What should be outlined in my Remodeling Contract before writing a check?

Before you pull out your check book it’s key to review a fully detailed agreement that includes plans, drawings and material specifications that are ready for your signature. To ensure that you are ready make sure that everything listed below has been outlined to your satisfaction.
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This versus that: The best home flooring

Choosing flooring can be one of the toughest tasks, whether you’re on a tight budget or have all the money to spend on your remodel it’s never easy to decide on something so permanent. Here we’re breaking down the pro’s and con’s of all the different options you’ll be presented with during your remodel.
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How long does it take to plan and remodel a kitchen?

Estimating the time from start to finish is dependent on the overall scope of work requested, most kitchens follow one of three tracks for their scope of work; minor updates 2-4weeks, pull and replace 3-4weeks, and design build remodeling 11 weeks or longer. Since the scope of work for a kitchen remodel varies greatly from one homeowner to another identifying which improvement track your project will fit is the first step.
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What should I expect from a Free Estimate for our Kitchen Remodel?
Providing Free estimates for Kitchen Remodeling has been a standard practice for decades in the Remodeling industry. Homeowners look at this as a service that they can take advantage of when considering whether a kitchen remodel is possible for them. A typical homeowner will begin getting “estimates” so that they can identify the costs and ultimately find the right contractor.
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How to update our home when we plan on moving?
At Murphy’s Design we learned very early on that we have a pretty even split in the types of clients we have. We have clients that are having their homes remodeled for themselves, so that they can better enjoy their space for many years to come. And we have clients that are remodeling their spaces for resale to increase the value of their homes prior to selling.
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How do we Figure Out our Remodel Budget
It’s a big day, you have decided to remodel your kitchen, bathroom or another important room in your home.

You’ve probably already tried to answer this question with google. You type in “How much does a bathroom remodel cost” for example, and the results are endless and overwhelming.
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Do you know what questions to ask when trying to find a designer and/or remodeler for your home’s project? This quick checklist will get you in the mindset for finding the best fit for you. Don’t waist your time with dozens of in home “estimates”. Learn to pre-screen and only take the time to get the best to your house for a person to person meet up.

who this is for:

This resource is for you if you have never done a major remodel or for those of you who have remodeled before but was underwhelmed and want to find the perfect team; one you can connect with, rely on and trust for your remodeling project.

Are you ready for a new kitchen or bathroom but don’t know where to start? Do you think you would recognize your perfect space if you saw pictures? Would you become overwhelmed when faced with all the options?

If you are like me it’s easy to know when you need to update a room in your home but explaining to a complete stranger what it is you want is a completely different challenge. Communicating with visuals makes it easy!

Our free design planning guide is here to help you pull together your own organized visual file so you can communicate what your new space should look like .

who this is for:

This resource is for you if you don’t know where to begin and feel a little overwhelmed with ideas. If you like to research and organize your ideas before working with a designer or remodel team.

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