Happy Valley Oregon
Ready To Remodel?
Are you considering remodeling your Happy Valley Home? Uncertain of 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.
Adding value to your home
One of the primary reasons people consider remodeling their home is so they make more money at the time of sale. The latest tendency is for more substantial remodeling investments as homeowners see the opportunity to improve their return on investment when they sell their home. It shouldn’t be surprising that homes with dated bath and kitchens are much more difficult to sell and can stay remain unsold for a long period of time. Then again a higher resale value is not the only reason why a homeowner would choose to remodel their home.
Investing in your home
When presented with the task 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 for the most part, some of the effects of the recession are still being felt. Just the time you save and hassle you avoid by staying in your current home can make it a more attractive option in the long term. Homeowners that opt for home remodeling also are generally more satisfied at the end of the day since they remain in what is more familiar to them.
When it’s necessary
Occasionally, remodeling your home has to be done, such as when you need to make more space for your growing family. It may be something as simple as requiring more closet space, or trying to find the best layout to use the space you already have. After the kids move away empty nesters often decide to repurpose their kids rooms. 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.
Happy Valley Remodeling Services:
You love your home and neighborhood. For some reason or another you just need more room, or a better use of space.
This is where a home add-on, such as adding a garage or another bedroom, could enable you to gladly stay in your present home while increasing its market value.
We use our years of experience and creativity to meet your artistic goals as well as your practical demands. We will find the perfect balance of function and form. We guarantee each homeowner the highest level of quality, integrity, and commitment available in the residential design-build sector today. We have strict standards of professionalism, and expect nothing but the best from our pros. We will take care of every aspect of your remodeling project from beginning to end.
Worn cabinets, dated appliances and cracked countertops are all signs that you may need to think about kitchen remodeling, but there are several other reasons to update your kitchen’s look. One major concern, for instance, is whether or not you are making the most efficient use of your available space. While a beautiful kitchen is nice, it should also be one of the most practical rooms in the home. In order to achieve this you have to take many different factors into consideration.
For some reason the importance of kitchen lighting can often times be disregarded. If you are not getting sufficient light you might want to consider moving the windows to allow more direct light.
Remodeling your kitchen would also be recommended if you have kids or are in the process of extending your family. Sometimes an outdated kitchen can even be a safety risk for little children if it included outdated designs and older appliances. An open plan kitchen would also be a suitable option if you enjoy entertaining guests, allowing for greater interactions between rooms. You may also want to renovate your kitchen as you grow older to make it safer for you and others.
When talking with real estate agents they will all agree that out of every room in the house the kitchen makes the biggest impact on home buying decisions. 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 plan to upgrade your kitchen, it is a good idea to make a checklist of all the minor and major 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 many homeowners are remaining in their homes longer, bathroom renovating is becoming more common simply because issues will arise over time that eventually need repairing. Most people start off their day in their bathroom, and staring at the same damaged tiles every morning is hardly ideal. Not to mention that bathroom fittings can break or leak and over time lead to much more costly issues. Water damage can be a pricey issue, and mold can lead to serious health conditions.
Having a modernized, recently remodeled bathroom can certainly influence a prospective buyers decision when viewing your home. 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. However, a number of people today remodel their bathrooms simply to change its current look or create their own 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. Because it is very often left undone, actually finishing your basement can have a huge effect on your home’s resale value and draw in more possible buyers. The potential functional and creative uses of your basement are infinite, and in comparison to other conventional rooms in your home, the basement offers the greatest usage variety and can even be utilized as a multi-purpose space. Since the space already exists, you might as well put it to use rather than waste it.
Get professional help
Renovating a basement can be a daunting 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 established remodeling contractors. Even so, this is one of the best kept secrets in space expansion and results in significant rewards 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 attempt to get the most value out of every dollar spent. With many different colors, styles and materials, countertops are one such item that can make a huge impact on the overall look of your home. 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 a number of aspects, including durability, clean-up and maintenance. You also need to make sure that the countertop you choose will complement your design preferences. In addition, while every countertop component comes with its practical and aesthetic advantages, you still need to determine whether each fits into your space and budget. Marble is the top of the line 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 handsome alternatives.
Don’t trust your home to amateurs
No matter which room in your home you want to remodel, it is important to work with professionals. You need a fully bonded & licensed contractor. Not only will they guarantee that you get the more return for your investment, but you will have peace of mind. As professional contractors with decades of experience we will help you with all facets of your renovation job, from design to implementation.
If you have a renovation project in mind, Steve’s Home Improvement is available to take care of all facets from design to execution. We are proud to serve Happy Valley and the surrounding area. We have a documented track record of successfully finishing all sizes of remodeling jobs on time and within budget. If you need help at any point during this process we have the knowledge and expertise 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 Happy Valley home remodeling needs.