Studio Apartment Remodeling Brattleboro VT

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Jim or Charlie
Spofford Total Energy Products
603-363-4353
38 Rounds Road
West Chesterfield, NH
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
480 WEST ST
KEENE, NH

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ALN Enterprises
603-313-3937
246 Marcy Hill Road
Swanzey, NH
 
Planet Hardwood
8024824404
401 Barber Rd.
St. George, VT

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Richard Ferreira
R&R Painting Inc
802-886-2046
1 Juniper Hill Road
Springfield, VT
 
ReNew Building Materials & Salvage, Inc
802-246-2400
Putney Road (Opposite Shell Station)
Brattleboro, VT
 
Keene Handyman Services
6032091960
29 Shadow Lane
Keene, NH
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Chittenden Builders and Remodelers
8023105284
rte 7
charlotte, VT

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db design inc
8022236721
1804 Route 14 South
East Montpelier, VT

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Rodney Thompson
Lone Oak Builders
(802) 324-5325
60 School Street
Vergennes, VT
 
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Elevating the Studio Apartment

Studio apartments require some creativity to turn your large, cavernous space into a place where you can live, function and feel at home. The first thing you need to do is assess the size of your studio and what you really have room to do. Put your existing furniture in a place where it won't take up too much space; then evaluate if you can downsize any of it.

If you have a large open area between your living space and the kitchen, build a bar or an island. They will portion off the room and give you a place to eat so a table isn't necessary. If your studio has room for a table, then build an island instead of a bar. The area underneath becomes extra storage for you, covered by fabric curtains or actual cabinet doors.

A bar has a shelf that is thinner than an island, about two feet wide. A bar is also taller than an island, about 42 inches high. This is the best average ergonomic height since you will likely be sitting and eating or drinking. Choose bar stools that have seats about 12 to 18 inches below the bar top so people can sit comfortably. Kitchen islands are about 3 feet tall and at least 3 feet wide. It is supposed to serve as extra counter space and as a way to break up the room. The space under the island is perfect for storage since it's a large open space.

An involved, but worthy remodeling project is to elevate part of your studio and create a raised, inset area. If you have the room to spare, elevate a portion of the floor 1' to 2', making sure to includ...

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