Bring March Madness Home

If you’re a basketball fan like us, you’re gearing up for some of the most exciting days of the year—big upsets, buzzer-beaters and unlikely heroes. That’s right – 2017 March Madness!

With the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament prepared to tip off, now may be a perfect time to evaluate the functionality of your home for watching these big games. While hanging a hoop over the garage will suffice for many, there may also be room for smart innovation, like an indoor court, to get your juices flowing. This month, we put together some fun, inspirational March Madness-inspired remodeling ideas from all over the country. Enjoy!

 

Riverside Construction Basement Remodel

Riverside Construction Basement Remodel

Charleston Building & Development Indoor Gym

Charleston Building & Development Indoor Gym

Contemporary Home Gym by Detroit Interior Designers & Decorators, Tutto Interiors

Contemporary Home Gym by Detroit Interior Designers & Decorators, Tutto Interiors

Eclectic Kids by Austin Interior Designers & Decorators, Van Wicklen Design

Eclectic Kids by Austin Interior Designers & Decorators, Van Wicklen Design

Modern Home Gym by Downers Grove Design/Build Firm, Oakley Home Builders

Modern Home Gym by Downers Grove Design/Build Firm, Oakley Home Builders

Modern Home Gym by West Des Moines Design/Build Firm, Kaufman Construction Design and Build

Modern Home Gym by West Des Moines Design/Build Firm, Kaufman Construction Design and Build

Park Avenue Townhouse Boys Playroom by Perianth

Park Avenue Townhouse Boys Playroom by Perianth

Teen Room by Walker Home Design

Teen Room by Walker Home Design

Whichever in-door court suits your fancy, making the decision to incorporate a basketball court into your home is a healthy decision—and an accessible one.

Whether you are looking to transform an indoor living space, like an attic or basement, into an indoor court, or want to build your own detached 3-point shooting structure, take the first step toward creating your new space and schedule an in-home meeting with your very own personal design consultant.

Love these remodeling ideas? Riverside Construction specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodels, room additions and basement renovations.  Check out Riverside Construction’s portfolio for more featured projects.

Picture or Rendering?

Kitchen and RenderingCan you tell the difference between these two pictures?  On first glance both images appear pretty similar.  Read more

How to prepare to update your home

With the new year often comes new projects to update your home. Many times the hardest part is taking the first step. Sometimes knowing some easier preparatory steps to take before you call anyone can be helpful. This month we’ve identified some easy things that we would suggest you do as you prepare to update your home. Read more

How to gain more space in your home

With the holidays approaching, most of us are looking at our homes and wondering how all our guests will fit or we’re trying to figure out how to make the most of the space we have. Is your family feeling the pinch of a home that doesn’t quite meet your needs? This month we’re looking at three different ways to gain more space in your home.

In general you have three different options when trying to add functionality to your home. You can reconfigure your existing space, add a small bump out in a strategic location or build a full addition to your home. Each option comes with its own benefits and drawbacks.

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How to Avoid 6 of the Biggest Mistakes in Remodeling

We all know that remodeling usually involves a lot of time and energy.  No one wants to spend more time or money than they need to, but they do want a room they can be comfortable using.  Our goal is to help you avoid making costly mistakes and still get the room you’ve been dreaming of.  Read more

Five Key Steps to a Fantastic Family Room

With the demanding schedules of today’s households, it can sometimes be difficult to get everyone together in one place. A comfortable family room where family and friends can easily be together for board games, movie nights, parties, and viewing of sporting events encourages us to spend more quality time with those we love. Here are five key steps to make your family room shine: Read more

When is it a good time to remodel?

Sometimes, your frustration with the functionality or design of an area in your home is just more than you can handle.  If that’s the case, remodeling is a great way to make necessary changes to your home to make it more live able for you and your family.  Read more

Why use a Design/Build Remodeler?

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is, “What is a design/build remodeler?” The answer is actually pretty simple. Generally there are two parts to every remodeling project: the design phase and the build phase.  As a design/build remodeler we can help you with both of these parts.  We feel that this is the best way to help our customers get the end product that they are looking for. Read more

Remodel or Move?

I recently ran across the Tour de Lafayette-West Lafayette website.  As I started watching the videos of local homeowners talking lovingly about the unique architectural features of their homes, I was struck by how many of them clearly loved not just their homes but also their neighborhoods.  Sometimes though, staying in your current home becomes uncomfortable because your home is no longer capable of meeting your needs.  What do you do then – remodel or move? Read more

Finding Your Inspiration

No matter which room you would like to remodel you can find many places for inspiration.  One of the places I like to start is by defining your individual style.  You can go to the HGTV Style Finder HERE to help you narrow down your style.  After you find your style you can begin your own inspiration scavenger hunt by searching what you like within your “Style”. Read more