McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

2020 Home Design Trends

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Feb 17, 2020

2020 is in full swing and it's time to finally make those design changes you have been putting off. Are you not sure what steps you need to take to stay ahead of the design trends of the new decade? We’ve compiled a list to keep your home stylish, trendy, and beautiful.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas

8 Design Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of a Small Bathroom

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, Apr 18, 2018


Read More

Topics: Bathrooms, Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas

Use These 4 Walk-In Shower Ideas to Transform Your Master Bath

Posted by Brian Ciota on Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Does your master bathroom need an update? Whether you’re looking for a full remodel, or just want to make a few changes, updating your tub or shower can be a seemingly small way to make a big impact. A walk-in shower can add a feeling of luxury to an otherwise utilitarian bathroom.

Read More

Topics: Bathrooms, Design Trends and Ideas, Walk-In Showers

Home Design Ideas: These Are Predicted to Be the Biggest Trends in 2018

Posted by Brian Ciota on Fri, Jan 5, 2018

With a new year comes new design trends. If one of your resolutions in the new year is to give your home an upgrade, this is the perfect time to keep an eye out for design inspiration. While the weather is snowy and cold, you can start compiling ideas you’d like to show your trusted design-build contractor, who can help you find the designs that will be best suited to your home. Whether you’re thinking about doing a home addition or a home remodel, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular predicted design trends for 2018. Below you’ll find ideas for every room of your home, from the bathroom to the kitchen, and everywhere in between.

Read More

Topics: Bathrooms, Kitchen Design, Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas

Design Ideas: 5 Ways to Light Up Your Home as the Days Get Shorter

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Nov 27, 2017

As we officially move into the winter months, the days are growing shorter and the long evenings of natural summer light have come to an end. As a result, the lighting in your home becomes even more important in order to prolong the winter nights and complete any evening tasks before heading to bed. The early nights will call attention to any of the areas in your home that may need some extra illumination. If you notice that your interior lighting seems inadequate, it may be time for an update. Below we’ve provided 5 tips on how you can make your home cozy and bright even as the winter darkness surrounds your home.

Read More

Topics: Lighting, Design Trends and Ideas

Make the Most of Your Finished Basement with These 4 Design Ideas

Posted by Brian Ciota on Fri, Sep 8, 2017

We’ve covered several outdoor entertainment topics, including patios and pool areas, but what happens when the weather turns cold? Winter is a guarantee here in Central New York, and when the patio gets covered with snow and the pool is closed for the season, we end up spending more time indoors. If you’re wondering how to bring your entertainment inside, you may not have to look any further than the basement.

Read More

Topics: Basement Conversions, Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas

4 Patio Design Ideas To Get Your Outdoor Space Ready For Entertaining

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Now that the snow is gone and warmer weather is here, it’s much easier to envision hosting family barbeques and outdoor dinner parties. It may be easy to picture, but if you look at your backyard thinking you don’t have the right space to make it happen, these 4 patio design ideas will give you some inspiration. Once you settle on a plan, hiring a trusted design-build contractor like McClurg will make it possible for your outdoor entertaining dreams to become a reality.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas, Patios

Consider These 2017 Remodeling Trends to Take Your Bathroom from Functional to Spa Worthy

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Apr 17, 2017

How long has it been since your bathroom has been given an update? It’s easy to let a room like this go on serving its utilitarian purpose, but with the time spent there and its importance for a functioning household, why not make your bathroom into a place that’s functional and enjoyable to be in?

Read More

Topics: Bathrooms, Design Trends and Ideas

Spring is Right Around the Corner: Is Your Deck Ready?

Posted by Brian Ciota on Fri, Mar 31, 2017


It may not feel like it quite yet, but according to the calendar it’s officially spring. Central New York took a beating this winter, with Syracuse alone getting over 100 inches of snow for the season. Now that the snow is slowly receding, it’s a great time to get your deck ready for the warmer weather headed our way.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas, Repair and Maintenance, Decks

7 New Design Trends for 2017 You Should Be Considering For Your Home

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, Feb 15, 2017

We’re well into February, a time when you may be reassessing your New Year’s resolutions and goals. With tax season in full swing and tax returns around the corner, it’s a perfect time to consider putting your home renovation ideas into action. It’s also that time of year in Central New York when it feels like winter has way overstayed its welcome. Making some much-needed changes to your abode can be the perfect way to shake off those winter blues.

Read More

Topics: Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas, Home Renovation

Subscribe to Our Blog

    Free Remodeling Seminar    

Most Popular Posts