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[one_third last=”no”][accordian] [toggle title=”Advanced Design Service” open=”no”] A 2D and a 3D design which will help you envision your room before the project starts. Accurate  material selections, with samples. Selection of paint, flooring, upgraded door samples, and hardware. [/toggle] [/one_third]

[one_third last=”yes”][accordian] [toggle title=”Extreme Design Service” open=”no”]Includes all Advanced options integrated with a full 4D video walk through of your entire project on the big screen. Detailed showrooms displaying your entire project right before your eyes. Make your selections on site with a personal designer designated ONLY for your project from start to finish. [/toggle] [/one_third]

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Always have your child’s supplies at hand

Keep pens, pencils, crayons, sharpeners, erasers, scissors, and other supplies that your child will need to complete homework in a basket or small bin, that way he will have everything on  hand, within his reach. There is nothing more distracting to a child than having to go hunting around for supplies, which will be  time consuming, and will get him off focussing on his tasks.

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[fontawesome icon=”file-text-alt” circle=”yes” size=”small” iconcolor=”” circlecolor=”#f0a106″ circlebordercolor=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=””]ZONE OUT – CREATE THE ATMOSPHERE

A homework zone is a quiet, and comfortable area for a child to do homework or even just sit and quietly read, write, colour, or draw. This is very important area to have in your home, for your child to do well  at school. A homework zone is a  specifically designed part of your home or even part of your child’s room, with the child’s needs in mind . The area you set up a home work zone in the home is not very important, as the fact that you have some kind of designated area for your child to sit and relax with no distractions so they can do homework assignments. This can be  done anywhere in your home  depending on your child’s age and needs .For the younger children ranging from kindergarten about grade 4 I recommend keeping them very close to you, make sure that the homework zone is not at the other end of your home, where you can’t see or hear your child while he’s working. That way you can tackle other tasks like, cooking while at the same time, also  assisting them with homework.

Any area in your house can be turned into a homework zone. For example, the kitchen counter can become a zone to do homework, or the dining room table. A child’s homework zone should be clutter free, and shouldn’t have items that would distract a child. If you are setting up a homework for two or more kids consider setting up separate study areas for them so they’re not tempted to talk or play, and distract each other. When you set up the homework zone make sure its somewhere the kids want to be. Bright colours, artwork, a white board, or even a cork board to show off their great art work or school work. A lot of little additions to the space can help make it inviting.

LIGHTING

When setting up an area to designate as a home work zone, make sure it has adequate lighting,  and light from the television doesn’t count as an adequate light source. Keep the TV, and other distractions, like phones, iPods, and games away from the home work zone, if the home work zone is going to be in the living room, make sure that you establish the rule that the TV has to be turned off during homework, or reading time. A television can be very distracting to any child.

COMPUTERS

 If your children will be using the computer to complete assignments, have a desk that is big enough for books and binders along with the computer. If you don’t have enough room for a big desk, I prefer a laptop, that way it can be moved around the house, and can be put away very easily when not being used. If you are allowing your younger kids, to use a computer, you’ll want to put the computer in a communal area so that you can help them with their work and you can also monitor what they’re looking at online.

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[fusion_tab title=”Step #1″]The first step in designing your ideal space is gathering thoughts, and ideas from the web, friends and family. This will help envision your space with many different design personalities, and help create an ideal space good for everyone.   [/fusion_tab]
[fusion_tab title=”Step #2″]Once you have gathered all your ideas, it is time to call in a professional contractor, or a designer to bring forth their skills. Get your contractor and designer to meet up together to see if your designs could be implemented within the space.  [/fusion_tab]
[fusion_tab title=”Step #3″]No matter what the project, a 2D design should be completed by your contractor, or designer. This would allow the  home owner to see the overview of the project. Gather up product samples from your local vendors. Try to visualize your end result before beginning any work.   [/fusion_tab]
[fusion_tab title=”Step #4″]If a 2D design is not enough, hire your designer, and get a full 3D overview of your entire project. Most (OUR) designers would be able to virtually walk you through your project, and see even the finest details, such as carpet selection, or even the tiled backsplash. [/fusion_tab]
[fusion_tab title=”Step #5″]Once you have envisioned your 3D design, it’s time to begin creating it. Make sure all your material selections are on site, and your contractor is familiar with the type of products he will be installing. It would be a waste to go through all that hard work, and realize your contractor is not familiar with some of the selections. (You may void your warranty if a product is not installed correctly)[/fusion_tab]
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