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6th Annual Mosby Christmas Cube Contest

We love the holidays because the office becomes so festive with remodeling experts applying their skill to the annual Christmas Cube Decorating Contest. Watch the video above for a tour of some of the designs and the grand prize winners. Marvel at the cleverness and...

Top 7 St. Louis Kitchen Trends for 2015

Even though most design trends start on the east and west coasts, Metro St. Louis does have its own unique style influenced by it being the youngest Eastern city and the oldest Western city in America. Mosby Building Arts’ design team shares some emerging St. Louis...

Running Your Household with Apps

Your smartphone or tablet can run your household when you’re away. Be it a workday at the office or on vacation in another country, you can monitor and control most every aspect of your home through apps on your gadget. Here is a quick guide to the technologies that...

Solving the Problem of a Leaking Dormer

A South St. Louis, MO home had a leaking dormer (shown above) that was problematic for years. The interior walls of the dormer were often condensated, and heavy rains would lead to water damage on the lower level foyer ceiling. Even though these were previously billed...

Design Away Bathroom Slips & Falls

The bathroom is the most dangerous room in your home. Water against waterproof surfaces can be slips waiting to happen. Bathtubs and toilets can set you up for a fall. And these potential hazards affect everyone at any age. You can reduce the risk of slips and falls...

Tips for Adding Color to Your Kitchen

There are many ways to add color to your kitchen beyond paint colors on the wall (though that remains an easy and cost-effective option!). Let’s review some innovative ideas that Mosby Building Arts’ kitchen designers have used to introduce pops of color in the...

Q&A: Drying Out a Water Damaged Basement

Question We just repaired a bad water leak that completely covered one wall in the finished basement. It’s dry wall with a vapor barrier and insulation behind it. The only moisture I can feel is in the corners of the drywall at the base but I know the insulation is...

7 Things to Do Before Meeting with a Kitchen Designer

Daydreaming about a new kitchen seems to happen just about every time you use it. Finally, comes the time when you take steps to learn if a remodel is possibile. Before you schedule an appointment with a certified kitchen designer, here are 7 things to do to make it a...

A New Master Bathroom for an Old Home

A stately 1928 home with classic architectural features had a master bathroom out of sorts with the rest of the home. Decades of remodels had removed much of its vintage charm. The size, layout and amenities didn’t meld with the couple’s modern lifestyle. After living...