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.”
  • The Art of Illumination: Backyard Lighting

    As the days get shorter, we all want to squeeze the most out of the summer’s final weeks. What better way to do that than by spending more time outside on your deck? Don’t let the setting sun spoil the fun! Dress up your deck with fabulous outdoor lighting and enjoy the twilight hours on…

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  • Kitchen Fixes for Your St. Louis Home

    The kitchen is easily the busiest room in the house. But what happens when things go awry?  With all the time you spend there, cooking, cleaning, entertaining, helping kids with homework, packing lunches, doing dishes, and all the rest, you don’t have time to worry about clogged sinks and inefficient appliances. That’s why we’ve compiled…

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  • St. Louis Guest House Ideas

    Does the thought of hosting a steady stream of overnight guests in your home leave you feeling exhausted?  Even if you look forward to those visits, they can definitely be disruptive to daily life. And unfortunately, a guest bedroom and shared bathroom down the hall doesn’t offer much privacy for you or them. If you’re…

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  • St. Louis Entryways that Pop

    It’s the first thing you and your visitors see when they step into your home and the last thing they see when they go. Your entryway should make a lasting impression in the best way possible. Why not make it the very best that it can be?  If you’re not sure where to start, check…

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  • Thinking Sustainably in St. Louis: Your Home, Your Wallet, Your Planet

    After countless years of building and production using wasteful methods and materials, conscientious homeowners are looking to try things another way. Before we go any further, let’s define sustainable architecture. What is it, and why is it a more eco-friendly way to live? Sustainable architecture, as its name would suggest, is an approach that seeks…

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  • Heavenly Hallways: Hallway Decoration Tips & Tricks for Your St. Louis Home

    Your hallways are so much more than just a way to get from one room to another. They’re often the first thing guests will experience when they step into your home, and you pass through them every day without fail, even if you don’t think much about them while doing so.  Even though hallways are…

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  • What to Know About Doorless Showers for Your St. Louis Home

    If you think that your bathroom is ready for a change and want something with a stylish, trendy edge, you might consider a doorless walk-in shower.  If this innovative trend in cleansing technology is new to you, you may be wondering just how a shower can function without a door. After all, it probably seems…

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  • Where to Compromise in Your Kitchen Remodel

    When you’re remodeling your kitchen, there are probably two thoughts that will battle it out in your head, the first being, “I want it the way I want it.” The second is, “this is going to cost a fortune!” Every project has to have a budget. It helps keep the vision realistic, and that’s part…

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  • St. Louis Kitchen Design: Layout Ideas You Will Love

    The way your kitchen is laid out can make or break how it functions. Good planning is critical, but there are a few “rules” to follow too.  When we’re designing a kitchen, there are a handful of standard layout templates to work from. Each has its pros and cons, and the one you choose depends…

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  • Maintaining Marble Countertops

    Ah, marble – the most luxurious of natural stones! Marble countertops have long been a status symbol for homeowners. Each slab is elegant and unique, and it can be a significant selling point when putting a house on the market.  But if you want marble toppers in your kitchen, you should know how to maintain…

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