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

2014 Top 550 Remodeler

Riverside Construction is excited to announce that it has been recognized as one of the top 550 remodelers in the full service remodeling division by Remodeling Magazine.  We would like to thank all of our customers, trade partners and employees for their hard work and dedication that allowed us to earn this award.  This year we were ranked #263.  We were one of the five remodeling companies that made the list from Indiana.   If you are interesting in seeing the whole list you can find it here.

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

Professional Design for Small Spaces

Summers often involve more visitors to your home.  This month we’re talking about the room that almost every guest sees when they visit your home, your powder room.  We’ve come up with some creative ideas for your small spaces that may be just the inspiration that you need to change your powder room from dated to dazzling.

The powder room is one of the rooms in your home that almost every guest will see. Unfortunately because we as homeowners often don’t use this room very often it is a room that frequently gets updated last.  When planning your next remodeling project, don’t forget to give this small space the careful design attention it deserves.  Here are several ways a powder room can make a dramatic impression on guests: Read more

Top 3 Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

The kitchen has become the hub of the home.  No longer are they places we only use for food preparation. Now they are the area where we socialize both with family and friends.  For these reasons it is important that the kitchen be both beautiful and functional.  Because this space is central to how we live in our homes it is important to avoid making major kitchen remodeling mistakes in the design of your kitchen. Read more

Riverside Construction Honored as Guildmaster

We are excited to announce that Riverside Construction has been awarded a 2014 Guildmaster Award for exceptional customer service! GuildQuality is  an independent customer satisfaction surveying company.  They have been giving the Guildmaster Award since 2005 to celebrate service excellence in the building, remodeling, contracting, and home services professions.  Riverside Construction was selected as one of the over 200 North American builders, remodelers and contractors recognized by GuildQuality for their superior delivery of customer care.

Over the past few months, GuildQuality has reviewed the survey responses submitted by customers of the Guildmaster candidates. In granting awards, GuildQuality considers two primary areas for each candidate: the percentage of customers who would recommend the candidate and the percentage of customers who responded to the survey. Riverside Construction achieved both a recommendation rate of greater than 95% from their customers and far exceeded the percentage of customers needed to responded to the surveys. 

We would especially like to thank all of our incredible customers for their wonderful, constructive feedback which allowed us to receive this award!  Thank you!  If you would like to see the responses of our customers please click here to be directed to the Riverside Construction QuildQuality page.

Strategically Planning for Aging-in-Place

No one likes to admit it, but we’re all getting older.  Aging in Place once gave us images of institutional-like areas completely lacking in style.  In the last few years that has dramatically changed.  Both designers and homeowners alike are recognizing the value of making your home more comfortable for anyone who has mobility limitations. 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