Debby Allmon on Insulating a Garage

Our very own, Debby Allmon, was featured in the Kansas City Star's Handyman section talking about Insulating a Garage. See what she had to say about it. Here's the reader's question:

I am interested in how to better insulate my garage so that my master bathroom and closet above the garage can be warmer.

Debby Allmon on fixing a window that can’t be shut

Our very own, Debby Allmon, was featured in the Kansas City Star’s Handyman section answering a reader's question about how to fix a window that can't be shut. See what she had to say about it. Here’s the reader’s question:

Q: The exterior of my home is stucco and has double-hung windows.

Debby Allmon on covered downspout drains

Our very own, Debby Allmon, was featured in the Kansas City Star’s Handyman section answering a reader’s question about covered downspout drains. See what she had to say about it. Here’s the reader’s question:

Q: We have four downspouts that feed into 4-inch corrugated flexible tubing.

Debby Allmon on restoring a fiberglass shower floor

Debby Allmon answers a Kansas City Star's reader question about restoring a fiberglass shower floor. Read all about it.

Q: I am the owner of a 12-year-old home. The white fiberglass shower floor has become discolored over the years in spite of routine cleaning.

Debby Allmon on removing wallpaper

Debby Allmon answers a Kansas City Star's reader question about removing wallpaper. Read all about it.

Q. We have a house that was built in the ’60s. Most of the rooms and hall have one or more layers of decades-old wallpaper. One bedroom has bedroom walls painted over the wallpaper.

Debby Allmon on long-life bulbs for ceiling fans

Debby Allmon answers a Kansas City Star’s reader question about what kind of long-life bulbs to use in a ceiling fan. Read all about it.
Q. I’d like to know what kind of long-life bulbs to use in a ceiling fan. We bought dim-able compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs and they did not last long.

Window Pane Solutions

Recently, our very own Debby Allmon was featured in the Handyman section of the Kansas City Star. Debby is a certified remodeler and Vice President here at Schloegel Design Remodel.

Debby was featured in the article as she answered a question submitted by a reader of the KC Star.

Q & A With Debby Allmon of Schloegel Design Remodel

Our own Vice President and Certified Remodeler, Debby Allmon, recently contributed to the Q & A feature in Kansas City Homes & Gardens. Read on to see the advice she gave regarding kitchen design and remodeling!

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Q: When it comes to kitchen design, what are some creative ideas you use to distinguish your clients’ projects?
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A: I love to make the hood a unique feature in the kitchen.

Debby Allmon on replacing a shattered light bulb

Q. A light bulb in our kitchen blew out and shattered above the sink. I want to remove the base and replace the bulb, but I’m a bit nervous. A friend said that happened at his house, and he used a piece of fruit to remove it. Any pointers?

A. Turn off the power to the light fixture at the circuit breaker.

Debby Allmon on bedroom soundproofing

Q. In 2010, I bought a home built in 1956. I love the house, however, there are noisy people who live nearby. They play their music loudly with the bass thumping late at night.

I have been out so many times in the evening searching but have been unable to locate the source of the noise.