Featured | 06.27.22

Six Popular Home Design Trends for 2022

The increased time spent at home over the past few years has encouraged homeowners to take a keen interest in making updates to their homes. One of the top online resources to find ideas and inspiration is Houzz.com, where users can search over 20 million photos.  Houzz took a look at the top searches during the first quarter of 2022 and revealed the following six design trends are on the rise.

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Featured | 01.26.22

Remodel Spotlight: Reconfigure for Better Living

This remodel spotlight is a great example of working creatively within existing space. We were excited to work with this client for a third time! For this project, they asked Thompson Remodeling to revamp the main level of their home to better support their lifestyle.     Here's a look at what we did, including a look at the before and after photos and floor plans. 

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Featured | 01.16.22

Kitchen Remodel Spotlight: Breaking the Divide

It was a pleasure to work with this family on their first major remodeling project. Their wish was to open up the previously divided dining and kitchen area to create a lighter and brighter kitchen for their growing family. Their home was built in the 1930's and had gone through a series of previous renovations and the owners were excited to put their own stamp on it!

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Featured | 12.8.21

Project Spotlight: Copper Showstopper Kitchen Remodel

This project spotlight is another terrific example of a kitchen remodel within an existing footprint. Like many other homeowners, our clients decided it was time to make some updates to their kitchen after spending so much extra time at home over the past year. The current layout worked well so our design focused on transforming the existing kitchen with materials and fixtures to better suit our client's preferred aesthetic. Here's a look at what we did, starting with the before and after photos.

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Featured | 11.15.21

Project Spotlight: Kitchen Remodel in Existing Footprint

We were delighted to work with this Grand Rapids family to remodel their kitchen and dining room utilizing their existing footprint. This project just goes to show that you don't always have to take things down to the studs in order to refresh the look of a space.

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Featured | 03.31.21

Shifts in Kitchen Design Trends

Kitchens have long been the go-to family gathering space in many homes. As remodelers, we’ve been incorporating custom layouts and features that support entertaining, tv viewing, multiple chefs, and beverage centers. And within the past year, we’ve been asking our homes to do even more for us, particularly in our kitchens. It’s not a stretch to say that the kitchen has become the home office and/or classroom for a lot of folks, which has resulted in the rise of new design trends.

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Featured | 12.31.20

A Countdown of Our Top 5 Blogs of 2020

As we look forward to the start of a new year, we wanted to take a quick look back to see which of our blogs were most popular with our readers this year. In 2020, we all spent more time than ever at home, which resulted in homeowners noticing the challenges and imperfections in their most used spaces. Based on our top 5 list, it seems that kitchens were at the top of many reader's lists for needing improvements. We also found that there is a lot of interest in hearing about the newest in appliances, so we will be sure to continue covering those topics for you in 2021.

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Featured | 08.2.20

Thompson Remodeling's Kitchen Remodeling Resources

Kitchen remodels are always at the top of homeowner's remodeling wish lists and with all the time we've been spending at home this year, it has become a priority for many families. As we shelter at home, the problems with our kitchens become even more obvious and troublesome.  Lack of storage, outdated appliances and finishes, and dysfunctional layouts are just a few of the common issues we discuss with clients. Over the years we've created a lot of helpful resources for those who are getting ready to embark on a kitchen remodel. We recommend reviewing the 10 listed below if you are considering one in your near future.

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Kitchens | 05.31.20

Check Out Our Most Popular Kitchen Remodels

Our project gallery is full of kitchen transformations, but the five we are about to show you are our website visitor’s favorites.  The remodels you are about to see represent distinct design styles, solve challenges, and suit the personal preferences of five different families.  We hope you enjoy taking this virtual tour and invite you to read more about each of the projects with the links provided below.

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Featured | 02.16.20

Cool New Appliances Seen at KBIS 2020

In January, thousands of builders, remodelers, and designers attended the annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), a massive show of over 600 exhibitors, to see the latest products and innovations in the industry. We really look forward to hearing about the newest kitchen appliances seen at the show, and this year didn't disappoint! Here's a look at five new appliances that we are excited about, including one that isn't for the kitchen!

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Featured | 01.13.20

Houzz Reveals Top Kitchen Design Trends for 2020

Every year, Houzz surveys homeowners who have completed 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 | 12.31.19

Our Top 5 Kitchen Remodeling Blogs of 2019

Each year I like to take a look back to see which of our blogs were most popular with our readers. In 2019, we wrote about a variety of remodeling topics and found that those featuring kitchen updates were the most read. It’s no surprise considering a kitchen remodel is always at the top of most homeowner’s wish list.  If you’d like to learn more about kitchen remodeling, read about common kitchen design challenges, or get your creative juices flowing, check out our Top 5 Kitchen Blogs from 2019.

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