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Aptitude’s Commercial Kitchen Remodel: The Sweet Divine In Soulard

If you love sweet treats, you might be familiar with The Sweet Divine in Soulard, run by husband-wife team Jenna and Jason Siebert. Delicious cupcakes galore and the smell of frosting attract customers near and far—however, in October of 2016, a fire caused by faulty electrical wiring destroyed the entire building. The bakeshop was so badly damaged, it required a …

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. AptitudeDesign & Build, 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 …

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 …

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 Design & Build to solve. A creative approach expands kitchen storage A little creative …

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. AptitudeDesign & Build evaluated the storm damage Matt Mierek, owner of AptitudeDesign & Build, was asked to …