Midwest winters can be crisp, clear, and beautiful. They can also be frigid, blustery, and brutal, conjuring visions of snow-packed doormats and kicking off sloppy wet boots as you reach for the thermostat. Even if it is your favorite season, there may be a better way to enjoy it, and those cold toes will thank…

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No matter which direction you look, 2020 has been a challenging year to navigate. Staying healthy, mentally and physically, is more of a priority than ever.    On average, Americans eat out 5.9 times per week, spending $2,547 in Missouri and $2,784 in Illinois during a single year per person. In a family of 4, that’s…

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Chances are “working from home” used to feel like a luxury. It was just you in your comfy clothes keeping the wheels turning from whichever spot you chose. Enter a world pandemic by the name of COVID-19, and that pleasure may have become a real pain. Kitchens, which were already the busiest room in the…

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Few things are more exciting than getting the chance to really put your stamp on your home and your space. From beautiful tile designs to quirky and fun accent walls, the sky is the limit when it comes to your creativity. Here at Callier & Thompson, we love making our clients’ dreams come to life…

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Most of us are spending a lot of time at home and opting for more intimate gatherings of friends and family. Have you considered creating new ways to enjoy the space you love? How about opening up to the possibilities in your own back yard? Outdoor kitchens are a fantastic way to expand your options!…

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What is your eye drawn to when you enter a room? Are you dazzled when you walk into yours? Adding height, depth, width, and architectural interest to a vanilla space can be as simple as introducing trim and molding. Of course, there are several considerations when choosing the best direction, but let’s take a look…

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If you, like many of us, have been spending a lot more time at home lately, you may have started daydreaming about remodeling. For some, that could be a large kitchen or bathroom overhaul. For others, it could be the addition of a walk-in pantry, updated laundry room, mudroom, home office, fireplace surround, or even…

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The kitchen reigns as the most popular room in the home to remodel, followed closely by the bathroom. It’s also one of the most important to potential buyers. Whether you are considering a remodel to enhance your time spent in it, or for the potential resale value, updating the heart of your home is a…

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Kitchens are the hub of most homes, which makes the challenge of keeping it organized a bit of a dilemma. Beyond appliances, cookware, gadgets, and food, little things like bags, phones, and mail find their way into every corner.  We clean, reset, and the inevitable cycle begins again.  Luckily there have been some ingenious design…

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The thought of home should bring feelings of comfort and well-being. Having a space that is uniquely yours, and supports the individual needs of you and your family is essential. When you or another in the home are a wheelchair user, designing a beautiful and barrier-free kitchen and bath is where an experienced remodeler is…

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