SandStar Insider: February 2021 Featured Article

SandStar Insider: February 2021 Featured Article

2021 Southwest Florida Parade of Homes March 6th - 14th, 2021 Mark your calendar and make sure to visit our gorgeous Regatta model! 605 West Henry Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Hosted by the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association (CDBIA), the SWFL Parade of Homes is an annual, multi-site parade from ...
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COVID-19 Impact Company Update for January 2021

COVID-19 Impact Company Update for January 2021

As we are all well aware of the far-reaching and extraordinary impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us, if not all, have had to make changes and decisions with how to navigate through these times. Many businesses have had to follow suit due to both short-term and long-term industry ...
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SandStar Insider: December 2020 Featured Article

SandStar Insider: December 2020 Featured Article

Light Up Your Life As we all are looking towards the New Year with hopes of better and brighter days, I thought a little discussion about lighting would be appropriate! With so many types of lighting available, it can sometimes get a little confusing when trying to create ambiance for ...
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SandStar Insider: November 2020 Featured Article

SandStar Insider: November 2020 Featured Article

Insider Look at a SandStar Kitchen and Bath Renovation Take an in-depth look at one of SandStar's gorgeous kitchen and bath renovations! Check out before and after photos of the project, including "insider" notes from the project designer, Abbey, behind the stunning transformation! The wall between the kitchen and great ...
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SandStar Insider: October 2020 Featured Article

SandStar Insider: October 2020 Featured Article

High Point Furniture Market Fall 2020 Color Trends For those of you who are not familiar, the High Point, NC, Furniture Market is a semi-annual, 5-day, 2,000 manufacturer, 12 million square foot market for trade professionals.  Often with an attendance of over 80,000 people, this year was much different.  In ...
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SandStar Insider: September 2020 Featured Article

SandStar Insider: September 2020 Featured Article

Is It Really Worth Hiring an Interior Designer? by Allison Fenn, ASID™ Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Allison Fenn and I am the new designer at SandStar Interiors and Remodeling. I hail from Lancaster, PA, and spent a lot of my time growing up at the ...
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Retirement Announcement and a Special Message From Olena Turkalo

Retirement Announcement and a Special Message From Olena Turkalo

I moved to Punta Gorda with my husband, Mark, in December of 2012. We relocated from Connecticut to escape the fury of the northeast winters and, in fact, we landed in southwest Florida because the more northern areas of Florida were still too cold! We were seeking a new town to call home.    Home is where your spirit lives. Home is your sanctuary. Home is where one can close the door and recharge from the woes that the world throws daily. Home is important.     ...
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SandStar Insider: July 2020 Featured Article

SandStar Insider: July 2020 Featured Article

When It Comes to Accessibility, Little Changes Can Make a Big Impact!   You don’t need a major remodel to improve accessibility in your home. While wider doorways and barrier free showers are nice, even the small details like door levers and light switches can have a big impact.    As a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, ...
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SandStar Insider: June 2020 Featured Article

SandStar Insider: June 2020 Featured Article

Let’s take a break from design this month and expand on one of our Tips from Tom: MAINTENANCE.  You know, those “honey-do list” items that we tend to find something else better to do before getting to them!    Did you know that giving your fridge a deep clean can help reduce wear and tear on your refrigerator? ...
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