Master Suite

REASONS FOR A DUAL MASTER SUITE by Keith Moehle

Having a dual master suite may seem appealing, but an obvious question can come up “why do I even need a dual master suite?” Well, we are about to tell you the reasons why!

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Dual master suites provide comfort & privacy for those who use the space, but the reasons for use vary for every homeowner. Here are some reasons homeowners decide a dual master suite is the right choice for you:

  • Multi-generational living: There is an increasing number of San Antonio residents that are adapting to this type of lifestyle. Whether it be elderly parents moving back in or boomerang children coming back from college that may be a permanent situation.

  • Two couples purchasing a home/living together: Some people purchase homes with their close friends or their siblings. Having two master suites creates two separate areas for adults to have their own living areas for comfort and privacy.

  • A downstairs master suite: This is an excellent option for health reasons. As homeowners age, you may not be able to use your upstairs master suite. A dual master suite downstairs can be an added benefit to a home rather than to install an elevator in your home.

  • Different sleeping schedules: If a couple has different work schedules, dual master suites can be a great addition to your home! This can change your whole life because you will be getting proper rest!

  • Snoring/sleeping preferences: Although this may sound humorous it can be a serious issue for couples. Some people snore so loud or feel more comfortable sleeping alone. A dual master suite will allow both people to have the luxury of a master suite while getting the rest & comfort of sleeping alone.

Whatever the reason you choose to have a dual master suite, it will definitely pay you back if you ever try to sell your home. Dual master suites are becoming increasingly common, so if you build one or upgrade a guest bedroom into a master suite, it will set your home apart and make it very attractive. If you are ready to kickstart this idea call us at 210-680-5626 to schedule a free consultation!

----KM BUILDERS is San Antonio’s premier design-build remodeler specializing in kitchens, bathrooms, room additions and whole-house remodeling. We boast the largest in-house staff in San Antonio offering architectural design, interior design, and cabinet design for all your home remodeling needs!



THE LOW DOWN ON DUAL MASTER SUITES by Keith Moehle

Most homeowners have a master suite on their bucket list when purchasing or remodeling a home. But lately, there has been an increase in interest for dual master suites.

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A dual master suite is much more than just a guest bedroom with a small bathroom. A dual master suite offers the same amenities as a typical master suite. This means it includes a large bedroom, bathroom and may include some of the following amenities: walk-in shower, walk-in closet, a freestanding tub, double sinks, or a separate entrance from the exterior of the home.

These extra amenities ensure that whoever is staying in this room, whether as a guest or a permanent resident, feel at home and comfortable because of the privacy dual master suites offer.

If dual master suites pique your interest, contact us at 210-680-5626 to have Keith Moehle, the owner of KM BUILDERS, come out to your house for a free consultation to discuss the possibilities in your home for a dual master suite addition or remodel!

----KM BUILDERS is San Antonio’s premier design-build remodeler specializing in kitchens, bathrooms, room additions and whole-house remodeling. We boast the largest in-house staff in San Antonio offering architectural design, interior design, and cabinet design for all your home remodeling needs!

Revamp Your Master Suite Bathroom! by Keith Moehle

One of my personal pet peeves has to be outdated bathrooms! I want my bathroom to be a clean, large space where I can get ready in the morning and unwind in the evenings. This is exactly why Master Suite bathroom remodels are so popular!

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The shower is usually the main focus of the remodel and some potential features are:

  • Installing multiple shower heads

  • A waterfall shower

  • Accessibility for 2 people

  • Accessibility for a wheelchair

  • Benches and niches

A designer tub also tends to be on our client’s wish lists and we can install a nice claw foot or garden tub depending on your wish list.

The cost of a master suite bathroom typically ranges from the high 20s into the 50s depending on the size and the amenities you want to update or install in the project.

Some common bathroom amenities include:

  • Wall movement

  • New lighting

  • Flooring

  • Mirrors

  • Sconce lighting on the side of the mirrors

  • TV Mirror

  • A coffee bar

  • Heated floors

  • Towel warmers

  • Under cabinet lighting

Our clients can decide what is most important to them when it comes to features & amenities in their master bathroom suite, which will result in your overall price range. Let us help you get started on your relaxing dream bathroom today!

 

-KM Builders is San Antonio’s premier remodeler specializing in kitchens, bathrooms and room additions. We boast the largest in-house staff in San Antonio offering architectural design, interior design, and cabinet design for all your remodeling needs!

Walk-In Closet? Yes Please! by Keith Moehle

Closets can be a nightmare… especially for couples! everyone would enjoy a bigger closet that will bring relaxation instead of frustration every time you walk into it!

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Closets are beautiful projects which can easily be added on to a larger remodeling project. If it is a stand-alone project it tends to be more expensive.

Recently, we built a room addition for one of our clients so they could have a large closet right off of their master bedroom. The couple now has ample space for the couple to enjoy and organize!

Walk-in closets have tons of potential in what you can do in the space!

Some walk-in closet features include:

  • New lighting

  • Mini washer & dryer

  • Custom shelving and paint grade

  • Cabinetry finish level stained - These custom cabinets come in parts and pieces and are installed by a carpenter. This is a luxury item and brings a great look to the bathroom. They are just as beautiful as the kitchen cabinets.

Building a room addition or remodeling a small bedroom into a walk-in closet is an investment that will go a long way for your sanity and help with the resale for future homeowners…because we all love more space!

-KM Builders is San Antonio’s premier remodeler specializing in kitchens, bathrooms and room additions. We boast the largest in-house staff in San Antonio offering architectural design, interior design, and cabinet design for all your remodeling needs!

4 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR BATHROOM SAFER by Keith Moehle

Bathrooms are full of hard objects. Add in water, and you could be in a dangerous room with slippery floors. However, there are ways to make your bathroom safer for all ages by choosing a universal design.

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Universal design makes a small space, like the bathroom, accessible and functional for people regardless of age, size, ability or disability.

Here are 4 options for universal design in the bathroom that we highly recommend!

  1. Freestanding Toilets: This option allows the homeowner to have the height of the toilet elevated higher than a standard toilet which makes it more accessible. It also makes cleaning easier to do.

  2. Wall Hung Sinks: This option also allows to have the sink secured to the wall at any height. This makes it easily accessible for wheelchairs since a cabinet won’t limit access at your knees.

  3. Grab Bars: We highly recommend grab bars because they can be used in many spaces throughout the bathroom and increase safety exponentially. They can be by the sink, shower, tub and even by the toilet.

  4. Large Shower: In addition to hand bars, we recommend that the shower be large enough to fit two people. That way if anyone ever needs assistance, due to injury or age, someone can easily help without getting water everywhere.  

The recommendations given doesn’t have to make the result of your bathroom look like something out of a nursing home. If designed correctly, universal design looks luxurious.

Keith is licensed in universal design and would be more than happy to go out on a visit to your home to see how we can update it to be safe and accessible for everyone in your family. Give us a call at 210-680-5626 to schedule your free consultation today!

----KM Builders is San Antonio’s premier design-build remodeler specializing in kitchens, bathrooms, room additions and whole-house remodeling. We boast the largest in-house staff in San Antonio offering architectural design, interior design, and cabinet design for all your home remodeling needs!

Dual Master Suites by Keith Moehle

In 2018, there has been an increasing demand for Dual Master Suites! Whether your parents or are moving back in, or kids are moving back into the house and they need their own space…so how do you do it?

Many homeowners are running into this same problem which can be solved with a Dual Master Suite which includes:

  • A Restroom

  • Closet(s)

  • A Sitting area

  • A Bedroom

  • A kitchenette (optional upgrade)

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Dual Master Suites are becoming more popular because so many Americans that need more space for parents or children moving back home for a while. Dual Master Suites can also work great for two parties with different salaries buying a home.

Dual Master Suites are the best of both worlds because both parties are able to have their own separate living space for privacy and peace of mind, but also are able to have places in the home where they can share each other’s space and spend time with each other!

If you are interested in adding a Dual Master Suite to your existing home call KM Builders today so we can talk about if it’s the right decision for you!

----KM Builders is San Antonio’s premier design-build remodeler specializing in kitchens, bathrooms, room additions and whole-house remodeling. We boast the largest in-house staff in San Antonio offering architectural design, interior design, and cabinet design for all your home remodeling needs!