Remodeling Redux

The number of homeowners who say they will remodel in the next 12 months has increased by 13 percent, according to a Spring 2010 U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report. This increase continues an upward swing–there was a 5 percent increase in the 2009 report–signaling that remodeling activity will continue to increase as homeowners seek to stay put instead of selling their homes.

Schutte Lumber played an instrumental role in helping hundreds of customers remodel their homes. Today, we’d like to highlight an award-winning Remodeling project we were involved with. Kansas City Homes & Gardens coined it “Best Whole House Remodel over $750,000“.


“An exterior wall was also removed to make room for the new sun room, which features large cottage windows with transom and French doors. A sweeping arched opening from the kitchen leads to the sun room addition and on out to the outdoor living area with fireplace, seating for eight, flat screen TV and wraparound porch.”


“The exterior has new Hardie siding, a coat of earthy brown paint and a new front porch.”

What are the rooms in your house that are in need of a little remodeling?