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Unique Bathroom Remodel Ideas for your Denver Home


January 24, 2018

If you are considering remodeling your Denver bathroom, there are always a few unique ways you can spice up any remodeling project. These ideas can provide an added touch and level of class that can impress guests and allowing you the ability to enjoy the comfort and convenience of such features.

Vanity Lighting

When you think of bathroom vanity, typically you consider think about the countertops, the cabinets, and the hardware. The first thing that doesn’t usually come to mind is the vanity lighting, but this is not something to overlook. Properly placed and positioned lighting can add an element of style and mood to your bathroom space that cannot be disregarded.

Creative lighting fixtures, dimmers, and other techniques can give your bathroom at added sense of luxury and comfort that will have you yearning to be in front of the bathroom mirror. By utilizing certain lighting elements, you can be sure that your bathroom will create a lasting impression on those who use it.

High Tech Toilets

Another item that should not be overlooked in your bathroom is the toilet itself. This is a primary centerpiece of any bathroom, but it can often be forgotten about in terms of its ability to make a lasting impact. Any bathroom remodel should take into consideration the various ways in which you can add another level of functionality to this bathroom staple.

Whether you decide on a seat warmer, a deodorizer, or a built-in bidet feature that provides cleanliness and convenience in the same spout. By investing in a toilet with additional features, you will eventually have a difficult time doing your business anywhere other than your home bathroom.

Floor Heating Systems

Another great way to add an extra degree of elegance to your bathroom remodel is to have heated floors installed. The feeling of cold tile on a brisk morning can be a harsh way to wake up in the morning, and can make the trip to the bathroom feel like a chore more than it should.

Utilizing heated floors will allow you to transform your chilly tile floor into a source of warmth for your feet. It will make that trip to the bathroom in the morning your desired place of respite from the elements of winter.

Unique Tile Shapes

Another fabulous way to spice up your bathroom remodel is to choose an interesting and unique tile shape. Whether you decide to go with a hexagonal shape, a diamond style, an arabesque tile, or any other interesting eye-popping selection, a unique tile selection can be a great way to change things up and ensure your personalized style is apparent to anyone who enters your bathroom.

If you are in the market for a new bathroom or having questions about remodeling your home in general, please contact SF INC today. We are confident we will be able to provide you with an assortment of options for your bathroom remodel that will stand out above the rest.
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Functional Accessories for Kitchen Remodels in Denver


January 17, 2018

The new year has arrived and with it comes the possibility for changes, both in one’s personal life and one’s home. If your kitchen has grown stale and could use some added life, there are a number of functional additions you can make to spice up your home’s primary functional room. If you are thinking about remodeling your kitchen in Denver, there are a few selections that can make a big difference in how your kitchen flows.

Lazy Susans

An often forgot about kitchen accessory that can go a long way in terms of cabinet space and functionality is the lazy susan. This item allows you to maximize your kitchen cabinets by providing a rotating tray to utilize the often neglected corner portion of your kitchen’s storage.

Because the corner of your kitchen can be an awkward space to access, a lazy susan can be a great addition to your home. It allows you to easily access a spot that you used to have to look through your cabinets and creating an unnecessary cleanup in the process. These kitchen accessories come in a variety of shapes and styles to perfectly suit your kitchen’s unique design and character.

Spice Racks

Another way to spice up your kitchen is to find a more efficient way to store your seasoning selections. Spice racks are a terrific option for people looking to maximize their kitchen’s efficiency. Having to fuddle through your cupboards every time you need to reach for the paprika to make your favorite dish can get tiring after a while.

Spice racks can be installed on the wall or in convenient and unused spaces. There are also spice racks that are in the form of a drawer insert. This version of the spice rack allows you to put your spices out of sight, but also having clear and easy access to all of your special ingredients. Another option is to have the spice rack mounted inside of a cabinet, giving you the ease of convenience to be able to pull out your rack with ease.

Slide Out Shelves

An ingenious way to save space in your Denver kitchen is the use of slide out shelves. These handy kitchen accessories provide you with a mix of organization as well as convenience. These cabinet inserts help you organize your food and kitchen accessory storage with ease. Pulling pots and pans out from your cabinets can often be a cumbersome chore.

Installing slide out shelves can greatly assist your grand kitchen plans, allowing you to better separate and organize items in your kitchen. In terms of overall kitchen design, utilizing slide out shelves is a great way to make an impact in your kitchen, both in terms of functionality and stylistic presentation. Check out these 10 benefits of slide out shelves. Having your pantry cabinets readily accessible and easily viewed and stored adds an important touch to any kitchen that should not be underestimated.

If you are in the market for a new kitchen or having questions about remodeling your home in general, please contact SF INC today.
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Unique and affordable ways to remodel your home in Denver


January 10, 2018

Remodeling a home usually evokes images of endless construction, general inconvenience, and reduced pocket books. But this does not need to be the case, as there are plenty of ways to remodel your Denver home without totally draining your wallet. Remodels to your home can be done affordably and efficiently without the fuss and stress that can often accompany such projects.

Utilize efficient methods whenever possible.

If you rearrange and organize your home with maximum efficiency in mind, it will reduce the need to have walls removed or other intrusive projects. Instead of installing brand new cabinets in your kitchen, you can opt instead for space-saving, pull-out drawers that can store jars and other items.

By reducing your impact on the space, you will decrease your need for extensive overhauls. If you are considering a kitchen remodel, consider ways you can rearrange your space without needing to tear things up. If possible, employ methods that will transform your space without also costing you an arm and a leg.

Consider long term costs

If you are interested in taking on a siding project for your home, it may make sense to spend the extra money to have pre-primed and pre-painted ones installed. Because this variety of siding is painted under factory-controlled conditions, it will lessen the need for you to have to repaint again in the near future.

Paying more for quality materials in the short term can be a tough decision, but the investment can actually save money in the future due to reduced need for repairs. This is evident with many household items. An added investment of 15 to 20 percent now can mean not having to spend an additional 30 percent later.

Look for ways to achieve the same effect for less

In choosing to remodel your home, it is important to look for cost-cutting methods whenever possible to keep the overall cost of the project down. If you desire more natural lighting for your home, it is possible to employ a light tube. This is slipped between roof rafters and can funnel sunlight down to a room. Compared with the prospect of installing additional windows, which will require cutting a hole into your wall, something like a light tube is incredibly economical.

You will want to reduce your use of recessed lighting fixtures whenever possible, as this will increase the cost of your remodeling project. Recessed light fixtures, while convenient, require additional labor due to having to drill a hole in the ceiling, and subsequently insulating them properly. Instead, seek out solutions that don’t require the same amount of cost and labor, but provide the same desired effect of having a changed environment.

If you are interested in having your Denver home remodeled and want to do so on a budget, call SF-Inc today for all of your remodeling needs. We are happy to walk you through the process and find the plan that best suits your needs and your budget.
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Small Creative Remodeling Ideas for the Outside of your Denver Home


January 3, 2018

Making the call to remodel your home can be a serious and stressful decision, that requires serious forethought and planning. Deciding to alter the appearance or layout of your home is not one to take lightly, as you will be constantly reminded of your decisions every day. The last thing you want to have happen is to remodel your Denver home, only to later regret a decision you made.

In making the move to remodel, it is important to consider unique and creative approaches, specifically when it comes to the outside of your home. By doing so, you will have a wide range of ideas and concepts to draw from during the planning process and you will be able to implement a design that is perfectly suited to your own style. Choosing a unique remodel design will let guests know that you are bold and unafraid to take risks, and can impress upon them the lasting image of your audaciousness.

Unique Front Door Ideas

Certain choices for your Denver home remodel will be sure to have guests dazzled and in awe of your flashy and creative stylings. Remodeling the outside of your home can be a great way to impart this style, not only for visitors but also for those who happen to walk by your house.

If you are considering remodeling your outside, a fantastic way to make a statement is to install a new front door that will be sure to impress. There are a variety of styles that will grab the attention of onlookers and guests alike.

One way of doing this is to go for a style that includes unique colors and/or patterning. Using bright colors can be a fantastic way to announce yourself to the world, as they will surely stick out for those who will see it. You can also match the colors and patterning of your front steps with the front door for a creative approach.

Playful Address Designs

An often overlooked component of your Denver home is the address number itself. In approaching a remodel project, it is important to consider the small, but last effect a creative address design can have on the overall design of the front of your home.

Options for unique address designs include stencils and font choices that pop and stand out among the typical choices used in most homes. Beyond the address of your home, another way to make the front of your home stand out include choosing large, olde English style lettering to give your home a personalized touch.

Plants to Breathe Life to Your Patio

House plants have become incredibly trendy in recent years, as people are seeing the value in having potted companions give a natural touch to indoor environments. Plants can not only be chosen for the inside of your home, they can also be arranged on the outside of your house.

Common plant choices to consider are plants that are evergreen, meaning they retain their leaves year-round under all weather conditions. Plants such as boxwoods give an elegant appearance to your patio that lets visitors know you have an appreciation for the outdoors.

If you are in need of creative remodeling choices for your Denver home, contact SF Inc. today.
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Issues to be aware of when finishing your basement in Denver


December 20, 2017

The task of finishing the basement for your Denver home can be a daunting prospect. It can be hard to know exactly where to start, and what to look at in regards to making your unfinished basement on par with the rest of your home. There are a few important factors to become aware of if you are in the process of completing the bottom portion of your house.

Cost

First, and perhaps most important, is the cost of the project. It is important to clearly define how much you are able to spend prior to beginning this project. This will allow you to get a better sense of what you are able to accomplish.

The last thing you want to do is plan the basement of your dreams, only to realize you won’t have the funds to complete it. By understanding your price range, you will be better suited to make decisions that will speed the project along efficiently and economically.

Moisture

One of the biggest things to be aware of is issues relating to moisture, and how it can affect or even damage any remodeling you do. Basements are the most susceptible to moisture issues due to depth. According to Energy Star, the biggest way moisture enters a basement is through the concrete foundation.

Minor moisture issues can be treated using water lock paint, but major issues can make the project much less feasible. If you live in a climate that has high amounts of moisture and humidity, basements may be much less practical.

Walls

In order to give your basement the feel of an aesthetically pleasing space, you will want to divide your basement into different sections. It’s unlikely you’ll want to just finish the space without making any wall adjustments or additions, as unfinished basements are not designed with livability in mind.

The placement of walls also has the advantage of hiding electrical wires and plumbing, as exposed wires and pipes are not going to be an attractive sight for your guests to see when they enter the space. These walls can allow you to create an additional bedroom or bathroom if you desire, which stresses the need for a well-planned basement project.

Primary Use

Prior to finishing your basement, you will need to ask yourself what you intend to use this newly christened space for. Will it be an entertainment space? If so, do you want it to be focused around the position of the television or another arrangement?

It’s important to be honest and realistic with yourself prior to taking the plunge into this project, as it would be unfortunate to have a finished basement that doesn’t meet or serve your true needs. Once you determine what you will be using the space for, it will become much easier to make choices of both the stylistic and functional varieties.

If you are interested in learning more, contact S.F. Inc for more information and one of our associates will be happy to answer any questions you may have about basement finishing and remodeling projects.
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