Repurposing: Beam from Old Country Barn Becomes Family Room Mantle
An important mission at Sikora Creations, Inc. is to re-use and recycle materials as much as possible. When one of our clients was looking for a mantle with some history, our craftsman Andy Sikora, who is REGREEN certified and a member of the Green Building Council, found a beam from an old country barn in Pennsylvania (pictured above). This beam, he repurposed to become a hand-shaped mantle in their Colorado home.
6 Steps to Planning a Successful Building Project
Put in time on the front end to ensure that your home will match your vision in the end
Houzz.com published this wonderful article written by Anne Higuera on their site this week that we wanted to share, enjoy!
There’s a strong temptation to dive straight into home remodeling projects. The sooner you start, the sooner you’ll be done, right? Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way if you haven’t done some essential planning up front. Each design professional and contractor runs his or her business in a different way, but homeowners usually need to follow the same steps to get to the construction phase.
Here are six crucial steps to help you plan for a successful home renovation, and the reasons they're so important for any project.
Survive your Home Remodel- 11 Must Ask Questions
An Outdoor Slide Project Produces Fun Results
At Sikora Creations, Inc. our work is building or remodeling inside and around the home. We thrive on creating unique kitchens and bathrooms, remodeling master suites and family rooms or creating garage sanctuaries for the man of the house. We love our work and are thrilled when every so often we are presented with a unique and challenging project that pushes our creativity!