May 29, 2012
Dear Expert: I want a beautiful outdoor landscape–how do I start?
A. Start by looking for ideas that you are considering by participating in home shows, home tours, shopping local dealer locations with landscape displays, and collecting images from magazines or websites. One place to start is our website, which can provide links and information to many of the above ideas, at anchorblock.com. Next, interview and select a landscape professional that specializes and is certified for segmental retaining wall and paver installation. They can complete a high-quality job quickly and safely because they have the right equipment, the right materials, and the right skills and... Read more »
May 18, 2012
Dear Expert: I’ve wanted a new kitchen for a long time, how do I get started?
A: To help streamline the process, the first thing I would suggest you do is fill out a kitchen planning questionnaire (you can find this on our website crystalkitchen.com). This will help you think about what is important in your new space and help you identify your wish list. Start collecting photos from magazines so that you have examples of what you like. Take measurements of your space (or, if building, get the floor plan from an architect or builder). Start thinking about your budget (to get an idea of kitchen remodeling costs, visit our website under “budget... Read more »