• Outdoor patio, screened porch, outdoor fireplace, outdoor kitchen

    An Outdoor Sanctuary for the Season

    Spring is on its way and our thoughts turn to our outdoor surroundings. Some of our favorite projects are when we connect the outdoors with the indoors. An outdoor space ...

Room for a hobby or two

Creating & Crafting This hobby room was designed with sewing in mind. The homeowner finally has the perfect layout for her projects. We used custom cabines with sleek countertops and bright lighting for the optimal workspace. It’s also a great space for  scrapbooking, gift wrapping and general craft making. You can fill the open shelves with baskets and hide […]

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Tile: on trend, timeless and transformative

Adding a tile backsplash to your kitchen or using tile creatively in your bathroom can really transform your home. Our design studio is always looking at the latest tiles and trends available, so we thought we’d share! Encaustic Tile We are loving these encaustic handmade tiles. You can repeat the pattern or mix them up for an […]

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man cave, garage, remodel

Regional COTY Award

Mcdonald Remodeling Named NARI 2015 Regional CotY Winner The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)  [Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN, February 3, 2015]—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named McDonald Remodeling, in Inver Grove Heights, MN, 2015 Regional CotY winner in the Residential Interior Element $30,000 and Over category of its annual awards competition. […]

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Kitchen Sink with Single Basin

Everything about the kitchen sink: ideas and trends

Kitchen remodels are one of the most popular home remodel, and the kitchen sink can be a key centerpiece of your new kitchen. Below, we explore some of the major kitchen sink options in terms of style, material, placement, and configuration, including some of the latest trends you might want to consider. Materials One key […]

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COTY Award for Residential Specialty Space

McDonald Remodeling of Inver Grove Heights Receives a COTY Award from NARI Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN, December 1st, 2014—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named McDonald Remodeling, in Inver Grove Heights, 2014 Minnesota Chapter Contractor of the Year (COTY) in the Residential Interior Specialty  category during its Annual Awards competition. Contractors from seven regions around […]

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COTY Award for Kitchen Remodel

McDonald Remodeling of Inver Grove Heights Receives a COTY Award from NARI Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN, December 1st, 2014—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named McDonald Remodeling, in Inver Grove Heights, 2014 Minnesota Chapter Contractor of the Year (COTY) in the Residential Kitchen under $60,000 category during its Annual Awards competition. Contractors from seven regions […]

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McDonald Remodeling receives COTY Award for Kitchen Remodel

McDonald Remodeling of Inver Grove Heights Receives a COTY Award from NARI Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN, December 1st, 2014—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named McDonald Remodeling, in Inver Grove Heights, 2014 Minnesota Chapter Contractor of the Year (COTY) in the Residential Kitchen $60,001-$75,000 category during its Annual Awards competition. Contractors from seven regions around […]

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McDonald Remodeling Receives 2014 ROMA Award

McDonald Remodeling of Inver Grove Heights Receives a ROMA Award from the Builders Association of the Twin Cities St. Paul, MN, October 23rd, 2014 – McDonald Remodeling of Inver Grove Heights,MN has been awarded “Remodelers of Merit Award” by Builders Association of the Twin Cities. McDonald Remodeling, the choice for craftsmanship and detailed home remodeling, was selected to receive a ROMA Award […]

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Secret Room

Out of a spy novel: secret rooms

Home remodels don’t have to be all about practicality. They can also include elements of whimsy and fun—like a secret room, accessible from a hidden doorway of some kind. Reasons for doing so are varied. They could include security, such as a place to store valuable collections. But such a space could also be a fun […]

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Converted Dining Room

Your dining room, reinvented

  It is becoming increasingly common for homeowners to convert dining room spaces into other living spaces. Libraries, dens, and work spaces are just a few of the new uses for rooms formerly reserved for dining. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal explored this trend in dining room conversion. The shift is due […]

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