Renovation Inspiration Straight from Sweeten’s Newest Experts

by Kerry O'Brien

There are more than 10,000 general contractors in New York City – even if it were easy for a homeowner to do all of the research to make sure contractors are licensed, insured, and have solid references with beautiful portfolios of work, it can still be tough to find contractors who are available in your area, within your budget range, and on your timeline. That’s why we’ve made it our job – at Sweeten, we hand-pick the best experts for major home renovation projects. So much of this happens behind the scenes that sometimes we forget how exciting it is to work with talented renovation professionals across the City. This week, join us for a mini walking tour through the profiles of just a handful of new Sweeten experts!

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Sweeten Expert Jonathan caught our eye with custom shaker cabinets and contrasting floating shelves in this Upper East Side Manhattan kitchen. Beautiful finishes, a smart layout, and creative use of the kitchen’s central corner saved this space from life as a galley kitchen. Take a look at Jonathan’s profile for information about his team, references from other homeowners, and more great photos.

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Sweeten Expert Alastor brought painterly craftsmanship to the bathroom of this Chelsea apartment with luminous penny tile, intricately laid from floor to ceiling and throughout custom rounded wall niches. Take a look at Alastor’s profile for more information about his firm’s experience and photos of projects he has handled throughout NYC.

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Sweeten Expert Rob created this stunning series of custom shelves and cabinetry in a few different buildings, but we prefer to imagine these projects as part of the same dream urban home. Rob’s structural woodworking skill brings smart storage and architectural effect to a variety of rooms and spaces. For information and inspirational photos from this team of veteran millworkers, look through Rob’s profile.

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We love introducing homeowners to talented experts like Jonathan, Alastor, and Rob. If you are thinking about renovating your home and are inspired by these projects, post your project on Sweeten and let us know what you love. We’ll find the right renovation experts for your project, and we’ll be sharing more of our expert talent on the Sweeten blog all year!

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