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Rob Froehlich

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

By Project Planning, Kitchen 101No Comments

Starting a kitchen remodeling project 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…

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3 Hamburgers: A Home Remodeling Fable

Three Hamburgers: A Remodeling Project Fable

By Remodeling tips, Project PlanningNo 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…

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

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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…

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