"Minimalism in the kitchen, especially in lofts. Removal of walls." -www.valorseo.com
"Gutters that have a flair all their own - copper and other materials that aren't normally associated with our industry." -www.dfwgutterinstallation.com
"Metal and slate roofing is quickly becoming more popular in the wake of the recent hail storms here in North Texas." -www.360roofing.org
"Patterned concrete has never been hotter, especially in peak months like June and July. We've been receiving a steady stream of referrals from satisfied customers over the past year as the housing marketing continues to stay strong here in North Dallas." -www.stampedconcretedallas.net
Other ideas we kept hearing include infinity pools, shower conversions and granite countertops.