Our February 2018 Newsletter

In case you missed it… Medford Design-Build has officially opened our second location!

The new office is in Colleyville:
1005 Glade Road, Ste #135, Colleyville, TX 76034. 

Check out our announcement blog for more information!

Hello, Colleyville! Medford Design-Build Now has an Office Near You!

That’s right; We’ve opened our second location in Colleyville, TX!

A Master Bathroom Stuck in ’92 Gets a 2017 Refresh

Feel like you’ve stepped back in time a few decades upon walking into your kitchen or bathroom? We can bring your interior up-to-date, no time machine needed! Read more

A Tasteful Kitchen Renovation in a Fort Worth Historical Home

Our most recent home renovation involved remodeling the kitchen of a historical home in Fort Worth. As a design-build firm based in central Tarrant County, we have remodeled a number of historical homes in this area. While each individual property is unique and comes with its own set of design challenges, there is one thing nearly all historical homes have in common: a lack of space! The narrow rooms and hallways of that era are a stark contrast to the spacious, open floor plans you see in homes today. This is especially true with the kitchen, as original kitchens of the early 1900’s were typically built around a fireplace used as the oven. As you can imagine, transforming a compact historical kitchen into a stylish modern-day one requires a lot of careful planning, space utilization, and smart designing. Along with the challenge of working in a small space, it’s important to keep the integrity of the kitchen in mind. Most homeowners that live in a historical home tend to treasure and appreciate the home’s history. Our designers made it a point to keep the style of that era in mind while updating. Read more

A Tasteful Kitchen Renovation in a Fort Worth Historical Home

 
 

 
 
Our most recent home renovation involved remodeling the kitchen of a historical home in Fort Worth. As a design-build firm based in central Tarrant County, we have remodeled a number of historical homes in this area. While each individual property is unique and comes with its own set of design challenges, there is one thing nearly all historical homes have in common: a lack of space! The narrow rooms and hallways of that era are a stark contrast to the spacious, open floor plans you see in homes today. This is especially true with the kitchen, as original kitchens of the early 1900’s were typically built around a fireplace used as the oven. As you can imagine, transforming a compact historical kitchen into a stylish modern-day one requires a lot of careful planning, space utilization, and smart designing. Along with the challenge of working in a small space, it’s important to keep the integrity of the kitchen in mind. Most homeowners that live in a historical home tend to treasure and appreciate the home’s history. Our designers made it a point to keep the style of that era in mind while updating.
 
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Our January 2018 Newsletter

 
 

 
 

We are so thankful to have had such a successful 2017! The Medford Remodeling Team would like to wish you a safe and happy new year. We look forward to working with you in 2018!

 
 

 
 

An Open-Concept Kitchen Gets a Fresh Look & Improved Functionality

Flashback to a project we were working on around this time last year. It’s amazing how time flies!

 
 

Hardwood Flooring vs. Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring

Did you know hardwoods can be significantly more expensive and higher maintenance than vinyl plank floors, which offer the same sleek look? Read more

Don’t Miss the 3rd Annual Crawfish Boil for the Grapevine Elks Lodge!

Calling all crawfish lovers! The Elks Lodge of Grapevine, Texas is hosting their 3rd annual crawfish boil, coming up in February!

On Saturday, February 24th, 2018, the Lodge at 909 Bushong Road, Grapevine, TX 76051, will open at 11:00 AM with crawfish and food being served beginning around 1 pm – 6 pm or as long as it takes to cook it all! Sides include corn on the cob, red potatoes, onions, sausage and chicken legs. If you like mushrooms, artichoke hearts or any other items boiled, please bring with you. Other food will also be available, including boiled shrimp, Jeff’s Famous Sausage and Chicken Jambalaya and Ed’s famous Smoked BBQ Brisket for those that do not want crawfish. Read more

Our December 2017 Newsletter

 
 

Just about every 20+ year old home in the DFW Metroplex is in need of a bathroom remodel. This is also true for newer homes, as most home builders of today are opting to use cheaper materials during construction in order to save a buck, leaving buyers with a beautiful home that is lacking in quality. As both dated and newly built homes need renovations, guest bathroom remodels are becoming a popular request among our clients. Our recent guest bathroom remodel in Arlington, Texas, is a great example of what a difference can be made in an out-of-date, poor quality space! See our blog for all the details and the amazing transformation! Read more

An Open & Airy Guest Bath Suited for Two

 
 

 
 
Guest bathroom remodels are frequently among the top items on our client’s wish lists. It might not seem as important as the kitchen or the master bathroom, but when you consider that the guest bathroom is what all of your guests use upon visiting your home, you can’t help but want it to look nice. On top of aesthetic appeal, you also want the space to be functional. In many cases, the homes that we remodel are at least 20-30 years old, and the bathrooms are not only outdated, but also have plumbing issues, poor lighting, broken or missing tile, and eroded fixtures – not ideal for guests or prolonged visitors! Our recent clients in Arlington, Texas had similar issues and chose to include the guest bathroom remodel with some other projects we were completing throughout their home.
 
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4 Benefits of Completing a Room Addition

 
 

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Room additions are a common request we get from our clients. The main reason being that many homeowners would rather add on to their home than jump through the hoops of buying a new home, selling their current home, and go through everything that has to take place in between. Unfortunately, adding on to an existing structure tends to be much more expensive than most people expect. Along with the hefty price tag, completing a room addition also requires a good amount of time, planning, designing, and construction. Even a room without additional plumbing still requires a foundation, adequate structural support, electrical lines, and a tie-in to the roofline. It’s essential that each of these components be done correctly and to code. However, if a you do your research and hire a professional design build firm (like Medford Remodeling) to complete the project, a room addition can be well worth the investment for your forever home.
 
 
Here are the top benefits of a room addition:
 
 
1. Create Needed Space
 
Any home remodeling project is completed with three objectives in mind: to improve aesthetic appeal, to improve efficiency, and to create more usable space. When a room is added to the home, the number one benefit is the gaining extra space that the existing home is lacking. Whether your family is growing, you plan on hosting guests more often, you’re transitioning to a home office, or you just need more space for hobbies and leisure, a room addition can make an otherwise crowded home into the perfect size to meet your needs.
 
 
Increased storage space is another perk of completing a room addition. Extra closets can be included in the design, as well as features like built-in cabinetry or bookshelves. Acquiring needed space will not only make your home feel less crowded, but the added storage space will help it feel more organized.
 
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Our November 2017 Newsletter

 
 

 
 

The laundry room is an important functional space in the home. Often times, it is set up poorly and lacks storage space, counters, and good lighting. This was exactly the problem faced by our recent clients in Arlington, Texas. Their original laundry room was a good size, but the lack of counter space inhibited organization and resulted in random laundry baskets and clothes piled on the floor. Our designers were able to resolve this problem by reworking the space and adding ample cabinetry, pull-out laundry bins, large countertops, clothes racks, and more! Check out this beautiful transformation on our blog! Read more