Five Basic Outdoor Deck Styles

In this part of the country, you know that we’re bound to enjoy lots of sunny days. A great way to soak up the sunshine and fresh air is to relax on an outdoor deck. There are five basic styles of outdoor decks: Platform Deck. This style of deck is attached to some part of … Continue reading

Dazzling Decks: Designing Your Home’s Outdoor Retreat

Deck or Porch builds

After spending the week in a blur running from home to school to work to school to practice and eventually finding your way back home again, it’s important that your house be a destination in and of itself. More than just a place to keep your stuff and shovel down the occasional meal, you’ll want … Continue reading

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

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

Trends for design and remodeling in 2013 continued…

Use of the home and making it feel more like you is another trend on the list for remodeling in the new year. We admit that people fill different roles in the house, but does it mean that everyone that comes to visit should know what they are? If two people cook then it is not … Continue reading

Projects for less…10% discount thru April

10% Discount on all projects through April 1st: We know how hard it is to update your home, even just adding crown molding to the kitchen takes time, measurements, and molding. If it is something you have been meaning to do and just never got to it now is your chance to get it done … Continue reading