Typically curb appeal is all about how things look when your design comes together. But there’s more to it than meets the eye. Some experts say you should be focusing on all five senses: sight, touch, smell, sound and even taste. We asked Scott McGillivray, master renovator and star of HGTV’s hit series Income Property, how you can use ‘sensory design’ to highlight an entrance.
Hardware can make a big impact on the overall tone of a room. It’s a great way to add style and dimension to your home and is a fun way to infuse a little personality. When it comes to choosing hardware, people typically select one color and one style. But in recent years, using different color combinations and different styles within the same space has become a more popular trend.
When you think about purchasing hardware for your home, your mind likely jumps to traditional residential pieces, which makes sense. But don't be too quick to dismiss all the commercial hardware options available. Hardware that’s typically used in commercial settings can be a great alternative to the traditional levers and hinges used in residential applications. We recently talked to master renovator, Scott McGillivray, and got his top commercial hardware picks for achieving a look that is stylish and modern, while providing your home with the utmost in safety and security.
Contractor Scott McGillivray's hit show Income Property went on vacation for Season 11, in a spin-off series that dives deep into the rental market of vacation properties. On the show, McGillivray guides holiday homeowners through the process of building a vacation suite and banking the rental cheques — all while taking advantage of what the sun, surf and sand have to offer. Of course, we were happy to have our door and bath hardware featured in these jaw-dropping renovations. Make sure you click through to see some of our favorite reveals.
If your home is on the market, you only have one chance to make a good first impression. Your home’s curb appeal is the first feature potential buyers see. On a recent “How to Impress Potential Home Buyers” segment of the Marilyn Denis Show, Scott McGillivray, host of HGTV’s Income Property, shared his real estate secrets.
It's the small, often overlooked items like door and bath hardware that can keep your home looking current without having to spend a lot of money—or time—to update it. Just a quick change-out can instantly make a dramatic impact to kitchens, bathrooms or entryways. Earlier this year during Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas, we had the opportunity to discuss hardware design trends with the host of HGTVs Income Property, Scott McGillivray.