La Soupe Food Rescue

La Soupe is a 501(c) non-profit organization located in heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. They distribute meals to food-insecure families through their 81 “share” partner agencies. These include schools, community groups, pantries, and more. Founder Suzy DeYoung took a leap of faith to sell her restaurant and catering business. Suzy had been experiencing burnout and realized…

Indy Kitchen Showcase

A gorgeous double island with additional bar seating set a luxurious tone for the rest of the home.- Photo by Dawn Smith Indianapolis Home Showcase Spring is in the air and this unbelievable home embodies all the beauty and freshness of the coming months. Bright and airy, colorful and eclectic. Pictures do not do this…

Recycled Glass Countertops

Recycled Glass Countertops Recycled glass countertops have made their way into the world of interior design and into kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects. They are an alternative option that offers consumers a green, environmentally-friendly substrate with a unique twist on the style. Before deciding if they are a good fit for a kitchen or bathroom…

The Lake County YMCA Dream Home

Sims-Lohman is proud to participate as a sponsor for the 2019 Lake County YMCA Dream Home Raffle. The open concept home was constructed and designed by the ProBuilt Homes team. This year construction of the project is located in Willoughby Hills, Ohio. The YMCA Dream Home will be available to tour through August 4th, 2019.…

Quartz vs. Quartzite

Understanding the Difference Planning a new kitchen can be an intimidating process. Choosing the right countertops ranks high on the list of stressful decisions homeowners must make when planning their space. The most frequently used materials are granite, marble, soapstone, quartz, and quartzite. A common misconception is that quartz and quartzite countertops are one in…

Countertop Contenders

Whether you are building a new home or remodeling an existing kitchen, you will find that there are numerous options and decisions to make. One of the biggest kitchen decisions is what type of material to use as your countertop. Both granite countertops and quartz countertops have a lot to offer, and these materials are…

Dunn Kitchen Showcase

This beautiful kitchen project was completed in the summer of 2017 for Arlene Dunn and her husband Steve Dunn. Steve Dunn is the President of Westport Homes, in Indianapolis. Arlene herself was very integral in the design of this gorgeous kitchen and had a very clear vision for the end result. With the help of…

Tri-Color Kitchen Showcase

Tri-Color: The Before¬†and After Joe Chapman designed this incredible tri-color remodel in Centerville, Ohio, a small suburb outside of Dayton. This funky space is a 1970’s condo that was in desperate need of a major facelift. Featured in HouseTrends Magazine, the condo boasts tri-colored Pedini cabinets, floating shelves, and high gloss surfaces. The “before” photo…

Medina Kitchen Showcase

Large Family – Functional Space Designed by Cathie Emery of our Sims-Lohman Elyria location, this kitchen started off as a very small enclosed area with a breakfast nook tucked into potential kitchen space. It was renovated for a family that has SIX boys! They needed more of everything, from cooking areas to cleaning stations, and…

Sealing Countertops: Tips & Tricks

To keep your beautiful stone countertop looking brand new, free of stains and discolorations, you must routinely seal it. Here is some helpful information about sealing and protecting your tops! Do you need to seal all countertops? You may think that all stone countertops need to be regularly sealed, but that is not necessarily true.…