Finished Basement Remodel

We have completed the basement work that we blogged about earlier this week.  Here are pictures of the completed television room.

Part of our work included constructing the two areas of storage that are flanking the center television stand.

Insulating Troubles in Chicagoland

Jake,

We are converting our screened-in porch (12x13 ft. on the existing 4 ft. deep concrete slab) into a 3-season room (with insulated windows, 3 ft. wall, and an insulated door.) The enclosed porch has a flat roof with deck (balcony) on top. We live in the extreme weather (heat/humid/wind/cold) of Chicagoland.

Green Building Materials For Any Design Aesthetic

If you are considering renovating your home, you probably have some pretty strong ideas in mind. Whether your ideal home is traditional, contemporary, or a combination of old and new elements, Schloegel Design Remodel in Kansas City can help you achieve the look you want.

Can I Live Without a Hot Water Tank?

Jake,

I'm just starting to think about options for moving and/or replacing my water heater. I'm fascinated with the idea of "tankless" systems. Is it really possible to have an entirely "tankless" house? Or must I still have a traditional water heater as well as the individually positioned "boosters" at each water point? I lived in China for a while and I did quite well without a central water heater and only a water heater for the shower.

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.

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.

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:

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.

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.

1960’s Home Remodeled to Enhance and Update its Original Personality

We recently completed a remodeling project in which we updated an entire home that was built in 1964.  This home had never been modernized since it was built, so it had a great personality reflective of the early 60’s.  Our goal was not to change the personality of the home, but to enhance its individuality through updating and enhancing.