Your Questions Answered – How Do I Get the Best Bid for My Remodeling Project?

The time has come, you are ready to get your much-needed remodeling job done! First things first, you need to find a contractor. While contacting contractors, how do you get the best bid for your remodeling project?

Watch Debby Allmon, a Schloegel Design Remodel designer, discuss how to go about getting the best bid or bids for your project.

Regretting your design? Consider remodeling.

There are a million different reasons to redesign a space. We recently read a blog that reminded us of one of the most common reasons: functionality. Does a wall in your home just not make sense to you? Or maybe a closet could be better placed somewhere else to open up a room.

What Are My Options for Removing Leveling Compound?

Jake,

We uncovered pine flooring in our 1859 built house it was covered with carpet and ply wood which we removed to find leveling compound. Is there any way to remove the compound short of just scraping with putty knife?

- Tom

Tom,

I don’t know of any other way of removing leveling compound other than with a chisel and a hammer.

NAHB’s 5 tips to a successful home remodel

The National Association of Home Builders released their 5 tips to a successful home remodel yesterday. It reminds us that Spring is a big time for remodeling, and planning is in full effect. You may even be contemplating a home or room redesign right now.

Create A Spa Environment in Your Bathroom

Are you considering a design-remodel for your home? Don't forget to show some love to one of the most-used rooms in your home- the bathroom. These days, homeowners want their house to be a welcoming haven where they can relax and unwind after a hectic day.

Historical Hyde Park Project Before

We are really excited to be starting a project in historical Hyde Park.  This wonderful duplex was built in 1921, and still posses many of the beautiful, unique qualities found in buildings built during that era.  The generous moldings, doors and trim are original.

Debbie Allmon on Restoring Mexican Tile

Our own certified remodeler and vice president here at Schloegel Design Remodel, Debbie Allmon, was recently featured in the Kansas City Star, answering a reader's questions about Mexican tile. The reader's asked:
When my house was built, Mexican tile was put in the front hall, in concrete, over a subfloor.

Historical Hyde Park Renovation Safe Lead Paint Removal

We began working on the historical Hyde Park renovation a few weeks ago. Since the building was erected in 1921, we followed safe lead practices as required by the EPA which included the isolation of the entire building, removal and proper disposal of all debris.

Schloegel Celebrates 2011 REMY Awards

The Kansas City chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) held its annual awards program, REMYs, on January 27th. Schloegel Design Remodel is proud to announce that it won awards in the following categories: