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Gorgeous Master Bath Renovation on a Budget in Wildwood Missouri

A Wildwood Missouri couple desperately wanted to renovate their master bathroom, but they were on a strict budget. Aptitude Construction, with some common sense, and the skill to know what to keep and what to toss, was able to build them a dream master suite within the renovation budget. “Luckily for this couple, the original bathroom had been thoughtfully laid …

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Unused Space Transformed into Charming Powder Room in a Webster Groves Bungalow

In Webster Groves, St. Louis, with its leafy streets and historic houses, renovations often mean finding creative ways to add modern amenities. For this family, that meant finding a way to squeeze a powder room into an existing floor plan. The homeowners wanted the new powder room built in a seldom used corner of the family room. Matt Mierek, the …

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Small Kitchen in the City of St. Louis Gets a Remodel

Who wants more kitchen storage? Everyone! But what do you do if you cannot add onto your home, and removing an interior wall is just not an option? That is the challenge a family living in the City of St. Louis’ Central West End asked Aptitude Construction to solve. A creative approach expands kitchen storage A little creative thinking gave …

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Storm Damage Provides an Opportunity for Garage Expansion in Wildwood

When a resident of Wildwood, Missouri stepped outside after a severe storm, he discovered a huge tree had fallen on his garage and nearby outbuildings. The tree had crashed through the garage roof and the walls had buckled and snapped under the weight. Aptitude Construction evaluated the storm damage Matt Mierek, owner of Aptitude Construction, was asked to assess the …

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Spacious Commercial Kitchen Remodel for a Church in Clayton, MO

The community at this Saint Marks Lutheran Church church in Clayton, Missouri, gather together to feed not just their souls, but also their bodies. Near the areas dedicated to worship, is a commercial kitchen used to prepare meals for events and other church activities. When the church needed to remodel its commercial kitchen, it looked for a contractor with experience …

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Luxury Bathroom Remodel, St. Peters, Missouri

Outdated wood cabinets, an awkward corner soaking tub under a window, and clutter finally drove a St. Peter’s family to reimagine what their bathroom could be. They wanted a space that was tranquil, beautiful and had lots of storage for toiletries, hair dryers, and other bathroom essentials. A bathroom remodeling contractor with the right skills for the job Matt Mierek, …

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Design Inspiration for Remodeling Projects

Remodeling projects increase the value of your home and improve your quality of life by providing a more comfortable, beautiful and functional space. Some lucky people know exactly what they want. For everyone else, a little design inspiration is needed to bring dreams to reality. Below is a list of our favorite sources of home improvement inspiration. HOUZZ Visit HOUZZ.com …

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What you need to know about tiles

From natural stone to ceramic to porcelain, tiles bring beauty and durability to kitchens, bathrooms, and other home remodeling projects. In fact, we install so much tile; we have tile specialists on staff at Aptitude Construction. Installing tile is both art and science, and our tile installers are real master craftsman. Our most important pro tip for homeowners — select …

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Stunning Kitchen Remodel, Wildwood, MO

When this Wildwood, MO family was finally ready for a new, modern kitchen design, they knew they wanted a bigger, brighter and more beautiful space where they could spend time with family and entertain friends. During their first meeting with Matt Mierek, owner of Aptitude Construction, a company serving Saint Charles and St. Louis County, MO, it was clear they …