those modern speakers – or even disguise them By Ed Wenck It’s a constant “ask” from those who are trying to modernize their homes while preserving the aesthetic of a bygone era: Can we hide this stuff? The answer’s usually yes — current speaker technology allows placement in walls and ceilings, and … Continue reading

Workforce Development Drives Spring Meeting

John Ratzenberger will deliver the featured keynote at the 2018 Spring Business Meeting. Known widely as Cliff Clavin in Cheers and the voice of many beloved Pixar characters, he is Hollywood’s most outspoken advocate for American manufacturing and skilled labor. Creator of a foundation that develops and funds manufacturing summer camps and scholarships nationwide, John … Continue reading

5 Steps to a Home Remodel

5 Steps to a Home Remodel

Remodeling Done Right. The Easy Way. As a homeowner, there is nearly always a laundry list of projects with time and budget constraints when it comes to a home remodel. This step-by-step guide can help ensure you get the maximum return on your investment and make the most of your remodel. Step 1 – Identify … Continue reading

A Home Within A Home

When a homeowner looking to update their three-season porch hired Architectural Building Arts, they had no idea how amazing the transformation would be. The client had recently downsized and was working on making this house their new home. When they contacted the Architectural Building Arts team, they had already renovated their kitchen and were looking … Continue reading

Refrigerators and Freezers Part Ways With Monogram Columns

By: Megan Robison Hulsman, GE Appliances Kitchen renovations historically have revolved around your wide-open refrigerator and freezer space, which were always one unit. The problem? This doesn’t align with how people live anymore; how they cook, entertain or want their kitchen to be designed. The solution: Monogram Columns. “Kitchen design today is all about customizing the space to … Continue reading

How to Talk with Clients: Remodeling for Retirement

By: Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. How do you talk about aging when you are interviewing a new client about their remodeling project? In a recent interview with Stephanie Loucka, Director of the Ohio Department of Aging, she said, “People just don’t like talking about aging. Builders and remodelers need to have a conversation with their clients to … Continue reading

2017 Chapter Community Service Award Winners

Each year, NARI honors those who really make a difference in our industry.  On Friday, April 7, 2017 the following six chapters were recognized for their contribution and commitment to Remodeling Done Right by building communities, supporting neighbors and improving the quality of life of those nearest them. Chapter Community Service Award The Chapter Community … Continue reading