updating your kitchen

Updating Your Kitchen on a Budget As an interior designer at a design-build firm, I work on all different types of residential remodels. Year after the year, the type of job I work on the most is kitchen remodels, and 2017 has been no different. As the heart of the home, the kitchen is where families gather, holidays are celebrated, and memories are made.  Thus, it makes sense that this is the ro...
Interior Kitchen Lighting

Project Profile: Alberta Kitchen Renovation This job is a kitchen renovation that brought this kitchen up to date aesthetically and improved upon the value of the home for future resale. The new kitchen has also increased efficiency and functionality in the space.   The clients’ main goals were to: ·         Enhance the aesthetics of the kitchen to make it fit more into their transitional style ...
Young couple dreaming of new house

Tips on Finding a Contractor If you are planning to hire a contractor for a home improvement project, it’s extremely important to find one that’s a good fit for your job, your lifestyle, and your family.  If you find yourself in need of a new furnace, a full paint job, or a major renovation, making a smart decision on hiring will go a long way toward ensuring a good experience.  Here are five ways...
American Cancer Society Check Presentation

Masters Touch, Holliston, MA, Honors 20th Anniversary with Donation to American Cancer Society Masters Touch Design Build, the award-winning custom home and renovation contractor based in Holliston, MA, honored their 20th anniversary with a $12,500 donation to the American Cancer Society (ACS). The firm held a combined 20-year anniversary holiday party and Fundraiser for ACS in December.  The ev...
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 ...
master bathroom remodel

PROJECT PROFILE:  ALBERTA MASTER BATHROOM REMODEL, HOLLISTON, MA   The owners of this Holliston home were looking for a way to update their master bathroom in a way that both reflected their own style but would also appeal to future buyers if they decided to sell.  The remodel reconfigured the layout to make it work better for how the homeowners used the space. The updated master bathroom no...

Project Profile:  55 Wareland Basement Remodel When the clients at 55 Wareland moved from Europe to the United States and purchased their stately New England colonial, they knew they would need to do some work to make the house feel like a home. Although the house was new and fully updated, with hardwood floors, high ceilings, custom built-ins, and high-end finishes, the style was a far cry from w...
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...

The kitchen renovation at 1190 West all started because of a broken dishwasher. The homeowners were torn between redoing their master bathroom or their kitchen. They knew they could only do one at a time financially, so when the dishwasher broke, they knew that was the sign to move forward with the kitchen project. The existing kitchen was basic, tired, and impractical for the family. [caption ...

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