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…

Home Additions

While we love all of our projects, both big and small, one of our favorite undertakings is an addition.  We love to dig in deep and transform a home from a good place to live a great place, perfectly specific to the family in residence. Yet, sometimes an addition or a large-scale remodel can seem like a daunting task.  To get started, begin by developing your wish list for the…

Outdoor Entertaining

With the weather warming up, it is tempting to move your entertaining outdoors.  However, before you head outside, spruce up or add to your exterior living spaces.  Add panache to your outdoors with these helpful hints: Add Furniture: Seating is key to any entertaining event!  Arrange seating conversationally, as you would inside the home, to encourage discussion and relaxation spaces.  Don’t forget to consider the size of your space –…

Interior Painting Tips

A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for any room of your house! Give your existing shade a lift or paint an entirely new color. This little change can help you bring new excitement into your home. With so many paint color options, there is something for everyone these days, from bold to very light neutrals. We know that painting isn’t always easy or on the top of your…

Fashion and Flooring and Cabinets, Oh My!

Every year around this time professionals in the remodeling and design industries put together their ideas about what was popular in the past year and what to look forward to in the coming one.  Jillian Burton,  an interior design project analyst for the Wisconsin Kohler Company, spoke with Remodeling Magazine about some of her ideas for what’s hot (or not) in 2011. Here’s a recap of what she had to…