Historic Renovation

Remodeling Trends in 2016

Another year, another shift in evolving trends. MainStreet Design Build, a luxury design build firm located in Birmingham, solicited advice from its award-winning certified designer, Christine Ramaekers, to identify this year’s hottest remodeling trends, based on current demand from Oakland County homeowners.

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Houzz Compares Bungalow Styles and Features MainStreet Southeast Michigan Bungalow

Learn about the origin of bungalows and the many styles of architecture born across continents and cultures. While drawing close comparisons to the many types of bungalows in this informative Houzz Ideabook, a small, local 1920’s Detroit Tudor-inspired design is featured that recently underwent an exterior makeover by MainStreet Design Build. Access more photos and details on this Southeast Michigan Bungalow. …

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From Humble Post-War Bungalow to Charming Cottage

When you have a perfect-sized home that you love in the right location, all it takes is a little ingenuity and design inspiration to change your home’s exterior—from drab to fab. This post war bungalow lacked curb appeal and artistic detail. The owners envisioned coming home to a charming, cottage-style home that had a quaint …

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“A Day in the Life” with Steve

  This month, we’re launching a new blog series highlighting “A Day in the Life” of Steve Ramaekers, our President and fearless leader. We’ll share insight on the inner workings of his days and the happenings at MainStreet Design Build. As always, we welcome your questions and comments!   Friday, March 16th It’s 6:30 a.m. …

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