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How Much Does a Bathroom Cost?

The exact price of your bathroom, like other projects, depends on dozens of details about your specific project scope. Here’s some information and things to consider when you’re doing your personal feasibility study of your project. Before we get started on numbers, there is one main thing to keep in mind: your final bathroom cost will primarily be determined on your product selections and demo costs. Continue Reading →

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How Much Does a New Kitchen Cost?

Every custom renovation is unique to you and your home, and upon completion of a design phase, you’ll need a detailed construction proposal with your exact project costs. But before embarking on a design phase, clients need to know potential cost ranges for their project as a baseline feasibility for taking on the work in designing the space. Continue Reading →

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Top 5 Remodeling Problems and Their Solutions

Although renovations have infinite variety, the top ranked problems are surprisingly consistent! I can summarize a quarter century of some pretty crazy stories I’ve heard in the big 5 categories. More importantly, in spite of the prevalence of these troubles, each one has a sensible and reasonable solution. You can empower yourself as the client or consumer knowing the solutions before you hire. Continue Reading →

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How Do I Select the Best Builder?

“We’ve all heard the horrible stories about cost overruns, delays and even “bait and switch” approaches to renovation projects. There are unscrupulous builders out there, but there are good ones with integrity too! We know, because we ARE one. Here’s some thoughts from a veteran about how to properly interview, qualify, and finally hire a great, experienced builder.” – Scott Simonsen, Owner, Old World Craftsmen Continue Reading →

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