3 Ways to Revitalize Your Home for Modern Living

“When you’re updating a home, space planning is key. That kind of remodel should never be just cosmetic.” If your home looks and feels out of date, it may take more than new appliances and fresh paint to bring it into the modern era. “The way we live, use and enjoy our homes is much different now that it was 30 or 40 years ago,” says San Diego designer Beth Booth, who co-owns design-build firm Spaces Renewed with her husband, Marshall. “The rooms themselves have changed.” Mind for design. Booth was pursuing a master’s degree in education when she realized she was more interested in …

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What Are The Latest Kitchen Trends? What Color Cabinets Should I Consider?

HGTV lists grey cabinets as their #1 kitchen trend. This national trend is also heavily seen in the San Diego market. We have found that grey can be just as neutral as white or beige, but with a more modern and contemporary flair. Don’t be afraid of a light grey color pallet for your kitchen! We can pair this cool neutral with natural wood floors or a dark stained kitchen island in order to create warmth and contrast. With a timeless and elegant appeal, grey is the new white! We also see the mixed use of black and white, to form a simple yet striking …

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What Things Should I Consider When Developing A Budget For My Project?

First, consider the long term goals of your home. If the plan is to sell in 1-5 years, let your design/build team know that so they come up with a plan that will bring you enjoyment, but also one that will be versatile and attract the most potential buyers. If this is going to be your forever home, our design approach will be sure to reflect that. We may suggest more custom design and layout applications, solutions for again in place, and even multi-generational living accommodations. Second, what kind of neighborhood do you live in? We always incorporate this into our initial design and build …

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The Remodel Process: Getting Started

Start with a Design Contract that will cover all of the steps required in order to help you make the best decision. A Design Phase contract should include; Design Feasibility Studies: In this phase, we will gather measurements and put together a plan that outlines layouts and options that we think will accomplish your design goals. Clients will sit with the design team in the studio and go over the floorplan and collaborate together on changes and revisions. Homeowners may also receive broad pricing information during this initial phase. We want clients to know if their scope of work and budget are possible. What benefit …

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