Design Thinking

Ideas and Inspiration

Where to Start with Remodeling

It's easier than you think. The key is to find "your person", who will serve as your guide through the process. They'll worry both the big picture and the details.

Modern Master Bath wins HOBI Award "Best Bath Under $100K"

Check out this year's HOBI Award Winner- "Best Bath under $100K". It's awesome.

Our Five Step Process

The backbone of our company's operations; a time proven process that allows us to repeatedly and consistently exceed client expectations as we make great changes to their homes.

5 Reasons Why Design-Build Saves You Time & $

The "one-team approach" fast tracks the project, and is a sure path to a successful project.

7 Reasons to Remodel Your Kitchen

A new kitchen can effortlessly weave together beauty, comfort and convenience creating a real sanctuary as the heart of your home. Check out the top reasons our clients redo their kitchens.

The 3 Bid Myth

If you needed heart surgery, would you ever consider asking three surgeons to submit bids and then go with the lowest price? Of course not! Learn why the same logic applies to choosing a team to work with for your home improvement projects.

Two Big Remodeling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When planning ahead for work on your home, consider these tips to help you avoid two prevalent remodeling mistakes.

Seven Questions to Ask When Choosing a Remodeler

When making a major remodeling investment, take some time to vet potential contractors, so that you can select the best team for your family and project.

How to Prioritize Your Remodeling Needs

Guidance on how to make the smartest decisions for your remodeling dollars.

Six Reasons to Remodel Your Bathrooms

A remodeled bathroom adds value, comfort, safety and style to any home.

5 Reasons to Go Composite

Reap the benefits of a lower maintenance, eco-friendly solution that will continue to satisfy you as years go by. The latest generation of products have enhanced performance and richer, long-lasting colors with realistic wood grain textures and patterns.

Trending Cabinet Colors that Sizzle

Color trends endlessly shift and change, with a consistent core foundation of cabinet colors we all love. Give your kitchen some sizzle, or go with a timeless color you'll love forever.

Is The Time Right To Add That Master Bath Suite?

Dreaming of a new master suite? From oversized showers with rain heads and grand walk-in closets to sitting areas with cozy gas fireplaces, they are a great enhancements to any home.

When to Say Bye-Bye to Your HVAC System

Slash your utility bill by 100s or 1000s of dollars per year while minimizing your environmental footprint by upgrading your HVAC system. HVAC systems are upwards of 60% more efficient than units of old, leaving more money in your pocket.

Super Showers: Five Essentials For A Luxury Shower

A good shower can be great. Here are five things that will make your luxury showering experience stand out.

Kitchen Trends That Can't Go Wrong

Go for trends that have staying power for long lasting enjoyment of your kitchen for you and your family.

Choosing A Kitchen Sink

Discriminating cooks, savvy hosts and busy professionals all know the value of a great sink. Recent advances in materials, technology, and design make today’s sinks worth a second look. Explore the options. You'll be glad you did.

Enjoy The Outdoors: Plan for Your Outdoor Kitchen

Create an outdoor kitchen with all the conveniences that you enjoy inside.

Hosting A Successful Dinner Party

A successful dinner party is the result of careful planning. Take control of the details so they don’t take control of you, and your party will be as enjoyable for you as it is for your guests.

Go Green with your Remodeling

Create spaces that are cost-effective, beautiful, comfortable and responsible.

6 Tips for Great Home Offices

The need to set up excellent spaces for working at home has skyrocketed in recent years. Here are some tips for carving out some space for a home office.

Moving Up: 7 Tips for Your 2nd Story Addition

When you need to add space to your home and don't want to expand out, the only place to go is up. Adding a second story can double your living space and is financially smart.

When Bad Additions Happen to Good Homes

Additions can add real value to a home, except when the addition goes terribly wrong! Six tips for ensuring that a bad addition doesn't happen to your home.

Mudroom Makeovers: Remodeling Ideas

With a mudroom makeover, you can convert a messy threshold into a stylish entryway. Here are some remodeling ideas to help you plan a floor to ceiling mudroom renovation.

Make Your Great Room Greater

Sometimes, a home’s great room might not be living up to its name. Maybe it’s time rethink this space, and focus on how to make it even greater.

Greening the Bath

Going green while remodeling a bathroom is a great step in conserving water and helping the environment, because you can do so without sacrificing "the look" of your bathroom.

Super Baths

These comfort boosting "essentials" may just be the turning point for your bathroom, making it your favorite room and everyday routines "an experience worth looking forward to".

Indulge Your Passions

Your home is a haven from the outside world and its stresses. Create your personal oasis just by indulging your passions with a special space in your home; you deserve it!

Think Outside The Box

By thinking outside the box, ineffective, undesirable or unappealing areas of your home can be transformed into practical, lovable living spaces.

Own a Historic Home? Lucky You.

Preserving and enhancing an older home can be both challenging and rewarding. Here's some advice on developing a vision for your remodeling project.

Should We Add On or Move?

Does it make more financial sense to add on or move?

Good Design is Back. Spread the Word

Design Matters. Every home remodel is an opportunity for good design that can make a difference in people's lives, an important legacy.

A Room for All Seasons

Extend your outdoor season by a couple of months on either side of summer, or go all the way with a sun room addition that you can use year round.

A Screened Porch: the Best of Both Worlds

A screened porch is ideal when you want shelter and sunlight, to watch the world go by without being in the wind, and to watch nature without being eaten alive by it.

Designing a Kitchen for Multiple Cooks

It's not true that too many cooks spoil the broth, but it's true that not all kitchens accommodate multiple cooks. Create a multi-cook kitchen that will let you enjoy sharing your space.

Grabill Cabinet Company: Green Before ‘Green’ Was Even A Thing

Grabill practically invented the idea of green cabinets. They have been eco-friendly since 1946.
Load More Posts