If you were asked what your dream home looks like, how would you answer? Our guess is that no matter where you live, you would have plenty of ideas of how you envision your dream house to look like.
There would be a sport court so you can play a game of basketball with your family, an outdoor hearth room where you can escape with a mug of hot cocoa, or a wine cellar where you fantasize of being in Europe while experiencing a glass of wine from a local vineyard.
Regardless of your personal tastes or imagination, everyone has a vision of their perfect house. However, translating your vision into a remodeling project is a completely different matter. This is the challenge for any project, regardless of scope, to not only design and build a space that serves a function for you and your family, but to showcase your passions and creativity as homeowners. committed to a finished project that speaks to your heart and helps your dream project become a reality.
Specialty rooms, such as the ones listed above, can be amazing beginning thoughts for inspiring creative designs with the practicality you are looking for in your home remodeling project. When you’re beginning to look for a contractor, there are several things you should keep in mind:
Can your contractor actually complete the work? Not every contractor is either equipped or staffed with people who can handle specialty work such as sports courts and other large specialty rooms, so it’s important that you do your homework on your contractor’s capability as well as their workload.
Does your contractor’s eye for design match the vision for your project? Many homeowners can provide a list what they want to achieve with their remodel, but don’t necessarily have the same ideas when it comes to how they want the room to look. It’s important to have a group of talented and creative builders who are known for “thinking outside the box” and are
Does your contractor’s previous projects reflect the craftsmanship and creativity you want for your project? A contractor’s past projects are a physical resume that reflect the type of quality you can expect if you hire their services. Just as an employer examines a resume before hiring a potential candidate for a job, you as the homeowner should examine a contractor’s past work to see if their style, credibility & craftsmanship meets to your standards.
Does your contractor have the right people for your unique project? Not all specialty requests are the same. Therefore, your contractor should be well connected to cater to your unique project. Their ability to connect with various resources is important. A strong network helps a creative and experienced builder run your unique project smoothly and within budget, and knowing that it’s built with only the highest quality products.
If you aren’t sure where to start with making your dream space your reality, contact us to help you. MA Peterson Designbuild has been creating unique and beautiful spaces and home for over 37 years.
We are no strangers to thinking outside the box with unique, specialty projects. For more photos on our own “out of the box” designs, visit our Specialty Galleries.