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Home Remodeling Contractor Norfolk VA

Home remodeling contractors specialize in all kinds of home improvements—from flooring to lawn and garden to home theaters—and can assist with any questions or concerns you may have about a home remodeling project. Learn more by checking the home remodeling listings and information placed below.

Anderson Contracting
757.675.4914
3629 Pamlico Cr.
Norfolk, VA
Services
Home Remodeling

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Caleb Coston
Backyard Hideaway
757-321-3039
2733 Grandy Ave.
Norfolk, VA
 
Jeff Edney
Jeff Edney Studios
757-373-3364
1209 Baker Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA
 
David Nickens
David Nickens
7574492127
1073 Radisson Ct
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Stephen Williams
S.B.Williams Contracting
757-478-3809
2405 Adair Court
Chesapeake, VA
 
Home Depot
(757) 466-1945
1261 N Military Hwy
Norfolk, VA
 
neil newman
newmans contracting llc
757-449-4113
3904 clifford st
Portsmouth, VA
 
Max or Billy
Majestic Home Improvement, LLC T/A Majestic Tile
757-202-1940
P.O. Box 64143
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Anthony Costa
Tony and Son Plumbing, Inc.
757-675-6266
1905 Arlington Arch Drive
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Kat Baltodano
Dream Makers Painting Company
757-617-0995
1900 Rosemary Lane
Chesapeake, VA
 
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Home Remodeling Tip: Home Remodeling Contractor

Working with a Home Remodeling
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home remodeling articles and tips

topic: home remodeling contractors
by Amelia Gray

 

Home remodeling contractors do more than pour concrete or replace plumbing.

They provide homeowners with the satisfaction that the remodeling project will be completed on time, on budget, and to the owner's specifications. Working efficiently with the right home contractor can take the burden off any remodeling project.

In the right hands, a home remodeling project can be completed efficiently and on budget with quality, safe labor. Finding a home remodeling contractor can be daunting, but fortunately, there are a few simple things homeowners can do to lessen long-term home remodeling stress.


Begin With a Solid Home Remodeling Spec Plan

Before you select a home improvement contractor, it's important to know what you want. Writing a spec contract is simple, and gives homeowners a chance to organize their needs, time frame, and budgetary concerns before the first dollar is down.

Be sure your spec plan includes the following:

  • An itemized cost list, including materials, quantity, and manufacturer details
  • Preferred installation processes
  • Products to be used during the remodeling

Protect your home improvement project! Failure to create a detailed spec plan could lead to a contractor completing the work to his or her own satisfaction, possibly leading to a longer time or financial commitment than assumed.

 
Choose the Best Home Remodeling Contractor

Once you've created a detailed spec plan, you can use it to shop for contractors. Present your plan to a number of contractors, and listen to their feedback and quotes on the project. Don't automatically choose the least expensive contractor first -- you may get what you pay for.

Gather the following information from every potential home contractor:

  • Business references from prior clients, including phone numbers
  • Down payment requirement -- generally, should be no higher than 10 percent
  • Insurance documents, including personal liability, workers' compensation, and property-damage insurance


Writing a Great Home Improvement Contract

The best contractor will be willing to work with your specifications. Allow a contractor to provide expert feedback on elements of the project, but keep your own interests at hand.

With your home remodeling contractor, draw up a contract that includes the following elements:

  • Detailed payment plan, including completion requirements
  • Project start and completion dates
  • Remodeling plans and detailed descriptions of work
  • Combination details, if you intend to complete some of the project yourself


Keep a Close Watch on Your Home Contractor's Progress

Once the contracts are signed and the work has begun, don't leave your home improvement project in a contractor's hands. Contractors expect some involvement from the homeowners, considering the l...

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