Perhaps you already know that you want to remodel the kitchen in your Naples-area home. Maybe you already know that you want more space. It could be that you want to take advantage of more natural light in your kitchen. It could be that you’re after more efficient use of the space, or that you want to include seating for casual meals in your kitchen. Those are all great reasons to remodel.
Not surprisingly, before Naples-area homeowners decide to remodel a bathroom in the home, they want to have at least a fair idea of what that kind of project is going to cost them. That’s just smart thinking. Frankly, it’s one of the more common questions we field from clients and prospects.
What’s the best way to describe the design-build process? Imagine you are planning your own wedding. You do the research—browsing every bride magazine in print—and creating a stack of “must haves” a mile high. Then you compile a list of people to contact and services needed (the florist, the caterer, the location arrangements, and more). Your list begins to resemble a book. You’ll have to educate yourself on provider reputations, quality of work, and reliability (You don’t want to find out a florist can’t deliver 2 hours before the wedding). To pull this off you may have to give up every spare minute of your life for the next 6 months.
When Naples homeowners begin thinking through a remodeling of their home, most of them don’t start with storage. That’s understandable. At first glance, storage space may not seem all that exciting. It’s also not something that catches your eye right away—so it can be easy to overlook. But it can actually have a huge impact on how your home looks and feels.
Just because you’re not particularly handy with a hammer or saw doesn’t mean you don’t have tools at your disposal when it comes to remodeling your home. And even though you may never be physically involved in the remodeling labor, the work you do is critical to the success of your remodeling project.
Once upon a time bathrooms were the rooms that were never mentioned. They were functional, necessary, and very private. Master bathrooms are still very private, but they are much more than merely “functional” these days. And powder rooms (or guest bathrooms) are anything but dull.
According to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at Harvard University, home renovations are on the rise. The National Association of the Remodeling Industry echoed that finding, reporting that most remodelers expected significant growth this past year.
Whether you already live in Southwest Florida or are considering moving here, this part of the country is a great place to live. Here are just a few of the reasons savvy retirees have made Southwest Florida (and the Naples area in particulr) their home.
Outstanding home remodeling begins with great home design and a clear plan that allows you to achieve your goals for a more comfortable, enjoyable home. But sometimes, it’s the little touches you add later that increase functionality, comfort, and convenience. Smart homes are no longer a “new” thing, but the technology that’s available continues to evolve. Here’s a look at a few of the outstanding smart home technologies that you may want to consider for your Naples-area home.
It’s always interesting to take a look at what design experts pick for the hot color of a new year. But just what makes a particular color “the color of the year” and who chooses it?