/Design Inspiration

Create the Perfect Spa Bathroom Oasis

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Bathroom Remodels, Design Inspiration, Design/Build Remodeling|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bathrooms are at the top of many homeowners’ remodeling wish lists, where a popular trend is to transform the master bathroom into a beautiful, serene, spa-inspired retreat. The lucky among us who have visited spas before know how a well-designed spa can lower blood pressure and induce a feeling of calm and relaxation. But how [...]

Countertop Consideration: Quartz vs. Granite

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Design Inspiration, Kitchen Remodels|Tags: , , , |

If you read reviews, you’ll find that homeowners across the internet are split into two factions: those who prefer granite countertops, and those who can’t live without quartz. Take a step back from the rhetoric, though, and they all have one thing in common: Everyone loves their stone countertops. As with most materials, however, the appeal [...]

Hardwood vs. Wood-Look Tile: Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Home

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Design Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Flooring is one of the most important considerations when taking on a home remodel. Fortunately, it’s an exciting time for homeowners when it comes to choosing materials. Every season brings new products to the interior design market, so the selections in flooring, fixtures, tile and other finishings are practically endless. Several years ago, the market introduced [...]

Home Remodeling Design Trends in 2017: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Southwest Florida?

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: Design Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

As an innovative, design/build firm, homeowners rely on us to stay current on the latest design trends as well as the newest home remodeling products, to include appliances, fixtures, flooring, countertop selections, and more. We do so willingly, with excitement and enthusiasm. Particularly in January, it is not uncommon for designers from all over the country [...]

An Overview of Our Best Before & After Projects

By | September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Design Inspiration|

An Overview of Our Best Before & After Projects We all love to see before-and-after photos showing a great transformation but, if you’re like us, you’re always curious about the “rest of the story” too. Here, we present several projects with before-and-after photos and the inside scoop about each addition, renovation or remodeling project. We selected [...]

Professional Tips for Creating an Outdoor Living Space

By | July 11th, 2016|Categories: Design Inspiration|

Southwest Florida’s beautiful climate allows residents to enjoy the great outdoors year-round so it’s worth the investment to make the most of our wonderful weather. Whether you are looking to create a pool-side paradise in Fort Myers, and outdoor oasis in Naples, the ultimate outdoor kitchen in Bonita Springs or ocean-front escape on Sanibel or Captiva [...]

Five Kitchen Remodeling Trends and What We Recommend

By | June 17th, 2016|Categories: Design Inspiration|Tags: |

One of the best ways to enhance your satisfaction – and the value – of your Southwest Florida home is with a kitchen remodel. It’s one the most common home remodeling projects we are asked to do, and a kitchen upgrade makes a wonderful difference in any home. As worthwhile as the investment is, it’s very [...]

How to Identify Your Personal Home Decorating Style

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Design Inspiration|

Identifying your personal home decorating style is an important step in the design-build process. We often find that a homeowner’s decorating style can provide our designers with inspiration in the renovation, remodel or addition design process. However, we frequently meet with customers who struggle to answer the question, “What is your decorating style?” In our experience [...]

5 Things Not to Do When Remodeling Your Home

By | January 26th, 2016|Categories: Design Inspiration|

Today’s  blog article was written by an industry colleague of Progressive Builders, Inc. Bryan Sebring.  Bryan owns Sebring Services in Naperville, Illinois and has over 20 years in the design build remodeling and renovation industry.  He is featured on Houzz and is a multiple “Best of Houzz” winner. In this article, he gives his perspective of 5 [...]