Expand Your View with Large Glass Doors

We recently finished a project installing a 50ft wide glass doors. There were 12 stacking panels that expanded the entire length of the Waikiki condo providing unobstructed views of the ocean. Our customer will be able to sit back and enjoy the views and fresh ocean air. 

Be Creative in Hiding Your Outlets

Electrical outlets can be designed to be hidden or placed in a area to utilize a certain space. In a kitchen there are many times where an outlet placed on the side of an island or even a strip of outlets either on the island or under overhangs can be useful. Backslashes that are bar height often will have an outlet or two. This is a very common place for them. Outlets can also be hidden behind drawer fronts to camouflage and keep a distinct design.

Bathrooms sometimes have hidden outlets, sometimes in drawers, above or inside a cabinet.   You typically see outlets in odd places in your kitchen than bathroom but they technically can be hidden anywhere in the home. Ask you remodeler to be creative in hiding your outlet in an inconspicuous place.

Brighten & Enlarge Any Room with Mirrors

Image Credit:  CNS Contracting

Image Credit: CNS Contracting

Mirrors will give an illusion that your room appears larger and brighter without even adding any actual space. the reflective surface can lighten and enlarge any room.

Image credit:  John M Stephens Design

The trick is to extend the mirrored surface either to the adjacent perpendicular wall or ceiling surface, or incorporate a large enough mired surface to give the illusion of a larger room. Your room will feel more spacious with a wall-to-wall mirror but you can opt for hanging mirror to fit your theme or period feel of the room. 

Mirrors can also help brighten a dark wall by reflecting the lighter side of the room. Mirrors are simple, yet very effective. 

Ideas for a Green Home Remodel

You've been thinking about remodeling your home. Consider an eco-friendly and health friendly remodel with green renovations. Take a look at our list of green home remodeling ideas.

  • Reclaimed wood flooring, it's renewable, versatile and durable. Plus no new trees must be chopped down to create the floor. 
  • Use low or no VOCs paints or adhesives.
  • Terrazzo countertops, it's made from chips of recycled glass and cast into a concrete slap. It's durable, easy to clean and available in many different color schemes. 
  • Replace your old appliances to Energy Star. These will help to save money in one herm.
  • Use less water with installing flow reducers and low flow model toilets.
  • Place windows and skylights is places to utilize natural sunlight.

A Modern Kitchen & Bathroom Remodel

Our latest project was a kitchen and bathroom remodel. The home was originally built in 1955, so a complete renovation with new pipes, flooring, appliances, cabinets etc was required. Our client envisioned a modern and sleek bathroom and kitchen. We helped make that vision a reality.  Our client created this video below of their remodeled kitchen and bathroom.