Managing heating costs doesn’t mean you have to set your thermostat way down. There are a few simple you can take to keep your Des Moines home cozy throughout cold… Continue reading 9 Ways to Increase Home Energy Efficiency
Electric fireplaces look great! They have come a long way since the cheap looking models of the past. Gone are the days of electric fireplaces being mostly decorative. Today’s models… Continue reading NEW ELECTRIC FIREPLACES: THE OPTIONS ARE ENDLESS
YOUR PROJECT WILL REQUIRE PULLING A PERMIT. All large remodels and many smaller remodels require a permit and inspection from the city. Things that trigger needing a permit include (but… Continue reading HOW TO KNOW IF YOU SHOULD HIRE A DESIGNER FOR YOUR REMODEL
WORK TRIANGLE: The “perfect” work triangle concept was developed in the 1940s when kitchens were smaller, closed off, and were typically used by just one person to cook. The idea… Continue reading KITCHEN FUNCTIONALITY: MAKING YOUR KITCHEN WORK FOR YOU
Decorating for the Holiday Season & Beyond! By Rebecca Zoet, owner + designer of This New Old House It’s the holiday season and the halls are decked at the… Continue reading Decorating for the Holiday Season & Beyond!
The October 2019 Blueprint Is Here! In this month’s Blueprint you’ll find some great information on the Des Moines area home building & remodeling industry. Our feature articles this month… Continue reading Check Out Our October Blueprint
The 10 Most Common Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them By Beck Leu of Leu Interiors As an interior designer who specializes in kitchen… Continue reading Remodeling Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
The 2019 Tour of Remodeled Homes Thanks to all of you that made it out to the 2019 Tour of Remodeled Homes September 21st & 22nd! We wanted to do… Continue reading Tour of Remodeled Homes: Recap