RemodelingMaster Suite

2016 Décor trends are moving into our Master Suites!

We are searching for a peaceful retreat in our homes, calming escapes from our otherwise busy livelihoods.  A balance of furnishings, materials, architectural features, colors and textures are tailored to each client’s wants, needs and desires!  Builders, Designers and Architects help clients visualize their space fully furnished before any work begins.  Today we have amazing software programs compared to yesteryears “blueprints”, make sure your company of choice utilizes these programs.  Work with your Design Professional to personalize your retreat space!

Master Suite Spaces:

  • Bedroom area
    • “A balance of furniture placement and floor plan”
    • Windows with views and to bring in natural light!
      • Consider a private balcony or deck?
    • Quiet offset space for reading
      • Add a gas fireplace for comfort and ambiance!
    • Natural lighting can be enhanced with wall sconces and lamps
    • Work with your designer for overall décor
      • French Doors to showcase the entrance to your Master Suite! 
  • Master Bath
    • A theme for relaxing and calming spaces, a Master Bath often becomes our escape or “oasis”
    • Architectural features
      • Gas fireplace
      • Wainscoting
      • Columns and Crown mouldings
    • Based on space; small, medium or large, can take on different floor plans
      • Small footprint – ¾ bath
        • Vanity or pedestal lavatory, toilet and shower
        • Combine a bathtub at the shower
        • Pocket door entry for efficiency
      • Medium footprint – full bath
        • Vanity area – sometimes with two sinks, toilet and tub/shower
          • Vanity with varying configurations
          • Toilet next to vanity
          • Bathtub is combined with shower, space permitting, you can separate
        • Shower space is often larger
          • Corner shelves and recessed niche
          • Walk-in style vs. glass enclosure
        • Bathtub is an alcove, it has walls on three sides
      • Large footprint – “luxury bath” – tranquil
        • Separate vanities
          • His & Hers – personally equipped and tailored
          • Additional “dressing” vanity – a furniture piece
          • Linen cabinetry vs. linen closet
        • Toilet Closet
          • Toilet has its own space – closet with door
        • Bathtub
          • This space has many options
            • Free standing bath
              • “Claw foot” – like Grandmothers
              • Rectangle & Oval
                • Many sizes available to personalize your retreat
            • Soaking bath (trending away from whirlpool baths)
              • Platform or deck
              • Sunken into the room floor – structural review required
        • Shower
          • Large walk-in space with a vestibule area
          • Wall of glass sections off a shower retreat
          • Glass enclosure “Heavy Glass” 3/8” thick
          • Dual shower faucets
          • Personal handheld shower
          • Personal body sprays – create a “vertical whirlpool”
          • Ceiling mounted shower head/s
          • Steam shower
          • Bench, multiple corner shelves & recessed niches for storage
        • Sauna
        • Gas fireplace
        • Windows with views to the outdoors
        • TV
  • Walk-in Closet
    • An often over looked space
    • Based on floor plan and furniture in the bedroom
      • Organizing features are extensive
      • Island dressing cabinetry
      • Specialized room space with its own designer

If you’ve caught the remodeling bug, here’s our prescription to recovery:

  • Contact a Remodeling Designer to develop a floor plan.  Elevations and 3D color images help to visualize and prepare us as we go together on a path of passionate pursuit of a shared remodel vision.

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Kootenia Homes & Remodeling, we can help you achieve your dream space in living color!