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germantown, wi Basement remodeling
Germantown, WI Basement Finishing Remodeling Project By Bowles Group, LLC The Bowles Group recently finished a basement remodeling project for a client in Germantown, WI. Like many unfinished basements, this basement was an afterthought used mainly for storage. We customized this basement to meet the needs and lifestyle of the homeowners. The family was growing
Milwaukee Basment remodeling

Meet The Author | Jeff Bowles   I own a general construction firm based out of Milwaukee, WI.  I wanted to start a blog to share some of my thoughts and experiences as a general contractor.  There are always countless decisions that a homeowner must make when remodeling their home and the process can sometimes

how to stain a deck

Follow These Helpful Guidelines to Stain Your Deck Like a Pro Spring is just around the corner!  It’s time to fire up those grills and get ready for outdoor entertaining on your deck.  Rejuvenate your deck this year by applying a fresh coat of stain.  Your deck should be stained every 1-2 years to restore

Tips on How to Hire the Best Contractor

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 by
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Follow These Helpful Guidelines on How to Hire the Best Contractor

If you have ever had work done on your house before, you may be familiar with the feeling of unease that comes with trying to hire the best remodeling contractor.  There is often reason to worry. Trusting your home to someone is never easy and should not be taken lightly.  Hire the wrong contractor, and you can end up with a large bill for a batched job.  Follow these simple tips and you will be sure to avoid some of the common pitfalls that many homeowners seem to make.

Bathroom Remodeling Ideas That Are Must-Haves was such a big hit that I decided to do a part 2.  Some of the new bathroom remodel ideas that we have been implementing in our recent designs are nothing short of spectacular. Are you are thinking about remodeling your bathroom? Browse through the slides below to view

Along with kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling has the greatest return on investment.  So it should come to no surprise that many homeowners choose to invest heavily in bathroom remodels.  Furthermore, your bathroom is something that is used by your family every day, so why not add some pizzazz to your current bathroom?  If you want

Milwaukee Deck Builder

Milwaukee Deck Built with Old World Charm and Character in Historic Brewer’s Hill District The Bowles Group, LLC recently built a deck in Milwaukee’s Brewers’ Hill Historic District.  The neighborhood gets its name from the large number of brewery workers and owners that once inhabited the area.  Brewers’ Hill contains a rich architectural mix of Greek

5 Common Remodeling Mistakes To Avoid

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 by
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Remodeling your home can improve your lifestyle and showcase your personality.  We all want to make our homes more beautiful.  But renovations can easily be problematic if homeowners are not aware of possible stumbling blocks.  Let’s take a look at 5 common mistakes that homeowners often make.  But more importantly let’s examine how you can

Compare The Best Decking Material   Oftentimes the most difficult decision to make when building a deck is which decking material is the best to use.  The prices from the cheapest to the most expensive decking material is; pressure treated decks, cedar decks, composite decks, PVC decks, Ipe decks.  Composite decks and PVC decks are

Completed Kitchen Condo Remodel | Milwaukee, WI | Landmark On The Lake Condo

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas and Pictures By Bowles Group, LLC The Bowles Group, LLC recently completed this remodeling project at Landmark on the Lake Condominiums in Milwaukee, WI. This luxury sky-rise condominium complex is located in a prominent area of Milwaukee, WI overlooking Lake Michigan.  This unit was begging to be remodeled so it could match