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How to Choose the Right Design to Remodel Your Home

Planning a whole house remodel is complex and time-consuming. The often-conflicting needs of various family members can lead to confusion and hence result in a disjointed and defective design that does not meet the objectives of the home remodeling. Keeping the critical design parameters in mind when planning the design will make creating the best possible design simpler. Living and Lifestyle Needs   The living and lifestyle needs of the residents will vary depending on what stage the family is in. For example, the needs of a recently married couple planning a family will be very different from empty nesters who only see their children occasionally. To better understand your living and lifestyle needs, ask yourself these questions: Will the family size increase in the future? Or will it reduce? Is a guest room/suite required for visitors? What are your entertaining needs? Do you need a large party space? Do you want/need a gym, a home theatre, or any other special features? Examine how

Future Proof Home Remodeling

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median age of the American home is 36 years. In other words, the average American home is rapidly approaching middle age. That is a time when major remodeling is often required. Remodeling is a good investment and it can add quality to the lives of the people living in the home. An important aspect of home remodeling is planning for the future. Today, no one wants a house with sagging fiberglass insulation, power guzzling appliances and leaky doors and windows. 10 years ago these were not major issues and ‘green’ building and ‘energy efficiency’ were terms used only by ardent environmentalists. Today it’s an integral part of any new construction and remodeling. No one can predict what the next 10 years will bring, but if the possibilities are not considered, your remodeled home could be out of date sooner than you ever expected. And if you should have to sell it, its market value will not be all that great. So what can you do to