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Top Tips for How To Think About Lighting Design In Any Space
Top Tips for How To Think About Lighting Design In Any Space
Nov 22 2021
Perhaps not the first thing you think of when designing your new space, but lighting design plays a crucial role in not just how your space feels, but also how it can be used when all is said and done.
#Design
Your Complete Guide to Countertops: What to Consider from Cost to Quality
Your Complete Guide to Countertops: What to Consider from Cost to Quality
Nov 08 2021
Wondering how to choose the right material for your kitchen countertops? Read our guide for everything you need to know about the most commonly used materials for kitchen countertops.
#Design
Three Bathroom Designs That Will Make You Want To Remodel Yours Yesterday
Three Bathroom Designs That Will Make You Want To Remodel Yours Yesterday
Nov 02 2021
Designing your bathroom remodel? Stuck on tile options? Clawfoot tub or freestanding? Here are three spectacular bathroom designs you need to explore, and all the materials it takes to create them in your space.
#Design
How Much Does Remodeling a Kitchen Cost?
How Much Does Remodeling a Kitchen Cost?
Oct 19 2021
Before starting your kitchen remodel, there are two big questions you'll want clear answers to. How much money you have to spend on your project, and just how much your kitchen remodel should cost.
#Getting Started
Help, I'm Designing my Kitchen Remodel! Where Do I Begin?
Help, I'm Designing my Kitchen Remodel! Where Do I Begin?
Oct 13 2021
At square one of a kitchen remodel? Never mind a long way to go, you may not even know where to begin. Don't fret, we’ve got some tips for how to get started.
#Getting Started
Advice on Home Remodeling from an Architect (or Two!)
Advice on Home Remodeling from an Architect (or Two!)
Oct 08 2021
We sat down with Esther Cheung and George Showman of Cheung Showman Architects, to learn more about the role of an architect, the relationship to the client, and the cost of good design.
#Expert Advice
Five Stunning Backsplashes to Inspire your Kitchen Remodel
Five Stunning Backsplashes to Inspire your Kitchen Remodel
Sep 23 2021
A great backsplash can make or break a kitchen design. Here are five options we are obsessed with, to help inspire your kitchen remodel.
#Design
Lessons Learned at the Future of Home Conference 2021
Lessons Learned at the Future of Home Conference 2021
Sep 20 2021
What we learned attending The Future of Home conference, featuring renowned speakers such as Martha Stewart, Jim Shreve, and Adam Davidson.
#Expert Advice
Five Tips for the Remodeling Homeowner, from a Builder
Five Tips for the Remodeling Homeowner, from a Builder
Sep 15 2021
From an experienced builder: advice for the homeowner renovating, remodeling, or building new. Araceli Espinoza is a Project Manager with Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders and has shepherded many happy homeowners through the process, during her 14 years in the construction industry.
#Expert Advice
How To Create A Custom Rendering For Your Home Renovation or Remodel
How To Create A Custom Rendering For Your Home Renovation or Remodel
Sep 01 2021
For the homeowner, a custom rendering is both an opportunity to get a clearer picture of your reimagined space and to feel more confident in the, often expensive, decisions you are making during a renovation or remodel.
#Design
A Kitchen Remodel Fit for a Townhouse
A Kitchen Remodel Fit for a Townhouse
Aug 27 2021
A remodel almost 30 years in the making. Finding the right time, and the right budget for this kitchen remodel project was easier said than done.
#Project Spotlight
Home Remodel or Home Renovation, What is the Difference?
Home Remodel or Home Renovation, What is the Difference?
Aug 24 2021
The terms remodel and renovation are often used interchangeably. But the two terms actually have quite different definitions, depending on the scope of your project.
#Construction 101
Feeling Inspired? Here's How To Build A Mood Board
Feeling Inspired? Here's How To Build A Mood Board
Aug 19 2021
Here at Beam, we think it is important to see your design inspiration and chosen materials in one place, so we allow you to easily create mood boards to help organize that inspiration as part of the planning process.
#Design
Remodeling A Dreamy Catskills Getaway
Remodeling A Dreamy Catskills Getaway
Aug 17 2021
What these homeowners learned from remodeling their Catskills cabin to be the perfect weekend getaway spot.
#Project Spotlight
Restoring a Hidden Treehouse Dream Home
Restoring a Hidden Treehouse Dream Home
Aug 12 2021
The new owners of this mid-century modern home wanted to breathe new life into the space, but they couldn’t find a general contractor willing to take on the large remodel.
#Project Spotlight
What is a General Contractor And Should I Hire Now?
What is a General Contractor And Should I Hire Now?
Aug 10 2021
If you have a ghost in your attic, you call the Ghostbusters, but who do you call when you want to remodel your home? Read our short guide on general contractors to learn what exactly a general contractor does, and when you need to hire one.
#Getting Started

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Welcome to Foundations. Where we at Beam endeavor to share everything you need to know about home renovation and home remodeling as you embark on your project. Get inspired by completed Project Spotlights, and hear from the experts on Design, Planning, and Construction.

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