Advanced Builders & Contractors Blog: Archive for the ‘Remodel’ Category

Remodels and Renovations: Make Sure You Have Experienced Contractors

Monday, December 21st, 2015

DIY remodels can end in disaster if you don’t have the proper expertise for such a large job. In fact, many parts of the job require permits and the proper licensing. That’s why you need to find a quality professional contractor before you begin the process of remodeling any room of your home. And here’s how you can find the very best contractor for your needs. 

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Realistic Expectations for Remodeling a Kitchen or Bathroom

Monday, November 30th, 2015

We know that any homeowner has certain expectations going into a remodel. And, for the most part, you assume that everything will go smoothly. As remodeling contractors, we always strive to make it so that the job goes according to plan. But we know better than anyone that, sometimes, you have to expect the unexpected.

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Should You Move Out During a Remodel?

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

This is a question that contractors get asked frequently, and it’s a tough one to answer. If you’ve got the means to move out, you have hired a quality contractor, and you have a good place to go, it might be in your best interest to move out temporarily. Here’s why we often suggest leaving the house for a short while, and what you can do to prepare for the move.

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A Quick Kitchen Remodeling Guide for People Who Love Cooking

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

You may not be a world-class chef, but working in a spacious and efficient kitchen can certainly make you feel like one. If you love cooking, your kitchen remodel should allow you to optimize space so that you have more space to prepare meals, giving you the ability to be even more adventurous in the kitchen. Here, we offer an overview on what to plan for your kitchen remodel—and what to do while you are without your kitchen!

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Some Ideas for Green Remodeling

Monday, October 26th, 2015

You’re ready to update your home for better efficiency and home design, but you’re also conscious about the effect this job may have on the environment. Green remodeling is possible if you plan for the job well ahead of time and find a quality company to work on your property. We offer a short guide here for more information about green remodeling, but check with your local, licensed, and environmentally-conscious general contractors for more information.

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3 Questions to Ask Your Remodeling Contractor

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Hiring a remodeling contractor can be a scary task if you know nothing about the contractor before calling. During the call or visit with a potential contractor, don’t be afraid to ask questions and get specific answers about the work to be done. If you don’t like the answers you receive, move onto someone new! Here are our recommendations for questions to ask when selecting someone for your home remodel.

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Some Overlooked Steps You Should Consider Before Diving into a Bathroom Remodel

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Too many homeowners jump into a remodeling project without really thinking it all the way through. You need to spend a lot of your time planning for the smaller details when you first begin to plan out your remodel, and you have to learn to expect the unexpected as well. Don’t overlook these crucial steps when it comes to mapping out a bathroom remodel. Work with a contractor to ensure that every little detail is in place before you start.

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Speaking Up During a Remodel: Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard!

Monday, July 13th, 2015

When it comes to a major remodel, hiring a contractor is the way to go if you want to make sure everything goes according to plan. However, the contractor should not be expected to make all of the decisions for you. While another person’s opinions may be of benefit, it’s important to make sure that your voice is heard so that you end up loving the room you’ve remodeled. Here’s our advice for making sure your ideas are at the forefront of any remodel.

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Adding Value to Your Home with a Remodeling Project

Monday, May 18th, 2015

When you are remodeling one or more rooms in your home, there is an important question you must ask yourself. Am I doing this just for me and my family, or do I hope to add value to my home for a potential resale? If you know that you plan to sell your home sometime in the next ten years, you may want to focus on which projects will add on the most value while improving your daily life.

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3 Home Improvement Projects to Enhance Your Spring Cleaning

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Spring is here, which means it’s the perfect time to make some major improvements to your home. Many people do this every spring in the form of a whole-house spring cleaning, throwing away unwanted items, organizing those that remain, and cleaning hard-to-reach surfaces. If you’ve been considering remodeling, and you want to make spring cleaning a little bit easier this year and for years to come, the following remodeling considerations may be for you.

Remodel a Bathroom or Kitchen for Greater Storage

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