Mud Room

From Messy Entry to Organized Mudroom

Let’s face it; sometimes living in Minnesota is like living on another, less hospitable planet. In January, we seem to have been whisked too far from the sun.  Six months later, it’s almost like we are living ON the sun. And yet a characteristic that connects all of us here is that we love to be […]

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Unique Projects

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a residential bathroom remodeling project that made extensive use of universal design and won our company a coveted Contractor of the Year (CotY) award. In keeping with our clients’ needs, the finished project was tasteful, elegant, modern and made use of the latest materials and technologies. It […]

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A Room For All Seasons

We recently discussed some tips for updating your backyard living space as a way to get more out of your home during the nice months. But how about adding an “all-season” room to your home so it can feel like “summertime” year round despite rain, sleet or snow. You’ll stretch your home’s living space–and value–while avoiding cabin […]

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Your Backyard Living Space

Spring: the time of year the trees and flowers bloom–and so do the ideas for improving your home. Especially ways to add some quality outdoor living space to make your home even better. “Quality” outdoor living space means space that not only adds to your enjoyment and relaxation, but that also increases the beauty of […]

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Craftsmanship

A Family Room for the 21st Century

The needs of a family room have greatly changed over the past few years. Technological advancements have made designing this room a little more challenging, in a good way. Televisions are bigger, better and flatter than ever before. There are multiple options for accessing television and web content that need to be considered. Plus, members […]

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A Better Bathroom

Remodeling a bathroom is not thought of as being glamorous or exciting, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. People decide to remodel their bathrooms for many reasons. From wanting to stay in their homes long-term and needing to consider accessibility to wanting a “spa” feeling. These upgrades are exciting and can be very […]

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Updating The Heart of Your Home: The Kitchen

Is the kitchen the heart of a home? Oftentimes it is, indeed, the emotional and physical center of a home. It is where meals are made and eaten and it serves as a gathering spot for family and guests. Families come together in the kitchen in the morning, getting ready for their days or brewing a […]

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