A Case of Construction & the Curious Puppies

Construction is underway on our farmhouse addition! All the demo work has been completed and now we are working on the foundation. Two family members wanted to help out with the construction & certainly left their mark!

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Farm House Addition

We’re excited to start another video blog project with you! This series features a farm house addition that will add a significant amount of square footage for this active and growing family.

Here is a before picture of the existing space, we cannot wait to show you the process as we transform this backyard into a gorgeous addition with covered porch.

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Top Remodeling Trends in 2014

As we enter a new year, let’s take a moment to recap some of the top remodeling trends from 2014. We are anxious to share the much anticipated trends for 2015 when we return from the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in February.

Enlarging the Kitchen
To many, the kitchen is deemed the most important room in a home. By removing a wall between the kitchen and an adjoining room, this open-concept feel allows for a larger space while prepping and entertaining.

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Built-In Storage
Basements are often used as a second family room or playroom for children. Built-in storage shelves help keep the games, toys and odds n ends more organized and clutter free.

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Free Standing Tub and Larger Showers
These are two trends from last year that haven’t lost momentum. Clients are opting to separate the tub and shower to create two distinct areas in the bathroom. When it comes to the shower, a more spa-like feel is achieved by enlarging the area and adding more bells and whistles. The free-standing tub creates a focal point but takes up less space than the out of style built in tub.

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Covered Outdoor Living Spaces
​Making the outdoors an extension of the inside of your home has been another trend. Using a combination of covered areas for protection of the elements and an open area with a focal point: fireplace, outdoor kitchen, pool ​is a great use of space in this project.

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Kitchen Bloopers

And now for the moment you have all been waiting for, the blooper reel from the our kitchen renovation! Stay tuned for our next video series premier in two weeks!

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That’s a Wrap on Our Kitchen Renovation

We’re wrapping up our kitchen blog series with a few final after photos. The homeowner absolutely loves the new, larger and more functional space. Since we completed her renovation, she has successfully held two holiday events. Not only did she receive numerously compliments but she said the space easily accommodated the large parties. In case you missed the before photos, you can find them in our blog post: A Kitchen Fit for Entertaining.

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MORE Kitchen Storage Options

Maximizing storage was a priority for our client. The semi-custom cabinet line we use offers many great solutions to optimize organization. Take a look at the video link below to see the variety of options we used in this kitchen to give the client that extra space. Did you realize your kitchen did not work for you after the holiday? We are here to help, give us a call today!

Stay tuned for our next post where we show you more pictures from this gorgeous kitchen renovation! 

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Details, Details, Details

Today we are wrapping up the finishing details on the beautiful kitchen renovation. The homeowner is anxious to use her new kitchen just in time for the holidays! Next week’s video will showcase all the different storage options the homeowner choose in her new kitchen. It’s definitely a video you don’t want to miss!

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We Are Thankful

Thanksgiving is almost here! As we take this time to reflect on the past year, we asked our employees one question, “What are you thankful for?” 

From all of us at Lane Homes & Remodeling, we would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

 

 

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One Step Closer

We are one step closer to completion with the installation of semi-custom cabinets! The homeowner chose the timeless white shaker door which will really compliment all the other selections. 

The kitchen has been tapped off from the rest of the house to contain the dust. The homeowner is especially thankful that we took the time to do this before we started the renovation.

The kitchen has been tapped off from the rest of the house to contain the dust. The homeowner is especially thankful that we took the time to do this before we started the renovation.

All the base cabinets have been set, allowing space for the new stainless steel dishwasher & range. Now the crew is working on the wall cabinets which will be completed with a beautiful crown molding to the ceiling.

All the base cabinets have been set, allowing space for the new stainless steel dishwasher & range. Now the crew is working on the wall cabinets which will be completed with a beautiful crown molding to the ceiling.

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Fulfill Your Kitchen Storage Needs

When it comes to a kitchen renovation, extra storage is almost always on the homeowner’s wish list. Sometimes this can be quite easy, other times it requires more creative thinking to make it work in a small space. Check out some of these great kitchen storage options, you just might find some ideas for your wish list!

Most people do not like to keep appliances on their counters but to lift something heavy, like this kitchen aid mixer, in and out of a cabinet can be a pain. This base cabinet with mixer shelf allows for easy use of an appliance without the hassle.

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 Cabinets with pullouts also allow for organized storage especially when a cabinet is serving as a pantry. Items can easily be lost in the back of a cabinet but the deep pullouts ensure you can easily see all of the contents.

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Finally, we have a charging station cabinet. This is a newer request by homeowners since many of us have multiple gadgets. This particular homeowner wanted a place to keep cords and outlets hidden and off the counter. This cabinet not only offers two outlet options, but one of the outlets also contains a USB port. Genius!

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 There are still so many more kitchen storage options to share, so make sure you check out next month’s post where we will feature a few more storage ideas. If you are interested in updating your kitchen, we would love the opportunity to work with you!

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