Popcorn Anyone? This Media Room is So Inviting!

We recently completed a lower level remodel in conjunction with Design Connection, Inc.  This media room looks so inviting!  What a great place to view a favorite movie or sporting event!  (I’ll take extra butter!)

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.

How Do I Remove Soffits Above Kitchen Cabinets?

I am interested in removing the soffit in my kitchen. My first step was to drill a hole to look inside w/a flashlight, but when I tried to do this, I realized that the entire soffit is encased in solid wood w/drywall over it. Do you have any suggestions for removing it or design suggestions where I could use the existing soffit and turn it into storage.

Megan Lynch’s Kitchen Design Wins Two Awards

Watch out for this up-and-comer!  Our design consultant, Megan Lynch, designed a kitchen worthy of the customer's kudos and two design awards.

Along with winning the Prestigious ‘Shiloh Design Awards’ contest, this beautiful kitchen also took first place at the 2010 NARI remodeler’s award show in Kansas city.

How do I install new cabinets with old soffits that don’t fit correctly?

Hi Jake,

I have no idea about reno and stuff but we bought and moved in a 18 year old house two months ago. At first I thought we were just going to take out carpet and put in laminate. Anyway one thing leads to another... I went to an auction and bought a 36" kitchen cabinets only to find out the top cabinets are too tall.

Schloegel Design Remodel is awarded a Gold and a Silver

Kansas City Homes & Gardens has announced this year’s winners of the 2010 Remodel of the Year Awards. We are grateful to our homeowners for allowing the SDR team the opportunity to work with them to achieve their remodeling goals, and we appreciate them allowing their projects to be judged within the remodeling industry.

Thinking About Green Remodeling?

Green remodeling is an increasingly popular route to take when taking on your new project.  Many people are surprised about how many sustainable design options are out there to choose from, all with an extremely affordable price.  There are advantages to every material that you could pick for your remodeling job.

A New Patio to Enjoy the Outdoors

We recently completed a new patio which includes an open area protected with a roof structure, an arbor and a pergola.  The beautiful patio is a stained and stamped concrete surrounded by a curved wall finished with a natural thin stone veneer and capped with the same fieldstone that is used on the walkways and steps.

More Remodeling Fun from the Past: 1950s Design vs Now

We are having fun with the remodeling and decorating book from 1954!!

In this blog we are showing two “cellar” remodels that were high style in 1954 and one that Schloegel Design Remodel completed in 2010.

Do you think things have changed much?

A Year in Review with Schloegel Design Remodel

This past year was one of the most exciting ones that we have ever had.  We loved being apart of all the new

design trends, remodeling advancements, and new home improvements.  The design world sure is advancing, as commented on by a few of the posts this past year.