Callier & Thompson Blogs

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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Custom Cabinetry for Every Room

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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Bathroom Trends 2021

Each new year brings the perfect opportunity to revitalize our home retreat.  This year, more than most, we understand the power and importance of self-care and gifting ourselves a tranquil space for our daily rituals.  Remodeling your bathroom can help set the tone of each day and unwind a busy mind when you need it…

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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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Radiant Winter Warmth

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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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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Make Your Home Office Work For You

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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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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