Volume 16 | April, 2018
Greetings!

Springtime in Florida looks a lot like summer, fall and winter, doesn’t it? We are blessed! It’s also the perfect time to adventure through our fabulous state. From outdoor festivals to picturesque landscapes, enjoy these suggestions on the best things to do in Florida.

When you’re not exploring our state’s attractions, you might choose to take in the cool nights and warm days in your luxurious backyard. If your backyard is less than tranquil, you might enjoy reading our feature article below that identifies 5 reasons to remodel your outdoor living space .

As we excite in the magical changes of the season, we hope you reach out to us if you’re looking for a change. Whether you’re looking for a creative way to add much needed space or update, refresh and modernize a favorite room or your backyard, we are happy to share our design ideas. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to get started right away. 

From your friends,  
Mike Spreckelmeier
5 Reasons to Remodel Your Backyard
If you are a current resident of Southwest Florida, you are pleasantly familiar with the primary benefit of living in this Sunshine State. You guessed it. Nothing beats the warm, sunny weather we have the privilege to enjoy all year-round.

If your backyard patio entices you to spend as much time as possible outdoors—a place to enjoy your morning cup of coffee, an afternoon get-together, or even a large gathering—then congratulations. You’re one of many homeowners who are bringing their home’s living area out the backdoor. According to  Realtor Magazine , which is produced by the National Association of Realtors, the creation of outdoor living spaces is one of the greatest trends in homeownership in 2018.

If, on the other hand, you are NOT happy with your backyard and would like to explore your home’s future potential, here are five reasons why you should consider an outdoor remodel, and why it just might become your favorite “room” in the house !
3 Items That Take the Longest During a Remodel
If you’re including customized anything in your home, be prepared to wait — and wait some more

It’s pretty well known that remodels can be time-consuming beasts. Whether you’re painting a bathroom yourself or hiring a team to gut your kitchen (or your whole house), there’s a fair amount of time involved. Time planning, time executing, time cleaning up afterward — time, time, time. And while every little part of a renovation involves a certain amount of time (I swear, I’ll stop saying “time” soon), there are certain items or phases that take longer than others. We loved this article from Houzz that addresses the top three time sucks during a remodel.
You Are In Good Hands with Exceptional Staff
Joseph Mecklenburg, Superintendent
New to Southwest Florida, having moved from Chicago, Joe comes to Progressive Design Build with a strong work ethic, superior leadership skills and a talent for problem solving. His 20-year background in construction, from labor to project management, has proven to be a vital asset to the company, giving Joe inside knowledge of construction projects and better opportunities to problem solve a variety of challenges.


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