Ready To Remodel?
Are you considering remodeling your Boring Home? Uncertain of where to begin? Give Steve’s Home Improvement a call at (503) 342-8234 and we can help you with every stage of the process.
Boosting the value of your home
One of the primary reasons homeowners start thinking about remodeling their home is so they sell it at a higher price. In fact, remodeling investments are increasing as homeowners expect to make back their remodeling costs at the time of resale. Additionally, remodeled homes usually tend to sell faster and for top dollar in contrast to homes with older baths and kitchens. Then again a higher asking price is not the only reason why a homeowner would choose to upgrade their home.
Investing in your home
When presented with the undertaking of shopping for another home, many homeowners recognize that upgrading their existing home may be a more practical option. Though the real estate market has recovered, some of the consequences of the recession are still being felt. Just the time you save and anxiety you avoid by remaining in your current home can make it a better decision in the long term. When you remodel your home you get to make it just the way you want as opposed to trying to find what you want someplace else. It really is a much less upsetting situation, and tends to result in more contentment.
When it’s necessary
If you have a growing family, your house has to grow with it. That is when renovation is necessary. You may also need to enlarge your closet space to increase your storage area or make more practical use of the available space. On the other hand, once your kids move out, you may choose to repurpose some of the rooms in your home. With all the rebates and tax incentives, eco-friendly remodeling is also a new trend. It allows you to increase the value of your home while saving money on energy bills and reducing your impact on your environment.
Boring Remodeling Services:
You love your home and location. For some reason or another you just need more room, and more efficient use of space.
This is where a home addition, such as adding a garage or another bedroom, could enable you to gladly stay in your current home while maximizing its value.
We use our years of creativity and experience to meet your aesthetic goals as well as your practical requirements. We will find the optimal balance of form and function. We assure each homeowner the highest level of integrity, qualify and commitment available in the residential design-build industry today. We have rigorous standards of professionalism, and accept nothing but the best from our team. We will handle every aspect of your renovation project from start to finish.
An old kitchen can really hurt the perceived value of a home, in addition to decreasing its usability. The efficiency with which you use your kitchen space is always worth taking into consideration. While a gorgeous kitchen is nice, it should also be one of the most practical rooms in the house. For you to achieve this you have to take many different factors into consideration.
For some reason the importance of kitchen lighting can sometimes be ignored. Relocating your windows, for example, may allow more sunlight into the room.
Small children or a growing family in general can increase the needs of the kitchen and lead to necessary renovation. Sometimes an outdated kitchen can even be a safety risk for small kids if it included outdated designs and older appliances. An open plan kitchen would also be appropriate if you enjoy entertaining, allowing for greater social interaction between rooms. You may also want to renovate your kitchen as you get older to make it safer for you and others.
According to real estate agents, the kitchen holds the greatest potential for swaying home buying decisions among potential buyers. This indicates that renovating your kitchen and making sure it is up to date with the latest features could be the difference between a quick sale and a home that just sits on the market. If you intend to remodel your kitchen, it is advisable to make a checklist of all the minor and major problems as well as the features you would like to add. Sometimes due to a limited budget you cannot make all of the improvements that you want to make that is why you need decide beforehand which things are a priority.
Recently the trend has been to live in the same home for much longer. This has resulted in bathroom remodeling being more common not only for appearance, but for usability. Looking at the same dated look, and broken tiles first thing in the morning every day can ultimately get to anyone. Not to mention that bathroom fittings can leak or break and in time lead to much more costly problems. Water damage can be a pricey issue, and mold can lead to serious health conditions.
Prospective buyers place a lot of importance on a updated bathroom. This means that investing in remodeling your bathroom could really help your home close faster, and in the majority of cases, you also get to recuperate a large percentage of your investment. On the other hand, resale value is not the only reason to remodel your bathroom. You may have no thoughts of moving, but simply want your own quiet oasis. When you want to relax from a hectic day a custom built shower or bath tub can have a huge impact on your ability to relax.
The term unfinished basement has become synonymous with wasted space. If you are fortunate enough to have a basement you really should try to make use of it. Basement finishing actually ranks right up there with bathroom and kitchen renovating in increasing your home’s market value as well as making it more attractive to potential buyers. The potential functional and creative uses of your basement are endless, and in comparison to other traditional areas in your home, the basement offers the greatest usage options and can even be used as a multi-purpose space. Since the space already is available, you might as well put it to use instead of wasting it.
Get professional help
Renovating a basement can be a challenging task because in most cases it involves a lot of processes including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, drywall insulation and flooring. This is why, when it comes to basement remodeling as with all major remodeling projects that you should only work with reputable remodeling contractors. 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 thinking about your budget for remodeling your bathroom or kitchen, you want to try to get the most value out of every dollar spent. 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 options 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 a number of elements, including durability, clean-up and maintenance. Keeping that in mind, you have to balance the performance of your countertops with appearance. Your countertops have to fit into the overall design style of your home. In addition, while every countertop component comes with its aesthetic and practical features, you still need to figure out whether each fits into your layout and more importantly budget. Marble is a sure winner among countertops, but its cost may not fit all budgets. Granite is a close second, while concrete and wood offer much more affordable yet naturally attractive alternatives.
Don’t trust your home to amateurs
Your home is one of the most important investments a person ever makes. You need a fully licensed & bonded remodeling contractor. Not only will they ensure that you get the more value for your investment, but you will have peace of mind. Expert contractors will discuss your ideas with you in detail and offer the technical advice, design concepts and product solutions you may need.
If you have a renovation project in mind, Steve’s Home Improvement is here to handle all aspects from design to implementation. We proudly serve Boring and the surrounding area. We have a proven track record of successfully completing all sizes of remodeling jobs on time and under budget. If you need help at any point during this process we have the experience and the know how to point you in the right direction and make sure that you are satisfied.
Contact Steve’s Home Improvement at (503) 342-8234 for all of your Boring home remodeling needs.