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Welcome Home to Your New Home Addition

Additions are easy to build, but it takes good planning to get it right. An addition can transform your home, making it more spacious, efficient and enjoyable. Whether you want to create a family room, add bedrooms or a home office, or enlarge your kitchen, talk with an experienced renovator before you get too far […]

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Renovating Your Home in Stages

For most home owners, renovation means finding the right balance between what you would like and what you can afford. Depending on the type of job, doing the work in stages may allow you to achieve the results you really want, without undue financial pressure. Professional renovators can help you get the greatest value for […]

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How to Make Your Home Renovations More Comfortable

Renovating your home is a unique experience. It is a true business partnership between home owner and renovator. Not only are you working together to turn your visions and dreams into reality, on time and on budget, but you usually continue to live in your home while the renovation takes place. Each partner plays an […]

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Use an Inspection for Renovation Planning

Thinking about renovating your home? Before you start making plans, think about your house for a moment. What kind of shape is it in? How many years before you have to replace your roof shingles? Can the electrical system handle additional demand? When was the last time someone looked at your plumbing system? Are there […]

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The Role of the Architect: To Observe and Protect

I am going to discuss the role of the architect in the construction observation process, during the construction phase of project. The architect in most normal contracts is responsible for the design of the building. This entails the part of the design most people imagine, the layout, the elevations, the material selections and basic systems. However design also […]

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Methods of Homebuilding: Fixed Cost vs. Cost-Plus

If you’re considering building a home, you’ll need to carefully calculate a budget for yourself, your builder, and every member of the homebuilding team. However, pricing strategies are likely to feel ambiguous, even random. The best way to proactively save yourself time and money is to understand the types of contracts builders use to price […]

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