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.

Dramatic Bathroom Makeover!

 

Wow what a dramatic bathroom makeover from Schloegel's One Week Bath!  The old pink tile and pedestal sink came out in this bedroom bath and was replaced with classic white subway tile and a furniture style cabinet with Carrera marble top.

We’ve Reached Our 100th Post!

We can hardly believe that we’ve reached our 100th post! The time has really flown by. Thanks for following us on Facebook and Twitter, and for leaving your great comments. We really appreciate it! To celebrate our 100th post, we’re taking a look back at some of our most popular posts viewed by you.

Debby Allmon Recommends Safe Way to Remove Mirrors

Debby Allmon was featured in this past Sunday’s Kansas City Star answering a reader’s question about the safest way to remove floor-to-ceiling wall mirrors.

Gorgeous Staircase Transformation

We recently completed a remodel, part of which included updating the main staircase of our clients’ home.

This update included new oak treads and risers, new carpet runner, wrought iron spindles and paint.  The change in this home is so dramatic that it seems difficult to believe that it is actually the same house we originally walked into.

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.