Mudroom Bench and Storage

This Laundry and Mudroom renovation project was recently completed for a client in Medfield, MA. Our client from Overfield Estates was anxious to update her existing laundry and back-hall to get a fresh look and improved traffic flow throughout the space. The back-hall had closets that made the traffic flow a bit cramped and the laundry room (next to the back hall) was also inefficient, with free-...

Needham 1843 Antique Remodel Masters Touch Design Build recently completed an antique remodel on a home in Needham. The front hall and dining room in this charming 1840’s home were in need of an update: the walls were covered in very old, uneven dark paneling, the floors (carpeted in the dining area and loose tile materials in the hall) were worn and out of level, the built-ins were dated and warp...
Interior Lighting hangs in room

The Basics of Interior Lighting Design Interior lighting is vital to the overall interior design of your home.  In fact, it is arguably the most significant factor of the interior design; your home’s “atmosphere” will be created by the types of light fixtures used and how they’re placed. It’s important to note that what works in one room does not necessarily work in another.  Interior lighting sh...
Bath Remodel

Plan Ahead for your Bathroom Remodel! There are so many variables to consider for your bathroom remodel!  I’ve found that unless you’ve already experienced a bathroom remodel, you probably don’t realize the number of trades that are needed, how long it all takes, or how your existing conditions can affect costs. Planning ahead can save money and time!  Following are some factors and guidelines to...
Natick Kitchen Remodel

Award Winning Natick Kitchen Remodel Take a look at this dramatic transition!  This Natick Kitchen Project just took a 2017 Silver Award from the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. The project consisted of a much-needed 10’ x 11’ kitchen renovation for a young couple with small children and a tight budget!   The clients had persevered for years ...
Blue Wallpaper in Bathroom

To Wallpaper or not to Wallpaper? Wallpaper is a subject that many homeowners don’t even want to discuss.  I think I know why: they’ve either tried to remove improperly installed paper that literally removed part of the wall with it, or they have an image burned into their memory of that velvet flocked floral wallpaper from their grandma’s house, or both. The truth is, wallpaper has never really ...
Kitchen and Dining Room Transformation

Kitchen and Dining Room Transformation The objectives of the clients on Sagamore Road in Norfolk, MA, was to open up the kitchen and dining room, add storage and a wet bar, update everything, and keep the existing kitchen intact. Another challenge was to make the new elements look like they were always part of the existing kitchen area.  The new dining area storage cabinets and wet bar cabinetry w...

How to Create Your Own Personal Space at Home Regardless of whether you live as a couple or a family with kids or whether you have an open floorplan in your home or not, it is important that both adults each have a place within the house, to call their own.  This can be as small as a quiet corner reading nook or as large as most of the basement or garage.  Having your own area where you can relax,...
bathroom remodeling, A Masters Touch Design Build shower design with shampoo niche.

5 Tips for Bathroom Remodeling   When it comes to remodeling a bathroom, it is easy to get overwhelmed with the number of selections and decisions that need to be made. Even if the bathroom is tiny, there are still decisions to make in regards to tile, tile layout, accent tile, wall color, vanity hardware, countertops, plumbing parts---the list goes on!  With all these selections and decisions, i...

There are two types of hardwood flooring: solid and engineered. Both of them are made of 100% wood.  Both of them come pre-finished (with a factory applied finish), both can also be sanded and refinished on-site.  From this point there are differences between the two.  The following will define those differences, which will help you decide which product is better for your project. Solid vs. Engin...