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Learn the Lingo of Construction Project Costs
Estimates, bids, ballparks ... know the different options and how they’re calculated to get the most accurate project price possible
"you buy a jug of milk or a loaf of bread, the price is clearly marked. Even products... tackle a building or remodeling project, pricing is a lot harder to come by. It’s... types of homes myself, estimating the cost of a renovation or a new build can be... versions of "plus." One is a percentage of overall costs, the other is a fixed fee.... offers a maximum cost and all of the paperwork of a time and materials contract, to..."
Kitchen Remodel Costs: 3 Budgets, 3 Kitchens
"expect from a kitchen remodel with a budget from $20,000 to $100,000... project cost?" I then try to explain that this is like asking, "How long is a piece of... influence a project's cost. From basic construction issues, such as repairing what may... Let's take a look at three kitchens, all remodels. The first we'll call basic, but it's... Remodel Your Kitchen | Mapping Out Your Scope of Work... I meet a potential new client, the first question is, "How much will this project..."
How Much Does a Kitchen Makeover Cost?
"architect and a builder in the Louisville, Kentucky, area. Of course, these costs will vary... building costs in your region and the type of kitchen project you're doing.... going to cost? This inevitably comes up during an initial consultation for a remodeling... mind. A more detailed construction estimate comes later, once a design has been completed... remodeling a kitchen as an example. The ranges below are based on my experience as an..."
8 Low-Cost Luxuries With a Big Payoff
Consider the small stuff — like switch plates and throw pillows — to give your home a touch of class
"your home a touch of class... for most of us, but it doesn’t take a huge indulgence to give your home a next-level... I’m a firm believer that details make the difference in every aspect of our lives... that take a space from ho-hum to stunning are often overlooked because of how subtle... are some of my favorite ways to add a little luxury to your life.... All of the changes you described add such a sense of the home being pampered and..."
Bathroom Workbook: How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost?
"storage or a combination of all or some of these. Simple enough. But the scope of the... bathroom. Of course, the costs below are all relative and will depend on a variety of... depends on a variety factors — most of all budget, but also how long you’ve been in the... levels of bathroom remodeling: good, better and best, says Leslie Molloy, a design... what kind of renovations have already been done. Remodeling a bathroom from the 1990s..."
13 Popular Kitchen Storage Ideas and What They Cost
Corner drawers, appliance garages, platter storage and in-counter knife slots are a few details you may not want to leave out
"slots are a few details you may not want to leave out... For kitchen remodels a lot of focus goes into what’s seen on the surface, and rightly... popular kitchen storage ideas on Houzz, because they can take a gorgeous kitchen to... going to cost me?” With that in mind, here are 13 kitchen solutions to consider for... make your kitchen look the way it does. But oftentimes it’s the more subtle gestures... the way of kitchen "stuff" - and my kitchen is a working kitchen - I cook all the time..."
8 Remodeling Costs That Might Surprise You
"to keep a remodeling tab from escalating out of control... Here's just a sampling of the surprises you might encounter. What costs have caught you... project will cost? Not so fast. You may be able to recite the price of materials and the... as soft costs — that you never imagined shelling out for. That's why it's always a... material costs since carrying a bundle of ipe or walnut, costs no more than moving oak... make you a happy client. The following photos show just a few of the number of unexpected..."
Embellishing Tricks for Cost-Effective Custom Curtains
Get curtains that look high end — even if you don't sew — with just a little trim here or a little banding there
"with just a little trim here or a little banding there... One of the most expensive elements of a well-designed home can be custom curtains... thousands of dollars. In this economy that's a tough sell. But one easy way to get the... the look of fabulous custom curtains for a fabulous price is to simply embellish. Create... instance when a little white lie won't hurt a soul.... match a suitable lining for a face fabric from a possible selection of a dozen different..."
6 Cost-Effective Ways to Go Custom Made
"Get a look that’s totally you — and possibly for a lower cost than you might think... truly one-of-a-kind. And having a home that not only reflects who you are but functions... images of rare (and expensive) luxury items, but having a home with personalized pieces... pillows or a built-in bench seat might be within your budget. The secret is that these... corner of the photo a pair of early Republic of China end tables - we simply measured..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Cottage-Chic Kitchen on a Budget
See how a designer transformed her vacation cottage kitchen with salvage materials, vintage accents, paint and a couple of splurges
"e how a designer transformed her vacation cottage kitchen with salvage materials... paint and a couple of splurges... sticking to a $5,500 budget. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: Vacation rental for... the door of this 1940s Oregon kitchen — despite the shag carpeting, horrifying heater... materials for a clean slate and used authentic vintage accents and bursts of bright color... pull this kitchen back from the abyss. She managed to reinvent the kitchen without making..."
Cool Your House (and Costs) With the Right Insulation
Insulation offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here are some types to discuss with your contractor
"offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here are some types... energy costs, insulation has become a critical component of all new construction and... even need a heat source. Insulation has one of the fastest payback times of all... upfront costs, it always makes sense to add more insulation. Read on to find out a... about some of the types of insulation being used today.... — none of which is an option these days. Reasonable utility bills depend on sufficient..."
Try a Shorter Kitchen Backsplash for Budget-Friendly Style
"Shave costs on a kitchen remodel with a pared-down backsplash in one of these great... amount of materials needed for a new kitchen or a kitchen remodel can quickly make... material costs while still looking great. Take a look at how these kitchen designs... Using a 4-inch-high backsplash instead of the standard 18-inch version can help reduce... incorporate a short backsplash — could one of these work in your home?..."
The Lower-Cost, Low-Tech Modern Home
"building costs and still get a home design rich in modern spaces and style... Trimming costs may come with the choice of materials used, the types of details executed... scale of a house. The following examples incorporate one or more of these techniques... lower-cost and low-tech solutions that are still otherwise modern in terms of space... seen as cost prohibitive to many, its basic characteristics — open planning, simple..."
Houzz Tour: Clean, Chic and Cost-Effective
Canadian designer Jennifer Hannotte designs her Edwardian home in a modern style that can grow with her family
"home in a modern style that can grow with her family... working on a budget, compromising some things was a must — but style wasn't one of them... possible use of space and sticking with a classic, clean style was a necessity.... shows how a creative mind can triumph over a lack of dosh - a charming home with great... Teak" a store in Toronto or is that just a description of the shelf? Love the simplicity... simplicity of this house, particularly the kitchen. Love the kitchen, living room and..."
Let's Put a Price on Art: Your Guide to Art Costs and Buying
We paint you a picture of what affects an artwork's price — plus a little-known way to take home what you love when it's beyond your budget
"paint you a picture of what affects an artwork's price — plus a little-known way to take... rarity of a piece all can impact how much it costs. And if you come upon a one-of-a-kind... A piece of original art can make a room, be treasured for years and be passed down... founder of Arthound. "There's no standard framework as there is for a pair of jeans... types cost more than others? "Artwork has to be one of the hardest things to price..."