Ben Thompson | 01.22.17

Thompson Remodeling Recognized by Houzz with a Best of Design Award for the Second Consecutive Year

I’m excited to share the news that Thompson Remodeling has won a Best of Design award from Houzz! This marks our second year in a row for this particular honor, which makes this award even more significant. Our design build firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

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Ben Thompson | 01.16.16

Thompson Remodeling has Won Best of Design on Houzz!

Wow! This is very cool news! Thompson Remodeling of Grand Rapids has won “Best Of Design on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Our design build firm was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

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apron sink | 12.13.15

Top 5 Remodeling Selections of 2015 by Thompson Remodeling

As we close another year of working with great clients and completing lots of remodeling projects, we thought it might be fun to create our own list of the top 5 remodeling selections we saw this year.  All the magazines do their own "Best of" or "Top Trend" lists, so we thought why shouldn't the Thompson Remodeling team get in on the fun too. So, without further ado, here's our list of the Top 5 Remodeling Selections for 2015!

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basement remodel | 08.14.15

Whole House Remodel Spotlight: Party of Eight

The joining of two families is a joyous occasion! And when you have an existing home in a lovely neighborhood with space to spare, a thoughtful whole house remodel can make the space work for all eight (and one dog). Thompson Remodeling was happy to help improve the family spaces of this 4-bedroom, 3-level home and create new bedrooms and bath spaces to accommodate everyone. This whole house remodel included renovations to every level of the home, most notably on the main floor and the basement. Take a virtual tour below complete with existing and after floor plans and before and after photos of this familytastic remodel.

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bathroom | 05.9.15

Tips to Make Your Home Remodel Energy Efficient

When planning any type of remodel it’s important to consider not only the visual aspects of the project, but also how you can improve the energy efficiency of your home to reduce waste and lower your bills.  Plus, energy efficient products are good for the environment, improve indoor air quality, and increase the resale value of your home. Don’t just make it beautiful; make it efficient!

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Basement | 05.1.15

Thompson Remodeling Wins Regional Chrysalis Awards for Kitchen Remodel and Basement Remodel.

The Chrysalis Awards named Thompson Remodeling of Grand Rapids, Regional winners in the Kitchen Remodel $75,000-$100,000 and Basement Remodel categories of their annual awards competition. Continuing to set new standards of professionalism, 92 remodeling companies from across the United States were named winners at the 2015 Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence. The entries were judged on overall design, the creative use of space and materials, and the degree to which the project enhanced the original structure.

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award-winning | 04.25.15

Thompson Remodeling Wins 2015 National CotY Award!

The Thompson Remodeling team is proud to announce our big win at the National CotY Awards!  Our remodeling project was selected as the national winner in the Basement Under $50,000 category. NARI hosted an Evening of Excellence at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on April 17th where they announced the national winners live while simultaneously broadcasting the awards via webcast.  Our team watched online and anxiously awaited to hear if we would be taking home one of the big trophies.

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awards | 02.10.15

Thompson Remodeling Wins Two Regional Contractor of the Year Awards

Thompson Remodeling Named NARI 2015 Regional CotY TM Winner The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Names 160 Regional CotY TM (Contractor of the Year) Winners We have exciting news! The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named Thompson Remodeling, in Grand Rapids, MI, 2015 East Central Regional CotY winners in the Residential Bath $50,001-$75,000 and Basement Under $50,000 categories of its annual awards competition.

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Basement | 01.2.15

A Basement Remodel Story: The Evolution of a Family Hang Out Space

This family’s basement had become a catch-all space and was sorely underutilized. Although it was spacious, the current layout wasn’t working. The homeowners wanted to transform this space from closed and dreary to open and inviting.

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addition | 08.9.14

Does Your Home Need An Addition?

How to know if an addition is the best solution. Sometimes when you need more living space, an addition is the best solution. A few week’s ago we blogged about how to gain space in your home without adding an addition, but there are times when an addition makes the most sense.  We will discuss those situations in this blog.

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award | 02.6.14

Thompson Remodeling Named NARI 2013 Regional Contractor of the Year

Grand Rapids, MI, February 6, 2014—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named Thompson Remodeling, in Grand Rapids, 2014 East Central Regional Contractor of the Year (CotY) in the Residential Kitchen $40,000 to  $80,000 category of its annual awards competition.

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addition | 01.21.14

Family Room Additions are a Top Trend for 2014

Does your home offer enough space for informal family activities?  Is your floor plan too closed in? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you are not alone.  Today’s families prefer open living spaces that flow from one room to the next, allowing for meal preparation and socialization in one central area.   That's why family room additions are such a hot trend today.  A family room addition is the perfect solution to open up your home and provide an all-purpose space for all of your activities.

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