Author: Ron Mifflin

Ron is the resident numbers cruncher, helping clients meet their budget and get the remodel they’ve dreamed of. He considers himself the “man behind the curtain” who’s always looking out for the best interests of the client.
  • How to Incorporate Universal Design in Your St. Louis Home

    Barely a blip on the public’s radar a decade ago, universal design is now a hot industry in St. Louis. The concept, which allows people to safely stay in their own homes as they age, is a popular one with boomers and seniors determined to stay put rather than enter a nursing home or move…

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  • How Much Does Home Remodeling Cost in St. Louis?

    Like many empty nesters, Nan and George reflect fondly on successfully raising three children who have now started lives on their own. To be sure, they made sacrifices to ensure the needs of the kids came first. Most notably was in the house which had been the centerpiece of the family for more than 20…

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  • How J.T. McDermott Remodeling Contractors Isn’t Like Other St. Louis Remodelers

    We’re often asked, “What makes you different?” and it’s a fair question! There are many remodeling firms in the St. Louis Metro area for you to choose from for your kitchen remodeling or home addition project. Most of these firms offer similar descriptions of the services they provide, their processes, and their local reputations. So,…

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  • Building a Realistic Home Remodeling Timeline in St. Louis

    A remodeling project is always an exciting time. From design through demo to completion, it’s fun to see the space you’ve always dreamed of come to life. What often comes as a surprise is that the entire process takes longer than imagined. The time it will take to complete your kitchen, bathroom, or basement remodel…

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  • Good Contractor Vs. Bad Contractor in St. Louis

    Choosing a good contractor is crucial to a successful remodel. Many people say hiring a contractor causes them more stress and anxiety than the actual remodel. How do you know if you found a good contractor vs. a bad one? Who can you trust to do a good job, at a fair price? What should…

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  • How Much Does It Cost To Remodel Your St. Louis House?

    Diving into any construction project can cause anxiety, especially over how much you’ll need to invest. What your remodel costs, of course, depends a lot on the scope of the project. Remodeling one room is different from tackling multiple rooms or doing a whole house renovation, (though there are good reasons budget-wise to do everything…

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  • Life in the Construction Zone: 5 Ways to Survive Your St. Louis Home Renovation

    In all the excitement of designs, layouts, and shopping for materials, many homeowners don’t stop to think about what it’ll be like living through a renovation. Even under the best of conditions, there’s no debate that your family’s life will be disrupted while the work is going on. To see your ideas for a new…

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  • How Long Does It Take to Remodel – St. Louis Edition

    The always popular remodeling question “How much will this cost?” is often quickly followed by “How long does it take to remodel?” The answer? It’s difficult to say for certain, but probably longer than you think, or want. The truth is, each bathroom, basement, or kitchen remodeling project we do is unique.   How Long…

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  • The 9 Key Things To Look For When Selecting A Remodeling Contractor in St. Louis

    For most homeowners, selecting a remodeling contractor who is both competent and reliable can be the hardest part of the home remodeling process. Installing kitchen cabinets, knocking down walls, or laying new floors seems simple when compared with finding a qualified contractor with a stellar reputation. As a contractor might be in your home and…

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