We’re all familiar with the message printed on the rear view mirrors of our cars: “Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear.” Knowing that the cars behind us are closer than they seem affects the way we drive. The same principle applies when remodeling a Naples home. The actual deadline for starting your project may be closer than you think. What is the real timeline of a project—how long does it take?
If you live ina West Bay Club home (or are considering purchasing an existing residence there), you obviously have set some pretty high standards. This gorgeous community is nestled on almost 900 acres amid natural wetlands and nature preserve just to the west of US 41. If offers plenty of amenities including nature parks, boating (with Gulf access), world-class golf and tennis, and a variety of fine dining venues.
No doubt you’ve seen the bumper stickers and signs that urge you to do business locally. It’s always good to do what you can to support and strengthen the local economy, but there are other reasons why choosing a local remodeler for your Naples-area home makes sense.
For homeowners looking to upgrade their existing Naples area homes, the kitchen tends to be one of the first rooms they consider. That’s not surprising, given the prominent role kitchens play in today’s homes. In addition to being the place where food preparation happens they’ve also become a focal point for entertaining and simply “hanging out.”
If you’ve been in your Naples-area home for a while you may be feeling like it’s time to make a change or two. It’s possible to get so comfortable in your own home that it actually becomes uncomfortable. You can live with a nagging problem so long that you just come to accept it. Or you hardly notice your surroundings anymore because they’re just a little too familiar. Maybe you’ve even thought about moving out and starting all over again—just for a change.
It’s no accident that the main bedroom in the home is often referred to as the Master Suite. There’s something about this space that is simply superior to any other bedroom in the house. Here are four reasons Master Suites are better than average bedrooms.
Most designers (and homeowners) would agree that the kitchen is the center of the home today. And the kitchen cabinets are (generally) the focal point of the kitchen. They take up the most space (both literally and visually) and they tend to define the overall look and feel of the room.
California isn’t the only place dealing with water issues. Collier County—like other areas in Florida–is keeping an eye on the local water supply. In addition to watching water quality in the area, officials are tracking the amount of water available for residential use.
It’s been said that one of the great things about owning your own home is that you’ll never be bored because there’s always something in the house that needs doing. Part of that is due to the fact that we’re always changing: our needs change, our tastes change—and because our homes reflect our personalities and lifestyles—we tend to change our homes as well.
Sometimes making changes in the home is as simple as changing the color of the paint in the bathroom. Other times, it calls for some remodeling. So how do you choose the next remodeling project for your Naples-area home?
It’s no big secret why people love the Sunshine State—especially this time of year. Let’s face it: we all take a little bit of pleasure reading the weather reports from up North—from the comfort of our decks in the winter. But just because we don’t face the harsh winter weather doesn’t mean our homes are free from the need for regular maintenance. Here are five things you should do each year to protect and preserve your Naples-area home.