Neal's Home Remodeling and Design Blog

Project Spotlight: A Major Home Addition

Posted by Frank Kuhlmeier on Tue, Jul 1, 2014

This month’s Project Spotlight features a major home addition for an active family of five. They enjoy the neighborhood where they live but it was time to add more space to their home. They needed an area for gathering and entertaining, and they wanted to expand the kitchen, garage and an entryway.

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Topics: Project Spotlight, Kitchens, Additions

Project Spotlight: An Award-Winning Two-Story Porch Addition

Posted by Neal R. Hendy on Tue, May 6, 2014

If you have a home in a beautiful setting how do you bring the outdoors in? Architecture can blend with nature. Our “Project Spotlight” showcases a two-story porch addition and deck that creates an outdoor living space with an unobstructed view of woodlands and a lake. The porch provides a sheltered place for cooking and entertaining, and augments the architecture of the home.

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Topics: Outdoor Living, Project Spotlight, Design-Build, Additions

Project Spotlight: Master Bath for a Vintage Home

Posted by Steve Hendy on Tue, Feb 4, 2014

A second floor addition was built onto a vintage 1918 home in the late 1970’s to add more space for a master suite, but it didn’t match the original architecture or decor. The design of the bathroom addition failed to address both privacy and style. The re-design and remodel of this bath addressed both of these issues by creating a new floor plan within the long narrow space, restoring elements of a home built during the “American Progressive Era 1890-1920” and adding modern amenities to the renovated bathroom.

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Topics: Project Spotlight, Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers, Additions

Project Spotlight: Multipurpose Veranda Addition

Posted by Steve Hendy on Tue, Oct 1, 2013

A veranda addition was designed as an outdoor haven for year-round entertaining. This project was recognized by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and received a “Contractor of the Year” award for Regional Exterior Specialty.

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Topics: Outdoor Living, Project Spotlight, Design-Build, Additions