Studio Apartment Remodeling Westbrook ME

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Fiddlehead Interiors
2078388062
110 Brook Road
Falmouth, ME

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RL Sanborn Masonry
(207) 479-7567
1124 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME
 
Kim Connell
Coastal Maine Interiors
207-846-3312
374 Route 1
Yarmouth, ME
 
Eastern Shore Home Improvement
(207) 797-3696
116 Gray Rd
Portland, ME
 
Kolbert Dan Building & Renovations
(207) 799-8799
290 Baxter Blvd Apt A3
Portland, ME
 
Faulkner Building Company
207-205-1537
119 Clarks Mills Rd.
Dayton, ME
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Home Remodeling

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EcoMaids of Casco Bay
877-979-0001
PO Box 6894
Portland, ME
 
Paul Davis Restoraton & Remodeling Of Me Llc
(207) 774-4150
390 Presumpscot St
Portland, ME
 
Maine Coast Kitchen Design
(207) 321-3555
305 Commercial St
Portland, ME
 
Premier Home Improvement Inc
(207) 767-0817
23 Jessica Ln
Portland, ME
 
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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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