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Summit Design Welcomes Bertch Cabinetry Line

Summit Design Remodeling is excited to announce its affiliation with Bertch Cabinetry.  In operation for over 35 years, Bertch is based out of Waterloo, Iowa.  The company utilizes only the finest wood, furniture joints and exceptional finishes to create distinct … Continue reading

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Let the Sunshine in with a Custom Sunroom

If this winter’s snow and ice have taken a toll and you are ready for some sunshine, consider adding a low maintenance and completely customizable sunroom.  A sunroom will create an open environment like you’ve never experienced before and let … Continue reading

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What Type of Tile Should I Choose?

When our clients come to us for bathroom or kitchen remodeling projects, they often pepper us with questions about the different tile materials available in the marketplace.  Is porcelain tile better than ceramic tile?  Should I invest in stone tile?  … Continue reading

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Decking Materials – What’s Right for You?

If you are considering building a new deck or replacing your old one, you’ve probably pondered about the different types of decking material available in today’s marketplace.  Should you go with one of the new composite materials or stick with … Continue reading

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What Every Homeowner Should Know About Lead Paint

As we consult with homeowners, we find that many of them aren’t fully aware of Federal regulations pertaining to lead-based paint that may affect even minor home remodeling projects. This law requires contractors to engage in “lead-safe work practices” when … Continue reading

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Tips on Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood Flooring Options Prefinished plank flooring has the finish applied at the factory prior to installation.  There’s no dust from sanding, no fumes from chemicals, and no waiting for the finish to dry. These floors are warranted to last longer than … Continue reading

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Green Lighting Measures for the Home: Effectively Using Daylight

Natural illumination is still the best type of lighting system. As humans we instinctively prefer natural light to electric light. There have been many studies done which show that natural lighting has a positive impact on well being and productivity (http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy02osti/30769.pdf). So how about having these … Continue reading

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Add Interest with These Bathroom Flooring Choices

When it comes to flooring choices these days, you have hundreds of choices – carpet, tile, wood, laminate, linoleum and stone … just to name a few. And when it comes to installing a new floor in your bathroom, you … Continue reading

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The Power of Insulation: Keep Energy (and Money) from Escaping Your Home

When we think of cutting our utility bills, we typically look for ways to use less and cut back on the little extras. That certainly works, but how about taking a closer look at the energy we waste, often unnoticed. … Continue reading

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Shingles: Keep A Good Roof Over Your Head

When it comes to keeping your home protected, it all starts with a good roof and covering material – such as shingles. Roof shingles are typically applied in a symmetric pattern and match or complement the outer facade of the … Continue reading

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