The kitchen and bath industry, like so many others, is changing very quickly. It’s safe to say that materials and best practices are not the same today as they were just 2 years ago. It is so important to keep up with products, technology, tools and changing client needs and expectations. Here at DreamMaker, we are big believers in continuing education - healthy for the mind, empowering for the team, and ultimately beneficial to our clients. Sometimes we learn by reading industry publications, we learn on the job daily as we use new materials and other times we seek out...Read More
It’s here! It’s here! The 2017 National Cost vs. Value report is here!
And your response is…”so what exactly is that and how does it benefit me?” Good question. The “Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report” (www.costvsvalue.com), is made available via Hanley Wood, LLC, each year and can be useful to both remodelers and homeowners in evaluating which home remodeling projects will yield the most return at the sale of a home.Read More
Likely, your mom was like our moms and preached the attitude of "working with others" well. Truth is, that principle works well in most everything in life. Here at DreamMaker, we call it collaboration. When a homeowner visits with one of our designers for the first time regarding a remodeling need, there are certain bits of information that they know (like what problems or difficulties they are having in their home), possible solutions that they think they know (maybe a new kitchen layout that looks more functional on paper), and a fair amount of questions about what they...Read More
Although the weather outside was a bit frightful, the DreamMaker Christmas Party pushed on Saturday night. We enjoyed a great dinner at Augie's Front Burner and maximized our private room downstairs with a few games. (Probably a good idea since SPAM carving comes with a little bit of an odor!) The pictures will reveal that we have several talented sculptors in the group andRead More
How long will it take to remodel your kitchen? Well I suppose that depends on who you ask, or more importantly, who you hire.
According to a recent survey of Houzz users, homeowners reported on average that it took 5 months!!! for the construction part of their kitchen remodel. Oh my goodness!Read More
We are one week away from September which means Fall is just around the corner (and the holidays also!). We typically schedule several classes for this season and this year we have squeezed four of them in. If you have been on the fence about remodeling and just need to understand a little more before you feel comfortable moving forward then continue reading and let us know how we can help you.Read More
You heard me right, I asked if your home is holiday-ready? Yes, I know Thanksgiving is 4 months away but now, like today, is the right time to start planning for your home remodeling projects if you hope to have them done for the holiday season.
Let's look a little more closely at what the typical remodeling project timeline looks like when contracting with DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen.Read More
We are excited to share the details of all of the hardware that we brought back from the DreamMaker Annual Conference held in Austin, Texas in June. In total, 12 new shiny awards were earned by individual and team efforts. Ready for the run down? Well here it is...Read More