Featured | 01.26.20

2020 Cost Vs. Value Report - Minor Kitchen Remodels & Universal Design Baths Rank High

Every year Remodeling Magazine releases its Cost Vs. Value Report, which provides data on how 22 popular remodeling projects, ranging from bathroom additions to siding replacement, are retaining their value throughout the country. The studies are broken down by geographic area and are based on professional remodelers completing the renovations. We study it annually to see which projects have the top recoup value in the Grand Rapids area.

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Featured | 01.13.20

Houzz Reveals Top Kitchen Design Trends for 2020

Every year, Houzz surveys homeowners who have completed a renovations on their home in the last 12 months or are planning to in the next few months, to learn about trends and preferences in a variety of project types. This year, their kitchen survey revealed many design elements are maintaining their popularity into the new decade.

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Featured | 11.10.19

How to Remodel your Galley Kitchen to Maximize Space

 

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Featured | 05.31.19

8 Design Tips to Maximize Space in a Small Kitchen

Regardless of size, designing a kitchen takes careful thought and planning in order to meet the needs of each family. If your home has a small kitchen don’t despair, there are creative ways to maximize space and make the most out of every inch.  At Thompson Remodeling, we’ve remodeled kitchens of all shapes and sizes over the years, so we’ve got a few design tips to  share with you that will help to maximize space and functionality in a small kitchen.

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Featured | 01.28.19

Minor Kitchen Remodels Rank #1 for Renovation Recoup Values in Grand Rapids

Every year Remodeling Magazine releases its Cost Vs. Value Report, which provides data on how 22 popular remodeling projects, ranging from bathroom additions to siding replacement, are retaining their value throughout the country. The studies are broken down by geographic area and are based on professional remodelers completing the renovations. We study it annually to see which projects have the top recoup value in the Grand Rapids area.

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Featured | 10.23.18

Here’s What’s Trending in Kitchen Design

Sources for home design inspiration is plentiful these days.  From the variety of home renovation shows to the millions of photos on sites like Instagram, Pinterest and Houzz, you could easily spend hours (or days) getting ideas for an upcoming remodeling project.  There are also gorgeous model homes and glossy magazines, not to mention places you may visit on vacation or even in your everyday life.  We love to see what will trickle down from all of these sources and make its way into the remodeling designs we create for our clients.

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Featured | 08.21.18

Open Floor Plans Drive Kitchen Cabinet Trends for 2019

In today’s homes, the kitchen does more than just serve as a cooking area. It’s often the main family gathering space, entertainment hub, part-time home office, and even a homework spot.  These multifunctional requirements and the prevalence of open floor plans with the kitchen at the center have made design aesthetics for this space even more important. Your kitchen needs to reflect your style preferences and feel connected with the other rooms in your home.

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Featured | 06.19.18

Reading the Signs - Eight Top Reasons to Remodel Your Kitchen

Have you ever noticed that your kitchen seems to have some sort of gravitational pull for anyone who enters your home?  And it’s not only when you have guests, even your own family finds themselves drawn into the kitchen when it’s not time to eat. We’ve all come to accept the spell that it has on us and our guests, which is why homeowners choose to remodel this space more than any other in their homes.  Homeowners tend to be ultra critical of the kitchen when it’s not working or looking the best that it could.   Are you seeing signs in your own kitchen that it’s time to remodel?

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Featured | 03.27.18

Project Spotlight: A Condo with Good Bones

Have you ever heard a remodeler or realtor use the term “good bones”? If you are an avid viewer of any of the popular HGTV shows, you’ve likely heard it there as well. When this term is used it typically means that a house is structurally sound and has some nice qualities to it, but it needs some renovations in order to make it great. Thompson Remodeling works with a lot of clients who find these diamonds in the rough and have the vision to transform them into a place called home.

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Featured | 01.28.18

Five Kitchen Design Elements Homeowners Prefer in 2018

Every year, Houzz surveys homeowners who are completing renovations on their home to learn about trends and preferences in a variety of project types. This year, their kitchen survey revealed shifts in design styles and confirmed selections that continue to gain and maintain their popularity.

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Love Where You Live | 10.30.12

Basement Remodeling Trends

Trends are changing, basements are now an extension of a home's look and style. A basement remodel has the potential to add function to your home. Since we are spending so much time indoors during the winter months, remodeling your basement may become a necessity.

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Love Where You Live | 10.19.12

How To Love Where You Live

At Thompson Remodeling we are passionate about helping you Love Where You Live. Our design/build process helps to define the problems in a home and then we co-create a solution. Here's a step by step look at how we do this. Vision: Love Where You Live What we do: We co-create a plan to help you get what you want

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