We know that kitchen additions can be a big undertaking. They’re hard work, they can be expensive, and they take time—not to mention giving up the use of your kitchen for at least a few weeks! But whether you’re planning a kitchen renovation for your own pleasure or to increase your home’s value, it will pay off. Kitchen additions can and will increase the value of a home for a number of reasons. Here’s why remodeling one of the most important rooms in your home can increase the value—and how to do it well:
July 11, 2018
The choice to build a new home or take on a renovation is a major decision. And one of the more daunting tasks is to then find a professional who can bring your vision to life. A residential architect will be able to create a floor plan that encompasses all of your needs and wants. As a homeowner, you probably know all the things about your home that you dislike and wish to change. However, do you know all the options available to you when it comes to remodeling a space to make it into your dream home?
July 3, 2018
Kitchen additions can really bring new life to your home. Not only will it make your daily life easier but it will also add to the value of your home. But in order to get the most out of your kitchen addition, it’s important to know what to expect—both the positives and the challenges. The more prepared you are, the less overwhelmed you’ll be throughout every step of the addition process.
June 27, 2018
Architecture has grown and changed throughout the years, transcending time and trends. Something that is old can become new again.Such is the case with Craftsman-style homes, which were first built in the early nineteenth century. Many of these homes have seen beautiful revivals and restorations, and modern Craftsman-style floor plans have been re-created with newer builds and utilized in modern renovations. If your home is in need of a tune-up and you’re thinking about going with the Craftsman look, you can find inspiration in magazines, neighborhoods in your area, on Pinterest or through other online research. Here are several ways you can incorporate the Craftsman style into the floor plans of your remodel.
June 13, 2018
Don’t leave your home renovation up to chance. If you hire an experienced residential architect, things will move quickly and easily. Once your home is complete, you’ll be able to sit back, relax, and look back on how stress-free the renovation process was. The reason? Because you used a residential architect on your project. Here are five things that only a residential architect can bring to your home renovation.
June 6, 2018
Craftsman-style floor plans are extremely popular. For many of our clients, the Craftsman-style floor plan perfectly aligns with their home goals and desires, which include simplicity, handiwork, and natural materials. These homes have a cozy feel and often have open porches, shingle siding, and stone details. We use the plans to provide a customized house that’s charming, functional, and unique. All of our Craftsman houses really stand out for the following three reasons:
May 30, 2018
The layout of your home is basically a roadmap for how you and your family will function on a day-to-day basis. With an open layout, moving from room to room is simple and fluid. Everything is less congested and provides family members with a much more open approach to the way they interact with one another. With a closed layout however, the interaction is much less open with a larger emphasis on privacy. This sort of layout provides each member of your home with a “getaway” option if things are feeling a little too tight.
May 23, 2018
Adding a sunroom onto your home is a great way to save money on an addition, since sunrooms don’t require some of the costs that you’d otherwise need to consider, such as plumbing and insulation. However, the charm of sunrooms lies in the aesthetic—so the cost of design and décor is something to think about. Thankfully, there are a lot of ways you can save on the cost of a sunroom when it comes to the design. Here are our top tips on creating a space you’ll love without going over budget:
May 16, 2018
Bathrooms are the jewelry of a home. People like them shiny and new with the latest designs and trendy tile work. More importantly, master bathrooms have become a necessity for today’s homeowners. Long gone are the days of sharing a bathroom with the kids or guests—private accommodations reign supreme. If you’re looking to give your en-suite bathroom a facelift, it’s a good idea to find some inspiration before you begin. Additionally, if you find you require a professional to complete the job, it’s important that you do your research and find a reputable architect who can complete your project flawlessly.
May 9, 2018
Buying the perfect home can mean different things for different people. While one person may enjoy an old-fashioned Colonial, another may prefer something more modern. Although the home that you purchased may be the home of your dreams, it may not mean the same thing for others when it comes time to sell. But there are many things to love about adding an additional room onto your home.