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STEARNS DESIGN BUILD

Our blog featuring all things home remodeling, design and build with wide-flung interpretation. Here we cover design concepts for kitchens, bathrooms, and home additions. We also cover green building, building science and building materials. In the wider-flung reaches we cover urban design, the psychology of happiness and celebrations of those things. We are also happy to take and answer your questions.

Stearns Design Build’s Home Remodeling Process

Making the decision to remodel your home can be very daunting. For many, it can take months or years to take that leap of faith and let people into your home, which is your safe space. Here at Stearns, we’ve spent years fine-tuning and meticulously planning to make it...

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Bathroom Design + Trends

At Stearns Design Build, we believe that our homes should be more than our happy place; rather they should be a collection of happy places. There should be a place within your home carefully crafted for every mood and activity.  This includes your bathroom.  Whether...

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Stearns Storage Guide

Storage can be tricky when designing a home and if it isn't done correctly, you’ll end up with tons of wasted and unused space. It can pose an especially large challenge when you’re limited by small spaces.      One of our goals as a company is to take our client’s...

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Virtual Seminar: Aging in Place

Stearns Home-Care, MatureWell Lifestyle Club, & CHI St Joseph Health WellFIT Program are hosting a free virtual seminar on September 23rd, 2020, at 1:00 PM.   Aging in Place, also known as seniors staying in their home longer, has been recognized as a significant...

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The Importance of Home Maintenance During Covid-19

2020 in America. As you know, we’re living in unprecedented times that are wildly and certainly unpredictable. The unforeseen COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the lives of everyone here in the United States and around the world, while forcibly changing the...

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Should We Stay Or Should We Go?

Many people ask us, “Should we remodel our home or should we move?”   Our answer is always, “Well, that depends.” There is no doubt that home remodeling is a larger out-of-pocket expense than buying an existing home that doesn’t need remodeling or even building new. ...

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Contemporary + Modern Home Renovation: Part 3

Lastly, as we move from the kitchen in Part 2 to the master bathroom, we stayed with the same contemporary modern vibe from the rest of the home. In the master bathroom, his and her sink vanities were nestled in opposite corners, separated by a large charcoal garden...

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Contemporary + Modern Home Renovation: Part 2

Moving on to Phase 2 of this home remodel, we journey into the transformed kitchen. As we saw in Phase 1, this 90’s home had slightly aged, honey-tone wood cabinets with black + charcoal granite counters and gray tile backsplashes. As we moved from the den to the...

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