Mixing old and new elements have always been a favorite choice for many interior and exterior professionals. The concept of “transitional design” or that perfect combination of modern amenities and vintage aesthetics has grown more popular over the recent years, influencing the way homeowners build their homes. One of the best rooms in your house to showcase this unique hodgepodge of concepts is, surprisingly, your bathroom.… Continue Reading
Archives for 2020
While it’s certainly possible to finish some home, kitchen or even bath remodeling projects during the winter, it’s much better to spend the season keeping your interiors and exteriors safe from the elements. For example, finding your deck damaged with water and ice on the first days of spring can be very frustrating. Most decks are built with wooden structures. Some of their more exposed parts are usually coated with a waterproof veneer, but the joists and piers are still mostly wood. This can make decks prone to freezing problems.… Continue Reading
Winter isn’t exactly prime season for home remodeling contractors. Most home improvement projects require sunny and clear weather to be completed, a rare commodity during Missouri winters. For the longest time, the same rule was true for window replacements. Installing replacement windows involves sealing materials that may not set or cure properly when exposed to moisture and humidity. That’s why homeowners tend to schedule their window replacements between late spring and early fall.… Continue Reading
As inclusive as the modern world is, a majority of homes are not built to be wheelchair accessible. Thankfully, there’s a growing number of home remodeling companies that offer accessibility options to their clients. These options often incorporate “universal design” in their projects. Universal design follows three main accessibility principles: design for ease of living, design for all people and design for the lifespan.… Continue Reading
There are many good reasons why a homeowner should remodel the kitchen. It could be to raise the value of the home if the homeowners plan to resell later or simply because your old kitchen is feeling a bit dated and you want something fresh. Regardless, kitchen remodels are notorious for going over budget, and
understanding where your money goes can help you stay within your spending limit.
Here are the four line items that tend to take up the majority of your budget.… Continue Reading