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.
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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.
I'm ready to lay hardwood flooring. It says to lay felt underneath. Is this the #15 tar paper felt used in roofing?
There are several reasons a felt type paper is installed below hardwood floor. The paper helps control sound, adds a softening to the floor and acts as a vapor or moisture barrier.
This photo is of a house Schloegel Design Remodel recently remodeled. We converted the attic space on the left side into a bedroom with a full bathroom. Notice the snow on the roof that is still present. The right side of the roof, which covers finished space as well, is free of snow.
This is a bit overdue, but we've finally put up a new poll!
Before we talk about it, we thought we'd reveal the results from our previous poll. We asked you all to answer: If I could remodel one room in my house it would be…
Voters overwhelmingly said that they would remodel their kitchen.
This is a photo of our lead carpenter, Ted Kincaid, working on installing a tile floor in one of our bathroom remodels.
This complete, custom bathroom remodel was completed in 6 days in an 80+-year-old house. This is the second One-Week Bath bathroom we have completed for this homeowner.
I have a living room that has two walls that are painted over plaster, and two walls that are wood paneling. I want to take up the carpet and put down laminate. Then I will need to add baseboard around the edge. Do I paint the baseboard to match the painted walls or stain it to match the paneling?
I think the base should all be the same color.
This is a kitchen room addition we are currently working on. When completed, these homeowners will be enjoying a new kitchen with an expanded living area as part of the kitchen space. As a part of this project, we had to expand the electrical service and relocate it.
Kansas City Homes and Gardens' blog recently posted a bog about our design challenge earlier this year and included our floor plans. For those of you who haven't seen them, we thought it would be cool to show you how the teams approached the bathroom design.