Are You Ready For A Killer Kitchen?

In most recent years, the kitchen has become the heart of the home. The kitchen remodel usually guarantees an average 80% return on your investment; it’s a cost-effective room remodel and there’s always a trend to rely on. Whether you’re thinking of putting your house on the market or not, a full or partial kitchen remodel can aid you in…

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Can You Build in The Winter?

When people think about building homes, they typically picture construction in the Summer. We hear all the time, “you must be really slow in the winter, what do you do during the winter months?” This is a HUGE misconception! Building and remodeling is NOT a seasonal thing. The beautiful thing about St. Louis winter is that they are typically pretty…

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How To Incorporate Home Tech Into Your Historic Home

Part of the enjoyment of owning a historic home is its charm, history and original beauty. But living in an older home doesn’t mean that you can’t satisfy your technology needs! There are ways to integrate home technology into your home without taking away from its historic charm. Smart Televisions The simplest, and most obvious, addition to a historic home…

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Open vs. Closed Office Concept

When planning your business, there are a lot of things to consider and options to weigh. Who to hire, where to plant your roots and how to set up the office are just a few of those thoughts. When planning the layout of your office, do you want an open or closed concept? There are pros and cons for each…

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How a Contractors Experience Will Make a Difference in Your Confidence

Transforming your home into the space you’ve always dreamed of is exciting, and something that requires a great deal of planning. Having a good plan, transparent communication and setting realistic goals and expectations is a big step in ensuring a smooth and successful renovation project.  That’s where an experienced contractor can help.  We can help you can plan ahead for…

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What is the State of the Current Housing and Remodeling Market in St. Louis?

Earlier this year, Riggs participated in a roundtable discussion on the housing market alongside other professionals in lending, new home construction and real estate. We recently shared the experience and Amie Riggs’ thoughts with readers of the Webster-Kirkwood Times. Ultimately, people are investing in their homes to stay put longer rather than moving, and those who are looking to buy…

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How to Make Your Master Bathroom 100% Better Than Every Other

Remodels can be scary, but they sure don’t have to be.  Upgrading your master bathroom can not only significantly increase the equity in your home, but can be an easy way to add functionality and personality to your space.  Here are a few fun and easy ways you can make your master bathroom better than all the others. A sliding…

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Trends Blog: Are Smaller Homes Hotter?

With the popularity of TV shows like HGTV’s Tiny House Hunters, the Tiny House Movement is growing across the United States. People are getting rid of their mansions, downsizing their belongings and moving into these “tiny” houses. The reasons for moving to a “tiny lifestyle” range, but it’s obvious that this trend is growing, and appears to be here to…

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Are The Holidays Making You Rethink Your Home?

Preparing for the holidays can be nerve-racking. You might have relatives coming from out of town staying with you, hosting a dinner party or having friends over for a gift exchange. That can be not only stressful, but can also be an eye opener to some changes you might want to make to your house. Wouldn’t it be great to…

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What Does the Pantone Color of the Year Mean for You?

Each year, people wait with baited breath to hear what color Pantone names as the official color of the year. Fashion designers find ways to work the color into their latest designs, stores begin purchasing items in the color in mass quantities, and of course, hardware stores will create a massive paint display with the latest color. But what does…

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