Design Tips: Glued, Not Screwed

April 03, 2018

April 3, 2018:

Deborah Opalacz

It’s important to make sure you make the right decisions when it comes to designing your dream home. Being fully aware of your options is the best way to ensure your design success. As a homeowner it’s vital that you do your research, so your new home can reach its fullest potential. When it comes to building your dream home you should have no regrets. When I say “glued not screwed”, I’m referring to those home essentials that could cost you time and money after closing.Here are some things to think about when designing your home (and it will be worth the money): Source: Better Homes and GardensFlooring— We consider this a must: flooring should always be glued. Flooring can turn into nothing short of a nightmare if not properly laid and the perfect floor will set the tone in your home. Ashton Woods Southern Hills Dallas, TXVisit Southern Hills, an Ashton Woods community in Dallas, TX.Countertops- This is another one that must be glued. Imagine the potential damage that could occur to those great new cabinets and floors if you have to replace your screwed down countertops in your new home. Ensuring that your counters are glued, not screwed will prevent this from becoming your reality. Source: Architectural DigestCabinets— You guessed it! Cabinets should be glued as well (and what a difference this will make). The mistake of screwing in your cabinet will not only affect your walls but could also damage your backsplash and countertops.I could go on and on naming all the glued, not screwed must-haves but I guess you’ll have to wait for part two!

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