When building a custom home, hiring the right professionals is important. But understanding key choices will also help the process go smoothly for everyone. There are a lot of subtle things that go into designing each room in a home, everything from how wide to make aisle sin kitchens to what size rug to get. Here are a few handy charts to look at when designing your custom home!
Picking the right size for an area rug can be challenging. There are tons of different shapes and sizes out there, which only make it harder. Picking the wrong size can make a room look smaller or cluttered. This chart explains how to decide the right size.
One of the things clients get most excited about when we finish building a custom home is moving their furniture in. After the long building process, they often don’t want to think about the best furniture arrangement. This chart shows you some great examples of what to do and what not to do.
Wondering how far away to put your sofa from the TV? It’s often a personal choice, but there is an optimal distance based on how big the TV is. This chart explains roughly how far away the seating should be from the TV.
Window treatments can be tough to decide on, but if you’ve settled on curtains make sure you’re hanging them properly. If curtains are too short they can look unfinished, if they’re too long they look sloppy and if the rod is hung too low it can make a room look squat. Here’s a simple guide to hanging them correctly.
Hanging Wall Art
Struggling to get those Pinterest perfect walls? Don’t worry, just follow this handy guide to get perfectly hung wall art. Remember, it’s always a good idea to use tape or paper to plan out where you’ll hang things before committing!
The kitchen is probably the most vital room in a custom home. A common mistake people make is not giving themselves enough clearance in the aisles. A cramped kitchen is not just unpleasant to work in it can also be really unsafe. Follow these clearance guidelines for a functional kitchen.