According to a recent study, most people today don’t look for perfection when buying a new home. The concept of “move-in ready” seems to be changing. More than half of all buyers today plan to update or overhaul some aspect of their home. So, whether you plan simply to breathe new life into your decor or you anticipate a minor bathroom redo or a major kitchen renovation, you are not alone.
What is the best way to assure that your remodel project will turn out to be a dream come true? There is simply no substitute for thorough planning, and the best way to begin the process is to make lists. Take a walk through your house: Note what you love and what you hate. Nothing is too trivial to include, whether it’s the great backyard view or the way the sunlight spills through the kitchen window early in the morning.
The second step is to think about the way you live your life: On a schedule, relaxed and easy, surrounded by friends and family or only home on weekends?
As you proceed, refine and crystallize your needs as well as your desires. Take the time to write down must have features for your kitchen or bathroom renovation; note the need for more storage or display space. Then move on to the wish list: A warming drawer or indoor grill; a steam shower or towel warmers in the master bath? Your wish list may shrink or expand, but you will emerge with a clear idea of what’s important, what’s possible, and what your finished space will look like.
Bathrooms are spaces that should be warm, comforting and relaxing—yet creating this dream space with a remodeling project may be a bit of a challenge for anyone. To alleviate the stress and time-consuming work associated with bathroom renovations, many homeowners choose to have certified bathroom designers on the remodeling work.… Read moreView latest blog posts