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Dexter ResidenceStuart Sampley Architect
Who to hire: This is an easy project that you can handle yourself. If you’d prefer not to spend a weekend working on your deck, you can hire a contractor who does deck restoration. Cost: That depends on the size of your deck, the
$200, depending on how long it takes to clean your deck. The brushes, sealant, stain and other materials will probably cost about $150. If you hire a contractor, expect to spend between $500 and $700 for an average-size deck. Typical project length: After cleaning the deck, you’ll need to let it dry for
Pivot Pad, Ignacio Salas-Humara ArchitectIgnacio Salas-Humara Architect LLC
delayed because, well, they are usually really ugly and block the beautiful view of my creek and the amazing moss on the banks. At this very moment, contractors are putting the finishing touches to my new fence that is going to look a whole lot like this deck railing. It is gorgeous and perfect, and I would
Who to hire: This is an easy project that you can handle yourself. If you’d prefer not to spend a weekend working on your deck, you can hire a contractor who does deck restoration.Cost: That depends on the size of your deck, the level
$200, depending on how long it takes to clean your deck. The brushes, sealant, stain and other materials will probably cost about $150. If you hire a contractor, expect to spend between $500 and $700 for an average-size deck.Typical project length: After cleaning the deck, you’ll need to let it dry for
Bellevue Somerset RemodelKayron Brewer, CKD, CBD / Studio K B
globe fixtures. "I’d never used a designer before," Dana says. "We’d never done any project this extensive. I’ve always picked stuff out and then hired contractors. Brewer is the first time I’ve used a designer, and it’s been worth every penny."Floors: Sable Mist 5-inch-wide plank acacia, Dansk Flooring
When hiring a contractor to install your
Connecting spaces upstairsSmith & Vansant Architects PC
want and need to have contractors they trust to build the great projects they design. Most architects would rather their clients hire a contractor who they know does good work, rather than one with whom they are unfamiliar. That means they often have referral lists of contractors that they provide to
and with similar qualifications. That means your main challenge will be to differentiate your company to demonstrate why you’re the best company to hire. You might stress your success at customer service or communication, or your great staff and trade partners.
Word of mouth. For many contractors this is the most valuable and consistent form of marketing. Doing good work leads people to recommend you to their friends, family and coworkers
kitchenChang + Sylligardos Architects
begins, make sure you and your contractor are on the same page about how things will go.” — Anne HigueraFolks, things will only go downhill from this initial conversation, so make sure you get it right. This is a must-bookmark for anyone who ever plans to hire a contractor. Full story: 10 Things to Discuss
let your contractor know when those people are scheduled to be on-site. And think about suspending service while the project is underway. If you have pets and intend to keep them on-site during construction, talk with your contractor about how and where you will confine them. Your contractor is unlikely
Discuss WIth Your Contractor Before Work Starts
8. Household workers and petsIf you have cleaners, gardeners or other household help, it’s important to let your contractor know when those people are scheduled to be on site. Consider suspending the service while the project is underway. If you have
Mazama Guest CabinFINNE Architects
they aim for in their own work 7. We may be able to offer design expertise even on smaller jobs … but not always. Homeowners are more apt to hire a contractor than an architect for smaller jobs, but are there times they should reconsider? “It depends on the job, and it depends on the architect, as you
5. Looking for insight into our design sensibility? Ask who our architectural role models are. Ask any architects you are considering hiring for your project who their design role models are, or who inspires their work. Their responses will tell you a great deal about the look and feel they
5. Looking for insight into our design sensibility? Ask who our architectural role models are. Ask any architects you are considering hiring for your project who their design role models are, or who inspires their work. Their responses will tell you a great deal about the look and feel they
dreamy back porchLindsey Hene Interiors
marble, bamboo, caning, sequins, beadboard, iron and more add to the rich textural mix. She custom designed the hanging daybed herself and hired a contractor to hang it from the studs for proper support and safety. A wide mix of fabrics graces the cushy seat’s array of throw pillows. The coffee table
wood, marble, bamboo, caning, sequins, beadboard, iron and more add to the rich textural mix.She custom designed the hanging daybed herself and hired a contractor to hang it from the studs for proper support and safety. A wide mix of fabrics graces the cushy seat’s array of throw pillows. The coffee table
Rhee ResidenceFalling Waters Landscape
Exterior Design.Who to hire: This project requires heavy machinery and can have hidden pitfalls (like rebar lurking in your concrete), so it’s only a DIY if you earn your bread and butter in home improvement. If that doesn’t sound like you, it’s best to hire a licensed contractor.Tip: Dennis warns that
that many contractors won’t take the project if they aren’t installing a replacement patio or garden, so have a plan in place when you start interviewing professionals.Find a deck or patio pro near you
Kathy Corbet InteriorsKathy Corbet Interiors
The contractor handled that. Sorry I can't help.
add charm.Who to hire: Simpler schemes can probably be handled by a local window retailer and installer. Most communities have several to choose from; just search for window and door businesses in your area and consult with them about the options they offer. You can also hire a contractor if you want a
Porch & Garage Addition to a Historic HomeBalding Brothers Restoration & Remodeling
I WISH I had a home like this. Or at least the area so that I could hire a contractor to duplicate this look. God please bless me on top of the blessings you already have blessed me and my family with.
DonnelleyMichael A. Menn
Whether you are hiring a contractor or installing tile yourself, carefully plan your floor pattern to see where your joints lie and where cuts can be made. By planning out in advance
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