Ready To Remodel?
Are you considering remodeling your Molalla Home? Not certain where to start? 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 homeowners start thinking about remodeling their home is so they make more money at the time of sale. The latest trend is for larger remodeling investments as homeowners recognize the chance to increase their roi when they sell their home. Additionally, newly remodeled homes tend to sell faster and for top dollar in contrast to homes with older kitchens and baths. Then again a higher price is not the only reason why a homeowner would decide to upgrade their home.
Your home is an investment
When confronted with the task of shopping for another home, many homeowners realize that renovating their existing home may be a more pragmatic option. Though the real estate market has rebounded, some of the effects of the recession can still be felt. Just the amount of time you save and stress you avoid by remaining in your present home can make it a more attractive choice in the long run. When you upgrade your home you get to make it exactly the way you want rather than hoping to come across what you want some place else. It is genuinely a much less upsetting situation, and tends to lead to more contentment.
When it’s necessary
If you have a growing family, your house has to expand with it. That is when renovation is needed. You may also have to enlarge your closet space to increase your storage area or make more efficient use of the available space. After the kids move out empty nesters often decide to repurpose their kids rooms. Green renovation is another growing trend that comes with rebates and tax incentives, in addition to cutting down your energy bills and increasing your home value.
Molalla Remodeling Services:
You love your home and neighborhood. If you had a little more room, you’d live there for many years to come.
This is where a home add-on, such as adding a garage or another bedroom, could allow you to happily stay in your current home while increasing its market value.
We use our years of creativity and experience to meet your artistic goals as well as your practical needs. We will find the perfect balance of form and function. Our design-build capacities exceed all industry standards. We are committed to constructing the best new homes and home improvements in the neighborhood. That level of devotion is maintained by our skilled staff – which is determined to help you satisfy every need during your renovation project.
An obsolete kitchen can really hurt the perceived value of a home, in addition to decreasing its usability. The effectiveness with which you use your kitchen floor plan is always worth considering. While a beautiful 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 facets into consideration.
For one reason or another the importance of kitchen lighting can often times be ignored. If you are not getting sufficient light you might consider moving the windows to allow more sunlight.
Young children or a growing family in general can increase the requirements of the kitchen and lead to necessary renovation. Keep in mind that outdated kitchen designs and appliances may be dangerous for young children. An open plan kitchen would also be appropriate if you enjoy entertaining, allowing for greater interactions between rooms. On the other hand, as you get older you may decide to redesign your kitchen to increase its safety.
When talking with real estate agents they will all agree that out of every room in the house the kitchen has the biggest impact on home buying decisions. This indicates that upgrading your kitchen and making sure it is current 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 the first step is to make a list of all the items that you want to fix, and their order of importance as well. If you can’t change everything you want to, it is important to prioritize and determine what among your wants and needs is most important.
In the past few years the trend has been to live in the same home for a lot longer. This has lead to bathroom remodeling being more common not only for appearance, but for function. Looking at the same dated look, and broken tiles first thing in the morning every day can eventually get to anyone. In addition, damaged fixtures and anything else that drips water can result in bigger issues such as mold, and that is something you definitely don’t want to deal with.
Potential buyers place a lot of significance on a remodeled bathroom. This means that spending money on bathroom remodeling could really help your home close faster, and in most cases, you also get to recuperate a good portion of your investment. On the other hand, resale value is not the only reason to renovate your bathroom. You may have no plans to move, but simply want your own quiet space. A custom built shower or bath tub makes for a stress-free time when preparing for your day or relaxing from a hectic workday.
If you are fortunate enough to have a basement in your home, that suggests you have quite a bit of unfinished real estate at your disposal, and you should make the most of it. Because it is so often left undone, actually finishing your basement can have a huge impact on your home’s value and attract more prospective buyers. A basement offers both functional and creative uses. The choices to utilize the space are almost infinite. We can help you choose the best use of space. There really is no justification for letting your basement go unused.
Get professional help
The reason most people leave their basement unfinished is that the process can be extremely difficult. When you renovate a basement you have to take into consideration electrical, plumbing, HVAC, drywall installation, and even flooring. As a result, it is vital to work with highly skilled professionals like you would any other major renovating project. Despite the fact that it can be quite complicated, properly using the space can change the entire feel of your home, increase its value, and improve your quality of life.
When renovating your kitchen or bathroom, you want to target the features that will give you the best value for your investment. Your countertops are one such element, and the good news is that they come in as many materials, colors and finishes as you can visualize. Countertops are available in a wide variety of alternatives. In recent years the more popular choices include glass, granite, wood, butcher block, cambria, marble, concrete, corian, soapstone, and laminate.
There are several elements such as maintenance, and durability that can help you pick out which countertop choices are right for you. You also need to ensure that the countertop you choose will complement your design preferences. Once you have found the perfect balance between function and form, your ultimate decision is in regards to your renovation budget. Marble is the top of the line among countertops, but its cost may not fit all budgets. Granite is a close second, while wood and concrete offer much more budget friendly yet naturally attractive alternatives.
Leave it to the pros
Regardless of the room in your home you want to remodel, it is important to work with professionals. 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 be able to relax. 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 Molalla home in the near future, Steve’s Home Improvement would be happy to offer you our professional services. We have a proven track record of successfully completing all sizes of remodeling jobs on time and under budget. If you need assistance at any point during this process we have the experience and the know how to point you in the right direction and ensure that you are satisfied.
Contact Steve’s Home Improvement at (503) 342-8234 for all of your Molalla home remodeling needs.