The remodeling process can be overwhelming, filled with layers of choices, not only about product or color, but about budget and who you’ll select to complete your project.
This step-by-step guide to remodeling helps consumers navigate the process and helps them determine what they need to know—and what all the options are to choose among—at every step.
The average national prices for projects in REMODELING's Cost vs. Value Report mask vast differences in how much a particular project costs in each of the 101 metro areas surveyed. Particularly for bathroom additions, a midrange project in one city can cost more than an upscale addition somewhere else.
You start off your Saturday morning ready to tackle your to-do list, but somehow you end up on the couch, flipping through TV channels. Then you land on your favorite home improvement station. Six hour-long episodes of home-buying/selling/renovation reality TV shows later, you’re now a self-proclaimed expert.
Not so fast. While having the viewing experience might seem helpful, it can be misleading if you are actually looking to remodel or buy a home.