Many of our clients have very specific ideas of what they want done to their homes during a renovation project thanks to useful sites like Houzz and Pinterest. These inspirations can vary from future-facing and ambitious, to cost-effective and practical – there is definitely no shortage of potential when it comes to what can be conceptualized. We’ve decided to compile a list of some of these innovative interior renovations ideas that our clients continually request. We hope these provide you with some guidance when it’s your turn to dive into a new project!
Smart Home Technology
Regardless of whether you’re just looking to save time or you want to modernize the feel of being at home, switching to smart home technology is an elegant and future-friendly project to undertake. With merely a tap of a finger on a smartphone or tablet, clients can adjust everything from their lighting settings and security systems, to their thermostat and fan controls, allowing for a streamlined living experience paired with highly efficient, and always-connected technology. Smart home features can also provide increased energy efficiency which helps homeowners to save money in the long run.
A Multipurpose Room or Studio
Every home can benefit from a space that can be readily converted to suit additional needs of the homeowner or their guests. A multipurpose room can be a place to find peace and quiet (reading room), work free of distractions (office), or to pursue attention-requiring tasks in a controlled environment (hobby or artistic studio). With the added touch of a wall-bed to this space, this a multipurpose room can easily transition into an additional bedroom to accommodate for visiting family or friends when the need arises.
Upgraded Audio and Entertainment Installations
Many families tend to upgrade their homes as new innovations are made in home entertainment technology. As televisions dramatically increase in size while becoming thinner and lighter, homeowners gravitate towards making a few changes around the house to accommodate a new TV model and most often, additional equipment that goes with it. A project of this type generally includes enhancing the overall appearance by incorporating custom built-in millwork with open shelving, storage drawers and cabinet doors, and many select to add tile or stone to create an additional feature to this area. The standard rule of thumb is to create functionality and an aesthetically pleasing entertainment centre.
Specialty Millwork in Mudrooms
Mudrooms are highly functional and no longer seen as just an entryway to take off your boots. Now more than ever mudrooms are the trend and one of the most popular requirements in homes with families in mind. To make the most of this space, clients typically turn to us for specialty millwork to add floor to ceiling lockers, benches and shelving to maximize storage and create individual areas for each member of the family. Living in Calgary, we never know what the weather will be so having the personal space to house each family member’s outdoor gear, backpacks, and sporting equipment is important. Adding specialty millwork to your mudroom is a solid investment with your future home improvement.
A Designated Home Gym Area
An ongoing trend is adapting to a healthier lifestyle, and as a result, homeowners have been looking to create a designated home gym and fitness area. In fact, many clients are starting to incorporate a home gym into their new basement development plans while other new empty nesters are converting an existing bedroom for that very purpose. Regardless of what scenario yours is, the secret to longevity is staying fit and what better place to do so but in the comforts of your own home.
With spring finally here, the time has never been better to look into that project you have been considering. Whether you are looking at a full or partial renovation, or a specific area of your home, we can help by providing you with quality craftsmanship, and the professional service catered to the specific changes you would like in your home! Contact Prism Interiors Ltd. today for a free consultation and find out how we can assist you!