Before & After: Extreme Space Makeovers


Homebuyers tend to prefer two full bathroom homes but in this condo project, there was not enough space to expand this powder room into a full bathroom. Instead, we focused on making it an eye catching space that potential buyers would fall in love with despite the lack of a tub or shower! – The Property Stylist,

A very simple renovation that replaced a few key items helped brighten the space and make it appear larger. We painted the kitchen cabinets white and added new appliances to create a fresh modern look. When renovating, use light colors and try to build a color scheme using elements that would be costly to replace like a floor covering. In this case, we chose to replace the floor with a cost efficient laminate and staged the space in complementary earth tones. – Fraser View Home Cleaning Services,


Styling your shelves correctly can make all the difference in a large space. Choosing a color scheme and grouping together items in varying heights, odd numbers and a mix of vertical and horizontal shapes to create a triangle creates a visually stunning display that optimizes the look and feel of your built-in. – Mint Condition,

This bathroom seemed small and cramped but the layout of the main fixtures wasn’t the problem. To make the room feel more spacious, we replaced the outdated built-in tub and step with a modern freestanding tub and removed the arch that visually separated the tub area from the rest of the bathroom. This created a much more open and spacious feel without relocating any of the major fixtures! – Ridgewater,


The homeowners were happy with the layout and size of the kitchen but found it dark. They made a few simple changes and their kitchen was transformed! The main focal point is now the island with a one-of-a-kind Epoxy counter, artistically created directly over the old black granite. Complementary Epoxy side counters were added in silver and titanium. Epoxy countertops are a great option for those on a budget. They are also durable, scratch resistant, heat resistant up to 400 degrees and require no annual maintenance. In addition, they aren’t porous so they won’t stain or trap bacteria. – Marnie Pallesen,

The goal with this kitchen was to maintain the feel of the original 1930s home but in a modern style with elegant, Hollywood-inspired touches. The design was carefully planned to optimize natural light and create flow through the kitchen from the backyard, side entrance and living room. A nine foot stained maple island, clean white upper cabinetry, a custom range hood and elegant lighting work together to create this beautiful space. – Lev2,


This bathroom was in sad need of a makeover. We started by swapping out the placement of the fixtures and integrating a walk-in shower. This allowed a more esthetic-ally pleasing look when entering the bathroom. The new contemporary color scheme and stylish finishes helped transform this bathroom into a beautiful oasis. – Mister Bathroom,

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