Katie Belman

About Katie Belman

Katie is a big believer in little details being the sparks to big ideas. As a GoHaus contributor, she’s focused on providing inspiration and education for the do-it-yourselfers, designers and general creative folk who are building a new space in their homes, offices and more. Three things Katie cannot deny herself: making lists, a delicious slice of cake, and the joy of falling asleep under the sun.

How Much Does Vinyl Flooring Cost?

By |October 16th, 2017|

Vinyl flooring continues to be one of the most popular flooring materials we sell. We say this often, and that’s because it’s remained true for as long as we’ve been in business. Vinyl flooring is a great budget-friendly floor. The exact cost of vinyl floors is different, however, from project to project.

There are a number […]

How Much Does Hardwood Flooring Cost?

By |September 5th, 2017|

The cost of hardwood floors is not as cut and dry as homeowners may like, but there is a reason for that; not all flooring projects are created equal. There are a number of factors to consider, some of which may or may not apply to your project. To better estimate hardwood flooring cost, we’ll […]

Best Wall Colors for Gray Floors

By |August 4th, 2017|

Only in recent years has gray flooring become the norm. Gray is a great neutral color to build off of, so it’s no wonder it’s popping up everywhere! While people are flocking to it, it does beg the question – which wall colors work well with gray floors?

Just as gray flooring has become the norm, […]

How to Work with Your Spouse on Home Projects & Live to Tell the Tale

By |May 15th, 2017|

My husband and I are new homeowners. We have only just begun to scratch the surface of home projects. One such project was small, but very detailed and required us to work closely with each other. You can read about it here. We’ve both learned a thing or two about working side-by-side. Here are my […]

7 Steps to DIY Vinyl Floor Installation: An Amateur’s Guide

By |April 21st, 2017|

We did it. My husband and I accomplished a DIY home improvement project without killing each other! We transformed one of our closets into an office nook, which included a vinyl floor installation, and I am in love with it!

At the start, I was nervous. My self-talk about this project was something like this: Would it […]

What is WPC Flooring?

By |March 21st, 2017|

WPC is short for wood plastic composite or wood polymer composite. It is a form of vinyl that combines real wood fibers and plastic in order to create a flooring material that is dimensionally stable, resilient, and waterproof. WPC was introduced to the flooring industry only a few years back when manufacturers unveiled it at […]

In the Spotlight: Rental Property Update in Vancouver, WA

By |December 1st, 2016|

Sitting on the north bank of the Columbia River is Vancouver, Washington. Vancouver is home to our next client spotlight. SandiAllanDesign, San Ramon, CA-based professional interior designer, was commissioned to bring life back into a 1,000 square foot rental property that had been neglected over the years.

SandiAllanDesign brought this property back to life and made it chic […]

In the Spotlight: A Modern-Rustic Home in San Clemente

By |November 18th, 2016|

Along the coast of Southern California, between the boat-laden Dana Point community and Oceanside’s classic beach community, exists the city of San Clemente. “The Spanish Village by the Sea,” as it’s commonly referred to, is the backdrop for this beautiful condo renovation.

Our team connected with Cyd, the owner of this 980 square foot condo, early […]

This Week at GoHaus: October 3

By |October 6th, 2016|

ICYMI: below are a few links we shared on our social channels, as well as a few we shared around the office. Enjoy!

Tiny Home on the Go. Have you met Erik and Sarah yet? If not, you definitely should. They are two amazing people who have officially transitioned to living life in a tiny house. […]