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So you’ve decided to upgrade your entertaining space, and not a moment too soon with the holiday season almost upon us. But, where to begin? One of the most exciting and practical is the addition of a fabulous home bar. Of course there are many options to choose from when designing the perfect gathering place for friends and family.

Modern design home bar

1. It's All About the Style

The first place to start is by choosing the overall style and the actual bar surface and furniture. Whether you want to devote an entire wall, or just an alcove or corner, there is a style that will pull it all together. A rustic bar looks great with wood beams and surfaces accented by stone counters and simple bar stools. With subway tiles, metal fixtures, and quartz countertops, your bar…

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Make Your Home Renovation Dreams Come True

Refinancing options for renovations

There's nothing like a renovation to make your home feel new again. Small jobs like painting, adding new trim, or flooring, are usually pretty manageable, but bigger jobs like a new roof, dream kitchenswimming pool or other large scale projects, might require a bit of creative financing.

When researching current options for financing a home improvements in the Destin area, we went straight to the expert and spoke to Jason Hebert, Vice President Mortgage Loan Originator at Trustmark National Bank, Destin FL. He outlined the following two solutions as the most common choices for refinancing a home renovation. 

1. "Cash-Out" Refinance

A "cash-out" refinance enables a borrower to take out the…

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Destin outdoor kitchenWhen the weather gets hot, the hot get going! Now it's time to spend lazy afternoons and evenings on the deck or patio in your new outdoor kitchen. Soak up that sunshine, ocean views and glorious sunsets. A functional patio with an outdoor kitchen takes outdoor entertaining to another level. There's no more running back and forth to refill drinks, or grab the dishes for the barbeque. Everything you need is right at your fingertips.

Once your guests leave, clean up is a snap. In fact, most spills can be taken care of with the garden hose. If you have a pool, there are no wet bodies running in and out of the kitchen for drinks and snacks if you've included a fridge in your outdoor kitchen design.

Where to Begin?

Start with a budget of about…

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