remodel your bathroom

Where do you start when you want to remodel your bathroom?

Where do you start when you want to remodel your bathroom? Many homeowners stand back, hands on hips and look at their old bathroom with a furrowed brow. While many people love the thought of remodeling a room in their house, it’s often easier said than done. With the right designer, mindset and timeframe, you can create the bathroom you’ve envisioned while staying within a specified budget. Below are several verified steps that will assist you when planning your bathroom renovation. Prioritize your goals: Take some time to thoughtfully draft your renovation goals. Write down everything you would like to accomplish if the sky was the limit, then prioritize the tasks in order from most important to least important. It may be impossible to complete everything you want, but it’s helpful to create a vision plan and stick to it. Not only does it make the entire project more manageable,

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How to Choose the Right Color For Your Bathroom

How to Choose the Right Color For Your Bathroom Even though a bathroom is one of the smallest rooms in a home, it’s one of the most utilized. Renovating a bathroom can significantly increase the value of a home and upgrade the aesthetics and comfort for homeowners. While all renovations are exciting, they come with decisions and challenges. Every little selection can be an effort, but with the help of a Braemar designer, the experience becomes less stressful and more fun. With the space of a bathroom being limited, color truly matters. The paint color of a room can drastically impact mood and ambiance. Below are several tips to help you decide which paint colors are best for your bathroom. 1). The rule of three: When choosing colors for your bathroom, consider the rule of three. Chose one neutral, one rich color and one accent, relying on the 70/20/10 distribution,

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Kitchen Remodel - Modern Designs

How to make your home a sanctuary

How to make your home a sanctuary During quarantine, our homes have become our sanctuaries. Never before have we spent so much time in the confines of familiar walls. Through this COVID-19 experience, we’ve learned which parts of our homes we love and which ones we do not. It’s been an interesting experience for many reasons. Going forward, it would make sense to create a home sanctuary that’s worthy of our time and attention. Below are several tips from the Braemar design team. Learn how to make your home a place of relaxation and reprieve. Bring the outdoors in: When you can’t be outside as much, it’s helpful to bring the outdoors in. Adorn the inside of your home with luscious green plants, flowers, and herbs. Diffusing essential oils is another way to add all-natural fragrances. Not only does bringing the outdoors to offer a semblance of serenity, but it

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Home Renovations

Tips to ensure a quality renovation

Tips to ensure a quality renovation Drooling over renovated homes on HGTV or in high-end magazines is something many of us enjoy. These media outlets make it appear easy to turn an old room or house into a dream space. In reality, however, things aren’t so simple. When the average person is renovating a home or room, there are many decisions to be made. In fact, it can get exhausting. The Braemar team has created a list of tips to help you during the renovation process and to make sure you’re more than happy with the final results. 1). Hire a designer: Sometimes homeowners try to save money by doing everything themselves. This is a slippery slope. We all have our areas of expertise, and designers are highly skilled at looking at a space and creating a beautiful vision. They’re also abreast of current trends and materials. Hiring a designer

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Storage Solutions for Home

5 Reasons Homeowners Remodel

5 Reasons Homeowners Remodel While remodeling can seem like a daunting task, it’s well worth it to achieve the home of your dreams. It’s especially rewarding if you work with a professional designer who understands the industry and can assist a client when it comes to materials selection, buying and design. There are many reasons homeowners decide to remodel, but the five below are some of the most popular. Not only do they bring the current homeowner more joy and utility, they also increase the resale value of a home. 1). Open floor plan: An open floor is one of the top features current home buyers look for, or if a home lacks an open floor plan, the home buyer looks to see if one or more walls can be knocked down so an open floor plan can be created. This type of design opens up the home and makes

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Entryway trends for 2019

When it comes to leaving an impression, a memorable entrance is a must. Think about the front door and entryway of your home? Is it unique and eye-catching or dull and bland? Giving your entryway a facelift is one of the simplest and cost-efficient ways to add decorative flare to your home. Additionally, revamping entryways is a top design trend for 2019. Take a look at the suggestions below. The Braemar designers are highly skilled at transforming spaces. Bring your entryway ideas to us and let’s get started. A front door that pops: Gone are the days of boring front doors. Today, homeowners are using everything from glass to repurposed barn wood to create a front door that’s not only functional but also elegant and beautiful. Further, if you can include a window in your front door, go for it. Natural light will offer a lovely glow to your entryway.

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Storage Solutions for Home

Top Design Trends for 2019

With winter wrapping up, homeowners are busy planning for spring and summer renovations. There are a number of exciting design trends projected for 2019. We hope you’re working with a professional designer during your remodel. This is the best way to ensure your project results are what you’ve imagined. See below for hot trends, and then give Braemar a call to schedule a consultation. Our designers are ready to work with you. The color blue: Grays have been popular for quite a few years now. Dark gray, light gray, metallic gray. This year, a new color has taken over as a room’s base hue. From light blue to rich navy, all shades are hot right now. Animal print rugs: Animal print seems to come and go, and right now it’s a-go. To make a room feel modern and exotic, find a rug that conjures thoughts of jungles and savannas. Whether

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Steps to a kitchen remodel

Steps to a kitchen remodel Many people want to renovate their kitchen, but the process is often easier said than done. Achieving the dream kitchen you’ve always envisioned requires systematic planning and streamlined effort. Follow these steps from the Braemar team to minimize stress and maximize results. 1). Demolition: There is a suggested process to demolition that will make everything easier in the long run. Remove cabinet doors first then remove the cabinets. Second, take out the garbage disposal, sink, and countertops. After that, remove windows and door trim (do this carefully if you plan to reuse them). The next step is removing appliances and lighting fixtures (make sure power is turned off first). Finally, remove wall paneling and studs, if your renovation is going that deep. Finally, remove the flooring if it’s also being replaced. Before getting started with the remodel, thoroughly clean up by recycling anything you can

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5 Tips to Maximize a Spare Bedroom Space

With the holidays on the horizon, party and event planning is in the works. Within a month, homes across the country will be busting at the seams with family and friends. Not having enough space to accommodate guests can be a significant source of stress, especially during the holiday season. Remember, a “spare bedroom” doesn’t actually have to be a bedroom. Any extra space or room in your home can be remodeled into a place suitable for overnight guests. Keep in mind, these folks simply need a place to sleep, dress and freshen up. The rest of their time will most likely be spent in the family room, kitchen or outdoor entertainment space. Whether you’re updating a true spare bedroom or retrofitting another space into a guest bedroom, below are some tips to make it as relaxing and accommodating as possible. 1). Remove clutter: Guests are trying to relax. They

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Living Room Design

4 suggestions for fall home renovation projects

Mornings are crisp and footballs are flying. Fall is definitely on the horizon. When it comes to updating your home, this is a wonderful season for renovation. See below for some tips and suggestions regarding fall home renovation. 1). New windows: When fall arrives,  winter is on its way. Do you have certain windows that allow frigid air into your home during the colder months? Loose, thin or outdated windows greatly affect energy-efficiency, as well as your utility bills. Use the fall months to assess your windows and replace those that are letting cold air in. 2). Exterior paint: Whether you’re painting your entire home or just touching things up, fall offers plenty of mild weather days to make this happen. A fresh coat of paint or sealant is always a wise idea before ice and snow come along. If you plan to paint this fall, sooner is better than

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Designer for Braemar Cabinetry

When it comes to incorporating cabinetry into your space, we know our stuff! We believe it is time for us to share our knowledge with the world and inspire others to turn their house into a home by maximizing the space you have through design, renovation, and expansion. Whether you are looking for the latest trends and styles, advice on how to select cabinets, solutions for space planning or just general cabinetry  knowledge, we have got you covered.  Have a question not answered in our blogs, feel free to reach out to us. We are always here to help!