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.
Men have their “man caves,” the space where they go to get away from it all, but what does that leave for women?
While there may be discussions, jokingly or otherwise, that women have the rest of the house, it is likely that most people would agree that the home is “shared space”.
Function is always at its best when combined with form. We do this in other rooms, but the laundry and mudroom are probably the most neglected rooms in a house. Redesigning your laundry room through a custom renovation can make the chore seem like less of one.
Many are fortunate to have a room that they would just love to live in. It’s a room that embodies them, offers them their unique idea of tranquility and peace by its mere existence. This room may just make you stop in your tracks because it is simply beautiful, efficient and/or peaceful. It is perfection... for you!
If you are thinking of renovating, but this will not be your permanent or final home, you may want to concentrate on certain areas of the home. As always, ensure that your renovation reflects your taste so that you enjoy this space while you are there, but in the case of an interim home consider the need to make choices that will also allow the new homeowner to feel like it was made for them too.