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Sneak Peek at a Major Renovation and Addition in Bloomfield Hills

Sneak Peek at a Major Renovation and Addition in Bloomfield Hills

Follow this project on Instagram @mainstreetdesignbuild using #keswickremodel An already wonderful Bloomfield Hills house is in the throes of a major renovation, and soon to be transformed into a glorious home worthy of an in-progress sneak peek. A project of this...

How to Build Wellness into Your Home Remodeling Project

How to Build Wellness into Your Home Remodeling Project

Now more than ever before, homeowners are re-evaluating every aspect of their lives with a special focus on maximizing health and wellness. The intense scrutiny goes beyond diet and exercise to focus on how the physical environment affects overall health, safety,...

Now’s the Time for “Virtual Design”

Now’s the Time for “Virtual Design”

Albert Einstein, known for saying a smart thing or two, once observed that “adversity introduces a man — or woman — to him or herself.” Truer words have never been spoken, especially given today’s public health concerns: physical distancing now forces most companies...

EPA Lead-Safe Compliance Protects Against COVID-19

EPA Lead-Safe Compliance Protects Against COVID-19

A Homeowner’s Assurance of Responsible Renovation As a contractor, we play a critical role in helping to prevent lead exposure in homes that are built before 1978. In these circumstances, ordinary renovation and maintenance activities can create toxic lead dust that...

Why Wait? Top 5 Reasons Now is the Best Time to Remodel

Why Wait? Top 5 Reasons Now is the Best Time to Remodel

Spring has sprung - a time when homeowners typically clean their homes and start new home remodeling projects! The “Stay-Home, Stay-Safe” order has made our relationship with our homes even more intimate, reflecting on our homes' drawbacks and also their fantastic...

How Home Remodeling Can Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

How Home Remodeling Can Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

You’re excited to begin work on a home remodel project. Suddenly, you realize that changes to your home, while adding value to your property, may also need to be protected in the event of a disaster. What steps should be taken to protect your investment? In addition...

How Home Renovation TV Shows Can Help Inspire Your Own Home Remodel

How Home Renovation TV Shows Can Help Inspire Your Own Home Remodel

Like many homeowners preparing for a home remodeling project, chances are you have been perusing magazines and websites for inspiration as well as following the action on home renovation TV shows. Seeing amateurs and professionals at work perfecting their vision for...

Q & A with MainStreet Client, Becky B.

Q & A with MainStreet Client, Becky B.

Q: What concern(s) did you have going into your home remodeling project? A:  When my husband and I married, we were blending two families together and considered buying a new home. Instead, we decided to remodel the home my husband purchased, which was his parents’...

5 Steps to a Successful Kitchen Remodel

5 Steps to a Successful Kitchen Remodel

While updating your kitchen can be as simple as choosing new appliances and adding a fresh new wall color, today's best kitchens reflect a family's individuality and are as attractive as they are functional. Because life has become not only busier but also more...

How to Choose the Right Home Remodeling Contractor

How to Choose the Right Home Remodeling Contractor

Often times, the hardest part of starting a home remodel is choosing a remodeling contractor. What do you look for? Do you hire an architect or a design-build firm? How do you choose? Searching for the right contractor takes work. To make it easier for you, and to...

From Exterior Porch to Interior Space

From Exterior Porch to Interior Space

If you need additional living space and your home has a porch, you’re in luck!  Enclosing that exterior porch could be a simple, cost-effective way to gain the space you want.   Transform Your Porch With Our Team!   Benefits of Enclosing an Exterior Porch...

5 Benefits of Using an EPA Lead-Safe Certified Remodeling Firm

5 Benefits of Using an EPA Lead-Safe Certified Remodeling Firm

If you live in a home built before 1978 (before lead-based paints were outlawed), there is a good chance your home contains lead-based paints and plumbing, unfortunately. The older a home is, the higher the risk of lead being present and posing potential harms,...

10 Things to Consider When Building a Mudroom

10 Things to Consider When Building a Mudroom

As the Boston Globe reported, “The mudroom is the new foyer,” one senior architect recently quipped. Today’s mudroom can be a truly functional space—a place to store things you need in easy reach, but still out of the way of the main living space. The mudroom serves a...

How to Read and Understand Reviews

How to Read and Understand Reviews

Leveraging Online Reviews to Find a Home Remodeling Firm that Is Right for You The onset of the world-wide-web ushered in a whole new way of doing business for both buyers and sellers of goods and services. From ordering milk to planning a family vacation, we rely on...

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