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The Art of Balancing Modern Comforts and Historic Integrity

The interplay between modern comforts and historic integrity is a balancing act of utmost significance in the field of architecture and interior design. This intriguing dichotomy presents a fascinating challenge: how do we incorporate contemporary conveniences into historic structures without [...]

Essential Steps in Planning a Kitchen Remodel

A kitchen remodel is more than just a renovation; it's a reinvention of one of the most essential spaces in your home. Known as the heart of the home, the kitchen is often a central hub of activity, from early-morning [...]

Green Kitchen Remodeling: A Comprehensive Guide

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on green kitchen remodeling. The concept of 'green' or eco-friendly kitchen remodeling is simple yet profound. It entails the application of environmentally friendly methods and materials in refurbishing a kitchen. This can vary from using [...]

Classic Kitchen Update

This 1953 built home was ready and willing to transition its main level living to a 21st century lifestyle.  A small addition off the front of the home allowed the floor plan to boast a large format island, informal [...]

Suburban Farmhouse Basement

An unfinished basement may seem like a daunting remodeling project, but for this Maple Grove family, it gave them the much-needed space so they could stay in the home they love.  We created a family room with shiplap detailing, [...]

2020 Artisan Home Tour Gallery

Sicora, Inc., was pleased to be part of the 2020 Artisan Home Tour with a stunning remodel of an ordinary house in a great neighborhood. When the homeowners asked for a large family room, an open kitchen, and [...]

Traditional Modern Design

This original home was built in 1968 and was designed to be architecturally unique with its flat roof and modern design.  Our remodel and addition expanded on this modern design with an entire home remodel. We rebuilt the [...]

Summit Avenue Remodel

We know painted cabinets are all the rage, but for this Summit Avenue remodel, we combined a gorgeous paint color with a classic wood look that preserves the home’s Craftsman design. In this project, we remodeled the kitchen and [...]

Farmhouse Chic Whole House Remodel

Lack of space was the dilemma for this Edina couple.  This whole house remodel features 9’ ceilings on the main, a kitchen that a gourmet chef would love, along with stylish, traditional finishes.  On the upper level we added [...]

Frequently Asked Project Specs

We frequently get asked for exterior project selections for a couple of homes and we are happy to provide that information! In this post, we go over our most frequently requested projects. There isn't a fee for these specs, [...]

Cottage Style Remodel

This cottage style home has been completely transformed on both the exterior and interior. An entire second story was added along with a front porch, and deck. The interior was completely re-imagined with the relocation of the kitchen [...]

Transitional Craftsman Whole House Remodel

2019 Spring Home Remodelers Showcase Home This Transitional Craftsman home has been completely transformed with a new kitchen, mudroom, second story remodel & dormer addition. Warm neutral colors were used throughout to compliment the original style of the [...]

Contemporary Edina Remodel

This Edina home was completely transformed to fit the needs of a growing family. On the main level, the kitchen was moved to the other side of the home and was designed with custom cabinets, glass subway tile, and [...]

How to Stop Interior Window Condensation

With the recent extremely cold temperatures you may have noticed some interior window condensation in your home. If taken care of this issue isn’t a big deal, but if left untreated it can cause some damage especially in older windows. [...]

Project Feature – Modern Kitchen Remodel

Starting a remodel can be a little intimidating and trusting someone with your home is a big deal. Hear from one of our clients, Valora and Steve, about why they chose to remodel, why they chose Sicora, and their [...]

Design Ideas For Your Pet

Since February, 20th was National Love Your Pet Day we thought we would share our favorite design ideas for a pet-friendly home! Most of us at Sicora have pets or are pet lovers. This is why we love working with [...]

Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT)

Let’s start with the basics. What exactly is Luxury Vinyl Tile? Luxury Vinyl Tile or LVT as you’ll hear it called is one of the fastest growing flooring products on the market. LVT is called a “hot pressed tile”. This means [...]

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