Time To Remodel?
Are you considering remodeling your Gladstone Home? Not sure where to get started? Give Steve’s Home Improvement a call at (503) 342-8234 and we can help you with every stage of the process.
Maximizing your home value
For a lot of people, remodeling is a tactical move that is meant to maximize their home value so they get more money when they sell their home. The latest tendency is for larger remodeling investments as homeowners see the opportunity to increase their roi when they sell their home. In addition, newly remodeled homes usually tend to sell faster and for a premium price in contrast to homes with older baths and kitchens. Nonetheless a higher resale value is not the only reason why a homeowner would choose to remodel their home.
Your home is an investment
Many homeowners these days are opting to remodel their present homes instead of selling them off to shop for better homes. This might have to do with the recession, whose consequences will continue to be experienced for a while. Just the time you save and anxiety you avoid by remaining in your current home can make it a better option in the long term. When you renovate your home you get to make it just the way you want rather than trying to find what you want somewhere else. It truly is a less nerve-racking situation, and tends to result in more satisfaction.
When it’s required
Occasionally, home remodeling has to be done, such as when you need to make more space for your expanding family. It may be something as simple as needing more closet space, or trying to find the best design to use the space you already have. But then, once your kids move out of the house, you may choose to repurpose some of the rooms in your house. 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.
Gladstone Remodeling Services:
Many homeowners love their current location. If you had a little more room, you’d live there forever.
This is where a home addition, such as adding a garage or another bedroom, could allow you to happily stay in your present home while maximizing its market value.
By combining your ideas with our expertise and creativity, we will build an end-product that will meet your practical needs and your visual objectives, too. Our design-build capabilities exceed all industry standards. We are committed to developing the best new homes and home additions in the region. That degree of dedication is maintained by our professional staff – which is determined to help you meet every need during your remodeling project.
Outdated appliances, warped cabinets and damaged countertops are all indications that you may need to consider remodeling your kitchen, but there are several other reasons to upgrade your kitchen space. One major consideration, for instance, is whether or not you are making the most productive use of your available space. The best kitchens are the most practical, and this will be affected by particulars such as the location of your fridge or the size and shape of your countertop.
For one reason or another the importance of kitchen lighting can sometimes be overlooked. Repositioning your windows, for instance, may let more sunlight into the room.
Young children or a growing family generally can increase the requirements of the kitchen and lead to necessary remodeling. Sometimes an old kitchen can even be a safety risk for small kids if it included older appliances and outdated designs. An open kitchen plan would also be a suitable option if you enjoy entertaining, allowing for greater interactions between rooms. You may also want to remodel your kitchen as you grow older to make it less dangerous for you and others.
According to real estate professionals, the kitchen holds the greatest opportunity for swaying home purchasing decisions among potential buyers. This means that a beautiful kitchen is likely to be the difference between a quick sale and a home that lingers on the market. If you intend to remodel your kitchen, it is advisable to make a checklist of the major and minor problems as well as the aspects you would like to add. If you can’t change everything you want to, it is important to prioritize and decide what among your needs and wants is most important.
Since more homeowners are staying in their homes longer, bathroom upgrading is becoming more common simply because problems arise that eventually need fixing. Looking 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 break or leak and in time lead to much bigger problems. Water damage can be a pricey issue, and mold can lead to serious health conditions.
Having an updated, recently remodeled bathroom can certainly influence a potential buyers decision when viewing your home. Just like with kitchens, renovating your bathroom can be considered an investment that will help your home sell more quickly at a higher price. However, a number of people today renovate their bathrooms merely to change its current look or create their own personal escape. When you want to relax from a hectic day a custom built bath tub or shower can have a huge impact on your ability to relax and recharge.
The term unfinished basement has become synonymous with wasted space. If you are lucky enough to have a basement you really should try to make the most of it. Because it is very often left unfinished, actually finishing your basement can have a huge impact on your home’s value and draw in more prospective buyers. The possible functional and creative uses of your basement are endless, and in comparison to other conventional spaces in your home, the basement offers the greatest usage variety and can even be utilized as a multi-purpose area. There really is no reason to let your basement go unused.
Get professional help
Renovating a basement can be a overwhelming task because in many cases it involves a lot of processes including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, drywall insulation and flooring. As such, it is really important to work with highly skilled professionals like you would any other major renovation 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 thinking about your budget for remodeling your kitchen or bathroom, you want to try to get the most bang for your buck. With many different styles, materials and colors, countertops are one such item that can make a huge impact on the overall appearance of your home. Countertops are produced in a wide variety of options. In recent years the more popular choices include glass, granite, wood, butcher block, cambria, marble, concrete, corian, soapstone, and laminate.
There are multiple aspects such as maintenance, and durability that can help you pick out which countertop choices are right for you. You also need to make sure that the countertop you choose will match your design preferences. Once you have found the balance between function and form, your final decision is with regards to your renovation budget. For instance, we can all agree that marble countertops are simply gorgeous. However, because of the high cost they may not fit into every renovation budget. Granite is a close second, while concrete and wood offer much more affordable yet naturally handsome alternatives.
Leave it to the pros
No matter which room in your home you want to renovate, it is important to work with professionals. You need a fully licensed & bonded remodeling contractor. Not only will they guarantee 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 remodeling project in mind, Steve’s Home Improvement is available to handle all facets from design to execution. We proudly serve Gladstone and the surrounding community. We have the experience and skills to help ensure your home renovation project is successful, and will offer any advice you may need when making the difficult decisions that could make all the difference in giving your home a vibrant new look.
For all your home remodeling needs give Steve’s Home Improvement a call at (503) 342-8234 Today.