Author: Josh McDermott

For Josh, it’s always been about relationships. As J.T. McDermott’s 2nd generation owner, he believes nothing matters more than the enduring friendships that are built with the homeowners he serves. “If I can help both our clients grow and the team grow, everything else will take care of itself.”
  • Before You Buy: Everything You Need to Know About Recessed Lighting for Your St. Louis Area Home

    Recessed lighting is so popular because it easily solves so many lighting dilemmas. While it isn’t and shouldn’t be your only choice when remodeling your kitchen, used strategically it adds visibility and ambiance to the room’s environment. Combined with a variety of other types of lighting such as pendants and sconces, recessed lights make a…

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  • The Latest and Greatest Kitchen Floor Tile Trends for Your St. Louis Area Home

    Wood, cement, and stone looks, together with larger formats, have been trending in the floor tile world for quite a while. Yet, despite all the options homeowners now have at their disposal, innovations in kitchen floor tile continue to emerge, making it possible to design flooring for your home’s kitchen remodel that is bound only…

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  • Ready to Take out the Tub? St. Louis’ Walk-in Shower Design Decisions

    You’ve probably heard that an upgrade can bring you some of the highest returns on your bathroom remodeling investment. From a modern, whisper-quiet bath fan to better lighting and efficient storage, the simplest of improvements can help you reap significant rewards. Another great way to add value is by replacing an existing tub with a…

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  • Bathroom Remodeling 101 in St. Louis: Prioritizing Goals

    When clients decide it’s time to remodel one or more of their home’s bathrooms, they’re usually hoping to improve the way the space functions for their family. Setting remodeling priorities and deciding which bathroom features matter most is important for coming up with a final design that meets all their needs.   How to Prioritize…

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  • Practical Kitchen Design in St. Louis: How to Boost Function and Appeal

    Want to make your kitchen as practical as it can be? Start by figuring out two key design elements: avoiding wasted space and a layout that keeps the traffic flowing. How to Avoid Wasted Space in the Kitchen One of the best ways to improve your kitchen’s functionality is by finding and eliminating wasted spaces….

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  • Choosing Kitchen Cabinets in St. Louis: Which Wood Works for You?

    You already know kitchen cabinets are one of the most important elements in your overall kitchen design, but how much do you really know about the cabinets themselves? The right cabinetry has a bit impact on your kitchen’s functionality, style, and budget. The wood those cabinets are made from affects how they’ll stand up to…

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  • Must-Have Kitchen Features in St. Louis: They’re Different for Everyone

    There’s seemingly no end to the number of features you can choose to include in your kitchen remodeling project. It’s an exciting process that can quickly turn into a stressful one, especially if it’s your first remodel. Because a kitchen remodel involves many different components such as appliances, labor, and materials (including flooring, countertops, and…

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  • What Your St. Louis Bathroom Remodeling Contractor Should be Talking About

    Here at J.T. McDermott Remodeling, no one quality speaks more to our work ethic than integrity. We’ve written about how important it is to work with a remodeling contractor you can trust, but when it comes to specific rooms, there are some additional qualities to look for. If you’re gearing up for a bathroom remodel,…

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  • Kitchen Cabinet Selection in St. Louis: Sorting Through the Options

    Is 2018 the year you take on your kitchen remodel? If the answer’s yes, you might want to sneak a peek at the latest and greatest options available in kitchen cabinets. A lot has innovative options have been added over the past few years, and since cabinets make up a good portion of your budget,…

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  • What St. Louis’ Homeowners Want from their Master Bath Renovation

    What clients want from their master bath renovation hasn’t changed much over the years. Upgraded fixtures and features, boosting home value, adapting to changing needs, and better functionality are still the most popular reasons people decide to remodel their master bathroom. From a design point of view, most of our clients keep the room’s original…

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