Little Details That Make a Home Stand Apart

Posted on: March 15th, 2017

Everyone wants a home that special. You want your home to reflect your style and have those little details that make it unique. A seasoned designer and building professional that can suggest creative ideas to enhance your new space that will yield the greatest return on your investment. No matter what type of house you are building or what your budget is, there are several things you can do to make your design original, and impressive.


The kitchen is where you spend a significant amount of your time. Between cooking, eating, and entertaining, many homeowners want their kitchens to be elegant and efficient. The list of upgrades and alterations you can make to your kitchen are numerous, but some of the most popular choices are top-of-the-line appliances, granite or marble countertops, and upmarket cabinets. Small upgrades, like mosaic backsplashes and high-quality hardware, can make a big difference. These variations can give your kitchen the upscale touches you want with the functionality you need.


Like kitchens, bathrooms offer a chance to make your home distinctive. Cabinets and countertops are obviously important influences on the style of your bathroom, but equally important are tile choices and light fixtures. Cabinet hardware, mirror type, and stylish sinks also gives you a chance to express your tastes.


If you are designing your home from scratch, you have a lot of flexibility with a basement or bonus space. Forget using this space as a place to store holiday decorations and that treadmill you bought several years ago. Utilizing these specialty rooms for areas such as wine rooms, home theaters, entertainment bars, exercise rooms, and more will really impress the neighbors. Not treating your basement or bonus room as an afterthought and more like an extension of your entire house, with modern design elements, will make a huge difference in the appeal of your home.


Arched openings, trimmed out columns separating different areas, and decorative ceiling treatments can make your home stand out. If you like technology, home automation is an option that allows you to control lighting, cameras, security systems, home theater, phone, thermostats, and irrigation all through your remote or mobile device, and will be fun to show off when you have friends over.


While you are focused on the interior of your home, the exterior is the first impression people will have. Paint color is an important choice, as you want to pick something that will be long-lasting and beautiful. Other fixtures you need to take into consideration are garage doors, windows, and exterior door options. Fencing also adds value to the perception of your home, from decorative aluminum to various types wood fencing, what fencing you choose will reflect the style of your home and neighborhood. Because outdoor modifications are made less than indoor renovations, you should pick something that you will be happy with for a long time, and that functions the way you want it to.

Choosing the right upgrades for your taste and your lifestyle could do a world of good for your living space, your home value, and your quality of life. Plan out what you want and what you want to spend, and work with a builder you trust to get the most out of your money.

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