2017 Arrived With New Trends in The Home Improvement Industry & Here Are The Top 3
A bright, open and functional kitchen is what most, if not all home owners desire. Debating between a full on kitchen renovation vs. a refreshing face lift to the existing?
Partial Kitchen Remodel
Solid oak cabinetry can typically be resurfaced or re-faced depending on your style and preference. This involves removing all doors, drawers and sanding them down, cleaning thoroughly, re-installing and either staining or painting. Installing new cabinetry hardware & a fresh coat of paint on the walls will brighten you kitchen and give it brand new look!
Tip: Talk to your contractor about replacing your sink and faucet, more than likely if the sink is installed over and not under the existing counter top updating the sink and faucet is will not damage the counter tops.
Complete Kitchen Remodel
A full remodel of your kitchen = starting on a “clean canvass”. Your contractor will demolish everything from floor to lighting, upgrade electrical and plumbing as needed. A design or drawing of the new layout for your kitchen is extremely helpful for both the client and contractor. When selecting the materials for your new kitchen don’t forget the functionality of your selections.
Trending Upgrades: Grey Cabinets, Butcher Block & Quartz Counter Tops, Lazy Susan, Self Closing Drawers, Under Cabinet Lighting, LED recessed lighting, Porcelain tile, Wood Look Porcelain Tile, Farm Sinks, Hands-free Faucets
Having a spa-like bathroom seems to be the “must have” of the year. Now, more than ever homeowners are investing in creating elegant and spacious bathrooms. Depending on the style of your home, adding touches of modern into the design will give your bathroom a new feeling of relaxation.
Trending Upgrades: Over-Sized Showers, Rain Shower Heads, Shower Jets, Stand Alone Bath Tubs, Subway Tile,Glass Tile and Double Vanities
Tip: Pre-Selecting the key features/elements in your design will help both you and your contractor find the right design for your home.
Feeling cramped? Adding to the original footprint of your home is a big decision to make. Room Additions and Extensions typically take anywhere from 3 months to a year from planning to completion. Living away from the construction site for the term of the renovation is always recommended, specially if you have pets or children.
When working with a design and build firm your contractor will handle everything from working with an architect to create blueprints and submit to your city’s building and safety department to overseeing the project, coordinating inspections and assisting with the finishing material selections.
Tip: Having a rough-design can help you and your future contractor determine whats the best option for adding more living space to your home. Most design and build firms offer 3D design services at very low-cost to clients. Find a Pro & Schedule a FREE Consultation