Budget There are two main areas to focus on when it comes to a budget.  If you are hiring a contractor or design-build firm directly, be sure to be open and honest about budget starting with the first phone call.  The budget shouldn’t be a closely guarded secret. Ideally, the budget should be included in every conversation.  This will ensure all parties are on the same page and save a lot of time...
Masters Touch Showroom

In this article, I will describe some of the various steps a client may experience in working with a Design-Build firm for a typical remodeling project. After the initial meeting and a measure of the project space, I render a scaled floor plan of the existing space and then the proposed space, showing the position of major elements and the proposed changes. [caption id="attachment_3077" alig...
Bathroom Lighting

Lighting is important throughout the home, but one of the most important spaces to light properly is the bathroom. Unfortunately, bathroom lighting is often pushed to the side in the remodeling process in favor of more "fun" decisions like countertop selections and tile layouts. With bathrooms becoming more spa-like and less utilitarian, proper lighting is essential to making the most of the space...
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...
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...
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...