Kansas City Sun-room and Outdoor Dining

sunroom dinner

Now that Spring is here many people will start having dinners and gatherings in sun-rooms and outside. Some of the best family and friends memories are of the group getting together on the deck, porch, or enclosure enjoying great food and entertainment. We know we are not the only ones who like outdoor dining. Our … Continue reading

Big 12 Tournament at the Sprint Center 2013

Sprint Center Conference Tournament

Has it been a year already since Texas A & M and Missouri divorced the Big 12 and moved to the SEC?! The tournament will feel a little weird this year with MIZZOU missing from the equation, especially since the conference tournament is typically held in Kansas City, Missouri. Just as it was the year … Continue reading

Don’t forget about the time change!

Clock time change

Today we Spring forward so everyone in Kansas City has to lose an hour from this day. During the time change we Kansas Citians typically do a little Spring cleaning. Even though there is still snow on the ground in some places remember when you go through your house to clean keep your eyes open … Continue reading

March Madness!!

March Madness Man Cave

March Madness! As “March Madness” approaches we all must decide, “Where am I going to watch the games!” Some people are lucky enough to have tickets to the games, but most of us will be watching on a big screen somewhere. This is a busy time of year for all the sports bars! People flock … Continue reading

How can I tell if my roof is safe?

How can I tell if my roof is safe? A visual inspection is the first step. Go up in the attic and check the rafters. Look for any sagging. Are they on 24 inch centers or 16 inch centers? Are they 2×6, 2×8, etc? How long of a span do they have. Is it a … Continue reading

Best ways to improve the look of your home and be green:

Newest trend in Green Eco Friendly Design

The best ways to improve the design and style of your home is by adding great accent pieces like furniture or decorative wall hangings. Many unique pieces that you can add to a home give it character and style. The part of the home that most people forget is lighting. You can completely change the … Continue reading

Updating the home keeping SAFETY in mind…

outside lighting for safety

Home Security Tips Lights and Locks – The most important aspect of protecting your home. Outside lights should illuminate all entry points on your house. It is best that they are controlled by a photo cell. That way they come on and off whether you are home or not. Good quality deadbolt locks are a … Continue reading

Trends in Remodeling for 2013 step 6! SOURCE

The last step in the latest trends is a powerful source and should always be looked at closely when making updates or changes to the home. Energy: Energy is the last but most definitely not the least of the trends. The main trend for 2013 is adding your own personality to the home. If you ignore the … Continue reading

Trends for design and remodeling step 5…

Remodeling the Basement

Comfort: The mistake most people make when redesigning their home for the trends is adding furniture pieces that are trendy without even sitting on it first to see if it is something they will even sit on. You know there is the nice piece of furniture in your home right now that you never sit … Continue reading

Trends for remodeling in 2013 step 4…

Relaxation is a key aspects to the latest trends in the remodeling and design worlds. People are on the latest kick with using upgrades to their home to help them feel more relaxed and comfortable. Relaxation: When upgrading your home make sure that you think about what allows you to finally relax. One client asked to update … Continue reading