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13 Ideas To Customize Your Home (Part 1 of 2)

Whether you are looking to build your dream home, add-on to your existing home, renovate your kitchen or bath, adding custom features that reflect your lifestyle and taste is exciting! In this blog post, we have compiled 13 ideas to inspire you before your project gets underway.

Convenience In Your Kitchen

The heart of your home and the most popular room, your kitchen is a hot spot for entertaining. Check out these ideas:


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Built-in Coffee Station

A built-in coffee station just might be the upgrade your kitchen needs. Repurpose a closet, cabinet, shelving, or create a nook for all your essentials.  


From your favorite coffees, cocoas and teas, to your personal mugs, everything will have a place.  A great opportunity to channel your inner barista!

2. Wet Bar

Whether you are an avid wine drinker or love to entertain, adding a custom wet/dry bar is the perfect way to create a focal point for your friends and family to gather.


Stock up on all your favorite libations, mixers, and garnishes and put your mixology skills to the test.

3. Custom Lighting

Recessed flush lighting has been steadily replacing traditional recessed and pendant lighting, primarily in kitchens. It’s installed in a way that ensures you see only the light, not the bulb, lens, or shield.


A classy addition to include more character and warmth to your kitchen space.


Dimmer LED lights are fun and functional.  Installed underneath furniture, cabinets, and shelving, they provide additional light in a variety of colors, creating a contemporary atmosphere.

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Hidden Cabinets

A modern storage solution, hidden cabinets are a simple, chic way to refine your home. Store your oils, herbs, spices, containers, or even bulky items to fully utilize your space.

Customize Your Bathroom

Imagine stepping into your master bath feeling like you just entered a luxurious spa retreat. Fortunately, spa style bathrooms can be attained with a few elegant additions.

5. Custom Shower

Aesthetically, showers have endless design possibilities because they can be finished with all kinds of materials and accessories. Consider installing a walk-through shower with built-in shelves or a bench for accessibility.


Add pops of color using plants, mosaic tiles or colored glass doors to make your bathroom unique. Even something as easy as a rainfall shower head system can add a luxury spark.


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Free-standing Soaking Tub

Available in all different sizes, soaking tubs can be basic and simple or dramatic depending on the look you want. Either way, they offer a soothing, relaxing place to get away from it all.


Soaking tubs also provide relief for tired muscles and chronic pain. Overall, a great feature to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.

Stay tuned for Part 2 of 13 ways to Customize Your Home. Contact us for even more ideas, (239) 694-8889.

*Several photo credits go to Alanna Hale & Aaron Leitz Photography

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