Posts by Zachary Paule

Remodeling to Mature Gracefully at Home

As we and our homes age, remodeling considerations may shift toward thoughts of safety, and independence as well as beauty.  Studies show that more of us want to remain in our homes rather than assisted or long-term care facilities.  If staying home for the long haul is what you or loved ones have in mind,…

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How Smart is Your Kitchen?

In life and the kitchen, we’re always looking for new ways to work smarter, not harder.  Luckily, technology is right there with us, and a few steps ahead.  Over the years we’ve been introduced to machines that wash our clothes, have a fresh pot of coffee waiting in the morning, cook a meal in minutes,…

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The Callier and Thompson Experience

As kitchen and bath professionals we want to provide the best possible experience before, during, and after the project is complete. With more than half a century in the industry, we’ve been able to establish a step by step guide to transition through the process together smoothly. Our open collaboration system enables us to build…

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Design A Functional Yet Attractive Kitchen Island

Everyone wants a big kitchen. However, such a kitchen can feature too much empty space. Rather than waste that space, many homeowners opt for a kitchen island. Kitchen islands can serve many functions, but they need to be designed well for good utility. Likewise, you’ll want an island that’s an attractive addition to the rest…

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How to Choose the Right Kitchen Sink

You’ve heard the old adage, “everything but the kitchen sink.” But if you’re planning a kitchen remodel or new build, you should actually focus on the kitchen sink. While it might not be as big an investment as your appliances or take up as much visual space as the cabinetry, the sink will significantly impact both the…

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Tips for Remodeling the Guest Bathroom

Double Sink Bathroom Vanity with large mirror

When it comes to remodeling, many homeowners spend their time envisioning how they’ll change their master bathroom, and the guest bathroom may get forgotten. However, this bathroom is the one visitors are more likely to see. The guest bathroom may not require as many upgrades as the master bath which may make it a less…

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6 Ideas for a Convenient Drinks Station

A current trend in kitchen design is designating work stations, especially when you have a larger area to work with. Instead of just having food preparation areas with no specific purpose, you can tailor the design to a certain task. One such task is drink preparation. Preparing a drink, be it a smoothie or margarita,…

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Tips for Designing a Wet Room in Your Master Bathroom

A relatively new trend in master bathrooms is adding a wet room. At its most fundamental, a wet room is an enclosed space that includes both a shower and a freestanding bathtub. Yes, that basically means it’s an update on the old shower-and-tub combo. However, a wet room offers beautiful design opportunities. Essentially, the wet…

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