You don’t want to look at your dated bathroom tile another second. You can’t fit your family around the dining room table. When you love your home, but parts of it are no longer serving your needs, it’s time to remodel. Many people who are interested in remodeling their homes have questions about the process. Arming yourself with the knowledge of common remodeling mistakes will help you avoid them and smooth the road ahead of your dream remodel project.
At Creative Building Concepts, we expertly complete a wide range of home remodeling projects in the Harrisburg, York, and Carlisle, Pennsylvania area. We’d love to talk to you about your remodeling project if you’re in our neighborhood, but we hope our years of experience will help you plan your next remodeling project and avoid common mistakes, no matter where you live.
The rising popularity of design-build firms is a testament to their results. The design-build process streamlines the planning stages for you by working directly with the designer from the company that will build your remodel. This saves the headache of sorting through multiple bids with different companies of varying expertise, material resources, and timelines. It also ensures the people who create the plan, are communicating directly with the very people who are building it; this relieves you from being the middle man.
Find out more about the benefits of working with a design-build firm in our blog here.
Many of the most common pitfalls of a remodeling project are prevented in the planning and design stage. Some clients are surprised to find out that the design phase usually takes between 8 and 12 weeks. When your vision meets your designer’s expertise, the plan often changes as you explore new options together. This takes time! Check out our recent blog on the planning phase here to help you get started!
Our brilliant architectural designer, Harmony, has walked many clients through this process. Her interview about the design phase is a stellar resource for anyone entering the remodeling market. Here are a few of the key design phase tips according to Harmony:
Kitchen remodels are some of our absolute favorites! When you revamp such an important part of a home, everything about it feels better! Kitchen remodels come with hefty price tags and the commitment of living without a kitchen while yours get a facelift. Here are some common kitchen remodeling mistakes:
There are lots of things you should not do when remodeling your space. Here are a few items that appear on our bathroom remodel mistakes greatest hits list:
Basement remodel mistakes depend on what kind of remodel is planned. Some problems unique to basement remodels are:
Central Pennsylvania is home to many fantastic historical homes. At Creative Building Concepts, we are specialists in meeting the challenges of renovating historic homes. Here are some of the common mistakes that come with remodeling historic homes:
We’re honored to have earned Central Pennsylvania’s trust with their home remodeling projects. Creative Building Concepts is excited to leverage our expertise to transform your home into the space you envision. Whether you need to stay within a budget or want a partner in designing a personalized luxurious space, we are confident we can meet your needs. Reach out today to get started!