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Rob Froehlich

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Remodeling Tips for Holiday Lighting

By Remodeling tips, Project Planning, Remodeling IdeasNo Comments

As the holiday season approaches us I thought I would take a break from my usual insightfully, well-written, educational blogs (did I really write that?) to a more fun, light hearted topic…. holiday lighting. Or at least ideas to keep in mind for future Holiday lighting. I’m not just talking about where and how to hang holiday lights this year. What I am talking about, is when you are considering your next remodeling project there are some strategic places to…

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Bringing the Hidden Costs for Remodeling Projects into the Light

By Project Planning, Corinthian ProjectNo Comments

Home Improvement Shows Make Radical Transformations on Small Budgets How do they do that? The short answer is there are often times hidden costs or investments that homeowners must make for a successful remodeling project. And home improvement shows don’t often address those costs. If you are anything like me, you love snuggling up on the couch watching a couple of episodes of your favorite home improvement show. And also maybe like me, you are a bit tainted and confused…

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Finish Phase for Your Remodeling Project

By Project Planning, Corinthian ProjectNo Comments

It has finally arrived, the Finish Phase of your remodeling project is here. Not the finish line, but the finish phase. The finish line is still just around the corner. So why is there so much excitement around the Finish Phase of your remodeling project? Because your project has hit the mid-point of your renovation and it is mostly downhill from here! Your Mechanical Phase was completed with the culmination of the city inspecting all of our work and giving…

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Mechanical Phase for Remodeling Projects

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You have now entered the mechanical phase of your renovation project. You might be thinking… is this when my auto mechanic is going to show up to my house and start working on it? Well no. This phase might sound a bit foreign to you and maybe you’ve heard this phase called the “rough-in” phase. It is when we “rough-in” or do the work behind walls and ceilings in preparation for the final finish stages of all mechanical systems. Mechanical…

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Drywall Phase for Remodeling Projects

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The drywall phase is always the transitional phase in any renovation project. All the following phases have been completed: Demo, Framing, Roofing, Mechanicals, Insulation, and Inspection. The drywall phase marks the middle of the project. It may have felt like FOREVER to get to this stage of the project. But exciting things will happen from here. The duration of a typical drywall phase can take anywhere from 3 days to a maximum of 8 to 10 days, depending on the…

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Custom Painted Kitchen Cabinetry, Calcutta Quartzite, Stainless Appliances, microwave drawer, SubZero and Wolf appliances, Stainless Hood, Double Ovens, Kitchen Backsplash: Calcutta Quartzite Backsplash, Recessed Can Lights, Undercounter Lighting, Inside Cabinetry Lighting, entry chandelier light, Refinished wood flooring

Kitchen 101: Refrigerators and Freezers

By Project Planning, Kitchen 101No Comments

Choosing refrigerators and freezers may not seem too difficult. However, when we work with a homeowner interested in a kitchen renovation, we assist them in making well-educated decisions on many options of which a refrigerator and freezer are near the top of the list. Refrigerator Width People are often influenced by the things they grew up with, and believe it or not, refrigerators are no different! There are many more options in refrigerators today than there were when we grew…

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What To Expect on Your Final Walkthrough

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That special day has finally come! The day you have dreamt about since you began this crazy journey… Your “Final Walkthrough” with your contractor! Just as you have experienced in the rest of our process together, we want your final walkthrough to educate you and give you peace of mind that your final project is just as we set out to accomplish. In your final walkthrough, we review all the spaces that we added or modified. We confirm the Scope…

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What is a Warranty & Why You Should Care

By Project Planning, Corinthian ProjectNo Comments

When I say the word warranty, I know I hear a general groan of “how boring”. I would rather be reading about an ice cube melting on a hot summer sidewalk than to read about a remodeling warranty. But the reality is, if you buy something you expect it to work and if it breaks (no fault of your own) you expect to get it fixed or replaced. And now, thanks to Amazon that is getting very easy. If you…

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Choosing the Best Remodeling Partner for Your Remodeling Project

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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…

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Corinthian Wins Chrysalis Design Award

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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…

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