What to Expect from a Contractor…a follow up to Design/Build

If you’ve been following along…you’ve read our blog about design build companies and what they can do for you.  However, let’s say that you know exactly what you want, you have it all laid out, your cabinet lay out, your tile design and you know exactly how all your appliances are going to fit in! …

What is a Design/Build Remodeling Company

What does design/build really mean? What does this mean for you? A design/build company is a company that handles the entire process under one roof, so to speak! They do it all, from the initial designs for your remodel, through construction and beyond to make sure your home stays looking good for a long time!…

Line Item Estimates

Bids…proposals…pricing…whatever you’d like to call them…when you go to the doctor, you get a bottom line price that you’re asked to pay.  When you get your hair cut or done, it is a flat fee. When you buy a car, the base price is a number, but all the extras will be an add-on.   When…

Competitve Bids in Remodeling

All our lives we’ve been told that you need to get at least 3 bids…or more in some cases!  But not all bids are created equal and not all jobs can be compared apples to apples!  Let me give you an example… Recently I decided to find out how much it would be to get…