BY DENISE HEIDEL
For more than three decades, Andrew and Kelly Lael have been building and designing homes. In 2019, they re-branded their business, Lael Homes, and in 2020, they made plans to expand. Village Kitchen & Bath Design Studio is a perfect extension of their business model.
President Kelly Lael said, “We have been operating Lael Homes as a one-stop-shop for years. We take great pride in our ability to pull together options that simplify the process for our clients. However, we have long dreamed of having a design studio. We wanted to create a beautiful space that would showcase quality resources such as cabinets, tile, backsplashes, countertops, flooring, lighting, etc. Should our clients need window treatments, furniture, rugs and more – we are closely aligned with companies that can pull the entire vision together. Village Kitchen & Bath Design Studio has something for everyone.”
“Agree,” said Andr¬ew Lael, CEO of Lael Homes. “Our new design studio is a space where new possibilities can be imagined. While we are a licensed general contractor, and we can accommodate a new construction or remodeling project, we also welcome the opportunity to work with other builders and designers.”
Village Kitchen & Bath Design Studio is projected to open in March of 2021, and already, excitement is buzzing! “We are opening beside Pete’s Restaurant – a Clemmons landmark,” said Kelly. “Village Kitchens & Bath Design Studio is a woman-owned business with Andrew as my partner. We’ve been renovating and outfitting, and we can’t wait to welcome our customers to Village Kitchen & Bath!
“We have great partnerships with our vendors, including trusted names like Wellborn Cabinets,” continued Kelly. “They are a ‘Made in America’ line which feels great to support, plus they are a family owned business. We’re also proud to work with major vendors and boutique-style companies. We will be offering exclusive product lines and brand new releases that won’t be found anywhere else in this market. Our team is committed to sourcing quality products and we love being a small business that supports other small businesses.”
Andrew said, “It’s part of the Lael Homes difference. We have an uncompromising commitment to excellence. We stay on top of trends in the industry, and while we aren’t interested in being trendy, we understand that certain trends will have more staying power than others. We help our clients choose options that will work for the long-term and that will remain stylish over time. Wellborn Cabinets are an excellent example of quality and excellence. Plus, they produce product lines that cover a broad scope of options that will work with everything from a rental unit to a multi-million-dollar mansion.”
“The new storefront is the perfect next step for our growth plan,” continued Kelly. “In addition to Andrew and myself, our company is growing! We’ve hired an interior designer and project manager, in addition to our bookkeeper and office manager. We know there are a lot of exciting opportunities coming up in 2021. We know that families are looking for lasting quality that not only fits their home décor and style but also their lifestyle. Our showroom will give visual examples of how many possibilities there are to make that happen.”
Andrew shared, “Our business is relational by nature, and to that end, we’re branching out to coordinate packages, including builder packages, that will cater to custom builders and remodelers. We are available to assist to the degree that they need us, including a design room where builders and their interior designers can meet with their clients in our showroom.”
“Your home is always a great investment,” continued Andrew. “As we gear up for spring, we look forward to hearing from those who need to get the ball rolling on their own home renovation and building projects. We consider it such an honor to help families create the home they want to love for years to come.”
Village Kitchen & Baths Design Studio is a division of Lael Homes, a premier contractor and interior design business. Visit the showroom at 2661 Lewisville-Clemmons Road in Clemmons. Call Andrew and Kelly Lael of Lael Homes for more information or for a free, in-home consultation. Visit VillageKB.com or LaelHomes.com. Call 336.546.7307. Be sure to like them on Facebook and follow them on Instagram and Houzz.