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DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Springfield Wins 2021 Franchise of the Year

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Elizabethtown is excited to congratulate our friends at DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Springfield for winning this year’s Franchise of the Year award! In this article, the spotlight is on the Springfield franchise and its owner, Curt Trampe.   (more…)

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6 Starter Home Upgrades to Prioritize for Good ROI

If you’re planning a starter home renovation, you need to prioritize the upgrades that will give you the best returns on investment (ROI) or help attract prospective homebuyers. Here are some upgrades that should be at the top of your list.  (more…)

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The Pros & Cons of Open Floor Plans

During a home renovation project, it’s fun to think of new ideas to upgrade your space. Have you been thinking of opening up more space inside your home by switching to an open floor plan? Start your research with this article about the pros and cons of open floor plans. (more…)

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Change Orders: Why They Happen & How We Minimize Them

As with other home renovation projects, revamping your kitchen may not always go according to plan. In addition to extra repair work, you might have to alter one or more aspects of a design to meet your vision for your space. This is done with the use of change orders and, while they are not unusual, too many of them can blow your budget. Read on as we discuss reasons[...]

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4 Tips for Better Communication With Your Remodeler

Whether you’re doing a small home office remodel or a whole-home update, a renovation will teach you the importance of establishing a good working relationship with your contractor. Most of the responsibility will fall on your remodeler’s shoulders but, as the client, there are a few things you can do to help your project go as smoothly as possible. (more…)

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Sheltering in Place & Its Impact on Home Design

The “new normal” continues to impact our everyday lives and, while it continues to be a real challenge for most of us, not all changes have been for the worse. One of the biggest changes has been in the way we perceive and relate to our living spaces. As an interior remodeling company, we at DreamMaker spent much of the past year thinking about how we could make a prolonged[...]

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Focal Point Ideas to Consider for an Interior Remodel

A focal point is any feature or element that stands out and draws your eye upon entering the space. Without it, a room can look and feel uncoordinated. If you are planning a kitchen, bathroom or home office remodel, consider the kind of focal point that goes well with that specific room. Here are some ideas to help you get started. (more…)

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How to Avoid Overimproving Your Home

Home remodeling isn’t just about beautifying or expanding an existing space; it’s also about increasing the overall value of the property. Unfortunately, not all upgrades and changes pay off in the long run. If you’re planning a home office remodel, a kitchen and bath makeover or a whole-house renovation, make sure you take time to learn about overimproving and how it can be avoided. (more…)

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How to Design an Accessible Bedroom

Barrier-free design for people with physical disabilities and mobility challenges is supported by the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Local and state government buildings, commercial buildings and public accommodations have adopted such design since the 90s.  (more…)

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Why You Can’t Ignore the Design Phase of Renovation

When it comes to home renovations, the design phase is just as important as the actual construction phase. A haphazard approach to remodeling your home can lead to expensive regrets. That’s why a renovation project begins way before your contractor pulls up with the materials! (more…)

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