One inquiry we get frequently at Design Build Planners is homeowners who purchase homes with the intention of embarking on a “major remodel”, whether that is in the form a complete interior renovation, large additions, add-a-level, or some combination of the aforementioned. While Design Build Planners has successfully done the design and development for several of these types of projects, there are various aspects of the major remodel undertaking that homeowners should understand ahead of time.
How to Mix High and Low Decorating Styles on a Budget
A high-end design style is every homeowner’s dream, but budget restraints may cause you to think it’s impossible. Luckily, you don’t have to sacrifice style to accomplish your financial goals. One contractor lead generation company has talked to contractors and designers on how to achieve high/low decorating style—that is, high-end on a low budget. Here are some tips to establish a chic vibe without the expensive price tag.
Homeowners 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.
Without both parties establishing ground rules for the project, assumptions are made Continue reading
Hiring a remodeling contractor in Monmouth County NJ doesn’t have to be a huge headache, provided you know what you’re doing. Most people enter into the negotiations without understanding the proper techniques for an effective selection process, and as a result, wind up with a contractor who isn’t suitable for the job at hand. We realize that remodeling your home is something you will probably only do once in your lifetime, so we’ve compiled these five tips to help you make the best possible decision for you, your family, and your home.
Okay, you are ready to get some information and price estimates on a major remodeling project. You schedule an estimate to have someone come to your home. What should you expect? How do you process the information?
Most shopping and purchasing and purchasing decisions that people make are based on their personal history of similar transactions. Major home remodeling is a rare purchase for many. History and experience are very limited and likely non-existent. People purchase more homes in their life than major home renovation projects. Continue reading
Below is the discussion at a development meeting regarding this potential project illustration.
Homeowner: My architect friend said your design would be nicer with the entry in the center.
Design Build Pro: Did your friend list all the things that would have to be done to make that happen?