Time To Remodel?
Are you considering remodeling your Newberg Home? Uncertain where to begin? Give Steve’s Home Improvement a call at (503) 342-8234 and we can help you with every stage of your project.
Adding value to your home
One of the most significant reasons homeowners think about remodeling their home is so they make more money at the time of sale. In fact, remodeling budgets are growing as homeowners expect to make back their remodeling costs at resale time. It should come as no surprise that homes with outdated kitchens and baths are much more challenging to sell and can stay remain unsold for a long period of time. However, selling is not the only motivating factor for home improvements.
Your home is an investment
A number of homeowners these days are opting to remodel their current homes instead of 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. Just the time you save and hassle you avoid by remaining in your current home can make it a better option in the long run. When you renovate your home you get to make it just the way you want instead of trying to find what you want some place else. It is genuinely a less nerve-racking situation, and has a tendency to result in more satisfaction.
When it’s required
Occasionally, remodeling your home has to be done, particularly when you need to make more room for your expanding family. You may also need to enlarge your closet space to increase your storage area or make more efficient use of the available space. After the kids move away empty nesters often decide to use their kids’ rooms for something else. 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.
Newberg Remodeling Services:
You love your home and location. If you had a little more room, you’d live there for many years to come.
This is where a home addition, such as adding a garage or another bedroom, could let you to happily stay in your current home while increasing its value.
We use our years of experience and creativity to meet your aesthetic goals as well as your practical requirements. We will find the optimal balance of function and form. We promise each homeowner the highest level of quality, integrity, and commitment available in the residential design-build industry today. That level of dedication is maintained by our professional staff – which is eager to help you satisfy every need during your renovation project.
Worn cabinets, dated appliances and cracked countertops are all indicators that you may need to consider remodeling your kitchen, but there are several other reasons to upgrade your kitchen’s look. The effectiveness with which you use your kitchen space is always worth taking into consideration. The best kitchens are the most functional, and this will be affected by particulars such as the location of your refrigerator or the shape and size of your counter.
For one reason or another the importance of kitchen lighting can often times be overlooked. If you are not getting enough light you might want to consider moving the windows to allow more direct sunlight.
Young children or a growing family generally can increase the requirements of the kitchen and lead to necessary remodeling. Sometimes an outdated kitchen can even be a safety hazard for small kids if it included outdated designs and older appliances. If you want to host more parties in your home you may come to realize that you need to update to a more open kitchen plan to allow greater social interaction. You may also want to remodel your kitchen as you get older to make it less dangerous for you and others.
According to real estate professionals, the kitchen holds the greatest potential for swaying home buying decisions among potential buyers. This means that a stunning kitchen could very well be the difference between a quick sale and a home that lingers on the market. If you plan to renovate your kitchen, it is a good idea to make a list of the major and minor 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.
In recent years 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 function. Staring at the same outdated look, and broken 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 result in bigger issues such as mold, and that is something you certainly don’t want to deal with.
Having a modernized, recently renovated bathroom can positively influence a potential buyers decision when viewing your home. Just like with kitchens, remodeling your bathroom can be viewed as an investment that will help your home sell more quickly at a higher price. However, many people today renovate their bathrooms simply to change its current appearance or create their own personal escape. When you want to unwind from a hectic day a custom built shower or bath tub can have a huge impact on your ability to relax and recharge.
If you are fortunate enough to have a basement in your home, that means you have quite a bit of unfinished real estate at your disposal, and you should really make the most of it. Basement finishing actually ranks right up there with bathroom and kitchen remodeling in increasing your home’s resale value in addition to making it more attractive to potential buyers. The possible functional and creative uses of your basement are infinite, and in comparison to other traditional rooms in your home, the basement offers the greatest usage options and can even be utilized as a multi-purpose space. There really is no reason to let your basement go unused.
Get professional help
The reason so many people leave their basement unfinished is that the process can be extremely difficult. When you redesign a basement you have to consider electrical, plumbing, HVAC, drywall installation, and even flooring. This is why, when it comes to basement makeovers as with all serious remodeling projects that you should only work with respected remodeling contractors. Even so, this is one of the best kept secrets in space expansion and delivers significant benefits from a financial standpoint as well as enhancing your quality of life.
When redesigning your bathroom or kitchen, you want to target the features that will give you the best value for your investment. 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 most 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 easier by considering numerous aspects, including durability, clean-up and maintenance. You also need to ensure that the countertop you choose will match your design preferences. Once you have found the perfect balance between function and form, your ultimate decision is with regards to your remodeling budget. For instance, we can all agree that marble countertops are simply breathtaking. However, because of the premium price point they may not fit into every remodeling budget. Granite is a close second, while concrete and wood offer much more budget friendly yet naturally attractive alternatives.
Leave it to the pros
Regardless of the area of your home you want to upgrade, it is important to work with licensed contractors. You need a fully licensed & bonded remodeling contractor. Not only will they ensure 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 remodeling job, from design to implementation.
If you plan on remodeling your Newberg home soon, Steve’s Home Improvement would be happy to offer you our skilled services. We have a documented track record of successfully finishing all sizes of remodeling jobs on time and within budget. If you require help at any point during this process we have the experience and the know how to point you in the right direction and make certain that you are satisfied.
Call (503) 342-8234 and let Steve’s Home Improvement handle all of your Newberg home remodeling needs.