Archive for April, 2014

Project Feature: Chanhassen Bathroom Remodel – Before & After | Chanhassen Remodeler

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Before this bathroom remodel, these homeowners had everything they didn’t want.  A small shower sat opposite a water-heater-draining soaking tub. The room featured 1990s oak cabinets they didn’t like, far too much brass for their taste, and was topped off with laminate countertop.

What they really wanted was a bathroom that would function with their lifestyle.  A room of relaxation.  They envisioned a beautiful, practical shower in a contemporary, stylish room.

So did we.  The results?  A sophisticated and adorable new master bath (see below).  This remodeled bathroom now features:

  • Diamond brand cabinetry in cherry wood with a dark finish
  • Hanstone quartz on the countertops, used also on the shower seating and ledges
  • A custom walk-in shower layout, beautifully visible through a single sheet of glass
  • Stone-inspired 2×2 mosaic tiles in the shower
  • Neutral 18×18 tile on the floor and 9×12 tile on the walls in a brick layout pattern

Ready for a bathroom remodel of your own?  Connect with us today at Sass Construction.  We’re ready to listen to your needs and complete a remodel you’ll be thrilled with.  Sass Construction is an experienced remodeling company serving Chanhassen, Chaska, Eden Praire, and more throughout the Twin Cities MN.

Home Design & Decor Trends for 2014 | Home Remodeling and Construction MN

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Remodeled kitchen with white cabinets and black countertopTodays home trends lean toward light and bright with touches of bold accents. Evoking Scandinavian design, with its clean lines and simple surfaces, this look encompasses a fresh, contemporary feel that’s cozy too.

Here are the top 5 components to conquering today’s home design trends with Scandinavian influence:

  1. Keep it Bright – Start with a bright base (think whites, light grays, and the warmer greige tones) on your walls and cabinetry and add your color and texture with accent pieces.
  2. Simply yet Cozy – Keep your lines and surfaces simple — flat panel cabinetry, surfaces and countertops with less contrast (solid tile over stone), matte finishes that don’t distract — but don’t be afraid to mix in a few furnishings with ornate character or vintage origins to give your place that home-sweet-home feel.
  3. Color that Pops – Scandinavian influence has long been known for bright color accents.  Today’s trends embrace turquoise, bright corals, and of course shades of purple such as the color of the year, Radiant Orchid.  If you prefer less intensity, deep blue or an emerald tone might provide the right color accent for you.  Add your color in pillows, rugs, vases, dishes, and other home accessories.
  4. Black is Back – If you like the bright component, but long for a little more contrast, the good news is that black accents are back as well.  Add a furnishing element or two in black, or even consider designing a kitchen with two-toned cabinetry, such as white uppers and black lower cabinets.
  5. Textures and Depth – Just because the trending look is sleek and simple doesn’t mean it has to be flat, dull, or cold.  Textures are a great way to add depth to a home, whether it’s a rug, a throw blanket, or a custom molding with layers and depth.  As long as you keep the base of your look fresh and clean, texture accents will serve to add comfort rather than appear busy.

To find the right design style for your home, pick the trend components you love and mix them with your own long-withstanding aesthetics.  The result will be a cheerful home with cozy touches that is all you.  For more home inspiration, see how this family added some colorful cheer to their home and check out these ideas for keeping white fresh but not boring.  Start dreaming about your redesigned home today!

Sass Construction is a home building and remodeling company in the West Metro area of the Twin Cities MN, ready for projects throughout your entire home.  Contact us today about updating your place into a fresh new space you’ll love to call home!