Looking to Install an Outdoor Kitchen?


With the warmer weather approaching, now is an optimal time to finally install that outdoor kitchen and cabinet set you’ve been dreaming of. You love spending time outdoors and you love cooking, so why not combine your two pastimes with a gorgeous outdoor kitchen. If you still need convincing, read on and learn more about why you should absolutely employ an outdoor kitchen in your backyard this season.

Increase the Value of Your Home and Yard

Somewhere down the line, you may decide to move out of your home. If so, you’ll want to have the value of your home be priced as high as possible so that you receive the best return. An outdoor kitchen and cabinet set built with fine craftsmanship and the top products will help to improve the value of your home. From the elegant design to the elite products and materials, your outdoor kitchen and cabinets will be the highlights of your home and assist you in the selling process.

Have a Relaxing Environment at Home

In addition to raising the value of your home, outdoor kitchens also provide an intangible benefit to homeowners – it transforms your backyard. Your backyard can now be a relaxing paradise complete with the irresistible scent of your fine cooking. By combining your favorite hobbies, the great outdoors and culinary, you’ll have your own escape right in the comfort of your own property. Instead of doing one hobby or another, you enjoy do both at the same time!

An Easy Way to Enjoy the Warmer Weather

As a Middle Tennessee resident, you know that the warmer weather is on the way and you cannot wait. The spring and summer months brings picnics, barbeques, pool parties, and hanging out with friends and family while enjoying the gorgeous weather. Instead of traveling for these activities, you’ll be able to stay home, relax, and enjoy the company of your friends and family while eating some great food.

Save Money in the Long Run

Now, you may be thinking “Outdoor Kitchens and Cabinets are a big investment, how could I possibly save money?” Well, think about how often you go to a restaurant or fast-food location per month. Instead of going out to eat, you can just go outside! You’ll save money in the long run by replacing your trips to your local restaurant with fun and exciting nights outdoors with your family.

Southern Breeze Home Design Center wants to help you bring your outdoor kitchen and cabinet set to life. Give us a call today at 615-439-6146 or visit our Murfreesboro, TN showroom and speak to one of our friendly customer representatives. We’ll help you choose the perfect outdoor kitchen style for your Murfreesboro home.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Windows?

Vinylmax-RadianceWindow replacement is often overlooked when homeowners are considering home improvements. If you’re reading this article, kudos to you because windows are, in fact, important! To learn more about the benefits of replacing your windows, check our Top 5 list.

How do you know if it’s time to replace your windows? Below are just a few conditions that would indicate a need for window replacement.

Warm or Cool Spots

On a hot or cold day, check for warm or cool spots near the inside of the window. If you find them, it means your current windows are not adequately insulating your home.

Improper Function
Open and close each window to see if it operates smoothly. If the window needs a prop, such as a yardstick, to stay open or it’s painted or swollen shut, it needs to be replaced.

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Which type of tile flooring is best for my remodeling project?

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When remodeling your home, you have a variety of choices to make. What type of windows should I use? Should I add countertops to my newly remodeled room? The questions and decisions are endless. If you decide to implement tile flooring in your home, you have even more choices. Southern Breeze Home Design Center is here to take out the confusion associated with tile flooring styles and types. While the options are endless, we’ll focus on the three most popular choices.

Porcelain tiles

Porcelain floor tiles are a popular choice among homes and businesses with a lot of foot traffic. With these benefits, it’s no wonder why.

  • Resistant to stains, scratches and moisture.
  • Long-lasting and durable.
  • Easy to maintain.
  • Ability to replicate other types of materials such as natural stone, granite, slate and more.
  • Variety of colors, styles and designs to choose from and match the style of your remodeled room.

Ceramic tiles

When remodeling your kitchen, bathroom, basement or bedroom, ceramic tiles are another great flooring choice. This type of flooring will bring your new room to life.

  • Slip resistant. A very important factor if remodeling a bathroom or kitchen!
  • Extremely hygienic and easily cleaned.
  • The color you choose for your tile will never fade if exposed to sunlight.
  • Resistance to abrasion and strong.
  • Fire resistant.

Natural stone tiles

If you’re looking for a unique and timeless look for your newly remodeled room, natural stone may be the tile type for you.

  • Durable.
  • One-of-a-kind appearance and value.
  • Can lower the climate of your home if desired
  • Stain resistant.

What type of tile flooring best fits your budget, project and style? No matter what type, you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for at Southern Breeze Home Design Center. Call us today at 615-439-6146 or visit our Murfreesboro, TN location to learn more about our flooring products and services. We look forward to assisting you with your upcoming remodeling project.

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Top 5 Reasons to Replace Your Windows

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#5 – Noise Reduction
Fewer things affect the ambiance of your home like outside noise. With double and triple pane window options, exterior noise can be greatly reduced.

#4 – UV Protection
Windows with UV protection guard against damage that can occur to inside walls, floors and furnishings from solar heat and harmful rays.

#3 – Aesthetics
Windows are an important visual feature for both the exterior and interior of your home. Various color options and grid styles can create a unique look for your home.

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3 signs that it’s time to remodel your bathroom.


Your bathroom is one of the most useful and necessary rooms in your home. From getting ready for the day to preparing to go to sleep, we use our bathroom constantly throughout the year. While using your bathroom is part of your daily routine, have you begun to notice that your bathroom may be in serious need of a new design or remodel? If so, there are three vivid signs that your bathroom must be remodeled as soon as possible.

Significant Damage

If your bathroom has been damaged in anyway, it needs to be remodeled as soon as possible for your own safety. The most common bathroom damage causes are:

  • Mold
  • Leaks
  • Structural Cracks
  • Pest infestation

Damage to your bathroom can cause major health problems and potentially put you and your family at risk. Sometimes extreme weather can cause trees, poles, and other outdoor items to come crashing through and damage your bathroom. If this happens, pipes could burst, appliances and glass could shatter, and your bathroom could be destroyed. Further damage can include mold, persistent leaks and more. Be sure to get your insurance company involved as you could be covered for sudden damage regarding your home. Significant damage is a serious problem not only for your bathroom, but for your entire home. When damage happens, wait for the storms to settle and begin to prepare for your repair/remodeling process as soon as possible.

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