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Since home is where the heart is, you want to be sure your home is comfortable and suits your needs. Home remodeling can be a big step in improving both your environment and the value of your home. There are many different things you can do to change the layout and look of your home. Adding a new bathroom, a mother in law suite, kitchen, or changing the garage and converting it to another room or office are just a few examples. Many people arenít really sure where to begin when it comes to remodeling their home. The process can be confusing when it comes to zoning laws, permits, hiring contractors, and prices. The first step is deciding what you want to do. Next youíll want to contact your locality and make sure you know all the zoning and permit laws to prevent any problems from coming up in the future. Once youíve decided on what and how to remodel, itís time to seek out a professional contractor. This is where a professional Home Remodeler can help a great deal -- USE Them, because they can help with remodeling PLANS AND IDEAS! 

If you find a professional who seems to be reputable, itís still highly recommended that you get at least three estimates from credible companies in your area. This way, you can do a side by side comparison of prices and what they will offer you for your money. While word of mouth is always a great advertisement (recommendations from family and friends), itís important to check other sources also. Contact the Better Business Bureau and see what their rating is, and if theyíve had any complaints. If they are publically traded, check out their stock news and credit rating. Ask your local consumer advocacy department about them. And donít be afraid to call the contractor and ask for a couple of trade or credit references. If they do not give this information to you, it may be best to steer clear of them altogether. Remember that this is your property, and spending money on a remodeling is not only time consuming, but costly as well. You want the job to be completed by a professional who will get things right for you the first time.

When you finally decide on a contractor, they should issue you a copy of the blueprints, or plans that they will use. These will give you a clearer picture of what will be done to your home. Blueprints (or plans) will mark out the footage of each wall, as well as other details so you can see exactly what will be done. Ask your contractor about a finished time frame, and find out if they require a deposit before they can begin work or if they allow payment upon completion. Most will ask for some kind of deposit before they will begin, so be prepared to pay for this amount upfront before they can begin working. Once the work begins, donít hesitate to ask the contractor and their workers questions as they go along. Donít feel like you are bothering them by watching them work or asking different things, because you want to feel confident that the job is being done correctly. If all goes well you will have a nice addition to your home that will last you as long as the rest of the house will.  

Consider the Locale

Preference is to hire somebody local -- local with an actual storefront is even better. So when searching use a local flavored search like: This way you are much more likely to find a contractor you can contact in the event something goes wrong. Make sure you have house insurance just in case something goes wrong.

Hot Home Remodeling Areas

Trends come and go and materials change from year to year. So if you plan on doing some really up-to-date remodeling it's especially important to find contractors with enough experience to do the work. But, if you must do it yourself, find a place that will save you money. 


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