Kathy Helmus

Kathryn Civitello Helmus graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Human Environment and Design.  She has more than 30 years of experience in her field and began her successful home building and remodeling business, Premier Shelters, Inc., in 1984.

Kathy is a published author and an expert building and remodeling coach who has helped other professionals begin their construction business and who has guided countless clients to the best building decisions for their wants and needs.   She is a respected and often called upon expert who helps building officials, realtors, architects, designers and bankers interpret building and remodeling issues. 

Her publications, Home Building and Remodeling-“From Dreams to Reality”, and Who’s Your Builder?, came about because of her experience helping clients understand the building process.  Both are dedicated to her dad who was her mentor and a consummate professional dedicated to “doing it right the first time.”

Kathy believes in paying her knowledge and experience forward to help others improve their building/remodeling experience and to take their dreams to reality!.