Planning for Completion – Constructability

“And, how long is this project going to take?”, you ask. This is a common question for general contractors. It’s probably the first or second question you’ll ask about home improvements. Many contractors would just respond with their best ”guesstimate,” but a solid way to determine the timeline for a project is by a constructability analysis. The process involves analyzing the design, materials and construction methods of your project. Any on these can add time and even money to the ...

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Save Money and More with a Design-Build Construction Company

You’ve started your project. Well, at least you have the idea to start. It is beginning to settle in the forefront of your mind, the labor-intensive, mind-boggling task of not only planning and designing the look of the finished work. To top that off, you have the work itself and the logistics of your home. How do you live with the project while it is in progress and how will you clean the mess once it’s done. Suddenly, the weight of all ...

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The power of 3 with home improvements in Seattle

You’ve decided to take the plunge, the big plunge into home improvements for your Seattle home. Unless you are a handyman or an avid do-it-yourselfer that typically involves getting a contractor. It can be challenging to find a general contractor in Seattle, there is a lot to consider. A key concept many forget is that you need to obtain more than one quote, the magic number is three.

Why three? Why not 2 or 5 or even 10 estimates for your ...

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Home Improvements in Seattle That Add Value

Home improvements in Seattle are tricky. You don’t want to spend to much, but you won’t be happy cutting costs just to spend less. This delicate balance is walked by all home owners from time to time. Recently the site Remodeling came out with their own cost vs. value assessment for 2015. In it, they have detailed thirty-six common home improvements. Below are some of the top home improvements from the Seattle area.

Exterior home improvements in Seattle ...

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Home Improvements in Seattle – Keeping Costs down

Home improvements in Seattle need not cost a fortune.

For homeowners looking to make home improvements here in Seattle and well, just about anywhere, the biggest barrier to getting things done is cost. Simply put, if you don’t feel like you can afford it, you won’t do it. There are no half measures here, you can’t – you shouldn’t look to cut corners just to get a project off the ground.

There are things to look for, however, that will help to ...

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