Are you considering remodeling your Beaverton Home? Uncertain where to get started? Give Steve’s Home Improvement a call at (503) 342-8234 and we can help you with every step of your project.
Adding value to your home
For a lot of people, remodeling is a strategic move that is meant to maximize the value of their home so they get more money when they sell their home. The latest trend is for larger remodeling budgets as homeowners recognize the opportunity to increase their profits on return when they sell their home. Additionally, newly renovated homes usually tend to sell quicker and for top dollar in comparison to homes with older kitchens and baths. However, selling is not the only motivating factor for home updates.
Your home is an investment
When confronted with the undertaking of shopping for another home, many homeowners realize that upgrading their present home may be a more practical option. This might have to do with the recession, whose effects will continue to be experienced for quite some time. Just the amount of time you save and anxiety you avoid by staying in your current home can make it a better decision in the long term. Homeowners that decide on home renovation also tend to be more satisfied at the end of the day since they remain in familiar surroundings.
When it’s required
If you have a growing family, your house has to grow with it. That is when remodeling is necessary. It may be something as straight forward as requiring more closet space, or trying to find the best design to use the space you already have. After the kids move out empty nesters often decide to use their kids’ rooms for something else. Green remodeling is another growing trend that comes with rebates and tax incentives, in addition to slashing your energy bills and increasing your home value.
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Many homeowners love their current location. If you had a little more room, you’d live there forever.
Making substantial home improvements, such as adding a room or garage, could make a big difference in how much you enjoy your home and in its value, as well.
By incorporating your ideas with our knowledge and creativity, we will produce an end-product that will meet your functional needs and your cosmetic goals, too. We assure each client the ultimate level of quality, integrity, and commitment available in the residential design-build sector today. That level of commitment is maintained by our skilled staff – which is enthusiastic to help you satisfy every need during your renovation project.
An obsolete kitchen can really hurt the perceived value of a home, not to mention decreasing its usability. One major consideration, for instance, is whether you are making the most productive use of your available space. While a beautiful kitchen is nice, it should also be one of the most functional rooms in the home. For you to accomplish this you have to take many different factors into consideration.
For whatever reason the importance of kitchen lighting can sometimes be disregarded. Relocating your windows, for example, may let more natural light into the room.
Young children or a growing family in general can increase the needs of the kitchen and lead to essential renovation. Keep in mind that outdated kitchen designs and appliances may be dangerous for young children. If you want to host more parties in your home you may discover that you need to update to a more open kitchen plan to allow greater social interaction between guests. You may also want to renovate your kitchen as you grow older to make it safer for you and others.
According to realtors, the kitchen holds the greatest potential for swaying home purchasing decisions among prospective buyers. This indicates that upgrading your kitchen and making sure it is updated with the latest features could be the difference between a quick sale and a home that just sits on the market. If you decide to redesign your kitchen a good place to start is to make a list of all the items that you want to fix, and their priority as well. If you cannot change everything you want to change, it is important to prioritize and determine what among your wants and needs is most important.
Since many homeowners are remaining in their homes longer, bathroom renovating is becoming more common simply because issues arise that ultimately need fixing. Staring at the same outdated look, and cracked tiles first thing in the morning day after day can ultimately get to anyone. Not to mention that bathroom fittings can leak or break and in time lead to much more costly issues. Water damage can be a pricey issue, and mold can lead to serious health issues.
Prospective buyers place a lot of importance on a newly designed bathroom. This means that spending money on remodeling your bathroom could really help your home close faster, and in most cases, you also get to recuperate a good portion of your investment. Having said that, resale value is not the only reason to remodel your bathroom. You may have no thoughts of moving, but simply want your own quiet space. When you want to unwind from a hectic day a custom built bath tub or shower can have a huge impact on your ability to relax and recharge.
If you are lucky enough to have a basement in your home, that suggests you have quite a bit of unfinished real estate at your fingertips, and you should really make the most of it. Basement finishing honestly ranks right up there with bathroom and kitchen remodeling in improving your home’s market value in addition to making it more appealing to potential buyers. A basement offers both functional and creative uses. The possibilities to utilize the space are almost endless. We can help you choose the best use of space. There really is no reason to let your basement go unused.
Get professional help
Remodeling a basement can be a challenging task because in many cases it involves a lot of processes including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, drywall insulation and flooring. Therefore, it is really important to work with highly skilled professionals like you would any other major renovating project. Despite the fact that it can be quite challenging, properly utilizing the space can change the entire feel of your home, increase its value, and improve your quality of life.
When renovating your bathroom or kitchen, you want to focus on the features that will give you the best value for your investment. Your countertops are one such component, and the best part is that they are available in as many colors, materials and finishes as you can visualize. Some of the popular countertop choices that you could go for include granite, glass, butcher block, wood, cambria, marble, corian, concrete, laminate and soapstone.
You can make your countertop choice much less difficult by considering numerous elements, including durability, clean-up and maintenance. You also need to make sure that the countertop you choose will complement your design style. Once you have found the balance between form and function, your final decision is with regards to your remodeling budget. For instance, we can all agree that marble countertops are simply breathtaking. However, because of the high cost they may not fit into every renovation budget. Granite is a close second, while wood and concrete offer much more budget friendly yet naturally handsome alternatives.
Don’t trust your home to amateurs
Regardless of the area of your home you want to remodel, it is important to work with experts. You need a fully bonded & licensed remodeling contractor. Not only will they ensure that you get the more return for your investment, but you will have peace of mind. Professional contractors will discuss your options with you in detail and offer the practical advice, design concepts and product suggestions you may need.
If you have a renovation project in mind, Steve’s is available to handle all aspects from design to execution. We are proud to serve Beaverton and the surrounding community. We have the skills and experience to help ensure your home remodeling project is successful, and will provide you with any advice you may need when making the difficult choices that could make all the difference in giving your home a refreshing new look.
For all your home renovation needs give Steve’s Home Improvement a call at (503) 342-8234 Today.