Whether your goal is to customize your new home or if you want to make upgrades before you put your house on the market, one of the best ways to make a visible difference is to get rid of old fixtures and replace them with newer models. Hardware is often seen as an “accessory” next to major improvements, such as putting in brand new kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, or replacing inefficient windows, but it is an important part of any Massachusetts residential remodeling project. Not only can new fixtures add aesthetic appeal, but they also help to improve function throughout your home.
The word “fixture” can refer to light fixtures, but it can also refer to plumbing fixtures and other parts that are commonly used in custom home remodeling for bathrooms. Master bathrooms, guest bathrooms, and kids’ bathrooms can all benefit from upgrades made to old and outdated fixtures. New metals and colors are now used for many common fixtures, including faucets, showers, and other essential elements. If you aren’t experienced with plumbing or electrical work, it is best to hire a professional to take care of your residential remodel in Mattapoisett or the surrounding area, even if it is just a small project.
Most hardware and light fixtures are not very expensive, which means that you can do minor upgrades to your home as you can afford to make improvements. If you are making upgrades before selling your home, the affordability of these fixtures also makes it appealing, as it can improve the value of your property, without requiring much of an investment. Other hardware in the bathroom can also be replaced, including doorknobs, hinges, towel racks, toilet paper roll holders, robe racks, and pretty much anything else that is made of metal. Making sure that the metals match is an important part of making a valuable upgrade.
Another popular room that can benefit from making upgrades to hardware and fixtures is the kitchen. Depending on the age of your home, you may have overhead lights that are outdated. A more modern look combines area lighting with task lighting to reduce energy consumption and improve function in the space. There are lots of finishes to choose from, such as stainless steel, brass, and bronze. Most come in a variety of styles as well, including glossy and matte. When you work with a professional contractor for your remodeling project, make sure to ask about all the options available.
Just make sure that everything you select for your kitchen remodeling in Southeastern Massachusetts all works together. If you have a beautiful brass light fixture in your kitchen dining area, you might want to bring the brass all the way through to the cupboard hinges, sink faucet and handles, door pulls, and other lighting fixtures. Towel bars, paper towel racks, and other utility items should all be replaced to match if you decide to pick a metal theme for the hardware and fixtures in your kitchen remodel. They might seem like small changes, but when everything is coordinated and works together, it makes a big difference for your custom home remodeling project.
There are other areas throughout your home that can benefit from upgrades to hardware and fixtures include the living room, bedrooms, family room, dining room, and even the hallways. Yes, the fixtures in your hallways should all coordinate with everything else in your home. Older homes may have had hardware replacements over the years, but if you are doing a residential remodel in Mattapoisett, or anywhere in the Southeastern Massachusetts area, it is in your best interest to make replacements that will bring some continuity to your home. Again, this is a smart upgrade, whether you are putting your home on the market or just redecorating and remodeling for your enjoyment. It adds value to your home, both aesthetically and financially.
Call Fisher & Rocha, Inc. for Residential Remodeling
If you own a home in the Southeastern Massachusetts area and are thinking about a bathroom, kitchen, bedroom, or another type of custom home remodeling, give us a call at 508-758-6738. Since 1965, Fisher & Rocha, Inc. has built a solid reputation in the local area for providing top quality Massachusetts residential remodeling work. We are proud to do a lot of repeat business and get a lot of new business from referrals made by satisfied customers. Call today and get a FREE estimate on your next residential remodel in Mattapoisett or anywhere in the surrounding area.