1. Get Clear About Your Goals.
Maybe you need more space, would like to upgrade cabinets and fixtures, desire an updated look, want to create a floor plan that better fits your lifestyle, improve energy efficiency, or increase the resale value of your home. There are many reasons to improve your home with a remodel.
2. Dream up Your New Home Design
Once you defined your goals, it’s time to start dreaming up your new home design. Sites like Houzz are excellent, free resources. Check out our Pinterest page for even more inspiration. Recognize your needs and research to find the simplest solution. It’s easy to get distracted, so try to stay focused during this step!
3. Consult with a Professional.
Unless you plan to take on the entire remodeling project by yourself, you’ll need to hire an experienced contractor. Now that you know what you want to do, it’s time to discuss with a professional what can, or cannot be done, and design a plan that meets your needs and budget. Click here to request your free estimate.
4. Know the laws in Massachusetts.
A legal permit is required before making structural changes to your home. It assures that the remodeling project meets local building codes & safety regulations. Your contractor should handle the paperwork, but it’s your responsibility if they don’t. Make sure you hire a bonded, insured & certified contractor.
5. Hire a Contractor You Can Trust
Depending on the size of the home remodel, there are bound to be some small bumps along the road with your home remodeling project. This is why it’s so important to hire an experienced and local contractor who you can trust and can build a relationship with for years to come.
Burns is a Name You Can Trust:
We are a local company, bonded, certified and most important – established. We live and work in the communities we provide home construction and home renovation projects. As your neighbor, we too care about our community. As a local company we show concern for preserving the charm and unique architectural heritage of New England. We aim to earn your trust with anticipation of becoming a lifelong partner in the ongoing maintenance and expansion of your home. Read our customer reviews.
Learn about your home improvement options with an experienced home improvement specialist, Brett Burns. The estimate is completely free and without obligation. Contact us today to get started.