With spring hopefully right around the corner, people are getting new ideas for upgrading their homes. From additions or outbuildings to renovating your existing living space, each project that you complete takes you one-step closer to having your dream home. So how do you get from an idea to the finished project? Here are a few things to consider in order to help you on your way to having your own dream home.
The perfect home design takes into account as many ‘known’ aspects as it can to eliminate the need for major renovations down the road. That is not to say that there will never be some unexpected life developments that may require home alterations; it simply means that planning for anticipated changes is beneficial in the long run
You can probably image how much of an impact an Ontario winter has on a property with a steep driveway. Elevated properties and steep driveways have issues affecting parking, access, and living space enjoyment that perhaps the average home does not.
Love it or hate it, winter has arrived in Niagara. That means snow and ice to go along with the sometimes frigid temperatures. Since your home is likely one of your biggest investments, it stands to reason protecting it will be one of your highest priorities.
While most would agree that a well-designed home will keep hallway space to a minimum, it is important to understand that hallways are often a necessary space that are simply under-utilized.
So often, the space beneath a staircase is under-utilized or inefficiently used. This somewhat triangular space is often left open to an unfinished portion of a basement or furnace room, or closed off with a single door because no one seems to really understand the value in the space. One long closet directly under the staircase with the entrance at the far end means that a portion of this space is rarely accessible, simply by proximity to the door.