All Posts By

Rob Froehlich

remodeling partners calendar

Choosing the Best Remodeling Partner for Your Remodeling Project

By Project PlanningNo Comments

Buyers beware! Remodeling partners rank second in customer complaints as reported in an article by Remodeling Magazine and according to the Consumer Federation of America. You might be asking why a remodeling company like ours would want to pass this bit of unfortunate press onto their potential clients and consumers. Well, the answer is quite simple. We value YOU our homeowners and want to educate you as best we can when you’re considering a remodeling project. 3 of the Biggest…

Read More
Mid Century Modern Family Room - Chrysalis Award Logo

Corinthian Wins Chrysalis Design Award

By Corinthian Project, NewsNo Comments

We are excited to be a recipient of the 2019 Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence. The entries for this design award were judged on overall design, the creative use of space and materials, and the degree to which the project enhanced the original structure. Remodeling Project Summary We remodeled a beautiful Mid-Century modern home by transforming it into an ADA compliant home while maintaining the integrity of the original design. Our first-time home buyers hoped we could give them a…

Read More
Kitchen Remodel Planning

Getting Your Kitchen Remodeling Project Started: It’s Not as Scary as You Might Think

By Project PlanningNo Comments

Remodeling your kitchen can be a very scary endeavor, even similar to going on your first blind date. You might be asking yourself, “What should I wear? Where are we going? Will they show up on time?” The only thing scarier is that this blind date will be at your home and in your kitchen! Let me help dispel some of your fears when you remodel your kitchen with Corinthian. Before we ever swing a hammer or pick out tile…

Read More
3 Hamburgers: A Home Remodeling Fable

Three Hamburgers: A Remodeling Project Fable

By Project Planning, Remodeling tipsNo Comments

Usually a fable is a story told with animals as the main characters, but at Corinthian we like to eat. So, this fable features hamburgers. I bet you’re wondering what three hamburgers have to do with the remodeling industry. More than you might think when it comes to understanding you get what you pay for. We’ll start from the idea that there is no right or wrong hamburger. I mean, how can you go wrong with a delicious beef patty…

Read More
Can I Provide My Own...

Common Remodeling Project Questions: Can I provide my own [light fixture, counters, etc]?

By Project PlanningNo Comments

We have been doing remodeling for a long time now and one question that comes up from time to time is “Can I provide my own…” You fill in the blank. It could be something as simple as a light fixture or something more complicated like a Jacuzzi hot tub for your master bathroom. Our standard answer to this question is maybe. Please let me explain why. There is a lot of thought and planning that goes into creating a…

Read More
Remodeling Site Prep

What is Remodeling Site Prep and Why is it Important?

By Project Planning, Remodeling tipsNo Comments

Before we start talking about the importance of site prep, let’s define what it is. Site prep involves planning the best route for the various trades to get in and out of your house with the least amount of disruption and providing the necessary protection for your home during the process. While most remodeling projects don’t require the homeowner to move out of their home, some projects involve considerable square footage or a critical area of the home such as…

Read More
remodeling construction schedule

Why a Construction Schedule is Critical to a Successful Remodeling Project

By Project PlanningNo Comments

If you’ve read my blog about having a Scope of Work, you know how strongly feel about having good project documents in place to ensure the success of your remodeling project. Well, another document that is just as important as the Scope of Work is your Construction Schedule. Where the Scope of Work defines all of the work that is included in your project, the Construction Schedule spells out how and when of all of the activities of your remodeling…

Read More
Successful Remodeling Project

What Needs to Happen Behind the Scenes For A Successful Remodeling Project?

By Project PlanningNo Comments

You’ve been working with your preferred remodeling partner to design your project. You may be wondering what should be happening behind the scenes to make your remodeling project a success. I talk with my clients about the three “S’s” in success: Selections Schedule Scope of work Selections During the Designer Retainer stage or planning stages, you probably spent countless hours figuring out what was just the right cabinet color to use, the perfect bathroom faucet or best looking light fixture…

Read More
3 Myths to Competitive Bids

Three Myths of Competitive Bids for Remodeling Projects

By Project PlanningNo Comments

Zig Ziglar, the motivational speaker once said, “Repetition is the mother of learning.” This is true in many settings, but it’s not likely that many of us are not going to remodel our kitchen multiple times or renovate our master bath annually. Maybe once or twice in our lifetime we might undertake a large renovation project, so it is in everyone’s best interest to “get it right” the first time. But where to start so you can get it right…

Read More
4 Phases of Remodeling Project

Four Phases of a Remodeling Project – The Corinthian Way

By Project PlanningNo Comments

There are many ways to get from point A to point B and at Corinthian we believe that having a clear roadmap to guide you is a benefit. A remodeling project is no different. In this blog, I’m going to map out the four phases of the remodeling process that we use to give our homeowners the remodeling project of their dreams. Phase 1: Planning Phase You’ve decided you’d like to remodel. Maybe it’s your master suite or your kitchen…

Read More