Tag Archives: TJ Monahan

5 Design Trends for 2021 – The Fresh Prince, Hide-and-Seek, and Ceiling Area Rugs

BOWA’s VP of Design TJ Monahan shares what he expects to see in 2021 renovations With 2021 here, I’d like to take a minute – I’m tempted to quote the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song here, but I figured the first line of the blog post wasn’t the best spot to lose anyone who isn’t up to speed on their 90’s pop culture trivia – nah forget it, I’m doing it – I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you all the design trends you might see this year.  Still with me?  OK, we… Read More >

What Changes Have You Made to Your Home Since COVID-19?

A chat with BOWA’s VP of Design TJ Monahan about his home projects during COVID With coronavirus numbers ticking back up, it’s likely that many of us are still hunkering down in our homes with our “pod” of family and perhaps a few close friends.  Having been at this since March, it’s also likely that our homes have taken on many new roles…everyday office for one or more, schoolhouse, gym, restaurant, outdoor entertainment venue and more. But how can we make our homes work in all these new ways? We chatted with TJ Monahan, BOWA’s VP of Design, to find… Read More >

3D Renderings Improve Remodeling Design Experience

At BOWA, we strive to apply a client-first approach to every step of the process. From the guidance provided by our Project Leaders to the availability of our Customer Service Team long after a project is completed, our goal is to deliver a wonderful client experience. The approach taken by our In-House Design Team is no exception. Since taking leadership of the design department, TJ Monahan has worked diligently to streamline and enhance the design phase to deliver a more client-friendly experience. Traditionally, project design was a two-dimensional (2D) endeavor. Designers created and presented flat, static floorplans and a handful… Read More >

How to Enjoy Remodeling – Phase 1

Introduction Enjoy remodeling.  Seems like a simple idea, right?  Remodeling your home should be enjoyable.  You should be able to engage with a remodeling partner and talk about goals, wishes, and long-term plans.  You should be able to review and iterate on different designs, so you can understand what all of your options might be.  You should be able to have honest conversations about money upfront to avoid pricing surprises later on in the process.  You should have a single point of accountability so praise, questions, comments, or concerns only have one place to go.  You should know when your… Read More >

New Date in Potomac – BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day

POSTPONED due to weather!!  New date is Saturday, October 13th!! In conjunction with the Civic Association of River Falls and as a thank you to the communities in which we live and work, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in Potomac on Saturday, October 13th.  Get organized for back to school by letting us assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking… Read More >