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Contemplating what to do with your house? You like your Minnesota neighborhood and plan on staying there. As realtor’s say, location, location, location, you have that so here is what you can do to transform a house into your home!

HOT REMODELING FOR 2015:

KITCHENS:

“The heart of your home – center of operations”

-Improve the function of your kitchen:

  • Design and layout – consult a Kitchen Designer to establish your “Big Picture” vision
  • Cabinetry – styles, woods, finishes, storage and organizational features
  • Countertops – Granite, Quartz Surfaces, Solid Surfaces & Specialty Surfaces
  • Appliances – refrigeration, cooking – cooktop, range, wall ovens, dishwasher – “quiet”, ventilation, built-in coffee makers and other specialty appliances
  • Flooring – wood; which species & color and LVT; Luxury Vinyl Tile for starters
  • Lighting – LED, recessed can lighting, updated or new pendants, under-cabinet lights

LOWER LEVEL:

Fantastic added living space for couples and families

-Rooms:

  • Family room – fireplace and gathering space
  • Recreation room – billiards, table tennis, air hockey, foosball, arcade games
  • Theatre room – dedicated room or common open space with TV viewing and gaming
  • Bar area – from “Pub” themes, to island or peninsula and walk up bars – a place for refreshments
  • Bedroom – whether for guests, exercise, home office or for a family member
  • Bathroom – to service the lower level activities, often with shower or tub/shower unit
  • Sauna – wet or dry, unwind, relax, incorporate with an exercise room
  • Wine Cellar – for storage and entertaining, tasting space with bistro table and chairs
  • Mechanicals & storage – must have spaces

MASTER SUITE:

Update your master bedroom – create your own “Oasis”

  • Explore options for added space from adjacent rooms or closets
  • Luxurious bath amenities – soaking bath, large walk-in shower with dual shower controls, double vanity with enhanced counters, plumbing fixtures and tiles to highlight your oasis
  • Storage – walk in closet(s), organize for your wardrobe
  • Furniture – updated bedroom layout, an expanded walk-in closet handles added storage

FRONT ELEVATION – FRONT ENTRY:

Enhance your curb appeal

  • Updated siding – mixed use products to include siding, stone, accents – trim, shutters and corbels
  • Add a front porch – outdoor relaxation space
  • Front entry – columns or portico to greet your guests
    • New entry door – sidelights, transom window are possibilities
    • New garage doors to compliment your new front entry door
  • Light fixtures
  • Landscaping

MUDROOM – LAUNDRY:

  • Organize your transition zone, whether lockers or cubbies, to creative use of cabinetry
  • Main floor laundry;
    • Fun door – glass with etching – “laundry room” help needed apply within, wash-dry-fold…repeat
    • Front load machines with countertops to improve sorting space
    • Cabinetry – storage and flex use – craft room

WHOLE HOUSE:

  • Décor updates throughout
  • Finishes – woodwork, wall & ceiling surface updates
  • Flooring – hardwood
  • Millwork – crown moulding or larger profile moulding
  • Room openings – enlarge for an open floor plan
  • All rooms

Your “Homework” can be to look at resources that catch your eye or fit into your vision!

Like your favorite recipe, so does a successful remodel; the right balance of ingredients brought together in a strategic manor and prepared to perfection. Share your wants, wishes and desires, your “Big Picture” vision. Kootenia Homes – luxury homes and remodeling, “everything is possible” and with our knowledge we can help you achieve your dream home or remodeling project!

Contact us at 651.731.2345