Ready To Remodel?
Are you considering remodeling your Damascus Home? Not certain where to begin? 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 many 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 newest trend is for larger remodeling investments as homeowners see the opportunity to increase their return on investment when they sell their home. On top of that, remodeled homes usually tend to sell quicker and for top dollar in contrast to homes with older baths and kitchens. However, selling is not the only motivating factor for home upgrades.
Your home is an investment
Many homeowners today are selecting to remodel their present homes rather than selling them off to buy better homes. This might have to do with the recession, whose consequences will continue to be experienced for a while. However, staying in your existing home also has its benefits, particularly the fact that you get to save on the amount of time that you would have spent looking for a new house. When you upgrade your home you get to make it exactly the way you want instead of trying to find what you want some place else. It really is a much less upsetting situation, and tends to result in more contentment.
When it’s necessary
Sometimes, remodeling your home has to be done, such as when you need to make more room for your growing family. It may be something as simple as requiring more closet space, or trying to find the best format to use the space you have now. Having said that, once your children 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.
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Many homeowners love their current location. If you had a little more space, you’d live there for many years to come.
Making extensive home improvements, such as adding an extra room or garage, could make a huge difference in how much you enjoy your home and in its value, as well.
By combining your ideas with our knowledge and innovation, we will build an end-product that will satisfy your practical requirements and your aesthetic goals, too. Our design-build capacities exceed all industry standards. We are committed to building the best new homes and home additions in the neighborhood. That degree of dedication is maintained by our professional staff – which is enthusiastic to help you meet every need during your remodeling project.
An old kitchen can really hurt the perceived value of a home, not to mention decreasing its functionality. The effectiveness with which you use your kitchen floor plan is always worth taking into consideration. While a gorgeous kitchen is nice, it should also be one of the most functional rooms in the home. In order to attain this you have to take many different facets into consideration.
For one reason or another the importance of kitchen lighting can often times be ignored. Relocating your windows, for example, may allow more natural light into the room.
Young kids or a growing family in general can increase the requirements of the kitchen and lead to necessary renovation. Don’t forget that dated kitchen appliances and designs may be hazardous for small children. If you want to do more entertaining in your home you may discover that you need to update to a more open kitchen design to allow greater social interaction between guests. You may also want to renovate your kitchen as you get older to make it less dangerous for you and others.
According to realtors, the kitchen holds the greatest potential for swaying home buying decisions among potential buyers. This suggests that upgrading 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 list of all the minor and major problems as well as the aspects 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 to prioritize.
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 functionality. Looking at the same outdated look, and cracked tiles first thing in the morning every day can eventually get to anyone. On top of that, broken fixtures and anything else that leaks water can lead to bigger trouble such as mold, and that is something you definitely don’t want to fix.
Potential buyers put a lot of importance on a updated bathroom. Just like with kitchens, remodeling your bathroom can be viewed as an investment that will help your home sell more quickly at a much higher price. However, many people today renovate their bathrooms merely to change its current appearance or create their own oasis. A custom built bath tub or shower makes for a stress-free time when preparing for your day or unwinding from a hectic workday.
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 the most of it. Because it is so often left undone, actually finishing your basement can have a huge effect on your home’s resale value and attract more prospective buyers. A basement offers both functional and creative uses. The choices to utilize the space are almost endless. We can help you decide on the best use of space. Since the space already is available, you might as well put it to use rather than waste it.
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. As such, it is vital to work with highly skilled pros like you would any other major remodeling project. Having said that, this is one of the best kept secrets in space expansion and results in significant benefits from a financial standpoint as well as improving your quality of life.
When deciding on your budget for remodeling your bathroom or kitchen, you want to try to get the most bang for your buck. Your countertops are one such component, and the good news is that they are offered in as many materials, colors and finishes as you can envision. Some of the popular countertop choices that you could go for include granite, glass, butcher block, wood, cambria, marble, corian, concrete, laminate and soapstone.
There are numerous factors such as maintenance, and extended life that can help you narrow down which countertop choices are right for you. You also need to make sure that the countertop you choose will complement your design style. Once you have found the perfect balance between function and form, your final decision is in regards to your remodeling budget. For instance, we can all agree that marble countertops are simply gorgeous. However, because of the high price point they may not fit into every renovation budget. Granite countertops, while just as beautiful also carry a similar cost. Concrete and wood on the other hand can be a visually pleasing alternative which are much more reasonably priced.
Don’t trust your home to amateurs
Your home is one of the most important investments a person ever makes. A professional remodeling contractor will not only help you get the most bang for your buck, but will also ensure you enjoy ease of mind throughout the renovation process. Expert contractors will discuss your ideas with you in detail and offer the practical advice, design aspects and product solutions you may need.
If you plan on remodeling your Damascus home soon, Steve’s Home Improvement would be happy to offer you our professional services. We have the experience and skills to help guarantee your home remodeling project is successful, and will offer any advice you may need when making the difficult choices that could make all the difference in giving your home a refreshing new look.
Contact Steve’s Home Improvement at (503) 342-8234 for all of your Damascus home renovation needs.