Whether you are just thinking about a home
project or already have plans drawn up,
offers a full range of design, renovation and
construction services. Please take a moment to look
over some of the
resources we have available.
You don't necessarily need a professional to do your
dreaming for you. You can begin sketching out your ideas and
imagining your remodeled home today. If you are adding or
expanding a room, think about how the new space will be used and
how the changes will affect traffic patterns. Remodeling a
bath? Make a list of the important items you want to enhance
or emphasize. Is it Style, Function, Ease of use? A simple pad
of paper, a pencil and a tape measure will open many options and
begin to solidify your dream.
One of the best
ways to get inspiration and to avoid problems is by
looking at what others have done. Take a moment to look
Projects page and see the dreams
Seattle Remodeling has helped to create.
Get a General Idea of Cost.
Having a good idea of the general cost of
project is always a great place to start. Keep in
mind that every
project is different and many factors influence the
price of your
project. These factors can include the size,
the location, your home's structure and property
conditions and many more. The following link will
aide in giving you a general idea of a price for
Most Cities and
Counties require permits for remodeling
projects. The building permit assures that the
project meets local building codes and safety
regulations. If you live in a historic district, the
permit also assures that exterior changes to your home
are in keeping with neighborhood guidelines. General
contractors can advise you of the necessary paperwork or
even take care of the entire permit process for you.
mean cost savings. Sometimes being green can pay off.
Incorporating green practices can save you money down the
road by enhancing the efficiency of your home's overall
energy usage. Updating
windows, upgrading insulation and draft reduction
are simple ways to drastically reduce your energy usage.
Especially in the NW, solar and wind power used to
supplement the energy you use from the power grid has become
a very viable option for homeowners. With new technologies
and tax incentives these options are more economical then
ever before. Look at these investments over 10-15 years and
they can more than pay for your complete remodel. Visit the
Energy Star web site for additional information on tax
incentives and energy savings.
the time comes to
choose a general contractor, how will you
distinguish between a certified, experienced
professional contractor and a corner-cutting contractor?
A little research and some probing questions can help
you make the right decision and save you time and money.
Planning is the foundation for a successful remodeling
or building job. Having specific, detailed plans allow
the contractor to more accurately estimate the cost and
length of time involved. A good general contractor
appreciates an informed customer; so educating yourself
and the expertise required to complete the job is