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The Emotional Roller Coaster Of Remodeling

Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom is a big undertaking. Both rooms are very important to the everyday function of your home and to live without them, even for a short period of time can be tough. Every remodel has its ups and downs, what we call the “emotional roller coaster of remodeling”.  The roller coaster
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Meet Our Designer, Caitlyn!

  Caitlyn started out working in a home improvement store while going to Florida State University. Though studying applied mathematics and computer programming, she always had an interest in how-to’s and figuring out how things work. After specializing in appliances and flooring, she began to apprentice under the store’s kitchen and bath specialist. This quickly
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9 Things Every Remodeling Contract Should Have

  A remodeling contract is the document that guides the entire project. A well written, detailed contract is the first step in a successful project and eliminates miscommunication that can lead to problems down the road. Remodeling projects are complicated and its often not easy to communicate the exact scope of work or how changes
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4 Steps Before You Remodel: Advice from a Tallahassee Contractor

Working with a Contractor I’ve been a kitchen and bath remodeling contractor for more than 10 years. I love my work and working with homeowners. I have great respect for my clients but over the years there have been frustrations that could have been avoided had the homeowner taken some time to prepare properly. I want to
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3 DIY Kitchen Upgrades That Won’t Break Your Budget

One of the most used rooms in the home, the kitchen is on everyone’s remodeling bucket list. A complete kitchen remodel can cost $25,000 or more and not everyone is in a position to invest that much money into their home. If you’re looking to remodel your kitchen on a budget its best to focus
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Contractor vs Tradesman in Tallahassee – What’s the Difference?

When to Hire a Contractor and When to Hire a Tradesman There are lots of situations where you don’t need a contractor and hiring a tradesman or handyman is more economical. Problems arise when the terms are confused. Many people will call tradesman a contractor and while this might be true in a generic way,
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Hiring a Contractor

A Quick and Easy Checklist for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor

      This checklist in intended to be used when the contractor visits your home on the initial estimate. It’s part of a series of posts on hiring reliable contractors. You can view our first post, on choosing a remodeling contractor here. Remodeling Contractor Checklist These are some basic things to notice or bring
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A Simple Guide for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor in Tallahassee

    Ready to get started on your project?    Hiring a Contractor A lot of articles you read about finding a contractor try to scare you into thinking that finding a good contractor is really hard and most contractors are out to swindle you. Many of these posts are written by lead generation or review sites (like
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Schluter Tile Seminar

In October we returned to Pensacola for part two of Schluter System’s Tile Installation seminar. There were about 50 tile contractors and tile dealers from all over the southeast in attendance. I even made a connection to get wholesale tile from a local distributor! The two day seminar was packed full of information some of
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What You Need to Know About Your Tallahassee Remodeling Estimate

In this post: Overview of what to look for in a quality estimate 4 Common Types of Estimates and our opinion of each An estimate checklist for you to download (no email address required) A link to information about our estimate and design process   When home owners are asked what their biggest frustrations with
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