Bathroom Design Trends

The article written by Vannessa Vacek “Renovate your bathroom space with cutting-edge bathroom trends” Was published in the Sunday, April 28 2024 edition of the Houston Chronicle.  It addresses bathroom design trends. Bathroom remodels have consistently remained popular among homeowners. Whether it’s updating outdated fixtures, revamping the layout for better flow and function, or incorporating…

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Remodeling projects that offer good return on investment

This article  written by Shawn Vacek,”What remodeling projects offer a good return on investment?” was published in the September 10, 2023 edition of the Houston Chronicle  Currently, several key home renovations continue to hold significant potential for increasing your property’s value. When considering home remodeling projects with the best return on investment (ROI), focus on…

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The Sixth Wall: Choosing flooring for your home remodel

This article was written by  Shawn Vacek of Remodelers of Houston and published in the July 16 2023 edition of the Houston Chronicle.  Read it online  You’ve decided to replace the floors in your home. Where should you start? Flooring plays a crucial role in your home, as it contributes to both the aesthetics and…

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Buying a house that needs renovations

Article written by Shawn Vacek, “Buying a house that needs remodeling”  published in the April 24, 2022 edition of the Houston Chronicle. In this highly competitive seller’s real estate market, many first time and experienced buyers are purchasing homes in need of renovation. According to Realtor.com, in 2021, homes in need of renovation sold at…

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3D Design Article in Houston Chronicle

This article was written by Shawn Vacek of Remodelers of Houston “Bring your ideas  together with 3D design” and published in the April 19, 2020 edition of the Houston Chronicle. For homeowners, remodeling can be an exciting adventure or confusing and overwhelming. While some homeowners may have a clear vision of what they want the…

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Add The Space You Need By Building Up

This article was written by Shawn Vacek, Remodelers of Houston and published in the December 8th, 2019 edition of the Houston Chronicle.  A home addition can be a very valuable remodeling project for your home. If you have a one or one and a half story home and you need extra space it may be…

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Get Ready to Remodel a Bathroom Houston Chronicle

Written by Vanessa Vacek, Remodelers of Houston, published the Houston Chronicle, August 18th.   Is it time to remodel a bathroom in your home? Does it desperately need an update? Do you long for a larger, functional and relaxing space? Or if you plan on aging in place you may want accessibility, comfort and safety.…

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Low Maintenance Living Houston Chronicle Article

Written by May Delgado, Remodelers of Houston. Published in the June 16th edition of the Houston Chronicle.   When remodeling or building custom homes, today’s homeowners are looking for a well-designed home with the least amount of upkeep. It’s becoming such a standard that manufacturers and vendors are responding to this trend by supplying low…

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2019 Kitchen Remodeling Design Trends

Remodeling your home can be a big investment. If you are planning to remodel the hub of your home, the kitchen, getting the design right is important. Every few years, we notice there is a shift with kitchen renovation design trends. Depending on your personal preferences, the way you live, cook and entertain in your…

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Remodeling Plan – Houston Chronicle Article

Set Your Game Plan for Remodeling Home remodeling can be exciting and daunting. Before you set out to remodel your home, it’s important to get a plan in place to ensure a more successful outcome of your remodel.   There are many different reasons to remodel, perhaps you want to modernize, have more space, enjoy…

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Design Build Remodeling – Houston Chronicle article

Remodeling, new construction, home improvement, are all terms that can be daunting on any scale.  Most homeowners spend countless hours thinking about, considering and dreaming about their personal remodeling projects.  Sometimes this alone can be an overwhelming thought process with no real idea on where or how to begin.    Typical questions might be: How…

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Benefits of Hiring a Professional Remodeler

What qualities do professional remodelers provide to a home renovation?   Customer Service Knowledgeable home remodelers understand that they are providing a service, not a one-size-fits-all product. Just as every home owner is an individual, each home is also unique. A professional remodeler knows how to create customized solutions for the residents and provide continuing…

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Remodeling the heart of your home requires thorough planning

Written by Shawn Vacek, Published in the Houston Chronicle on December 17, 2017   As a homeowner, I can say my family spends a considerable amount of time in the kitchen, both as a family and a gathering place when friends come over.   As a contractor, I spend a considerable amount of time helping…

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Renovations before move-in require fast turnaround

  Professional remodeling contractors get many potential clients who need guidance on home improvements both before and after purchase of a home. Most of the time these types of projects require quick thinking and a fast-moving turnaround from all parties. Homeowners ask these typical questions all the time:   “What about this?” “How much?” “How…

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Houston Chronicle Interview with Shawn Vacek

Read the interview with Shawn Vacek for an article that was published in the Houston Chronicle House to Home Section on March 25th, 2017. “Remodeling projects offer range of payoff” explores what projects bring a higher return on investment.

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Universal Design

Universal design concepts are for those with special needs who need broader accessibility or adaptive technology.  At one point or another, many of us come across a situation where we need modifications made to our home to accommodate special needs, such as an elderly parent moving in, or a wheelchair accessible living space, or a…

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Increase Enjoyment of Your Home While Increasing its Value

An article written by Shawn Vacek published in the Houston Chronicle on 11/13/15.  Although most homeowners remodel their homes for their own enjoyment and functionality, we all would like to know that our projects also will result in an increase in the value of our homes. Following are some of the ways you can increase…

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Remodel Your Attic for More Space

This award winning renovation converted an attic area into a comfortable, usable living space with two bedrooms, 1 full bath and a custom closet. This project from Remodelers of Houston won a 2015 Houston’s Best PRISM Award in the category of Whole House Renovation under $150,000. To see more photos of this project visit our…

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Go Green with Your Next Project

You’ve heard there are opportunities to ‘go green’ when you build or remodel, but maybe you’re not sure which options are right for you. Some people choose green options to conserve energy and do their part for the environment. Others choose because know that going green helps to save money on monthly bills. We at…

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Renovate Your Master Bath

This luxurious master bath has it all; tons of storage, separate frameless glass shower, and an inviting soaking tub! The details and layout provide a crisp, clean feel while at the same time offering functionality and elegance.

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Bring the Indoors Out With a Covered Patio Addition

Sometimes canopies and umbrellas don’t provide enough shade from the hot summer sun. Stay out of the sun and bad weather by adding a patio cover. Ceiling fans and recessed lighting will keep your outdoor space cool and provide the light you need all year round. We can help you transform your plain patio into…

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Give Your Home Great Curb Appeal

Ever walk up to someone’s front door and just feel good about how it looks and feels? What you’re experiencing is the symmetry of quality design and smart landscaping. A home that has great curb appeal has nice proportions, pleasing colors, and – in the architect’s terms – good massing. There are a lot of…

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Fundamentals of Great Kitchen Design

The kitchen is now the center of the house with constant traffic, lots of activity, and a strong current of socializing. But it is also a working environment where specific tasks need to be accomplished. The key to great kitchen design is to create a space where you can execute those tasks efficiently while allowing…

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Green Building – Does it Make “Cents”

In today’s remodeling and building industry, the new trend and buzz word is “green”.  A basic definition of “green” is the use of construction methods and materials that provide healthy, efficient, and sustainable choices when remodeling or building a home. Energy costs and the raw materials that serve the building market continue to climb.  Now…

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Remodeling Success: Relationship vs. Cost

We all understand that when we purchase expensive items (car, furniture, and jewelry), the assumption is that the price matters.  Value and quality should be uniform in identical products.  That same assumption is often used in remodeling our homes, the largest purchase and investment most of us make.  We transfer these same attitudes and assumptions…

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Why Design-Build?

One-stop shopping can streamline the remodeling experience Pamela and Steve love their newly purchased, seventy-year-old home in the Houston area. It has all the charming quirks of an older house—a lovely curved staircase in the front entrance, original hardwood floors, unexpected alcoves, and a marble fireplace. The location, a corner lot in a great neighborhood,…

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Thinking about home remodeling? Start here

The more clearly you can envision the project and describe it on paper, the better prepared you’ll be in making your decision. Sooner or later you may join the millions of people who remodel their homes each year. Perhaps it was the moment when you realized that avocado green and harvest gold are no longer…

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Ten Ways to Increase Your Home Value

May is National Home Improvement Month, and we thought we’d help you get a jump-start on your summer remodeling projects with some tips from the experts. They let you in on projects that will increase the look and value of your home from inside to out, whether you are looking to sell in an unfriendly…

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