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Star Award Winning Project

Craftsmanship By John is proud of our award winning project in Houston which received 2021 Texas Association of Builders (TAB) Star Awards for this spectacular project in Piney Point including Best Kitchen Renovation Over $750K and Best Whole House Renovation over $2M.   The Star Awards is the only statewide tribute to excellence in the…

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2021 Star Awards Finalist

Craftsmanship By John is proud to have three of our projects named as Texas Association of Builders (TAB) 2021 Star Awards Finalists. Best Whole House Renovation ($500K-$650K) Briargrove Best Kitchen Renovation (Over $750K) Piney Point Best Whole House Renovation (Over $2M) Piney Point In addition we received 2021 Star Awards Finalist for Best Website and…

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GHBA 2020 PRISM Award

Craftsmanship By John is honored to have received a 2020 Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) Houston’s Best PRISM Award in the category of Whole House Renovation between $500,000 to $750,000.    This award honors the Greater Houston Builders Association’s finest in the building industry.  View project photos

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Home Improvement

Home Improvement Hi Charles, I was going to email you today regarding the door.  Thanks for the estimate and I’ll talk to Stuart about how to proceed.   Please let your team know we are very happy with the new closets!  What a wonderful addition to our home and your team did an excellent job. Hope…

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Star Finalist Awards

Star Finalist Awards Craftsmanship By John is honored to receive two Texas Association of Builders Star Finalist Awards in the following categories: Best Kitchen Renovation $75,000 – $100,000 Best Whole House Renovation $500,000 – $600,000 In 1992, the Texas Association of Builders (TAB) launched the Texas Star Awards — the only statewide tribute to excellence…

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Home Office

Home Office Right now, working from home seems to be the current reality. Many of us weren’t prepared for this and must make do with using space that may be less than desirable. It gets much more interesting if more than one person is working from home. (Hopefully you’re the one with the largest desk…

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Find the right fit when choosing remodeler

Find the right fit when choosing remodeler Finding the right fit when choosing remodeler is an article written by John Gillette of Craftsmanship By John. It was published in the October 27, 2019 edition of the Houston Chronicle. We’ve all heard horror stories of remodeling projects gone wrong. The project took months longer than estimated,…

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2019 Master Design Award

2019 Master Design Award The team at Craftsmanship By John is pleased to have won a Qualified Remodeler 2019 Master Design Award in the category of Addition More Than $250,000. The Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards competition was initiated 41 years ago to recognize remodelers, architects, builders, kitchen and bath specialists and other professionals for outstanding project design and…

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Bathroom renovation project is Star Awards Finalist

Bathroom renovation project is Star Awards Finalist Craftsmanship By John is proud to have been named a Texas Association of Builders (TAB) 2019 Star Award Finalist for Best Bathroom Renovation $40K – $50K. TAB launched the Star Awards program to showcase the outstanding work of home builders, remodelers, architects, designers, sales and marketing professionals, and…

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Chrysalis Award Winner 2019

Chrysalis Award Winner 2019 Craftsmanship By John is honored to win a prestigious 2019 Chrysalis Award in the category of Addition over $250,000 in the southern region of the US. 77 companies from across the United States were named winners at the 2019 Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence. The entries were judged on overall design,…

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Master Bath Remodel Houston Chronicle

Master Bath Remodel Houston Chronicle This Master Bath Remodel article was written by John Gillette and published in the April 14th, 2019 Sunday edition of the Houston Chronicle. If you desire a master bath remodel, call Craftsmanship By John, View our master bath remodel page Read this and other remodeling articles at Home and Garden…

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Houston Remodeler Prism Award 2018

Houston Remodeler Award Winning Project

Houston Remodeler Prism Award 2018 We are proud to announce that Craftsmanship by John, a Houston Remodeler has won a 2018 GHBA Prism Award in the category of Home Addition over $150,000. The Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) Houston’s Best PRISM Awards are an annual event designed to recognize commitment and excellence  within the Houston’s home…

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Star Awards 2018

Star Awards 2018 Craftsmanship By John a custom builder and remodeler is a proud winner of a 2018 Texas Association of Builders Star Award for Best Specialty Room under $50,000. The award winning room featured a custom bar in a radius half round design. Custom cabinetry built by us, a black granite top, black alligator…

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Flood Remodel – Hurricane Harvey

Flood Remodel – Hurricane Harvey We, like many of our neighbors, had our lives changed for ever after Harvey and the release of the dams. However, we were blessed to have friends and strangers who helped in the first few weeks, giving us hope that there was a brighter future. Our luck continued when we…

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Awards 2018

Awards 2018 Craftsmanship By John is honored to be a 2018 Star Awards Finalist in two categories. The Texas Association of Builders Star Awards is a statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry. Best Specialty Room under $50k Best Outdoor Living Space $70 – $95k   Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM…

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Kitchen Design Trends of 2018

Kitchen Design Trends of 2018 Kitchen design trends prove that kitchens are beyond just a gathering point in your home – they are the epicenter. Here are some design trends that will likely set your space apart. Hidden Range Hoods Many home owners prefer decorative range hoods, but some are opting to conceal their range…

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Green Remodeling

Green Remodeling Families remodel their homes for many different reasons. It may be to save money on utility bills, to redesign the space to better suit the family’s current lifestyle, or to be better stewards of our natural resources.   But as the home remodeling and building industry celebrates National Home Remodeling Month in May,…

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Home Improvement – Heights

Home Improvement – Heights Just wanted to say thanks for your managing the repair work. Appreciated your listening to our concerns and laid-back willingness to do some trade-offs in getting a few extra things done. We are happy with the results. -JM, Heights Home Improvement Flood Remodel – Hurricane Harvey Home Improvement – Heights Flood…

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Remodeling Older Homes

Remodeling Older Homes This article “Address Issues Before Remodeling Older Homes” was written by John Gillette and published in the Houston Chronicle on March 4th 2018. The attraction of buying and living in an older home that has features from a particular era is hard for some to resist. If you have purchased an older home…

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Flood Reconstruction

Please accept our heartfelt thanks for all you have done to help us since Harvey hit. The assistance from all at St. Martins helped us get through those first weeks of numbness and confusion as we processed (or at least started to process!) what occurred and what we needed to do. As we started looking…

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Is Custom Cabinetry Right For You?

Custom Cabinetry Is It Right For You? Sometimes you have a remodeling idea that can’t be bought ready-made. Right now there are dominant remodeling trends in kitchen and bathroom cabinetry choices for homeowners. Consider custom cabinetry. While simple, clean, streamlined cabinetry is currently popular, homeowners may also desire unique customized cabinet styles with features that…

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2017 Houston’s Best Prism Award Winning Project

2017 Houston’s Best Prism Award Winning Project Craftsmanship By John is honored to have received a 2017 Houston’s Best PRISM Award in the category of Whole House Renovation over $750,000. This award honors the Greater Houston Builders Association’s finest in the building industry. See more project photos   Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist…

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Home Addition 2017 Star Award Winner

Home Addition 2017 Star Award Winner This home addition project was part of a whole house renovation by Craftsmanship By John. It is a Texas Association of Home Builders 2017 Star Award Winner in the category of Remodeler- Best Addition over $500,000. The Texas Association of Builders Star Awards is a statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry.…

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2017 Star Awards Finalist

2017 Star Awards Finalist The Texas Association of Builders Star Awards is the only statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry. We are proud to have three of our projects named 2017 Star Awards Finalists in this prestigious award program in the categories of: Remodeler – Best Addition – Over $500K Remodeler -…

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Outdoor Entertaining Spaces Add Warm-Weather Flair

Outdoor Entertaining Spaces Add War Weather Flair This Outdoor Entertaining Spaces article contains an interview with John Gillette and was published in Houston Chronicle March 25, 2017- House to Home Section. When spring rapidly transforms into summer, it’s time to think about how to get your home ready for ample time spent entertaining outdoors. If…

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Remodeler of the Month NAHB Feb 2017

Remodeler of the Month NAHB Feb 2017 Remodeler of the Month NAHB. This is an article of an interview with John Gillette published in Qualified Remodeler Magazine Feb 2017 Technology Improves Service John Gillette recognizes that gaining trust is a key ingredient in producing a better project. QR: When and how did you choose this…

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John Gillette featured in Texas Builder Magazine

John Gillette featured in Texas Builder Magazine We are proud to have been featured in the Nov/Dec Issue of Texas Builder Magazine. The photos pictured on the cover and on the index page feature award winning projects by CBJ. The article is titled “Craftsmanship by John Delivers on the Promise of Its Name.” We invite…

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Modern Kitchen Houston Chronicle Article

Modern Kitchen Houston Chronicle Article Excerpt of an article “Whats cooking in today’s modern kitchen?” that appeared in the Houston Chronicle on October 6, 2016 featuring modern kitchen Houston project photos from Craftsmanship By John. Interior design trends change over time and when remodeling your home, planning for function is important. Even if you think…

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2016 Remodeling 550 Recognition

2016 Remodeling 550 Recognition Craftsmanship By John, Inc. placed #47 on Remodeling magazine’s annual list of  top full service remodelers from all over the country. These are companies that are leaders in the home improvement industry. Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM Award Star Finalist Awards 2019 Master Design Award Bathroom…

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2016 Star Award Winner

2016 Star Award Winner Craftsmanship By John is honored to be a 2016 Star Award Winner in the following category: Best Kitchen Renovation $100K – $250K The Texas Association of Builders Star Awards is a statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry. Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM Award Star Finalist Awards…

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3D Design Remodeling

3D Design Remodeling “The 3 C’s of 3D design revealed” was written by Aaron Lytal, Craftsmanship by John and published in the Houston Chronicle on July 1, 2016. With the advances of modern technology, building has become a more technical field, increasing the knowledge gap between clients and contractors. This is where 3D designs come…

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2016 Star Awards Finalist in three categories

2016 Star Awards Finalist in three categories Craftsmanship By John  is honored to be a  2016 Star Awards Finalist in three categories.. The Texas Association of Builders Star Awards is a statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry. The categories are as follows: Best Whole House Renovation $500K-$1M Best Kitchen Renovation $100K-$250K Best Whole House Renovation…

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Kitchen Remodel – Memorial

I know I have told you before about how much I love my kitchen. However, the past two weekends I have hosted church events in my home because MDPC has been without power. People have complimented me on my great kitchen. Hey, it’s not about me, it’s what you did! …and I say that! I…

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CBJ Award Winner 2015 Houston’s Best PRISM

CBJ Award Winner 2015 Houston’s Best PRISM Craftsmanship By John is honored to have received a 2015 Houston’s Best PRISM Award in the category of Whole House Remodel over $750,000. This award honors the Greater Houston Builders Association’s finest in the building industry. Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM Award Star…

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CBJ won a 2015 Star Award for Outdoor Living Project

CBJ won a 2015 Star Award for Outdoor Living Project Craftsmanship By John has been named a winner of a 2015 Texas Association of Builders’ Star Award for Best Outdoor Living Space between $40,000-$60,000!  The Texas Association of Builders annual Star Awards competition showcases the outstanding work of builders, remodelers, architects, designers, and sales, marketing, and construction professionals in…

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CBJ named Finalist in the Star Awards

CBJ named Finalist in the Star Awards Craftsmanship By John has been for named finalists for the 2015 Texas Association of Builders’ Star Awards! The Texas Association of Builders annual Star Awards competition showcases the outstanding work of builders, remodelers, architects, designers, and sales, marketing, and construction professionals in Texas. We are finalists in the following categories: Remodeler of the…

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Home office should be planned carefully

Home office should be planned carefully A home office is becoming less of a luxury and more of a necessity with more people telecommuting or running their own businesses from their homes. The number of Americans who work from home is in the millions, and with the rising cost of gas and increased traffic causing…

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What to ask before you begin your remodeling project

What to ask before you begin your remodeling project (PHOTO COURTESY HARRY DURHAM) If you’re planning a home remodel, hire a professional remodeler with excellent credentials. According to the Greater Houston Builders Association, the best remodeling results are achieved when qualified remodelers do the work. Ask about these credentials when hiring a professional remodeler: Insurance…

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Planning Space for Outdoor Living

Planning Space for Outdoor Living Excerpt for an Article in Texas Home and Garden John Gillette, of Craftsmanship By John notes “When it comes to cabinetry, outdoor options are more limited. The best options are stainless steel, marine-grade polymer, and teak. Desirable for their classic good looks, teak cabinets must be custom built for the…

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Hot Housing Trend: Outdoor Kitchens

Hot Housing Trend: Outdoor Kitchens Many home owners enjoy the summer months—and sometimes spring, fall and winter, too—with the sizzle of their outdoor grill. But running back and forth between the kitchen and the barbeque can get old quickly. Outdoor kitchens make life easier for those who enjoy grilling their meals and entertaining outdoors, making…

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Make Your Home Safe for All Ages

Make Your Home Safe for All Ages Use these tips to avoid accidents. Your 80-year-old aunt is coming to stay for a few days. You’re looking forward to the visit, but realize your home may not be entirely “older-generation” friendly. To help enhance the safety and comfort of your visitor, especially one who may have…

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Tips For a Successful Home Remodel

Tips For a Successful Home Remodel Article written by John Gillette in the Houston Chronicle Home Office What to ask before you begin your remodeling project Planning Space for Outdoor Living Hot Housing Trend: Outdoor Kitchens Make Your Home Safe for All Ages Tips For a Successful Home Remodel Does Remodeling Add Value? New Year’s…

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Does Remodeling Add Value?

Does Remodeling Add Value? Article by John Gillette in the Houston Remodeling Guide. Home Office What to ask before you begin your remodeling project Planning Space for Outdoor Living Hot Housing Trend: Outdoor Kitchens Make Your Home Safe for All Ages Tips For a Successful Home Remodel Does Remodeling Add Value? New Year’s Remodeling Expectations…

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Universal design and aging in place

Universal design and aging in place Universal design, aging-in-place remodeling article written by John Gillette and published in the Houston Chronicle on Jan 27, 2013. Universal design and aging-in-place feature differences Homeowners wanting to customize their homes for their needs and comfort have a variety of products and design elements among which to choose. Two…

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New Year’s Remodeling Expectations

New Year’s Remodeling Expectations Happy New Year! Now is the time for us to make our home remodeling resolutions come true. No matter where you are in the home remodeling planning process, it’s important that you set your expectations for your home as well as the professionals you will be working with.  Although it’s best…

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Bathroom, Kitchen, Garage Remodel – Memorial

This client had bathrooms and kitchen remodeled, as well as an added garage with space above. “We have used Craftsmanship by John for numerous remodels over the past 15 years. Some were small jobs but several were major remodels. In our most recent remodel, we took almost every wall back to the studs, moved the location…

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Project Professionalism – Memorial

Just a short not to let you know how happy we have been with Russell’s professional attitude. He came into our remodeling project with such professionalism.  He was courteous and very prompt when we needed him. We are very thankful in his taking over and handling of our project. -BF, Briar Forest

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Multiple Remodels – West U

This client had a various renovations over  12 years. “Over the past 12 years, CBJ has done several significant remodels for me ranging from the entire house, to gutting and rebuilding an upstairs floor, to remodeling one room, to building an oversized greenhouse. I have developed so much confidence in John’s ability and integrity that we…

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Windows – West University

We have done several various projects for this client in the West University area. .  This project was a window replacement job. In addition the windows needed to be painted.  Even though the weather did not cooperate, the job was completed and resulted in another satisfied customer! “The windows are beautiful and were worth the weather and…

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Home Addition – Memorial

This client had a second story addition added to their home in the Memorial section of Houston. We handled the project while the owners were out of town. Dear John, Just a note to thank you and Craftsmanship by John for all you did for us.  I really appreciate you taking control for us while…

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Siding Replacement – Memorial

This client had siding replaced in Memorial. Just wanted to express our appreciation of the efforts put in by your crew to replace the siding on our chimney. They finished up attaching the siding in the rain – it rained for 2 days straight! I’m sure if those boards had not been in place, water…

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Kitchen Remodel – Memorial

This client had a kitchen renovation. Just a note to compliment you on your employees who worked in our home.  This was a small project, but of course important to us, and your crew brought the same qualities to the job — attention to detail, respect for their surroundings, excellent work, good humor and courtesy…

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Whole House Remodel – Memorial

We make every effort to reduce the customer stress associated with any remodel. Larger projects can be even more stressful. This customer thanks us for their whole house renovation in the Memorial section of Houston. Dear John, Becky and I thank you and your workers and sub contractors for the excellent job on our renovation.…

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Thank You Note

We pride ourselves on our follow up to make sure the customer is completely satisfied with our work. We greatly appreciate all of the thank you notes we receive. Thank you for taking the time to let us know you like our work! Dear John, Thank you for your free follow up work. I sincerely…

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Painting and Woodwork Repair – Memorial

This client had their home painted and repairs. “Thanks for the great work that Craftsmanship By John completed on my home. Everything from the paint to the woodwork looks better than new. I understand why your company has such a great reputation. Although you probably don’t need any more, please feel free to use me as…

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Bathroom Remodel – Uptown

This client had bathrooms remodeled and french doors installed. “I would like to compliment you and your staff on the fine work you did recently on our house. We received a quality job. Additionally, you and your employees provided excellent service. Thanks for putting forth the extra effort to ensure such a quality job and…

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Client Referral – Memorial

Much of our business relies on referrals from appreciative customers. We appreciate and value your referrals. This particular client kindly referred us to one of her associates. “During the holidays I took Sasha to her acupuncture appointment and while talking to the vet,I learned she is thinking about a bathroom renovation.  Sooo, I told her…

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Doors Installation- Wilcrest

Whether you have a big or small project, we make sure the job is done right and that you are completely satisfied. This client had entry doors constructed in the Wilcrest section of Houston. “John and Ivan, Thanks for doing such quality work in the construction for our doors.” – Rae, Wilcrest

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Mantle Installation – Memorial

Sometimes someone just needs help with installing something or a repair and doesn’t know who to call. Call CBJ, we are happy to help!  In this case the client needed a limestone fireplace mantel installed in her home in the Memorial section of Houston. “Thank you for the great job on installing our limestone mantel.  Your workers…

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Home Renovation – Bunker Hill

Teamwork is very important to us! It’s important to have a skilled team and helps the job to get done in a timely manner.  This client had a home remodel in the Bunker Hill section of Houston. John and Team, Thank you so very much for getting us back in our beautiful home!  We love…

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Master Bath Remodel – Memorial

This client had a master bath remodel in Memorial. “Thank you so much for working with me to make the bathroom remodeling and maintenance repairs to my house.  I am thrilled with the overall outcome and especially enjoy my bathroom.  Now, it’s time for me to entertain and enjoy my home.” – SJ, Memorial

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Garage Repair – Briargrove

Solving problems is our specialty! This client needed a repair and french drain installed to keep water out of their garage/playroom  in the Briargrove section of Houston. “I couldn’t be any more pleased about the garage (playroom) and French drain.  … Thanks again for a job very well done.” – JW, Briargrove  

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Fireplace Removal – Katy

We’ treat your home like it’s our own and make sure to leave it tidy. This client had a fireplace removed in Katy. Linda,  Please pass on our thanks and appreciation for the work done on our home.  Everything looks perfect and like it had always been part of the home.  The guys were clean…

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Beam Repair – Spring Branch

Safety first! Sometimes customers need a repair in a hurry. We’ll make every effort to get the job done and quickly! This client had a beam repair job done in in her home in the Spring Branch section of Houston. “Thank you – You did nice work and responded quickly.  Good Work!” – TM, Spring…

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Custom Built Credence Table – Memorial

Craftsmanship by John, Inc. generously donated a custom built credence table that was mounted to the wall for our church. The expert workmanship and attention to detail in matching the existing Tabernacle and Altar in style, material and color cannot be stressed enough – it is perfect! “It looks as though it has always been…

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Qualified Remodeler 2014 Top 500 Remodelers

Qualified Remodeler 2014 Top 500 Remodelers Craftsmanship By John made the 2014 Remodeler  550 List  #97 in the country. Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM Award Star Finalist Awards 2019 Master Design Award Bathroom renovation project is Star Awards Finalist Chrysalis Award Winner 2019 Houston Remodeler Prism Award 2018 Star Awards 2018…

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Start remodeling now for the holidays

Start remodeling now for the holidays Article appearing in the Houston Chronicle Home Office What to ask before you begin your remodeling project Planning Space for Outdoor Living Hot Housing Trend: Outdoor Kitchens Make Your Home Safe for All Ages Tips For a Successful Home Remodel Does Remodeling Add Value? New Year’s Remodeling Expectations Start…

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Builder Architect Article

Builder Architect Article The following is an excerpt from an article by Angie Yurch  that originally appeared in Builder/Architect Magazine: “Many of us relish in the fact that we are still living in the same home where our children grew up. As you pour that cup of coffee, you look around and remember all the occasions…

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Houston’s Best Prism Award 2014

Houston’s Best Prism Award 2014 Craftsmanship by John won a Best Prism award from the Greater Houston Builders Association for Remodeled Bathroom under $50,000. Craftsmanship by John was also named finalists for Best Specialty Room, Remodeled Bathroom over $50,000 and Remodeled Kitchen over $100,000. Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM…

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Texas Assoc of Builders 2014 Star Award winner

Texas Assoc of Builders 2014 Star Award winner Craftsmanship by John was a 2014 Texas Association of Builders Star Award winner for Best Website. Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM Award Star Finalist Awards 2019 Master Design Award Bathroom renovation project is Star Awards Finalist Chrysalis Award Winner 2019 Houston…

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Craftsmanship by John named 2013 Top 500 Remodelers

Craftsmanship by John named 2013 Top 500 Remodelers Craftsmanship By John has received the honor of making the 2013 Qualified Remodeler Top 500 List.  Our acceptance into this elite group of the Top 500 Remodelers in the county is based on top firms sharing several common attributes. These attributes are excellent business acumen, commitment to…

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John Gillette serves as HomeAid Houston Captain

John Gillette serves as HomeAid Houston Captain HomeAid Houston and Remodeler Captain John Gillette with Craftsmanship by John joined the Open Door Mission to dedicate the completion of renovations at the Mission’s East End location. Find the right fit when choosing remodeler Master Bath Remodel Houston Chronicle Kitchen Design Trends of 2018 Green Remodeling Remodeling…

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Texas Assoc of Builders 2013 Star Award

Texas Assoc of Builders 2013 Star Award Craftsmanship by John received a 2013  Texas Association of Builders Star Award for Custom Builder – Best Email Message for Your Home-Your Castle Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM Award Star Finalist Awards 2019 Master Design Award Bathroom renovation project is Star Awards Finalist…

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Texas Assoc of Builders 2013 Star Award

Texas Assoc of Builders 2013 Star Award Craftsmanship by John was a 2013 Texas Association of Builders Star Award finalist for Best Website. Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM Award Star Finalist Awards 2019 Master Design Award Bathroom renovation project is Star Awards Finalist Chrysalis Award Winner 2019 Houston Remodeler Prism…

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Qualified Remodeler 2013 Top Remodelers

Qualified Remodeler 2013 Top Remodelers Craftsmanship By John has received the honor of making the 2013 Qualified Remodeler Top 500 List. Star Award Winning Project 2021 Star Awards Finalist GHBA 2020 PRISM Award Star Finalist Awards 2019 Master Design Award Bathroom renovation project is Star Awards Finalist Chrysalis Award Winner 2019 Houston Remodeler Prism Award…

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John Gillette 2012 President of Remodelers Council

John Gillette 2012 President of Remodelers Council A long time GHBA member, John Gillette, GMB, CGR, CAPS is owner of Craftsmanship by John   Inc., a construction company specializing in remodeling.  In addition to the GHBA board John will lead the 2012 Remodelers Council as President.     Find the right fit when choosing remodeler…

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Remodeler of the Year 2012

Remodeler of the Year 2012 GHBA NAMES INDUSTRY’S ‘OF THE YEAR’ AWARD WINNERS FOR 2012 January 24, 2013 – The Greater Houston Builders Association recently announced their “Of the Year” award winners for 2012 Volume Builder, Custom Builder, Developer, Remodeler and the coveted Bud Inscho Associate ‘Of the Year’ award.  John Gillette, CGR, GMB, CAPS,…

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Green Remodeling

Green Remodeling Green Remodeling will not only make your home look better but work better. Invest in green remodeling and enhance your health and environment, while saving money on energy bills. In the kitchen pictured, all materials from reclaimed hardwood floors to bamboo cabinets exemplify green building standards. Home Office What to ask before you…

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Turn Your Bathroom into an Inviting Spa

Turn Your Bathroom into an Inviting Spa You deserve a space of your own where you can sit back, relax and shut out the rest of the world. Creating a spa bathroom can fulfill all of these wishes! When creating your perfect spa bathroom, it is time to look beyond the ordinary. An absolute must…

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Going Beyond the Basics

Going Beyond the Basics An excerpt from an article by Lorraine Hart, President of Ideal Consulting Services, appearing in Remodeling Today Choosing the right professionals is more than just finding the remodeler or decorator with the lowest price. It is even more important that the company you choose to work with is the right company…

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Relocate or Remodel

Relocate or Remodel An excerpt from an article by Lorraine Hart, President of Ideal Consulting Services, appearing in Remodeling Today: The economic conditions of the past few years have thrown a monkey-wrench into plans and dreams for so many homeowners. Unfortunately many of us have had to adjust our goals and re-plan our futures. With…

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Why Now

Why Now An excerpt from an article by Lorraine Hart, President of Ideal Consulting Services, appearing in Remodeling Today: Sometimes we allow forces outside of us to dictate our decisions, plans and actions. This has never been as true as it has been in this current economic climate. Unfortunately some of our decisions, especially those…

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Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence 2003

Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence 2003 Craftsmanship by John won the prestigious 2013 Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence in the category of Room Addition under $100,000. Since 1993, the Chrysalis Awards have honored the finest remodeling projects in the nation that reflect the professional excellence of the residential and commercial remodeling industry. Star Award Winning…

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