Extent of Home Remodeling

Extent of Kitchen Remodeling – from Minor to Major Renovation

The word “remodeling” sounds overwhelming sometimes. However, not all types of remodeling consist of tearing down walls and pulling apart your kitchen cabinets. Kitchen remodeling can be as minor as replacing counter tops or cabinets. For your convenience, we have broken down the extent of kitchen renovation into three different levels – Facelift, Pull and Replace, and Full-Scale Renovation.

Facelift Remodeling

Facelift remodeling consists of making minor cosmetic changes, such as installing new lighting, replacing countertops or cabinets, putting down new floors and such. Sometimes, small updates may be all you need to freshen up your kitchen space. Facelift remodeling allows you to keep your budget low while achieving the new look that you desire. Those who are also looking into remodeling that can be done in a short period of time with relatively less disruption may find facelift remodeling preferable.

Pull and Replace Remodeling

A pull and replace remodeling consists of replacing and updating all kitchen furniture and appliances. It is suitable for those are looking into updating their old, poor functioning kitchen. This particular type of remodeling does not require any kind of reconfiguring of the space, such as wall removal. And the original floor plan will be kept. By choosing to have pull and replace remodel done, you will not only achieve a brand new look but you will also have a high-functioning, newly updated kitchen.

Full-Scale Remodeling

Full-Scale remodeling consists of developing a design plan that lays out a new configuration of space, as well as updating all kitchen furniture and appliances. Walls may be removed to create additional space. Depending on your need and circumstances, a bump out or an addition may be necessary. Clients who are looking into floorplan expansion may find this kind of remodeling suitable. When planning and designing for full-scale remodeling, the entire first floor of your home is taken into consideration.

Knowing the latest kitchen design trends may help you solidify your idea 

  • Green and value-oriented space – There are tons of options for energy efficient appliances and recyclable floorings that you can choose from. They are not only cost efficient, but they can also add to the uniqueness of space.
  • Mix and match of cabinet styles – This can work to your advantage if your environment and goals are right for this approach. Consult with your Monarch Designer.
  • Backsplash art for your walls –Backsplash art truly gives you the opportunity to personalize your space.
  • Open floor plans – Open layouts, where the kitchen is adjoined to your living room, are becoming more popular


Extent of Bathroom Remodeling – from Minor to Major Renovation

For your convenience, we have broken down the extent of bathroom renovation into three different levels – Facelift, Pull and Replace, and Full-Scale Renovation.

Facelift Remodeling

Facelift remodeling consists of making minor cosmetic changes, such as installing new toilet or a new sink, replacing tiles or updating cabinet hardware. If you have a bathroom that is very much functional but just need a little cosmetic update, this remodeling is for you. Sometimes, small updates may be all you need to freshen up your bathroom. Facelift remodeling allows you to keep your budget low while achieving the new look that you desire. Those who are also looking into remodeling that can be done in a short period of time with relatively less disruption may find facelift remodeling preferable.

Pull and Replace Remodeling

A pull and replace remodeling consists of replacing and updating all bathroom fixtures such as toilet, faucet, shower, tub, cabinets, and more. It is suitable for those are looking into updating their worn-out bathroom. This particular type of remodeling does not require any kind of reconfiguring of the space, and the original floor plan is kept. By choosing to have pull and replace remodel done, you will not only achieve a brand new look but you will also have a high-functioning, newly updated bathroom.

Full-Scale Remodeling

Full-Scale remodeling consists of developing a design plan that lays out a new configuration of space, as well as updating all bathroom fixtures. This type of remodeling is usually recommended to those who are looking into correcting a poorly configured space or expanding the bathroom space. Full-scale remodeling often aims to renovate the space so that it may both be practical and visually pleasing.

 

Knowing some of the latest trends in bathroom design may help you solidify your idea

  1. Luxurious spa-like shower space
  2. Soaking tubs instead of Jacuzzi
  3. Adding windows to let in natural light
  4. Toilet divider
  5. Heated floors
  6. Convenient vertical storage to save space

Interiors Design and Decoration

Interior design and decoration can turn your dream into reality. Explore endless options and possibilities, and enhance your space the way you dreamed. Why create a new space, which can be very costly, when you can simply have the interior done at half or even 1/3 of the cost? Not only is interior design and decoration cost efficient, but it will also allow your space to reach its full potential.

Basements

Basement often offers a useful additional space to your home. However, it is often the most underused space, as homeowners have difficult time finding a practical use of the space. But with little work, you can turn your basement into a visually pleasing, functional space. Basement has endless possibilities, as long as you designate a specific purpose to the space. You can turn your basement into your home office, home cinema, fitness room, playroom, and many more.

Built-in Cabinets

Built-in cabinets are not only practical for storage purposes, but they add a unique touch to your space. We can customize the built-ins to fit the particular layout of your space, and we will make sure the cabinetry will harmonize with your space.

Home Office

With increasing number of people working at home, creating a space for home office has become increasingly popular. With few changes, such as installation of built-in cabinets, lighting, windows, and storage, your space can become a personalized workspace.

Open Layouts

Open floor plan, which combines dining room, living room, and kitchen into a one big area, has become increasingly popular. Open layout is a great way to maximize a small space, and it accentuates a modern relationship between spaces.

Under Staircase

Under staircase is also a space that is often overlooked. With some creativity in mind, various storage options can be explored here.

Entryway

When guests enter your house, you want to make sure your home leaves a good first impression. Personalize your entryway by choosing the right paint color and furniture and transform what can often be a dull space.

Sunroom

A sunroom is a great way to enjoy your surroundings and nature without having to brave the elements. By creating a sunroom, you will be able to enjoy the sunshine right in your home.

The following are few elements of space that you can consider enhancing for the space remodeling

  • Flooring: There are endless options for flooring, but you need to keep your lifestyle in mind. If you have a clear idea of your functional need, we can suggest you flooring options that are both aesthetically pleasing and suitable for your need.
  • Accents: Interior accents can add the “wow” factor to your space. Consider seasons, and incorporate your ideas to accentuate your space.
  • Window Treatment: A few changes to your windows can add uniqueness to your space. Consider options such as arched windows, layered curtains and drapes, blinds and shades, valance, and many more.
  • Lighting: Most of the homes are not adequately lit. Lighting can make a huge difference to your space. Consider adding a bright chandelier to your dining room, dim light for your bedroom, and LED lights for you kitchen. There are variety of options for lighting depending of your need and circumstances.

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