Dallas, Texas bungalow in Vickery Place features built-in bookshelves and wood flooring in dining room.

Clearing the Clutter: Home Renovation Edition

A place for everything, and everything in its place. For many of us, this proverb seems more like a fantasy than reality. So if your home is more nightmare than sweet dream, read on for a round-up of clutter-busting ideas that will turn that frown upside down. Entryways Your best bet for a welcoming, clutter-free entryway is simply to acknowledge …

Six-time Award Winner Blackline Renovations of Dallas Awarded Best Of Houzz 2016

Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building,  Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World Blackline Renovations of Dallas, Texas has won “Best Of Design and Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The residential remodeler was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise …

This laundry room remodel in Dallas's M-Streets features an LG Washer/Dryer and blue cabinets.

Home Renovation Trends for 2016

At the dawn of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on what worked in 2015 and imagine new possibilities for 2016. Whether your home renovation project is big or small, there’s likely somewhere to add value to your home. Millennial Trends These 80-90 million adults born between the early 1980s and early 2000s are changing home buying …

Escaping the Renovation Ruckus

The pitter-patter of little feet, the click of furry paws on tile, and the roar of power tools and pounding hammers. Ah, progress, how sweet your sound. The survival of your loved ones and your sanity is possible during a home renovation, but there are definitely some key things to consider. Safety  Home renovation projects do take time, so you …

A Spa for Every Home

In my last two posts, I shared my thoughts on experiencing a home renovation first hand as I lived through the complete remodeling of my master bathroom.  Despite the mess and frustration I felt during the process, the outcome has exceeded my expectations.  Designing and building my master bathroom from scratch has given me a space that is completely customized …

Part 2: I Feel Your Pain… I’m Going Through a Remodel, Too!

Remodeling a home can be one of the most stressful experiences of a homeowner’s life. There’s dust and dirt, noise, big decisions, deadlines, and — likely the most stressful of all — the cost of the remodel. As detailed in last month’s Part 1 article, I recently renovated my master bathroom. Even with years of experience in the industry, I …

Part 1: I Feel Your Pain… I’m Going Through a Remodel, Too!

“Living through a home renovation is like living in the wild… you do whatever it takes to survive.” (author unknown) During the ongoing remodel of my master bathroom, I decided that the least disruptive way for me to monitor the process while maintaining access to my living space and home office was to remain in my home. After all, home …

CB Construction Company is now Blackline Renovations

After 14 years in the remodeling industry as CB Construction Company, we are changing our brand to better serve your needs. When starting this company, I intentionally left the name very generalized because I was unsure of the direction I would ultimately pursue in the construction industry. Within a few years, my passion started to focus on residential design-build, but …