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How To Choose The Best Remodeling Contractor (Top Questions To Ask)

Perhaps the single most important remodeling decision you will make is choosing a contractor. A contractor has the ability to make or break a project so it is imperative that you complete your due diligence before signing any contracts. But where to begin? Here are several questions that need answers before you settle on a contractor.

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3 Simple Kitchen Design Pro-Tips (To Make It All Work Right)

Everyone has heard the nightmare stories of remodeling projects gone terribly wrong: contractors that start but never finish projects, estimates that grow with each day of construction or just plain shoddy workmanship that costs you in the long run. As a result, deciding to remodel can take courage and remodeling your kitchen may take more than any other roo...

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Deck Remodeling Tips: Preparing to Talk with a Deck Contractor

If you’re considering a deck remodel or build, you probably know you need to talk to a contractor. But how do you find a contractor who will take on your project and complete it with professional quality within your budget? This blog will help you prepare for your first conversation and determine if the contractor you’re talking with is the right one for you...

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Custom, Cozy & Cool - 3 Outdoor Living Trends That Never Go Out of Style!

Many people contact us saying how desperately they need a new deck. Often their small, old, wooden decks are more of a splinter-filled eyesore than an extension of their homes allowing for enjoyable outdoor living.  If this describes you, you’ll want to read this.

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How to Make Product Selections For Your Remodeling Project?

Whether you’re planning for kitchen, bathroom or basement remodel, don’t let concerns about selecting the right products, materials and finishes for your project get in the way of feeling confident about moving forward with planning.  If you find the right remodeling company, they will help you make these key decisions.  Getting help along the way is key to ...

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Preparing For Your In-Home Design Consultation Meeting

Getting to Know You At Custom Built Design and Remodeling we love what we do, and we are serious about taking care of our clients. In our pursuit of providing the best value to our clients over the last 15 years, we've developed and refined our process. This process offers a clear path and consistent results. As part of our process we offer an in-depth in-ho...

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How To Budget For Your Remodeling Project

Putting a budget on a remodeling project is hard for most homeowners. Without past experience remodeling your home, how could you come up with a realistic remodeling project budget? Below we offer you three ways to get started envisioning a budget for your remodeling project. But watch out, the first option can end up costing you a lot more money and time th...

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How to Create a Remodeling Budget

Many homeowners share with us their challenges trying to establish a budget for their remodeling projects. This is completely understandable. It also make sense for a homeowner to get a good idea of what to expect as a realistic budget or budget range for their project before making decisions and or moving forward with remodeling project design. With all tha...

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This is Just a Simple Project, Can You Give Me a Bid On It Without Plans?

Many homeowners ask us for a price for their projects. Of course it makes sense for them to know what their project will cost. However, if you have not fully defined your project yet, there is no way a Lansing area professional remodeler can give you a bid or fixed price for your project. Even if you feel your project is a simple one, without professionally ...

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Basement Finishing Aspects to Consider

Basement finishing is a great opportunity for a homeowner to really fix up their homes. There are a few aspects that should be taken into account during the planning phase of a  basement finishing project, however. In this article, some of these aspects will be touched upon and these would include the windows, colors, layout and lighting. Investing in baseme...

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Common Kitchen Design Issues (And How To Avoid Them)

You have probably heard of disasters happening during a remodeling project, let alone a foremost renovation like that of a kitchen. The problems tend to be lighter and easy to handle when a kitchen is not overhauled and just being updated. Home owners who are thinking about whole kitchen remodeling, however, usually meet far more hardships.

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Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Bathroom Remodeling Ideas Bathroom remodeling ideas for an average sized bathroom includes such things as putting in new fixtures for your lighting, sink, or bathtub. Sometimes those small changes can make a huge difference in the look and feel of your bathroom.

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Common Deck Building Issues (And How To Avoid Them)

A deck, in the architectural sense, is referred to as the flat surface that is meant to carry or support a certain amount of weight. Therefore, a deck builder assures that the construction of such a floor-like structure that is usually installed outdoors at an elevated spot is sturdy enough to withstand the pressure that will be exerted unto it. Such structu...

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Custom Decks: Know Your Options (Before Your Start)

There is a lot to consider when deciding to add a deck to your home. What material will you make it out of? What should it look like? How are you going to get it built? Here, we lay out some of the most popular deck materials, designs and methods of construction to help you find the right style for you.

July 2, 2022 by:

How to Plan a Home Addition Project

If you are planning to customize your home with an addition for more living space, there are many aspects of the project you’ll need to plan for. One of the most important decisions you will be making is the remodeling contractor you will choose for your Lansing room addition.

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