How to Design your New Dream House with Functionality and Design in Mind

When designing your dream home, there are many factors to consider to help visualize the big picture. The shiny and new features of the home are exciting but shouldn’t take precedent over the overall design concept of the home and how it fits into your lifestyle.

Considering your current living space and what it might be lacking as it applies to your everyday life will help guide the design process. Additionally, considering the features of the home that work for you will are good to keep in mind. If you work from home, a dedicated office space will be priority in the design of your new home, and if you’re a young family with kids there will be certain home features that will and won’t work for you as well.

The first question to ask yourself when designing your dream home is how will you use the space? If this is your forever home, consider designing the space with the idea of your family growing into it as well. If you plan on aging in place, a ranch home might be better suited for your goals. If you’re planning on expanding your family, another bedroom should be in the design plans. Think of how your family uses the space and use that as design inspiration first and foremost.

Another design element to ponder when building your dream home is how important outdoor space is to you. If it’s important, design the layout of your new home with enough room for enhanced outdoor living features like a large patio area or pool.

Floor plan is a big part of home design, dictating where bedrooms are placed in relation to main living areas, how functional your kitchen is, and where you will spend most of your time. We have thousands of floor plans for you to choose from, or we can create a custom floor plan that best suits your family.

When customizing your dream home, the design options are endless. As one of the best contractors on Long Island, Center Island Contracting can help guide you through this process as we’ve done hundreds of times before. As experienced and highly rated custom home build experts and construction contractors, we can help you with every step of the custom home build process, from property search, to custom design and build.

Center Island Contracting is your local contractor of choice for home remodels on the north shore of Nassau county, Long Island in towns like Oyster Bay, Manhasset, Plainview, Jericho, etc. Our qualified professional new home construction management team is here to help you renovate the home of your dreams. With the knowledge about local and New York State laws, our staff can answer all your questions and streamline the entire process. Email us or call (516) 481-4707.