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Home Remodeling Prior Lake MN

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Home Depot
(952) 898-6960
155 W Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN
 
Superior Remodeling
952-758-7507
14478 320th Street
New Prague, MN
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Home Remodeling

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Craftsmen Home Improvements
7455 France Ave. South, # 194
Edina, MN
Services
Specialty Contractor
Awards
2010 Guildmaster
Membership Organizations
Angie's List, Better Business Bureau, EnergyStar

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Natural Built Home
6126057999
4020 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

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Jason Vogen
Elite Exteriors, Inc.
651-688-7808
1505 Southcross Drive
Burnsville, MN
 
BuyLighting.com
8889909933
1436 East Cliff Road
Burnsville, MN

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Home Depot
(952) 949-0982
13100 Valley View Rd
Eden Prairie, MN
 
AFFORDABOARDS
9529129883
5613 W. Glen-moor Rd.
Minnetonka, MN

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Shelter Architecture llc.
6128704081
2913 Harriet Ave Studio 102
Minneapolis, MN

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Bryan Gilles
Arbor Doctor Inc.
952-334-6768
13631 Skyline Cr.
Shakopee, MN
 
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7 Current Trends in Home Remodeling

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2012/03/08  //  Home Renovation  //  No comments

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Do you remember the soaring housing market of the 1990s and 2000s? Of course you do. Those two decades led to the biggest run up in housing prices we’ve seen in our lifetime. But, it was also followed by a historic collapse that began to show up in 2006 before emerging as the dominant trend in 2008. Four years later and most housing markets have yet to recover with analysts seeing no full recovery before 2013 at the earliest.

Homeowners are still making changes to their houses if they’ve had the good fortune to stay in place and the funds on hand to make some updates. In times past, they looked at their homes as their most important investment and updated accordingly. Today, most homeowners are simply glad to own a home and are managing this asset accordingly. That means home remodeling trends have changed to reflect today’s realities notes the Washington Post .

If you’re planning to stay in place for many years, the following remodeling ideas are worth considering:

1. Open up rooms. Instead of changing the footprint of your house, you can make better use of your space by opening up rooms. This option is especially popular in older homes where smaller rooms dominate. With an open floor plan you have more options for laying out your furniture.

2. Build a deck. Higher gas prices mean that more people will be spending time around their homes this summer. This means that “staycations” will emerge as the dominant way to save money. People who spend more time at home still want access to the outdoors and that means new decks will be added to expand the outdoor living space. Some people will add pools too to round out their outdoor planning.

3. Refurbish the bathroom. Gutting the bathroom can be expensive, therefore a more subtle update can still give this room a fresh look and add value. One area where a major difference can be made and at a price you can afford is with your bathroom tile . The job can be difficult and messy, therefore hiring the right professional to do the work is a must. Get three bids from flooring contractors and check each professional’s references. You may be able to save some money by negotiating to remove debris yourself.

4. Replace roofing. A well-maintained roof is essential for any house and if your roof leaks or looks drab, you’ll want to make this repair or replacement a priority. Keep in mind that shingle prices rise and fall with the price of oil, therefore you could be in for a sticker shock when shopping for a new roof. If your roof can be patched consider that option for now, waiting to replace it when oil prices stabilize or fall.

5. Let there be light. Dark houses require the use of much light and with electricity prices rising, bringing in more natural light is essential. If you’re planning to replace windows, con...

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