An Experienced Renovator Takes on Her Kitchen With Sweeten

From the integrated appliances to the marble backsplash, check out the show-stopping space

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Project: Open up a galley kitchen to make it more functional and integrated with the rest of the home

Before: Sally, a writer, editor, and digital media executive, and Ross, a certified financial planner, bought their two-bedroom apartment in Jackson Heights, Queens five years ago.

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How to Create a Healing Space at Home

Mindful—and possibly low-cost—ways to bring a soothing vibe through renovation

living room(Above) Energy-efficient CT home renovation by Sweeten architect Elizabeth; Photo © AdvancedPhotographix.com

In the 21st century, an increased awareness around wellness has led renovators and contractors alike to seek ways to turn homes into healing spaces.

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Modernizing and Rearranging a Too-Small Bathroom

See how the renovators reimagined the 42-square-foot space

bathroomProject: Completely overhaul an old and worn-down bathroom
Before
: After living in their Crown Heights, Brooklyn, apartment for about two years, and dealing with random leaks from the bathtub and falling tiles, Aaron and Sonya decided it was renovation time.

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2019 Home Renovation Costs Per Square Foot in New Jersey

A cost breakdown on materials, labor, and permits for your home remodel

New Jersey, Jersey City, renovation, two family, remodel, one family, kitchen(Above) Carol and Jon’s renovation in Jersey City, New Jersey by Sweeten contractor Tim

Nine million New Jerseyans live in the Garden State for the convenient commute to New York and Pennsylvania, and the option to live so close to the beach and urban areas.

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2019 Home Renovation Costs Per Square Foot in Westchester County

A cost breakdown on materials, labor, and permits for your home remodel

Westchester kitchen(Above) Kitchen renovation by Sweeten general contractors Nicole and Steve

Moving into a new house—or realizing your home hasn’t kept up with your lifestyle—can make renovation feel like a path to reinvention.

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Budget Basics: 2019 Renovation Costs Per Square Foot in NYC

A cost breakdown on materials, labor, and permits for your home remodel

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A good starting point to budget for a full-home remodel in NYC ranges from $100 to $200 per square foot (psf), according to general contractors from Sweeten, a free service matching homeowners with vetted general contractors.

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