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Remodeling Up Over 50%

September 18, 2017
Remember 2008-2009? Actually, who really wants to remember the Recession? There is some good news – remodeling is up! Since 2008, home remodeling has risen about 50%. The NAHB’s (National Association of Home Builders) remodeling market index returned to its record of 57 in the third quarter,

New Year – Safe Home – 3 Ways

September 18, 2017
Soon we’ll be toasting in the New Year and cleaning up the Christmas decorations, setting the stage for . . . oh, yeah, all those improvements we need to make! If you could, you would probably make a list of any number of ways you could improve your home. However, there are no more important ways

To Remodel or Not To Remodel? That IS the Question.

September 18, 2017
You have the perfect opportunity – it’s time to create the home of your dreams. But, which way should you go – remodel your current home or tear it down and start over? It seems that everyone wants a new kitchen and master suite. Those can be added onto the existing house. However, if a

Making Room for Parents

September 18, 2017
With our parents aging, the future looms and thoughts begin to swirl on what to do when they can no longer care for themselves or would be better living with relatives or in communities. But more and more of us realize we just want our parents living with us. Demand for in-law suites is growing,

What’s Your Design Taste?

September 18, 2017
Have you ever gone on HGTV or Houzz and said, “I like this kitchen better than that kitchen,” or just “I love that shower,” and no other shower will do? It seems that we are becoming lay experts in what good design is just by looking at pictures these days. We used to have to go to the

LED – Light UP Your Home!

September 18, 2017
When LED lighting first came out the initial reactions to it were mixed – some people loved it for the energy efficiency and some hated the look it gave since they weren’t used to the “cool” light. Since then, many styles have come out and the energy efficiency and costs have far outweighed

If You Could Change Your House . . .

September 18, 2017
What if there were no limitations on money or time to remodel your house, what would you choose to do to change? Take the following poll and see what you and others decide are the most important things in remodeling a house:

True Universal Design

September 18, 2017
There are a lot of companies out there pushing “Universal Design” or UD. But what does a person with physical disabilities really need in accessibility? A recent article by Lauren Hunter, 9 Universal Design Details You’re Forgetting, details the story of a couple who couldn’t find a builder
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Build the Ultimate Sustainable Kitchen

September 18, 2017
As one of the most renovated rooms in the house, the kitchen is a great place to make the change to creating a sustainable kitchen. The decisions you make in the design phase are just as vital as the materials and appliances that you choose. Read this article and take a look at the infographic

New Condo Remodel

September 18, 2017
We’ve just remodeled a condo in KCMO near the plaza. We did a full condo remodel for their living room, kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms. In this segment, we will be zeroing in on the details of the kitchen remodel. Take a look at our remodel work. Island with granite countertops. Professional

New Condo Remodel Part 2

September 18, 2017
We’ve just remodeled a condo in KCMO near the plaza. We did a full condo remodel for their living room, kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms. In this second segment, we will be zeroing in on the details of the master suite remodel. Take a look at our

Condo Remodel – Part III – Master Bath

September 18, 2017
In our continuing blog on the condo remodel in KC, we now focus on the master bath. The details are the main focus as we worked to make this a REconstruct-master-bath-condo-remodel-shower relaxing space. Here’s our work.