What do you love about your home?

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.  In some cases so much so that they moved only a couple houses down the street because they loved their neighborhood so much.   Do you love your neighborhood that much?

One of the things that we do at Riverside Construction is to help you stay in your neighborhood by helping you find a way to remodel your home so that it can fit your changing needs instead of going through the complicated process of moving.  You can work with our sales staff and designer to find ways to either add on to your home or make better use out of the space you currently have.  We can help you find ways to make a better floor plan for your home or just update a room that needs some help.  Our goal is to help you remodel your home for life.

If you need help remodeling or adding on to your home feel free to fill out the form found here and we will contact you as soon as we can to see how we can help you.


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 Make your Kitchen Island Highly Functional

How well does your kitchen function? Kitchens continue to be one of the most used areas of many home and sometimes the room that causes us the most frustration. This month we’re focusing on one of the most loved, hated or desired items in your kitchen – the kitchen island. Read more

Upgrades for your Kitchen and Bathroom

What’s one of the most fun parts of every remodeling project? Exploring options and choosing those upgrades that will most benefit you and your family! The problem is figuring out how to decide just which upgrades are valuable to you and which ones just aren’t worth it. Read more

5 Secrets to Creating a Long Lasting Kitchen

Kitchens are one of the most used rooms in our homes. No one wants to spend time remodeling their kitchen only to find that it’s either dated or falling apart in only a couple of years. Everyone wants a room that will look and function beautifully for a long time.  We all want a long lasting kitchen! Read more

5 Trends for 2015

No one wants their house to look dated. One of the ways that you can avoid this is by making small changes that follow the most forward looking design trends of the year. Following the trends (those things that designers are seeing consistently for years) rather than the fads (those things that hold limited popularity) is the key. 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