In just a few days, an imaginary gunshot will go off and the Christmas shopping and decorating spree will begin. You might have even seen glimpses of fast starters already sneaking in some Christmas gifts and decor. As Minnesota remodelers, we love to see how homeowners dress up their homes for Christmas, and especially when it comes to their kitchens. If you’re looking for ideas on how to decorate your kitchen this Christmas, try some these ideas:
Unless you’re a female needing an emergency makeup check, you may not understand the value of a powder room or half-bath. These smaller bathrooms are often overlooked when it comes to bathroom remodeling. Although they’re not the “showcases” of a home, and sometimes even tucked away or hidden in a long hallway, these small bathrooms can really add to a home, and give homeowners a great way to express themselves.
Powder rooms or half-baths are a great place to take chances in bathroom remodeling. If you have ideas that you didn’t want to risk with the larger bathroom remodel, consider trying them in your smaller bathroom. Ideas like creative uses of tile, or a fun wall application, can be “tested” in these smaller rooms. And what we’ve found is that when homeowners step out and make a statement with their half-bath, they try and make sure every guest has a chance to see it.
Remodeling a Small Bathroom
Make the Sink Your Centerpiece. Hide the Toilet.
Use Cool Materials in your Small Bathroom.
Let in Light to your Small Bathroom.
You may have heard about Design-Build, but may still be wondering why to choose a Design-Build company. To put it simply, we make home remodeling a simple and easy process.
For all of those married out there – remember back to your wedding. There are a couple of approaches you can take when planning a wedding:
1- plan the wedding yourself, arrange the vendors, negotiate the prices, come up with the ideas
2- have a wedding planner or wedding coordinator help you plan, come up with ideas, coordinate the details, secure competitive pricing
In the home remodeling world – we work like the wedding planners. We’re involved in remodeling from start to finish, and use our relationships to get the best deals, with the smoothest process.
How Home Contracting Works
When you work with Design-Build, we assist you through the entire home remodeling process from concept to completion. We help the homeowner with each step of the remodel including, but not limited to:
- design of the bathroom remodel or kitchen remodel
- permits for construction
- budget management
- construction issues
- choosing materials for the remodel
- overseeing the construction schedule
Working with a Design-Build company means that all questions or concerns related to any part of the remodel can be directed to us (rather than each individual company and contractor involved along the way.)
Does It Cost More To Use Design-Build?
If you’ve used a travel agent before, you may have been surprised to find that your trip may actually cost you LESS than it would have if you’d arranged it yourself. Each agent has relationships with the travel spots and can easily arrange great deals through the hotel, airlines and rental cars so that your package is one fee, and much cheaper.
The same idea works with us. First, a homeowner doesn’t need to hire an architect AND a separate contractor. Also, many of the Design-Build firms credit the cost of the design process against the project cost. By using our home contractors, we design elegant home remodeling jobs and then use our extensive network to get you the best materials at the best prices.
Design-Build Makes Home Remodeling Simple
In our busy lives, simplicity is the goal for most of us. If you desire to remodel your kitchen or bathroom, consider working with Design-Build to get the outcome you want. We’ll work with you each step of the way to get you a beautiful new kitchen, or new bathroom, that will truly enhance your life with the least amount of stress possible.