Blog Post #1 3.23.15

Knowing Where to Start

02 March 2015

With regard to the larger scale projects that we do, such as additions, kitchen reconfigurations or even custom homes, one of the most daunting tasks our clients face is knowing where to start. According to recent article in Houzz, Kenny Grono, owner of Buckminster Green LLC.,

talks about the “Top 10 Home Remodeling Don’ts.” Check out what he has to say about design:
10. Don’t work without a design. Some projects require an architect, some an interior designer, and sometimes a talented builder will get your aesthetic and help you come up with a good plan. 

Whatever you do, don’t start a remodel without a detailed floor plan. A lot of elements interact in a space — put them all on paper and you’ll catch problems before they are built. You may be able to build a functional space without a plan, but if you want a functional and beautiful space, hire a designer.

It’s always valuable to share our stories and learn from what works and what doesn’t work. What did you learn from your last remodel project? If there was one thing that you could have done differently, what would it have been?