How to Avoid Common Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes

We’ve written a lot about remodeling trends, custom cabinetry, appliances, and how much you should expect to invest. Diving into a sea of colors and finishes with infinite possibility is exhilarating and a big part of why we love what we do! But, it’s crucial not to be so distracted by pretty things that you…

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Is a Galley Workstation For You?

So much of our life happens in the kitchen. We plan our days over coffee, share stories with our kids, enjoy a bottle of wine with friends, and, of course, try new recipes and recreate family favorites. Wouldn’t it be terrific if you could expand a small footprint into a multi-functional culinary center? How about…

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Interior Cabinet Accessories

What do you wish for most in your kitchen or bath? Is it more counter space? Better storage? Less clutter? Interior cabinet accessories might be the key to making each of those wishes come true. Unlike cabinet hardware, which adorns the outside of your doors and drawers, cabinet accessories are the genius additions that stay tucked…

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Do You Need Permits for Your Remodeling Project?

Remodeling is a fantastic way to refresh the home you love and add value to your investment.  If you’re considering your first remodel, or it’s been some time since your last, you probably have questions, and we’re here to help!  One of the most common questions homeowners ask is: Do I need a permit to…

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Cabinet Hardware – The Jewelry of the Kitchen or Bathroom

Remodeling is a grand adventure for homeowners and designers alike. Whether you’re looking to improve a clumsy design and enhance functionality or add to the value of your investment by bringing it into modern times, you have options. While 2020 may have fallen flat in a thousand ways, it did spur a rise in the…

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Kitchen Trends 2021

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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Are High-End Appliances Worth The Investment?

As time goes by, our tastes, needs, and priorities in the kitchen shift. What may have been a perfect fit 10 or 20 years ago might be creating a thorn in your side today. It could be that your family has outgrown your current capacity or configuration, or perhaps your culinary skills have blossomed during…

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Health, Harmony, And Home Cooking

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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How Much Should I Spend On My Kitchen Or Bath Remodel?

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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Cook Out in Style

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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