This past year has taught us a lot about the importance of quality. The quality of time spent on ourselves, with our friends and loved ones, and undeniably the quality of our surroundings at home. When we take a step back and deconstruct the changes in how we function, it allows us to breathe new…

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Remodeling continues the story of your home and adds a fresh perspective for the next chapter.  While 2020 gave us some heavy plot twists, 2021 is shining the light on a brighter path forward in our homes. With that, it’s no surprise that Google trends show kitchen renovations have topped the search list.  Here, we’ve…

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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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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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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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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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Home improvement is an investment in both your home’s value and the quality of time spent living in it.  When you’re considering a remodel, it’s essential to identify your motivation.  If you’re planning to put it on the market in the next 12 months, you should know that kitchens and baths tend to be the…

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