Design-Build Remodeling: Explained

What is Design-Build?

As a homeowner, you may have a general idea of what is meant by industry terms like “design-build,” but you may not know all the ins and outs of how design-build differs in practice from traditional remodeling. Simply put, design-build firms like ours in Madison, WI, deliver both design and construction services under one contract, whereas traditional remodeling methods assume that a designer will be hired separately from a construction contractor.

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Designing the Ultimate Guest Bedroom Retreat

Think back to the times when you’ve been a guest in someone else’s house or at a bed and breakfast. What was it you loved about the experience? Which amenities do you wish you had that would have made you more comfortable? Today our expert Madison, WI, remodelers take a look at how to design the ultimate guest bedroom, all the way from layout luxuries to fluffy throws.

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The Best Summer Getaways Near Madison

Chris Shanks | August 08, 2018 | Madison, WI

Summer is half over, and most major trips have already been planned or taken. But the days are still long, the kids are still out of school, and it’s still the prime time of year for a quick weekend or day getaway. If you love the Madison, WI area as much as we do, you’ll be sure to find many fun adventures and relaxing holidays that may become favorite annual traditions. Make the most of the rest of your summer by exploring backyard getaways like these.

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3 Amazing Mudroom Designs for Your Lake Home

Outdoor living, and water sports in particular, is the central focus of every lake home near Madison, WI. Because of this, the inside of your lake home needs to be purposefully designed around your outdoor living needs. As the primary point of transition between outdoor and indoor life, the mudroom is especially important. Here are three of our favorite functional mudroom designs for your lake home.

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Organizing Before a Home Renovation: What You Need to Know

When you’re going on a vacation, you take time to clear your work schedule, research hotels, restaurants, and points of interest to visit, and ask a neighbor to keep an eye on your house. In the same way, there’s a specific checklist you’ll want to follow as you prepare for your Madison, WI, home remodel. Today, we’ve assembled this guide to help you get ready.

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Inside This Stunning Kitchen in Wisconsin Dells

This entire Wisconsin Dells kitchen remodel is saturated with warm sophistication. From the highly reflective champagne tile backsplash to the glass accents, warm countertops, and rich floors, this kitchen creates a perfectly classy yet practical place to cook. Allow us to guide you through a tour of this stunning kitchen remodel.

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We Weigh The Pros and Cons of a Steam Shower

Chris Shanks | July 24, 2018 | Bathroom Remodeling

With the winter chill still filling the air, the thought of having an in-home steam shower sounds heavenly. But can you be sure your installation will outlast the passing season? Today, we weigh the pros and cons of installing a steam shower in your Madison, WI, bathroom remodel.

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How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Madison, WI?

If you’re ready to begin on your bathroom remodel in Madison, WI, the first thing you’ll need to do is assess the size and scope of your project and determine a budget that suits your goals. To help you get started, we’ve assembled some price point averages for 2017 bathroom remodels in Madison, WI, below.

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How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in Madison?

The best way to research the cost of a home addition is through concrete reports generated by analyzing area-specific home remodels. We’ve compiled cost estimates for the most popular 2017 Madison, WI, home additions below.

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The One Thing You MUST Do After a Remodel

There’s a lot of talk about how to prepare for a successful Madison, WI, remodel and how to live sanely through it, but what happens afterward? You probably celebrate, cook a delicious meal in your new kitchen, and sit over your morning coffee a bit longer than you normally do to enjoy the new view.

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