Category Archives: Tips for Selecting a Remodeler

6 Tips To Improve the Home Remodeling Experience

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Houzz - Design Build ProsHomeowners and Remodelers – Have you ever had a sub-par experience with a home improvement project?

If you’re like most people, you have.

For homeowners and remodelers alike, the remodeling experience often falls short of expectations due to a lack of communication before the project begins.

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Who Will Build Your Remodeling Project?

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construction-roof3DDesign Build Pros offers a unique, highly customized pre-construction design and development service. At the design reveal, DBP discusses the various next step options for the homeowner regarding their planned home improvement. One very important question that is addressed is, “Who will build your remodeling project?” This questions applies to any type of project ranging from a basement, bathroom, or kitchen makeover to additions and whole house renovations. Continue reading

Common Remodeling Project Complaints

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Almost without exception, each homeowner that Design Build Pros meets with has either had a bad, past remodeling experience or knows someone personally that has. The seven most common remodeling project complaints that DBP hears begin with:

  • http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-couple-arguing-expenses-image29661362“The project took way too long…”
  • “My house and yard were a mess…”
  • “Too many surprise, extra costs…”
  • “I couldn’t communicate with the workers…”
  • “They would not call me back…”
  • “No project schedule…”
  • “I had to manage the project myself…” Continue reading

A Guide to Evaluating NJ Kitchen Contractors

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NJ Kitchen Contractor and Design SpecialistsIs it time to start remodeling your kitchen? You’d be surprised at just how much happier you are when your kitchen is a place you actually enjoy spending time in. Think about it – you prepare your family’s meals in there, the stuff that keeps them well-fueled and healthy. Isn’t it in your best interest to make that space into an area where you actually want to spend time in? We certainly think so.

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5 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Hiring a House Builder in Monmouth County

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House Builder in Monmouth County and Ocean County NJWhen it comes time to hire a house builder in Monmouth County, you have a lot of options, but also a lot of things to watch out for. As you can probably imagine, the right custom home builder can make the whole process a dream, but the wrong one could turn that same dream into a nightmare. Avoiding the following mistakes can help save your sanity and get your house built with minimal amounts of stress.

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3 Things You Should Discuss With Your Ocean County Contractor Before the Project Begins

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Ocean County Contractor -Bathroom RemodelingBy far the most important thing you can do to ensure you have a good experience when working with your Ocean County contractor, is to keep your communication going smoothly at all times. Once the level of communication starts to drop, that is exactly the time when things all start to fall apart, and a project which was once on track can go down the drain.

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3 Things You Should Discuss With Your Ocean County Remodeling Contractor Before the Project Begins

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Ocean County Remodeling ContractorsIf you know the Design Build Pros at all, you know that one the things we’re always harping on is doing your homework before you hire any type of home improvement contractor.  If you are looking to hire an Ocean County remodeling contractor or any other professional, it pays to spend the time up front and ask the right questions.  The time you spend up front will potentially save you dozens of hours and thousands of hours throughout the course of your kitchen, bathroom, or basement remodeling project.

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Hall Bathroom Price for NJ Remodeling

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Berkeley Heights, NJ bathroom remodeling - Design Build ProsRemodeling prices have the consistency of the weather . Meaning that “estimates” will vary with a range of highs and lows. A friend of mine on Facebook recently received quotes for a small home service. The three estimates were $4,000, $975, and $450. My comment was that the guy at $4,000 was probably sub-contracting to the $975 who in turn was hiring the $450 guy to actually do the work. While I added an “LOL” at the end, this scenario of wide range of remodeling prices is generally a result of companies quoting on different work and then not explaining where the differences in materials, labor, and overall customer service may be. Continue reading

10 Benefits of NJ Design Build Contractors

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NJ Design Build Contractors - Kitchen DesignWhen it comes time to build that dream home you’ve been fantasizing about for years, one of the biggest and most important decisions will be which NJ design build contractor you will go with. To help ensure you don’t end up with the wrong type of builder or remodeling company, we have compiled this list of 10 benefits of working with a design build firm to help you decide what things to look for.

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How to Find a New Jersey Design Build Contractor

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New Jersey Design Build Contractor Guide

Best New Jersey Design Build Contractors - Design Build ProsOne of the biggest problems people have when it comes time to build their homes is actually finding the contractors themselves. It might seem easy at first, as most people will tell you there is definitely no shortage of contractors out there, but just like anything in life, nothing is as easy as it initially seems.

 

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