Neal's Home Remodeling and Design Blog
Even when we have a lot of inspiration images on hand for our remodeling ideas, it can be difficult to picture the new space as it will exist in our home. If we can't fully visualize what's being planned, it can be a source of concern and anxiety. So designers utilize various tools to be able to communicate their vision for your remodel in more than just words. We asked Neal's Designer Jodi Smith to walk us through the various ways she guides clients through "seeing" their project so that they can feel confident about the direction their project is headed.Read More
Kitchens come in all sizes. Though we may feel that large kitchens are better, larger footprints come with their own design challenges. If you have a large kitchen to remodel or are considering expanding your kitchen to make it bigger, know that more space isn't always a guarantee of a better-performing kitchen. We asked Neal's Designer Laura Webster about the principles of designing large kitchens to help shed light on what makes a big kitchen function well.Read More
For some couples, remodeling a home together can be exciting as well as stressful. One of the sources of stress can come from trying to blend their individual, unique goals, styles, and tastes into one cohesive design that works for everyone who shares the space. Some of the more common challenges that couples face while agreeing on a design can include how a space functions, how styles are mixed, and how much to spend. Neal’s Designer Lauren Donges shares how she helps couples navigate these choices to create a new space they both love.
Topics: Designer Insights