Posts Tagged ‘home improvement’

When You Should Go Ahead And Call A General Contractor

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When To Hire A General Contractor

When To DIY Or Call A Local General Contractor

It’s okay to admit you’re not sure if you can perform certain acts of home improvement. Your family members will likely appreciate if you’re able to decide that a job is beyond your skill set and best left to a professional Bay Area general contractor.

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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.

kitchen-remodeling-bay-area-building-contractorWhile 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:

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Small Remodeling Projects for Any Budget

east-bay-kitchen-remodelingSprucing up a home can lead to big payouts, in terms of your place’s functionality and aesthetics, but you don’t have to sink a fortune into the investment. Homeowners can make major tweaks without spending a lot to increase their families’ comfort and enhance pride of ownership. Read the rest of this entry »

Home Improvement Tasks You Should Never Do Yourself

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The general contractors at B.A. Morrison has years of experience dealing with complex, dangerous types of work. We’ve trained hard and done many practical, real world projects to acquire our safety knowledge. Unfortunately, Do It Yourselfers (DIYers) who don’t have the same training or skills can get seriously hurt (or hurt others), when they do work that should be reserved for professional contractors.

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Going green during your Bay Area home remodeling project will not only be good for the earth but it’s going to be good for your pocket as well.   Read the rest of this entry »

Whether you’re remodeling your San Francisco kitchen or Bay Area bathroom— or your teenager accidentally backed out of the garage without opening the door and dented your Beamer something fierce – you’d like a summary of the latest, greatest news in garage door materials, designs, trends, and resale value. Read the rest of this entry »

Bathroom Remodeled in Castro Valley, CA.  B.A. Morrison put in new marble shower, marble counter top, floor, cabinets, walls, shower head, sink, and faucets.  To see more pics of the bathroom remodel visit our photo album bathroom remodels. Read the rest of this entry »

Perhaps you just purchased a new Bay Area home or condominium. Or maybe you are remodeling or “reinventing” your space. In the back of the mind, you know you need to do something about your old HVAC system. But is it really necessary? What happens if you just let this project linger on your To Do list for a little longer? Read the rest of this entry »

You feel a primordial urge to remodel the kitchen in your Bay Area home, condo, or apartment. Perhaps you’re just sick of the sticky cabinet drawers, dreary Feng Shui, poor layout, and ancient appliances. Perhaps you’re considering a larger remodeling job, and you realize that “doing the kitchen” transforms your home into a far more valuable asset. Perhaps you’re just facing pressure from your spouse to “make the place look nice” so that it’s less of an embarrassment when guests or in-laws visit. Read the rest of this entry »

Pros and Cons

Maybe you and your spouse have finally elected to tackle the “big remodeling project” you’ve had on your to-do list for who knows how long. Or maybe you’re “biting the bullet” and renovating your Bay Area condominium in preparation for selling it in a year or two. In any event, you face many aesthetic and logistical challenges and choices ahead. And it’s the “little details” that often make construction or remodeling so difficult.
If you’re working on a new deck, for instance, you have to choose a material. Should you choose wood, a wood polymer composite (synthetic decking), or some other material (e.g. plastic)?

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