Ready To Remodel?
Are you considering remodeling your Sherwood 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 main reasons homeowners start thinking about remodeling their home is so they make more money at the time of sale. In fact, remodeling budgets are increasing as homeowners expect to make back their remodeling costs at resale time. Additionally, remodeled homes usually tend to sell quicker and for a premium price in comparison to homes with older baths and kitchens. Then again 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 today are deciding to remodel their present homes rather than selling them off to buy better homes. Though the real estate market has recovered, some of the consequences of the recession are still being felt. However, remaining in your current home also has its advantages, particularly the fact that you get to save on the amount of time that you would have spent searching for a new house. When you upgrade your home you get to make it just the way you want as opposed to hoping to come across what you want someplace else. It is genuinely a much less nerve-racking situation, and has a tendency to lead to more contentment.
When it’s essential
If you have a expanding family, your house has to expand with it. That is when remodeling is required. It may be something as simple as needing more closet space, or trying to find the best design to use the space you have now. On the other hand, once your kids move out, you may decide to repurpose some of the rooms in the 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.
Sherwood Remodeling Services:
You love your home and neighborhood. For one reason or another you just need more room, and more efficient use of space.
Making significant home improvements, such as adding an extra room or garage, could make a big difference in how much you enjoy your home and in its value, as well.
By incorporating your ideas with our expertise and creativity, we will build an end-product that will fulfill your practical needs and your aesthetic goals, too. We guarantee each homeowner the ultimate level of integrity, qualify and commitment available in the residential design-build sector today. We have strict standards of professionalism, and expect nothing but the best from our team. We will take care of every facet of your remodeling project from start to finish.
An outdated kitchen can really hurt the perceived value of a home, in addition to decreasing its efficiency. One major consideration, for instance, is whether or not you are making the most efficient use of your space. The best kitchens are the most functional, and this will be affected by factors such as the placement of your fridge or the shape and size of your counter.
For some reason the importance of kitchen lighting can often times be disregarded. If you are not getting enough light you might consider moving the windows to allow more direct sunlight.
Small children or a growing family generally can increase the requirements of the kitchen and lead to essential renovation. Sometimes an outdated kitchen can even be a safety hazard for small children if it included older appliances and outdated designs. If you want to host more parties in your home you may discover that you need to update to a more open kitchen design to allow greater social interaction. On the other hand, as you grow older you may decide to renovate your kitchen to increase its safety.
When talking with realtors they will all acknowledge that out of every room in the house the kitchen makes the biggest impact on home buying decisions. This suggests that upgrading your kitchen and making sure it is updated 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 a good place to start is to make a list of all the items that you want to fix, and their priority as well. If you cannot change everything you want to change, it is important to prioritize and decide what among your needs and wants is most important.
Recently the trend has been to live in the same house for a longer time. This has lead to bathroom remodeling being more common not only for visual appeal, but for usability. Most people begin their day in their bathroom, and having to look at the same cracked tiles every morning is far from ideal. Not to mention that bathroom fixtures can leak or break and in time lead to much bigger problems. Water damage can be a pricey issue, and mold can lead to severe health conditions.
Potential buyers place a lot of significance on a newly designed bathroom. This means that spending money on bathroom remodeling could really help your home sell faster, and in most cases, you also get to recoup a large percentage of your investment. On the other hand, resale value is not the only reason to renovate your bathroom. You may have no thoughts of moving, but simply want your own quiet oasis. A custom built bath tub or shower makes for a relaxing 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 fingertips, and you should really 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 resale value and draw in more possible buyers. A basement offers both creative and functional uses. The choices to utilize the space are almost unlimited. We can help you choose the best use of 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 renovate a basement you have to consider electrical, plumbing, HVAC, drywall installation, and even flooring. As such, it is really important to work with highly skilled professionals like you would any other major remodeling project. Even so, this is one of the best kept secrets in space expansion and delivers significant rewards from a financial perspective as well as improving your quality of living.
When thinking about 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 styles, materials and colors, countertops are one such item that can make a huge impact on the overall look of your home. Countertops are produced in a wide variety of choices. Recently 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 narrow down which countertop choices are right for you. You also need to make sure that the countertop you choose will match your design style. What’s more, while every countertop material comes with its practical and aesthetic features, you still need to decide whether each fits into your layout and budget. Marble is a sure winner among countertops, but its cost may not fit all budgets. Granite countertops, while just as beautiful also carry a similar price tag. Wood and concrete on the other hand can be a visually pleasing alternative which are much more reasonably priced.
Don’t trust your home to amateurs
No matter which room in your home you want to upgrade, it is important to work with professionals. A professional renovator will not only help you get the most bang for your buck, but will also ensure you enjoy peace of mind throughout the entire process. As professional remodeling contractors with years of experience we will assist you with all aspects of your remodeling job, from design to implementation.
If you intend to remodel your Sherwood home soon, Steve’s Home Improvement would be happy to offer you our skilled services. We have a verified track record of successfully finishing all sizes of remodeling jobs on time and under 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 sure that you are satisfied.
For all your home remodeling needs give Steve’s Home Improvement a call at (503) 342-8234 Today.