May 02

How to Find a Home Remodeling Contractor

Choosing and Finding a Home Remodeling Contractor can be difficult. Your home is one of your most personal and expensive assets, and choosing the wrong contractor to remodel your Home, can be very costly. So, how do you find, and choose the right Remodeling Contractor, to make sure that the job is done right? In this article we’ll be discussing the best sources to find a Home Remodeling Contractor.

1. Ask a friend of a relative for a referral. This is usually the best way to find someone you can trust. Chances are that if your friend or relative were happy with a Contractor, you will be as well.

2. Use a Professional Directory Service like Angie’s List. A Professional Home Remodeling Company that Directory Services are Essential in promoting their company and brand.

3. Look in the Yellow Pages. Even in this Internet Age, the best companies still advertise with the Yellow Pages.

4. Use the Internet. Find a good Home Remodeling Contractor by Googling and click the links that show up. When you find a Contractor that you like, review their Testimonial Page.

5. Review the Better Business Bureau. Make sure the Home Remodeling Company you are interested in, has at least an A Rating with the Better Business Bureau

About Custom Renovations, Inc
Custom Renovations, Inc is a Raleigh Based Angie’s List Recommended Home Renovation and Remodeling Contractor, and we also have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.

We have been a leading Home Remodeling and Renovation Contractor in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of North Carolina for over 25 years. Custom Renovations is Fully Licensed and Insured in residential and commercial Home Improvement and Renovation. Give us a call today at (919)669-5291 or Fill out our Contact Form and let us put our experience to work for you!

Nov 26

How to Decorate Your Home

The Best Way To Decorate The Interior Of Your Home

Are you looking to spice up the interior of your home? One mistake that many people make is to try and change too many areas of their home at once. When you are making changes to your home it’s best to focus on a single room at a time. The results will be much better this way. If you try and redecorate everything all at once you can quickly get overwhelmed. Take each room and break everything down into easily manageable steps. After you have finished that room off you can move on to the next one.

Make Your Plan First

That doesn’t mean that you can’t plan the look of your whole home before you start. Going through each room and deciding how you want them to look is perfectly fine. Avoid trying to make too many changes at once though. The same rules apply to purchasing the new decorations for your home. If you buy too much stuff you probably won’t have a place to put it all. Purchase the items you need for a single step of your plan, and after you are finished you can go ahead and start the next step. If you need to paint the room make sure to get enough paint for the whole room at one time. It can be difficult to get an exact match later on if you didn’t get enough to start with. The same idea holds true with fabrics as well. You never know if the same fabric will be available when you go back to the store.

What’s The Best Way to Start Your Project?

To start simply pick the room that you are most excited about decorating. Make sure that you paint the room before you start moving any new furniture or other items in. Painting or wallpapering a single section of a room at a time simply isn’t a good plan. You will hit too many snags that way. Once you have the room painted work on decorating one section of the room at a time. Finish that section 100% before you move on to the next one. Be sure to experiment with the way your decorations are placed. A small adjustment of one or two items can make all the difference. Once you are happy with how that area turned out you can move onto the next one.

Make Sure to Stay Focused
Focus all your energy on the task at hand. Do your best to include only the most eye catching and unique items for each section. When it comes to interior decorating sometimes less is more. By using this minimalist approach combined with tackling bite sized sections of your home you will reduce clutter. Not only that, you will also clearly see your progress. When you break things down into smaller parts you get more motivation to continue by achieving small goals along the way. By taking this goal based approach rather than an all out frenzy you can enjoy the journey along the way.

Author’s Bio: Alisa Martin is a freelance writer, professional blogger, and social media enthusiast. Her blog MoversandPackers.org focuses on home, home cleaning and housekeeping bloggers. You can follow her on Google+

About Custom Renovations, Inc
Custom Renovations, Inc is a Raleigh Based Angie’s List Recommended Home Renovation and Remodeling Contractor, and we also have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.

We have been a leading Home Remodeling and Renovation Contractor in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of North Carolina for over 25 years. Custom Renovations is Fully Licensed and Insured in residential and commercial Home Improvement and Renovation. Give us a call today at (919)669-5291 or Fill out our Contact Form and let us put our experience to work for you!

Oct 08

Raleigh Home Remodeling — Our latest home remodeling job

Custom Renovations has just finished a home remodeling job for a Raleigh Client. We took an unfinished basement,
and turned it into a Pittsburgh Steelers Man Cave! From an unfinished basement, we created an amazing living space with this Raleigh Home Remodeling Job.  Not only will this remodeling job add enjoyment to the house for the homeowner, with the dramatic expansion of Living Space, it will also increase the Home’s Value.  This Home Remodeling Job added a Living Space, an additional bathroom, a workout/spare bedroom, and also a beautiful kitchenette area, with lots of storage.  We’d love to hear your thoughts on this Remodeling Job.  Leave a comment below, and let us know!

Raleigh Remodeling - New Kitchenette from an unfinished basement Remodel

Raleigh Remodeling – New Kitchenette from an unfinished basement Remodel

Raleigh Home Improvement -- Unfinished Basement Remodeling Job

Raleigh Home Improvement — Unfinished Basement Remodeling Job

Raleigh Remodeling -- New bedroom addition in an unfinished basement remodel

Raleigh Remodeling — New bedroom addition in an unfinished basement remodel

Raleigh Remodeling -- New Bathroom added to an unfinished basement remodel

Raleigh Remodeling — New Bathroom added to an unfinished basement remodel

 

Custom Renovations offers free consultation and Home Remodeling Quotes. Give us a call today at (919)669-5291, and let our 25 years of experience in Home Remodeling and Renovation turn your Dream into Reality!

About Custom Renovations, Inc
Custom Renovations, Inc is a Raleigh Based Angie’s List Recommended Home Renovation and Remodeling Contractor, and we also have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.

We have been a leading Home Remodeling and Renovation Contractor in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of North Carolina for over 25 years. Custom Renovations is Fully Licensed and Insured in residential and commercial Home Improvement and Renovation. Give us a call today at (919)669-5291 or Fill out our Contact Form and let us put our experience to work for you!

Raleigh Covered Porch

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Raleigh Covered Porch We just completed this beautiful Covered Porch for a Raleigh client.  Before we started, the customer only had a slab concrete patio, which was too hot in the Summer Sun.  With the addition of this covered porch … Continue reading

Adding a Screened In Porch

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Adding a Screened In Porch to your house is a Great Investment! It is one of the simplest and most cost effective ways to increase the useful living area of your house. A screened in porch can be used throughout most months in North Carolina. Imagine enjoying the warm summer months without having to worry about Bugs. Or, enjoying a nice dinner without worrying about bugs or poor weather!

Raleigh screened in porch Beautiful screened in porch in Raleigh NCscreened in gazebo

Custom Renovations has been designing and building Screened in Porches, in Raleigh and surrounding areas of North Carolina for over 25 years. We have the experience and know-how to build a screened in porch that will dramatically increase the enjoyment of your home!

Custom Renovations offers free consultation and Home Remodeling Quotes. Give us a call today at (919)669-5291, and let our
25 years of experience in Home Remodeling and Renovation turn your Dream into Reality!

About Custom Renovations, Inc
Custom Renovations, Inc is a Raleigh Based Angie’s List Recommended Home Renovation and Remodeling Contractor, and we also have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.

We have been a leading Home Remodeling and Renovation Contractor in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of North Carolina for over 25 years. Custom Renovations is Fully Licensed and Insured in residential and commercial Home Improvement and Renovation. Give us a call today at (919)669-5291 or Fill out our Contact Form and let us put our experience to work for you!

Jul 14

Home Remodeling Budget

If you are considering a home remodeling renovation project, it is likely that costs will be one of your primary concerns. In home remodeling there is a difference between cutting costs and cutting corners. Professional remodeling contractors look for ways to help clients cut costs without sacrificing quality and workmanship. Contractors develop relationships with suppliers and laborers that allow them to make the most efficient use of the clients budget.

Kitchen and bathroom remodeling and room addition projects can be costly, but they offer significant return on investment. Prior to beginning a project, have an ideal budget range in mind. FREE probably won’t get the job done, but many contractors offer free estimates or bids.

Custom Renovations offers free consultation and Home Remodeling Quotes. Give us a call today at (919)669-5291, and let our
25 years of experience in Home Remodeling and Renovation turn your Dream into Reality!

About Custom Renovations, Inc
Custom Renovations, Inc is a Raleigh Based Angie’s List Recommended Home Renovation and Remodeling Contractor, and we also have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.

We have been a leading Home Remodeling and Renovation Contractor in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of North Carolina for over 25 years. Custom Renovations is Fully Licensed and Insured in residential and commercial Home Improvement and Renovation. Give us a call today at (919)669-5291 or Fill out our Contact Form and let us put our experience to work for you!

Jun 27

Is Home Remodeling Right for You?

Television Home Improvement, Remodeling and Renovations programs have become increasingly popular over the past few years. These shows have the ability to peak viewer interests, as viewers begin to think about areas they want to change in their own homes.

Within an hour of television time, viewers watch as contractors take the old and make it new. With quick execution, Bathroom Renovations, Kitchen Remodeling, and other Home Improvement and Remodeling Jobs are completed with ease. If only the process were that easy in real life!

Remodeling a home or specific areas of your home can increase your home’s value significantly. But, before making a remodeling decision, we recommend that you consider your long range plans for your home, your Home Remodeling Budget, and your Home Remodeling Timeline.

Stay tuned for our next Blog Entry about how your Long Range Plans effect if you should Remodel your Home, or not?

About Custom Renovations, Inc
Custom Renovations, Inc is a Raleigh Based Angie’s List Recommended Home Renovation and Remodeling Contractor, and we also have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.

We have been a leading Home Remodeling and Renovation Contractor in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of North Carolina for over 25 years. Custom Renovations is Fully Licensed and Insured in residential and commercial Home Improvement and Renovation

We hope you give Custom Renovations, Inc the opportunity to Earn your Business. Please call us at: 919.669.5291 or fill out our Contact Form to learn how Custom Renovations, Inc can turn your Home Remodeling and Renovation Dreams into Reality!

Jun 16

Welcome to our Home Renovation and Remodeling Blog!

Welcome to our New Blog, focused on Raleigh Home Renovation and Remodeling

Custom Renovations is trying something new — we’re starting to blog.  We’re going to use this blog to pass on 25 years of Home Remodeling and Renovation Tips and Tricks.  We’re also going to use this blog to highlight exciting Home Remodeling and Renovation Jobs that we are working on.

If you have any topics that you would like us to cover, or questions to ask,  Contact Us

About Custom Renovations, Inc
Custom Renovations, Inc is a Raleigh Based Angie’s List Recommended Home Renovation and Remodeling Contractor, and we also have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.

We are have been providing the highest quality Home Remodeling and Renovation services to the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of North Carolina for over 25 years. Custom Renovations is Fully Licensed in residential and commercial Home Improvement and Renovation

We hope you give Custom Renovations, Inc the opportunity to Earn your Business. Please call us at: 919.669.5291 or fill out our Contact Form to learn how Custom Renovations, Inc can turn your Home Remodeling and Renovation Dreams into Reality!