Thompson Times | 09.12.15

The 80-Minute Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Limited free time and too long a list? We can help! 1. Buy a case of furnace filters (12) and replace it each month. 2. Deep clean the the inside of the house to reduce allergies. Hire a pro if needed. 3. Be sure gutters and downspouts are clear of leaves and other debris.

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Love Where You Live | 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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Trends | 01.22.14

Three Outdoor Remodeling Trends to Look For This Spring

A great place to extend your living space is in your own backyard with an outdoor remodeling project. In recent years, homeowners have been using their backyard as a blank canvas to create great spaces to spend time with family and entertain guests. The latest trend in outdoor remodeling is designing outdoor versions of your favorite indoor spaces.

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Trends | 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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Thompson Times | 12.27.13

Kitchen Cabinets – the Difference between Stock, Semi-Custom and Custom Cabinetry

One of the biggest choices you will make when planning your kitchen remodel is what type of cabinet to use – stock, semi-custom or custom. These terms refer to the production method used to make the cabinets. The key difference between each is the level of customization options available, production lead-time, and material quality. In this blog we will provide you with a description and the pros and cons of each type of kitchen cabinet.

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Love Where You Live | 12.19.13

Thompson’s Tips for a Stress-Free Remodel

Making the decision to remodel your home is exciting. It’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed at first, so to help you prepare, we’ve compiled a list of tips to ensure a stress-free remodel.

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Trends | 12.11.13

Architectural Details That Make Your Remodel Stand Out

Incorporating architectural details into your home remodeling project can bring warmth and character to a room and provide that finishing touch. Our designers can help you select the right architectural details to enhance any style -- traditional, contemporary, modern, or transitional. Some of the details listed below are strictly cosmetic, while others offer a functional purpose as well.

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Trends | 12.6.13

Top Ten Bathroom Design Trends

It used to be that bathrooms were simple, utilitarian spaces. Not so anymore! Today, bathroom design trends lean toward creating a relaxing and luxurious place to start and end your day. Homeowners are remodeling bathrooms to remind them of their favorite hotels and they want the same type of amenities at home. Current bathroom design trends entice the homeowner to spend more time in the space – whether its relaxing in a steam bath or getting ready while listening to your iPod or watching TV.

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Love Where You Live | 11.22.13

Remodeling Projects That Add Value to Your Home

Completing a remodeling project will increase the beauty, enjoyment and pride that you have in your home. We know that remodeling your home requires the commitment of time and thoughtful budgeting and the return on your investment is important. Making improvements allows you to stay in your current home and you get to enjoy your return on investment on day one in your great new space, while the value of your whole house improves overtime. In this blog we’d like to highlight the remodeling projects that add the most value to your home, where you will see the biggest return.

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Love Where You Live | 12.21.12

Holiday Home Safety

1. Protect family and guests from falls. Clear the driveway and sidewalks of snow and ice and use salt or sand to prevent slippery surfaces. Maintain clear pathways through high traffic areas of your home, it is easy for them to become cluttered with the arrival of guests and gifts. Relocate any electrical cords or wires that may become a tripping hazard also avoid placing them under rugs.

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Love Where You Live | 09.21.12

Choosing the Perfect Cabinetry For Your Kitchen

 

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Thompson Times | 03.17.16

Win a Free Interior Design Package from PostBox Design

Did I say  free interior design package? Yep, I sure did! Back in January we introduced Kristin Thompson's new venture, Postbox Designs on our blog.  From now until March 28th, you can enter to win a $500 interior design package from PostBox Designs. The contest is being offered through GRKids.com.

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Thompson Times | 09.12.15

The 80-Minute Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Limited free time and too long a list?  We can help! 1. Buy a case of furnace filters (12) and replace it each month. 2. Deep clean the the inside of the house to reduce allergies.  Hire a pro if needed. 3. Be sure gutters and downspouts are clear of leaves and other debris.

Read More
Love Where You Live | 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.

Read More
Trends | 01.22.14

Three Outdoor Remodeling Trends to Look For This Spring

A great place to extend your living space is in your own backyard with an outdoor remodeling project. In recent years, homeowners have been using their backyard as a blank canvas to create great spaces to spend time with family and entertain guests. The latest trend in outdoor remodeling is designing outdoor versions of your favorite indoor spaces.

Read More
Trends | 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.

Read More
Thompson Times | 12.27.13

Kitchen Cabinets – the Difference between Stock, Semi-Custom and Custom Cabinetry

One of the biggest choices you will make when planning your kitchen remodel is what type of cabinet to use – stock, semi-custom or custom. These terms refer to the production method used to make the cabinets. The key difference between each is the level of customization options available, production lead-time, and material quality. In this blog we will provide you with a description and the pros and cons of each type of kitchen cabinet.

Read More
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Love Where You Live | 12.19.13

Thompson’s Tips for a Stress-Free Remodel

Making the decision to remodel your home is exciting. It’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed at first, so to help you prepare, we’ve compiled a list of tips to ensure a stress-free remodel.

Read More
Trends | 12.12.13

Architectural Details That Make Your Remodel Stand Out

Incorporating architectural details into your home remodeling project can bring warmth and character to a room and provide that finishing touch.  Our designers can help you select the right architectural details to enhance any style -- traditional, contemporary, modern, or transitional. Some of the details listed below are strictly cosmetic, while others offer a functional purpose as well.

Read More
Trends | 12.6.13

Top Ten Bathroom Design Trends

It used to be that bathrooms were simple, utilitarian spaces.  Not so anymore!  Today, bathroom design trends lean toward creating a relaxing and  luxurious place to start and end your day.   Homeowners are remodeling bathrooms to remind them of their favorite hotels and they want the same type of amenities at home. Current bathroom design trends entice the homeowner to spend more time in the space – whether its relaxing in a steam bath or getting ready while listening to your iPod or watching TV.

Read More
Love Where You Live | 11.22.13

Remodeling Projects That Add Value to Your Home

Completing a remodeling project will increase the beauty, enjoyment and pride that you have in your home.  We know that remodeling your home requires the commitment of time and thoughtful budgeting and the return on your investment is important.  Making improvements allows you to stay in your current home and you get to enjoy your return on investment on day one in your great new space, while the value of your whole house improves overtime. In this blog we’d like to highlight the remodeling projects that add the most value to your home, where you will see the biggest return.

Read More
Love Where You Live | 12.21.12

Holiday Home Safety

1. Protect family and guests from falls. Clear the driveway and sidewalks of snow and ice and use salt or sand to prevent slippery surfaces. Maintain clear pathways through high traffic areas of your home, it is easy for them to become cluttered with the arrival of guests and gifts. Relocate any electrical cords or wires that may become a tripping hazard also avoid placing them under rugs.

Read More
Love Where You Live | 09.21.12

Choosing the Perfect Cabinetry For Your Kitchen

 

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