Choosing the right contractor for a home improvement project isn’t a small decision. The stakes are high, both in terms of the costs involved and the impact a bad contractor can have on your quality of life. The risks of hiring an unreliable contractor are high. An unreliable contractor could stop showing up before the project’s complete, leaving your home (and your family) in a weird, messy limbo until you can find someone else to take over.
A screened porch is a great way to add more space to your home and give your family more comfortable access to the outdoors. But it’s not a small project to take on. Adding a screened porch to your home isn’t like adding a new garden or painting a room – projects you could probably tackle yourself over a productive weekend. It requires planning, a budget, and a thoughtful approach.
With the caveat that no blog post can provide you an accurate quote for the particular basement finishing project you have in mind, this one will supply a starting point for the kind of numbers you can expect to encounter when you start looking further into getting your basement finished.
Outdoor specialists will have experience building decks and porches, for sure. But plenty of general contractors will as well. And if you find a good builder that has years of experience tackling indoor projects as well as outdoor ones, they bring some unique benefits to the process.
By making an investment in finishing your basement, you can create the perfect in-law suite for your loved ones as they age. Here are good reasons and expert tips to renovate your basement into a secondary living space.
To whip your backyard into shape for the backyard BBQs and outdoor dinner parties you hope to host this summer, here are a few ideas to turn your outdoor space into the perfect spot for entertaining.
You love spending time on your deck in the mild weather of the spring and the sunny days of the summer. But as the weather dips in the winter, especially during the cold nights, suddenly the space looks a lot less attractive. The deck is beyond the comforts of your indoor heater. You may be…
Are you scared to go down those basement stairs alone? If you live in a home with an unfinished basement, it offers something exciting: possibilities.
With the pandemic keeping you home, you’ve got a lot of time on your hands. And your thoughts have wandered to building that deck you’ve always wanted.
The more time you spend sitting at home, the more you’ve been thinking about taking on that home improvement project you’ve been dreaming of.