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…

Bring Your Dated Bedroom Into the Future

Is your bedroom at the bottom of your remodeling checklist? Is it sporting a mixed bag of hand-me-downs and dated furniture? Bedrooms are meant to be peaceful and serene, an everyday getaway. Instead, many of us treat our master bedrooms as pseudo offices, laundry rooms, home gyms, and catch-all spaces. Retreating to a room that’s a design afterthought and filled with clutter hardly sounds like any way to relax! Want…

Kitchen Design Trends: Accent Lights

Modern kitchens are more than just a place to prepare family dinner; they’re the home’s center, ground zero, the spot where family and guests are sure to gather. As homes have moved more towards open concept floor plans and flowing family great rooms, the once humble kitchen has undergone a style revitalization. Linoleum floors were replaced by hardwood, pastel appliances abandoned for sleek stainless steel, laminate countertops overtaken by granite and quartz, and…

Selecting Your Bathtub of Choice: Comparing Freestanding Tubs to Built-ins  |  Bathroom Remodeler Twin Cities and St Paul MN

Thinking of remodeling your bathroom?  In addition to decisions of layout and style, choosing your bathtub of choice will be a major part of what brings your room together.  Unless you plan on skipping the bathtub all-together in favor of a shower only, you have two main areas to choose from — the freestanding tub or the built-in tub.  Below is a quick comparison of the two: Freestanding Tubs Freestanding models…

The Top 10 Remodeling Trends for 2015  |  Remodeler & Builder Saint Paul MN

The new year is always exciting!  Even more so when you have something new to look forward to.  If you need some inspiration as you begin planning a 2015 remodeling project, here are 10 trends predicted to be strong as homeowners remodel this year! Soaking tubs are in — putting freestanding showers and shower-tub combs actually on the decline.  Check out some great examples of beautiful soaking tubs here. When…

Make the Most of Outdoor Living in Minnesota – Enhancing Your Yard & Home

Before we know it, summer will hit the Twin Cities and we’ll be spending as much time as possible outdoors.  Now is the time to prepare your yard and home so you can enjoy the warm weather when it arrives rather than using those beautiful days to tackle projects!  Here are 5 great ideas to getting the most out of your home and yard during the outdoor season here in…

Home Remodeling Trends for 2013 | Saint Paul Remodeling

Remodeling a home always has its own custom direction, but every few years there are trends seen throughout the industry.  Based on how families function today, the use of technology, eco-friendly product availability, and the economic direction of our country, here are some trends that will likely be seen in home remodeling throughout 2013. 1. Healthier and more Eco-Friendly Homes Green materials and sustainability have finally become mainstream, proving that…

Planning For Your Home Addition

Have you outgrown your space?  If your home no longer feels like it fits your needs, it may be time to consider a home renovation or addition.  We love taking an existing space and renovating it to perfectly meet the requirements of the homeowners who live there.  However, as you prepare for your home improvement project, there are some important considerations before you can get started.  Check out our preparation…