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Have you ever looked back at a home renovation you perhaps completed just 2-5 years before and wondered why you selected such trendy materials? Do they already seem outdated? Or, perhaps your tastes have simply changed. There are many reasons why this may have happened. We believe technology plays a pivotal role in style changes, and we’ll discuss this soon in more detail. But, what about your home, now? How can you begin a kitchen or bathroom renovation with caution, while also incorporating fun, modern elements? Let’s discuss several ways to walk that fine line and design a classic space

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This article was written specifically for The Moultrie News in Mount Pleasant, SC, and was published March 19, 2014. Feeling cramped? Are you simply out of space? Maybe your family is expanding, or you finally want that home office, playroom, kitchen or master bedroom of your dreams. There are many reasons why homeowners decide to build an addition. The key is to know where to start. Should you build up or out? Which is the most cost-effective option? Will it seamlessly blend with the architectural framework of your home? Here are four ways to expand your living space. Build Out

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Feb 05 2014
    Company News     0

Waking up yesterday to the news that we won Best of Houzz 2014 was beyond amazing. We can’t thank our clients (YOU) enough for reviewing our work and promoting our company. Because of you, we were recognized for top customer service for home construction and renovation, and Sceltas is now considered one of the best home build/design companies in the United States. It has always been – and will always be – our promise to put our clients first. We believe in honest dialogue, cost transparency and open communication. And, if there is an issue, our team stays on top

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There are so many wonderful things about this home renovation – like the new screened porch, added square footage and custom-made built-ins by Jamey – that we practically don’t know where to begin or end. Here’s the scoop… West Ashley Home Adds 500 Square Feet Yes, the size of a small apartment. But, this house cried out for more living space. The dining area was so small that the homeowners could only accommodate a table of four. The adjacent master bedroom needed more room, too. You could also see into the room from the living room, so there was no

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Dec 10 2013
    Home Construction Trends, Renovations     0

We stay on the forefront of our industry, and we know what’s going on in the construction, renovation and home remodeling world. As a design/build firm, here’s what we are looking to implement – or continue implementing – in 2014. Top Home Renovation Trends Upgraded Kitchens and Bathrooms. Homeowners want to exude luxury but also remain practical and functional for the entire family. Many will choose to upgrade and remodel instead of adding on. This ultimately helps during resale as homebuyers are looking for nice kitchens and bathrooms in particularly. (See top designs for your high-end kitchen.) Showers Prevail. Neil

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Nov 19 2013
    Our Projects, Renovations     0

We just began a project on Daniel Island right near the beautiful Smythe Park. The homeowners purchased this four-year-old home because of its location and potential, but they have great plans to make it more modern and unique to their styles. After finding us on Houzz, we won the project and are anxious to turn this beauty into a real gem. Here are some of the before photos. We’re planning to remodel the kitchen and master bathroom as well as refinishing the floors to make them darker and updating the formal stairwell by the entry. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; }

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Nov 11 2013
    Kitchen Design, Renovations     0

If you’ve ever considered remodeling your kitchen and began gathering quotes, you probably found out quickly (if you didn’t already know) that the bulk of your budget will go directly to the kitchen cabinets. In fact, most people get a little sticker shocked. Since we’ve been renovating kitchens for years, we’ve scoped out and found various sources with quality pieces at reasonable prices. This has made our remodels more affordable for our clients who choose to use us rather than having them custom built. But, the best part is that they are receiving great quality for the price. Selecting the

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Oct 29 2013
    Kitchen Design, Renovations     0

There are some beautiful homes west of the Ashley, and this is definitely one of them. But, the homeowners decided to make this two-story brick ranch even more special by renovating it to fit their style and needs. We decided to help them transition the home into a functional yet attractive space so their family could enjoy it for years to come. The Den Makeover It needed some loving! Here’s a look at it when they purchased the home. You can see the traditional wood panels on the wall and brick fireplace commonly found in homes in the Charleston area.

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Oct 15 2013
    Kitchen Design, Renovations     0

We love kitchen remodels and do them often, but this particular project was important to us because it was for a good friend! You know the stakes are higher then! They even did a little of the dirty work before we entered their home. Like some demo work! This wall previously divided the kitchen and dining room. As the first thing you saw when you entered their home, the homeowners knew they wanted this space to look bigger and more inviting. So, they got to work by tearing down the wall that divided the space. That’s when we entered the

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Oct 06 2013
    Bathroom Design     0

Bathrooms. We know them all too well. As contractors we’ve built, renovated and remodeled more than our fair share of guest and master bathrooms. One of the most critical components in the design phase is the layout of the bathroom, and many focus their efforts on selecting the right bathroom vanity as the focal point of the room. Designed with the right faucets, mirrors, lighting and accessories, vanities become show stoppers. What factors do you need to consider when choosing a bathroom vanity? There are a lot of factors to consider like the size of the vanity, scale of space,

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