Dallas Home remodel

Preparing for Your Spring Home Renovation

Want to break ground on your next home renovation project in the spring? The time to start planning is now. It may be hard to imagine, but the holidays are just around the corner. Next thing you know, it will be 2019 and thankfully, spring comes early to Dallas. This means that if you want to start working on a …

Reality Absent from most Reality TV Remodels

Love them or hate them, it’s almost inevitable that a home improvement TV show (or even a marathon of them) have made it to your viewing lineup. In under an hour, a drab home gets new life thanks to a kitchen overhaul, home addition, or bathroom makeover. Such amazing transformations make it all look so simple using striking before and …

Renovate the Right Way: Using Your Space Wisely

Though made of concrete foundations and brick walls, homes can be dynamic spaces that grow and change with you over time. If you’ve found yourself feeling cramped in your home or just needing an upgrade, it’s time to rethink how you’re using your space.  Flex that Floor Plan Some walls, just like some rules, are made to be broken (load …

Home Renovation Ideas for Empty Nesters

You blinked, and the kids moved out; now you’re wondering what to do with all that extra space. It’s time to renovate your home to fit your new lifestyle. The open floor plan that suited you so well with little ones underfoot can be transformed into a beautiful entertaining space. The extra cabinet space in your kitchen that was filled …

How to Budget for a Home Renovation

In this age of instant information, it’s natural to look for shortcuts. Determining the cost of a remodel is one of those shortcuts people usually look for, and unfortunately that is one place where shortcuts don’t work. The square foot pricing method originated from homebuilding where it works very well. With homebuilding, you have all the same components every time …

From Basic to Beautiful: Kitchen Cabinet Makeovers

So much living goes on in the kitchen and with the open floor plan that is favored by so many homeowners the kitchen is on display for all to see. Kitchen cabinets take up so much real estate in the room that it’s important to choose a style that offers both functionality and storage without sacrificing style. Whether you want …

Tips to Keep Your Family Home Renovation Safe and Beautiful

Home renovation projects may seem daunting to parents with children at home, but they don’t have to be. In fact, we’ve worked with clients who have renovated while expecting a new babyand been thrilled with the results. Here are a few things to take into consideration when you’re planning for a home remodeling project with kids underfoot. Safety One of …

Houzz Feature: 6 Things to Do This Weekend

Originally Featured on Houzz Give in to spring fever with a fun weekend antiquing adventure, painting project or patio spruce-up. And whatever the weather, you can always feed your need to dig your hands in the dirt by starting some seeds indoors. Seven could-dos for your weekend, straight ahead. 1. Go antiquing. If you’re in Texas, make your way to Round Top for …

You Can Go Green and Still Have a Great Home Renovation Project

(In the kitchen above, we used reclaimed pine for the floors from a supplier called Old Texas Wood that takes old wood from homes, barns, etc. and mills it to use for flooring.) Home remodeling and renovation projects meld easily with green design and construction strategies. The ability to work within or near an existing structure offers many opportunities to consider …

Easy Renovations Will Make Your Home a Favorite Teen Hang Out

From toddlers to teenagers, families are always adapting their homes to suit their needs. In recent years, there has been an uptick in parents looking for renovations to make their homes more teenager friendly. This could be as simple as remodeling an existing playroom or as comprehensive as putting on an addition to create a new hangout space.  No matter …