Room Under the Stairs: Home Office Ideas

Isn’t it lovely when you need to bring work home or when you need to get some things done on the internet and don’t have the room around the house to do it?

I mean, there is always the dining room table but there is already mail and laundry piled there. You could always sit on the couch…but then your laptop gets so hot on your leg, you’re afraid either might catch fire before you’re finished. So, if you don’t have an extra room to create a home office, cannot afford to create an extra room for just a home office, and are seeking the extra space, what do you do… here’s an idea: Are you ready?

What about that empty space under the stairs? The under stairs space usually is left empty and doesn’t serve anything, (unless you took in your nephew and now serves as his bedroom; haha…that was a joke for the HP fans out there!) but now you can transform that negative space into a useful and functional under stairs home office.

The space does not have the dreaded corner where you file bills or finish that report for the boss. Let it be for the whole family! Contact us at Friga Construction when you decide that the space under the stairs is indeed just ‘space’ and something needs to be done. We can do these small projects. We can make it appear the new room under the stairs had been there since the beginning. Take a look at the pictures below and give us a call when you are ready. We want to make your visions become reality, and they will with Friga Construction.

Can You Start A Home Remodel In The Winter??

Since there are not a lot of people remodeling during the winter, it’s the slow season for contractors. Furthermore, when contractors have less to do, they have more time to work on your project, so your remodeling may get done quicker as well. During winter you may find that contractors may have more time to work with you in planning and designing your project. This would be a good time for refining the details before the actual work begins. Give Friga Construction a call and we can help make your visions become reality.

Many homeowners will wait until spring to remodel because they are concerned about dust, fumes, ventilation and areas for staging the work. Current technologies and clean up methods do effectively control these problems. Fans with negative air pressure, plastic zip doors, and sealing off heat ducts with a filter will contain dust, debris and fumes to the work area.

It is usually easier for contractors to schedule work in winter months because there is a lot less exterior work being done. This will free up a contractor’s schedule for kitchen, bathroom and basement remodeling  a shorter wait for work to begin. Contact Friga Construction today and we will set up a free consultation to check out what you want remodeled. We think outside of the box and can offer many ideas, as well as paying close attention to minor details. We look forward to hearing from you and making your visions become reality.


2014 Will be the Best Yet For Construction

Happy New Year from everyone at Friga Construction!!

I cannot believe that 2013 is finally over and a bright, shining, new year is upon us. There are so many possibilites for change in 2014 and they all look promising.

Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Maybe two or three? Going to start working out and cut out the soda? Me too! But, I broke that resolution Wednesday evening when I opened a can of Dr. Pepper…. Or spend more time with the family; you know, actually being in the same room, verbally speaking to each other instead of scattered throughout the house and the only means of communication is through text, Facebook, Snap-Chat or Twitter? When was the last time you sat around the kitchen table and ate dinner as a family? Do you kept telling yourself that the only reason why your family does not eat around the table is because the dining room is not big enough?

Believe it or not, Friga Construction can help with many of your new year resolutions. Want to pull that old treadmill out but don’t have the room to leave it out as a daily reminder? Friga Construction can help remodel a room to accommodate exercise equipment. Or we could build a new room to your existing house. Your own personal gym…without all the germs, awkward looks, and other people’s sweat from the overly priced gym in town.

Will this be the year that you make changes to start saving money? Possibly cut down that electric bill? Well, Friga Construction can assist you in that resolution also. Have you ever thought about enlarging the small windows in your living room and maybe put some skylights in the kitchen? This will increase natural lighting which can positively affect your health and your outlook on the day. It will also reduce the need to turn on the lights so maybe your next electric bill won’t be as high. With the larger windows and more sunlight coming in, you could totally grow your own herbs in the window. Which might lead to more healthy eating habits…perhaps then lead to cooking more at home. Look at you! You are eating healthier, being more positive about the day with all the natural lighting, exercising in your renovated personal gym, and sitting around the table to eat a home cooked meal as a family because the dining room was expanded. And…you went ahead and remodeled the outdated kitchen which had been covered in chicken themed wall paper for the past 15 years.

Friga Construction can take down that wall paper for you and rebuild, remodel, or renovate your home. Let us help you reach your new year’s resolution. We want your visions to become reality.

Let us make 2014 be the best year yet! We service the following Southwest Missouri areas including: Springfield, MO; Nixa, MO; Ozark, MO; Mountain Grove, MO; Joplin, MO; Lebanon, MO; Carthage, MO and Branson, MO.

Contact us today to find out how we can help service your next construction or remodeling needs.


Happy Holidays from Friga Construction!

During your Holiday gatherings filled with family, food, and usually at least one broken household item (that lamp fell on its own, right?), do you catch yourself wishing that you had more space to entertain? Maybe additional room in the kitchen so it could fit more than 2 people at a time without elbowing each other? Or even that double oven you have been eyeing; imagine baking the ham and the sugary, delicious, melt in your mouth cinnamon rolls at the same time….ahh the possibilities.

Well, all of that and then some, does not have to be a wishful thought that occurs every year when half of the family is at the dining room table and the other half is scattered throughout the house. And you are trying to find a place for everyone to sit and be comfortable that does not involve a delicate balancing act with a heavy plate of food and a can of soda . Friga Construction can make your visions become reality.

Want to remodel the kitchen? We will do that.

Expand your dining room and family room? We can do that also.

Thinking about adding on another room? Sure thing, we can gladly build from the ground up.

Finishing the basement and making it into the game room so all the rowdy kids can go downstairs and stop running around the living room all jacked up on Mountain Dew, and thus preventing the breakage of another lamp….Friga can put a rush on the basement and get it done as soon as possible.

Let us help create the vision you see, the home you want and can be proud of, and all the new memories you can make during the family gathering or just everyday in the upcoming year. After the last of the out of town family members leave, the decorations are taken down, and the attempted repair (fail) job of the lamp that you should have put away because you knew it would not survive the holidays…sigh, contact us and we can make your wishful thinking become the home you want.

Now is the perfect time to schedule, so Friga Construction can begin work in the spring. That way when the Holidays roll around in 2014, you will be ready to take on the family and host many amazing gatherings in your brand new renovated home.