Kitchen Remodel Historic District, Fort Myers, FL

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

When a Historic District home was renovated in Fort Myers, a dream kitchen was created: open plan enough for gathering, with clearly delineated areas for cooking, reading and entertaining.   Challenge Bill and Alison’s existing [...]

Home Remodeling Essentials: 10 Do’s and Don’ts (Part II)

May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Last month, we talked about five home remodeling do’s and don’ts. This month, we’re adding 5 more tips to help your next home remodeling project go off without a hitch. 6. Collect your decorating ideas [...]

Family-Friendly Kitchen Renovation in Bonita Springs, FL

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Home is where the heart is for the Paskus family. That is why an open, inviting area was at the heart of their kitchen remodel—fit for entertaining large groups of people. Only limited by the [...]

Home Remodeling Essentials: 10 Do’s and Don’ts (Part I)

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

In today’s real estate market, remodeling your home is one of the wisest decisions you can make. Even remodeling select rooms can significantly increase the value of your property. Studies show that the return on [...]

Progressive Builders Keeps Hope Alive Participating in Relay For Life of Fort Myers Raises $8,371 for the American Cancer Society

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Fort Myers, Florida, May 2, 2017 – On April 29th, Progressive Builders, an award-winning design/build remodeling firm in Southwest Florida and staple of the local business community, joined thousands of people—teams, sponsors, performers and volunteers—in [...]

Introducing Progressive Innovation: More Than an Ordinary Family Room Addition

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

This Bonita Bay home, located in a 2,400-acre gated community with 1,400 acres of parks, nature preserves, lakes and open spaces, is an ideal location for this retired couple. They loved everything about their home—the [...]

Progressive Builders Participates in Relay For Life of Fort Myers to Help Fund the American Cancer Society

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Grass Roots, Community-Based Team Event to be Held on April 29th, 2017 Fort Myers, Florida, April 11, 2017 – Progressive Builders, an award-winning design/build remodeling firm in Southwest Florida, is participating in The American Cancer [...]

Progressive Builders Attends Remodeler’s Advantage Roundtable

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Progressive Builders Attends Remodeler’s Advantage Roundtable, an Industry Think-Tank for Top Remodelers Leverages personal Board of Advisors to help grow their business Fort Myers, FL, April 10, Progressive Builders executives, Mike Spreckelmeier [...]

Countertop Consideration: Quartz vs. Granite

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

If you read reviews, you’ll find that homeowners across the internet are split into two factions: those who prefer granite countertops, and those who can’t live without quartz. Take a step back from the rhetoric, [...]

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Updating an Outdoor Kitchen in Bonita Springs for Opulent Entertainment

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Here in Florida, we’re blessed with great weather year-round. So it’s no surprise that outdoor entertaining areas are an extremely popular way to enhance outdoor living. When our clients requested an update to their existing [...]

Hardwood vs. Wood-Look Tile: Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Home

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Flooring is one of the most important considerations when taking on a home remodel. Fortunately, it’s an exciting time for homeowners when it comes to choosing materials. Every season brings new products to the interior [...]

Progressive Builders Wins Three 1st Place Local Chapter CotY Awards

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Fort Myers, FL [February 17, 2017] –Progressive Builders, an award-winning premier residential design/build remodeling firm, announced today that the company won three first place local 2017 Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards from the National [...]

Happy Valentine’s Day! A Personal Note from Mike Spreckelmeier

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for romance. While the business world generally regards it as a holiday best left to the lovebirds, here at Progressive Builders, we see it differently. We believe Valentine’s Day is an [...]

A Splash of Color for a Bonita Springs Master Bathroom

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Modern design, open spaces, and vibrant color give this Bonita Springs master bathroom new life. The Challenge When we first met with our clients, they had a number of dislikes about the master bathroom in [...]

What is Design/Build?

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Design-build is a project delivery method that provides homeowners with a single contract - and a sole point of contact - for both the design and construction phases of a home remodeling project. Design-build firms [...]

Progressive Builders Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Progressive Builders of Fort Myers, Florida Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017  Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World [Fort Myers, FL], January 25, [...]

Before & After: 90-Day Waterfront Home Renovation

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Luxurious modern updates for a coastal family home.   The Challenge This beautiful waterfront home was begging for an update. Our clients wanted a contemporary design with modern finishes. They craved improved functionality in the [...]

Home Remodeling Design Trends in 2017: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Southwest Florida?

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

As an innovative, design/build firm, homeowners rely on us to stay current on the latest design trends as well as the newest home remodeling products, to include appliances, fixtures, flooring, countertop selections, and more. We [...]

Three Kitchen Makeovers to Inspire You

January 11th, 2017|0 Comments

PROGRESSIVE BUILDERS FEATURED IN NAPLES ILLUSTRATED January 11, 2017—Looking for ideas to transform your favorite gathering area? Get inspired from three before and after remodels designed by Progressive Builders. Read full article.

Before and After Master Bathroom Transformation

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Transforming a Master Bathroom in South Fort Myers, FL When our clients purchased their beautiful home in South Fort Myers, FL they fell in love with the expansive, sweeping space. It wasn’t long, however, before [...]

White Christmas

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

- A Christmas Story written by Mike Spreckelmeier Robert was dreaming of a white Christmas. He didn’t know his dream would come true and that this year’s white Christmas would change the way he sees the [...]

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

November 1st, 2016|0 Comments

By Michael Spreckelmeier, President & Owner Progressive Builders, Inc. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Thanksgiving is not as commercialized as Christmas, or Valentine’s Day or even Mother’s Day. Thanksgiving is a time for [...]

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Progressive Builders Celebrates 27 Years of Business

September 19th, 2016|0 Comments

In the First 27 Years By Michael Spreckelmeier, President & Owner Progressive Builders, Inc. Wow! 27 years! However, with a quick glance in the mirror and the reflection, on reflection becomes real. Blessed indeed, lucky [...]

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An Overview of Our Best Before & After Projects

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

An Overview of Our Best Before & After Projects We all love to see before-and-after photos showing a great transformation but, if you’re like us, you’re always curious about the “rest of the story” too. [...]

  • Progressive Builders Finding Fun and Inspiration in Matlacha

Finding Fun & Inspiration in Matlacha

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Sometimes we just need to have fun! As most Americans know, life can be very stressful right now. As a Southwest Florida businessman, I deal with challenges and opportunities every day. We see building code [...]

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Progressive Builders Achieves Special Recognition from Houzz

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Progressive Builders, Inc. is proud to announce a new achievement on our Houzz profile! Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design inspiration, has awarded us the “1K Saves” badge. This badge represents [...]

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Professional Tips for Creating an Outdoor Living Space

July 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Southwest Florida’s beautiful climate allows residents to enjoy the great outdoors year-round so it’s worth the investment to make the most of our wonderful weather. Whether you are looking to create a pool-side paradise in [...]

  • Progressive Builders | Progressive Builders Featured in the Business Observer

Progressive Builders Featured in the Business Observer

July 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Open up BY: JEAN GRUSS | EDITOR/LEE-COLLIER David Wherry, marketing director, and Mike Spreckelmeier, owner and president of Progressive Builders, belong to a peer group of businesses called Remodelers Advantage. Can [...]

Five Kitchen Remodeling Trends and What We Recommend

June 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Five Kitchen Remodeling Trends and What We Recommend One of the best ways to enhance your satisfaction – and the value – of your Southwest Florida home is with a kitchen remodel. It’s one the [...]

  • Progressive Builders | A Progressive Approach to Enhancing Business

A Progressive Approach to Enhancing Business

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

For most small businesses, professional development means gaining general knowledge by sending employees to seminars and conferences, but at Progressive Builders, we’ve taken professional development a step further with Remodelers Advantage. For the last 15 [...]

  • Progressive Builders | How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

There are many things we can do in the remodeling process to make your home more energy efficient, reducing your electric bill and possibly even saving you money on taxes, homeowner’s insurance and home maintenance. [...]

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How to Identify Your Personal Home Decorating Style

March 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Identifying your personal home decorating style is an important step in the design-build process. We often find that a homeowner’s decorating style can provide our designers with inspiration in the renovation, remodel or addition design [...]


Planning for Success: Your Renovation Checklist

February 18th, 2016|0 Comments

A successful renovation requires planning. Here are some things you can do before you contact Progressive Builders, Inc. to ensure you’re ready to begin the remodeling process: Know Your Budget and Timeframe Only you can [...]

How Our Three-step Process Creates a Positive Renovation Experience

February 18th, 2016|0 Comments

They say, “a photo is worth a thousand words,” and that’s true in many ways. We believe our online galleries, which are available on Houzz and our project gallery, speak volumes about the quality of [...]

  • Progressive Builders | David Wherry Promoted to Project Consultant

David Wherry Promoted to Project Consultant

February 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Progressive Builders, Inc. has promoted David Wherry to project consultant for the professional design and build remodeling company. In his new role, Wherry will be responsible for meeting with homeowners, coordinating with designers and working [...]


How To: Put Romance Into Any Renovation

February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

So you’re thinking about remodeling or renovating a room, or adding on to your home, and then Valentine’s Day rolls around, and BAM! Inspiration strikes! It may seem trite at first, but there really [...]

  • 5 Things Not to Do When Remodeling Your Home

5 Things Not to Do When Remodeling Your Home

January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Today’s  blog article was written by an industry colleague of Progressive Builders, Inc. Bryan Sebring.  Bryan owns Sebring Services in Naperville, Illinois and has over 20 years in the design build remodeling and renovation industry.  He [...]

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3 Ways BuilderTREND Makes Our Customers’ Lives Easier

January 15th, 2016|0 Comments

BuilderTREND is a progress tracking and management tool that is revolutionizing the construction and remodeling industry, and it has proven to be equally revolutionary to you, our customers. BuilderTREND is the #1 Cloud-based home builder [...]

Bonita Bay Remodeling Company Sponsors “Reading is HUGE” Contest at Riverdale High School

October 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Progressive Builders is a member of Quality Service Pros, an online resource for finding pre-screened, licensed, qualified service professionals in, Southwest Florida and proud sponsor of the Reading is Huge contest at Riverdale High School [...]

Create A Personal Oasis Through Interior Design

July 1st, 2015|0 Comments

We’re honored to have a guest blogger for this post from Stephanie Henley of Beasley & Henley Interior Design… If your home is causing you stress, it is time for a change. Your home is [...]

Remodeling? Don’t get rid of the old materials just yet.

December 29th, 2014|0 Comments

We have a great idea for your next remodeling project that not only helps you but also goes for a good cause to help people in our communities. Instead of throwing away your countertops, sinks, [...]

Progressive Builders Marks 25 Years in Business in SWFL

October 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Fort Myers remodeling firm thrives with focus on customer service, warranties and product improvements Established in August 1989, Progressive Builders Inc. is celebrating its 25th year in business in Fort Myers, offering customized residential remodeling [...]

Gulf Harbour Remodeling Company Owner Attends Remodelers Advantage Conference in Arizona

September 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Fort Myers, FL – September 27, 2012 – Michael Spreckelmeier just returned from the annual Remodelers Advantage conference at the FireSky Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. The three-day industry conference focused on best practices [...]

Fort Myers remodeling contractor attends Remodelers Advantage

May 13th, 2013|0 Comments

Michael Spreckelmeier just returned from the annual Remodelers Advantage™ conference in West Lafayette, Indiana. The three-day industry conference focused on best technology practices in the remodeling industry and provided practical business management solutions to improve [...]

Progressive Builders offers home remodeling workshops at Bonita Bay February 19 & 28

February 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Michael Spreckelmeier, President of Progressive Builders, Inc. will present an informative home remodeling workshop on both Feb 19 and Feb 28, 2013 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Bonita Bay Club Founders Room, 26660 [...]

David Wherry Joins Progressive Builders Inc. as Project Coordinator

August 12th, 2012|0 Comments

Fort Myers, FL – August 20, 2012 – David Wherry has joined Progressive Builders, Inc. in the newly created position of production coordinator. He is originally from Saint Marys, WV and holds a business degree [...]

Progressive Builders, Inc. Debuts New eBook

January 27th, 2012|0 Comments

“12 Design Ideas For Your Southwest Florida Home” BONITA SPRINGS, FLORIDA (January 27, 2012) In today’s real estate market, homeowners are looking to protect the value of their home, while also having to manage the [...]


January 22nd, 2010|0 Comments

Fort Myers, FL – (January 22, 2010) Progressive Builders, Inc. has been certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an official EPA Certified Renovator. This certification allows the firm to conduct lead safe renovations and [...]

Progressive Builders, Inc Named To 2008 Qualified Remodeler Top 500

October 14th, 2008|0 Comments

Progressive Builders, Inc NAMED TO 2008 QUALIFIED REMODELER TOP 500 for the 5th consecutive year. Progressive Builders, Inc. has been named to the 2008 Top 500 list of remodeling firms by Qualified Remodeler Magazine. This [...]