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Fun Family Holiday Activities In Grand Rapids

The holidays are upon us! This is one of my favorite times of year and with both Christmas and New Year’s Day falling on a weekend it makes getting together with friends and family that much easier. If you are looking for something fun to do with the family, there’s a lot of great options in Grand Rapids. Here are some ideas to consider that will be fun for adults and kids of all ages. Read more

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Combine Your Remodeling Projects to Save Money

Most Grand Rapids homeowners have a wish list of items they would like to improve in their home – maybe a kitchen remodel, updating the powder room, adding a mudroom, and finishing the basement. Wouldn’t it be nice to have it all done at once? Would you be surprised to know that you could actually save money by having your remodeler complete the work at the same time? Yes it’s true; you can actually save money by combining remodeling projects. Read more

Project Spotlight: Buy A New Home or Remodel?

We often think about our dream house and what it might look like. Is it a brand new home, an old home with character, or perhaps your existing home with some major remodeling? Do I buy a new home or remodel? That’s exactly the question our clients were considering when they returned back home from living overseas. They initially thought a custom home might be the way to go, but the idea of waiting through all the planning and construction seemed like a waste of valuable time they could be spending together as a family. So instead, the family decided to buy an existing home and remodel it to perfectly suit their own needs. Read more

Inventive Design – Kitchen Remodel with Hidden Basement Entrance Through the Pantry!

The owners of this Grand Rapids home came to us in search of a way to improve the functionality of their small kitchen.   The existing layout was not only tight, but also included four doorways into other rooms. It was functioning more like a hallway with a few appliances added in for good measure. Read more

Top Five Remodeling Projects That Add Value to Your Home

It’s that time of year again. Remodeling Magazine has just published its 2015 Cost Vs. Value Report, an annual report that compares how popular remodeling projects are retaining their value at re-sale throughout the country.

We know that remodeling your home requires the commitment of time and thoughtful budgeting and the return on your investment is important.  Making improvements today allows you to stay in your current home while the value of your whole house improves overtime. Not to mention, the pride you’ll have in your updated spaces! Read more