Project Feature: Lakeland Minnesota Whole House Remodel

This fall, we had the immense pleasure of helping this family transform their entire Lakeland Minnesota home. We loved working on this project – there’s nothing like taking on a good challenge! Our team made significant changes from top to bottom. Throughout this home we completed: The spacious back addition Relocating and remodeling the entire kitchen Adding a new bathroom, bedroom, and office area Tearing down walls to open up…

Lower Level Remodeling: Our 5 Favorite Ideas

Are you utilizing your lower level space? Does it currently function as disorganized storage or wasted square footage? Basement remodeling can be a tricky balance between making practical and playful choices. Do you want a party-friendly rec room or unlimited storage space? With an experienced contractor by your side, your project budget and imagination are the only limits! Feeling stumped about what the right remodeling plan is for your unfinished or…

A Host’s Kitchen: Our 5 Favorite Elements

Is your kitchen feeling past its prime, crowded, or dated? There are few greater deterrents to hosting family and friends than having a kitchen that doesn’t suit you. Kitchens have become a gathering place in modern homes. They’re the heart and soul of family dinners, elegant cocktail hours, holiday meals, birthday parties, wedding and baby showers, weekend pancakes, and afternoon football games. So, what design elements can take a kitchen…

Homeowners Questions: Build an Addition or Move?

It’s one of the greatest questions homeowners have when deciding the next step for their family – do we remodel, add-on or move? Do you invest more resources and energy into your current home or start over? It’s no small choice. So, how do you go about deciphering what’s right for your family and practical for your home? We’d suggest weighing the following factors as you consider your decision. The Neighborhood First…

Home Maintenance: The Importance of Curb Appeal

Curb appeal gets brought up a lot when people talk about home improvement, but you wonder sometimes, does it really matter that much? Sure, a lot of home trends and design debates are a lot of hype. However, we hesitate to say the same for curb appeal; it does make a difference. So, why is it worthwhile to invest in your home’s exterior? Continue reading below for the top five…

Open House Season: DIY or Don’t?

The end of the school year is approaching, which means one thing for parents of the class of 2018: grad party season! If you’re hosting an open house at home, now’s the time to start making plans. For example, are you hoping to tackle any projects before the big day? Giving your home a pre-grad party refresh is quite common. After all, how often are dozens of friends and family…

Remodeling Forecast: 2018 Home Trends

As we march deeper into 2018, we can’t help but start to speculate about what design surprises are in store for the year. You never quite know when it comes to trends, some have real staying power, while others are just a flash in the pan. It’s our job as remodelers to study up on what’s popular in our industry and give our clients advice about which trends to take…

Start Planning Your Spring Remodel Now

The New Year has arrived, and while snow may still cover the ground in Minnesota, we’re already thinking ahead to spring! Is there a remodeling project that you’re itching to tackle in spring 2018? If so, then now is the time to start making plans, setting goals, and doing research. In truth, a considerable part of any remodel is figuring out what you like and making decisions. You’re going to…

Final Details: Interior Fixtures & Hardware

You’ve invested a hefty sum into remodeling or updating your home. You’re in the final stages of your project, and you’ve reached the last decision-making push: interior fixtures and hardware. Not succumbing to decision fatigue is a significant challenge with any home renovation. Remodeling is filled with choices after all – from flooring to paint, tile to appliances, it can feel like you’re continually wading through endless options. It might be…

Maximizing Your Basement

Most midwestern homes have them, but no two usually look the same. They’re the sometimes neglected and often underutilized basement. While we understand why so many homeowners don’t maximize their lower level’s square footage, it doesn’t mean we don’t highly encourage making the most of that precious space! No matter what purpose you may have in mind, finishing your basement increases your home’s resale value and livable space. Starting to think…