Adding Value To Your Residential Renovation Project

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Sample finished basement floor plan rendering.

There are many things to consider when planning a residential renovation project. Homeowners often turn to professionals for ideas on how they can get the most out of their budget. As an industry professional that has completed countless residential renovation projects in Philadelphia, Bucks County, and Montgomery County, let us give you some tips on how to get the process started.

Brainstorm Renovation Ideas

Before you worry about hiring a contractor or an interior designer, the first thing you should do is browse different websites such as Houzz.com or souderbrothersconstruction.com to look at other projects and get an idea of things you do or don’t want to incorporate into your own residential renovation project. It will be helpful to make a list of these items so you can be sure you don’t leave anything out.

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Contractor Tips: What To Fix Before Selling Your Home

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Kitchen upgrades can add considerable value to your home.

Residential homeowners who are putting their Montgomery and Bucks County homes up for sale are often faced with the question: should I fix that? While some repairs are required for the sale of a house, others are optional, and some will not benefit the seller. Check out these 9 tips to see how you can get the most added value when selling your home.

1. Give your home a facelift with new paint! Be sure to stick to updated neutrals. Avoid colors that are too bright or too dark. Subtle, neutral colors are best. Buyers want to be able to envision their own style in their potential new home.

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How to Hire a Commercial Construction Contractor

SBC131029-01_HiringAContractorFinding the best contractor for your project is often the most challenging part of the construction process for a home or business owner. It’s important to not rush the process. Take the time to interview potential commercial contractors, talk to previous clients, and ask as many questions as possible to determine if they are the right fit for you. These eight tips will help get you on the right track to a successful construction project.

1. Ask friends and family members for recommendations.

You may be surprised at how many people you know have worked with good or bad contractors on projects of their own. This process will give you a good starting point and will also give you a list of contractors you would like to look into or avoid. Firsthand knowledge of a contractor from a trusted friend can be a great deal of help in picking out a contractor.

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