Studio Apartment Remodeling Wake Forest NC

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Enertia Building Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 845
Youngsville, NC

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Brendan Sarradet
Carolina Classic Creations
PO BOX 473
Wake Forest, NC
Al Guzman
AGI Construction
(919) 255-3344
4558-B Capital Blvd
Raleigh, NC
Ricardo Barandiaran
carpentry Solutions
11804 Canonero pl.
Raleigh, NC
Bob DeGabriel
DeGabriel Custom Homes
12209 Galway Dr
Raleigh, NC
Production Construction
314 Southerland Street
Durham, NC
Home Remodeling

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Sue McCorkle
Professionally Painted Surfaces by Sue McCorkle
(919) 870-0891
1701 Chestnut Hill Road
Wake Forest, NC
RP Kelly or Ellen Launer
Asphalt Paving & Repair, Inc.
PO Box 19005
Raleigh, NC
carpentry solutions
919 2710712
11804 canonero pl
raleigh, NC
Michael Mantych
Mantych Electric, Inc.
PO Box 173
Wendell, NC
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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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