Where Do I Start? 4 Key Features and Current Trends for This Year’s Extensive Renovation Ideas

Author: McKeen Construction | | Categories: Construction Company , General Contractor , remodeling , Residential Renovations

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Are you thinking about remodeling your home, but don't know where to start? With so many possibilities, it can be overwhelming to choose what to focus on. In line with current trends and data, here are four of the most common ideas people are requesting for this year as part of extensive renovations.

  1.  An open floor plan is a trend that has been gaining popularity in recent years. The idea is to remove walls and barriers between the  living room, dining room, and kitchen to create a more fluid and cohesive living space. This allows for more natural light and better flow throughout the home. If you are thinking about an open floor plan, consider adding a kitchen island with a seating area, as it can become the focal point of your living space. 
  2.  Natural materials are becoming increasingly popular in-home design, as they bring warmth and texture to a space. Consider incorporating materials such as wood, stone, and metal into your remodel. For example, you could replace your countertops with quartz or granite, add a natural stone backsplash, or install hardwood flooring. These materials can add a sense of luxury to your home and can also help to create a more inviting and welcoming space. 
  3.  Smart home technology is no longer a thing of the future. With the rise of Smart Devices, smart homes, and Wi-Fi-connectivity, it's easier than ever to connect your home's devices and appliances to your phone or tablet. Consider adding smart home features like a programmable thermostat, automated lighting, or a voice-activated assistant to your remodel. These features not only make your home more convenient, but they can also help you save money on energy costs. 
  4.  Outdoor living spaces are becoming increasingly popular, as homeowners look to extend their living space beyond the walls of their home. Whether it's a deck, patio, or backyard oasis, an outdoor living space can provide a perfect place to relax and entertain guests. Consider adding features such as a fire pit, outdoor kitchen, or comfortable seating to create a comfortable and inviting space that can be enjoyed year-round. 

Overall, there are many possibilities when it comes to remodeling your home. Incorporating current trends like an open floor plan, natural materials, smart home technology, and outdoor living spaces can help you create a dream remodel that meets your needs and style. Remember to work with a professional to ensure that your remodel is done safely and efficiently.

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