Posts Tagged ‘general construction’
Bay Area Building Contractors find These Upgrades Increase Value the Most
Bay Area general contractors have been very busy helping home owners ready their homes for sale over the past several years as we’ve seen home prices rise considerably, saavy sellers know that if they invest some money in upgrading their home to make it more attractive to buyers in the market they can get a lot more for their home.
While your decisions for investing in enhancing your property depend on whether you want to make your home more comfortable, spacious, or simply to boost resale value, there are a handful of home improvements that have come to be recognized as the best for boosting value which at the same time will make your home stand out from the curb and those that enhance the function and comfort of the interior. Some home improvement projects that bay area building contractors have seen raise the value of local properties include:
Bay Area General Contractor Tips for ROI with a Kitchen Remodeling Project
If you are looking maximize your return on investment with your next home remodeling project, expert real estate agents almost unanimously agree that the kitchen is the best place to start as you decide how to spend your home improvement budget. Read the rest of this entry »
These Three Characteristics are a Great Foundation
Being a general contractor in the Bay Area can be a deeply rewarding, enriching experience, but this path obviously isn’t right for everyone. Are you considering a career in this field? If so, the facts below will help you decide whether you might want to pursue this profession seriously. Read the rest of this entry »
Home Remodeling Projects Don’t Always Require Big General Construction Budgets
Something just isn’t right about your Bay Area kitchen, bathroom or rec room. Maybe you inherited a gauche built-in unit from a previous owner that you want to eliminate, or maybe you just want to convert the space, so it’s brighter and easier to use.
Not everyone has the time or budget to completely overhaul home spaces. Luckily, you don’t have to go “all in” with your kitchen remodeling project if you find small changes that will make a big impact on your enjoyment of your space. A “mini makeover” can make a major difference. Read the rest of this entry »
How to Weigh Your Options Before Major Commercial Maintenance Projects
Bay Area Commercial HVAC projects are typically planned out far in advance due to their cost and the inconvenience of down time for tenants. Planning a major repair or replacement of commercial air conditioning units requires research and vetting of options. You also need to plan carefully to find appropriate places to save and to avoid being “penny-wise, pound foolish” when taking care of a major building component.
Advice from Your Knowledgeable Bay Area Contractor
You don’t need to be a building contractor to fix things around your home! Homeowners need to be jacks-of-all trades to stay on top of household problems. Here are ten essential skills you should work on, whether you’re about to engage in a series of DIY projects for your Bay Area home, or you’re just looking to impress your spouse or soon-to-be in-laws with your domestic skills:
East Bay Building Contractor Explains Key Contract Section
Home remodelers may come across “general conditions” in their contracts when they work with general construction, air conditioning, or heating professionals. But what are these conditions? Can you ask for edits? What do you need to know to negotiate one of these contracts effectively?
Common East Bay Heating Drawbacks
In cold weather climates, a general contractor may suggest an HVAC system for new construction projects. However, many older homes have wall and baseboard heaters. Wall and baseboard heaters can be practical in smaller spaces, but they come with several drawbacks. Read the rest of this entry »