More Outdoor Living

Who can have enough of relaxing on a beautiful porch? Morning or evening, warm weather or cold, this Wood Wise designed and built outdoor living space has it all:



Outdoor Living

These homeowners have a beautiful backyard and asked Wood Wise to help them create a comfortable place to enjoy it more. The final design features a stone fireplace, composite decking, and bead board ceiling. There’s plenty of room for two separate seating areas plus a table and chairs for meals. The wide steps open onto an existing stone patio with more seating. The homeowners are delighted with the results and use the porch year round. Give Wood Wise a call today and let us help you create your own beautiful outdoor living space.

What is Smart Design?

The Design Phase is Step 2 of the Wood Wise 4 step remodeling process. Smart design begins with a careful measure and listening to homeowners’ goals. It involves taking inventory of the homeowners’ family needs and translating them into a floor plan that makes life easier. Wood Wise designer Kathy Walker carefully considers the tasks and usage of each space and plans appropriately. The kitchen, the most used room in the house, demands even closer study to plan for enough storage that is convenient and tailored to each homeowner’s unique style. The Wood Wise professionals have the remodeling experience and vision to guide homeowners to a successful renovations.

Here is an example of smart design in this kitchen renovation. Plenty of convenient storage that fits this homeowner’s cooking habits.

Designer at Work

Wood Wise provides both award-winning design and project construction for our clients. To make sure the construction phase goes smoothly, lots of smart design and thoughtful planning comes first. Wood Wise designer Kathy Walker takes the lead by developing design options for each homeowner to consider. With hundreds of successful projects to her credit, Kathy knows how to make it happen. Every design process starts with a careful measure and sketch of the existing space along with lots of photos for reference. Here Kathy makes her drawing and measures accurately for the start of this master bathroom makeover.  Stay tuned to see how this space will be transformed!


Split-level Magic

This 1970 split level had the space but it was divided into small rooms. Wood Wise designed and remodeled the living room, dining room, and kitchen as one open area. Walls were removed and new hardwoods installed. The gorgeous new kitchen features a large island with room for food prep and seating. Take a look at what opening up and expanding the kitchen into the existing dining room did for this house!

Split Level Reimagined      


No Wash Day Blues Here

For such a hard-working space, the laundry room is often overlooked. However, a beautiful and efficient laundry room can help make everyday life better. When the space is organized and attractive, doing laundry is easier and, yes, even more enjoyable.


These homeowners asked Wood Wise to improve their laundry rooms. Check out the great results:


Powering Up the Powder Room

When renovating a kitchen, updating or even relocating a home’s powder room is often included.  Guests and family alike enjoy having a half bath that is fresh and stylish. Because of its small space, it is the perfect place to interject a burst of bold color or edgier look.  Check out these Wood Wise designed and remodeled powder rooms that have lots of personality:

2019 Remodelers Home Tour

This weekend is the Remodelers Home Tour. The best area remodelers will be showing off their work by having recently remodeled homes open to the public to tour. The Wood Wise featured home is a real Cinderella story. A basic dated brick ranch was transformed into a beautiful light-filled home, ready for entertaining. We invite you to stop by so we can show you around. Wood Wise designer Kathy Walker will be on site for you to meet and ask questions. The tour is free and you’ll leave with lots of ideas to improve your home. For more info:

After the Pollen…

With temps warming up, we are all looking forward to spending more time outdoors. Often our options at home are an uninviting deck or nothing at all. Creating a beautiful outdoor living space at your home can provide the feeling of being on vacation every day. Wood Wise can help design and build tastefully designed open porches, screened porches, decks, and patios that provide spaces for family and friends to gather. Check out this beautiful outdoor space – and then give us a call to help you create that special retreat right at your own home.


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Closet Life

The state of your closet affects your life every day. When Wood Wise renovates a master suite, creating an organized efficient closet is high priority. Wood Wise designer Kathy Walker works with the homeowners to design a closet with the right amount of hanging space and shelves for sweaters, shoes, and more. Our carpenters custom build to the dimensions designed for a closet that fits just right. The result is a place for everything and everything in its place.