Planning a Remodeling Project

While the thought of it may seem overwhelming, remodeling your house can be an adventure in which the end result is the house of your dreams. However this adventure takes plenty of patience and preparation.

See how you can get started; check out the Angie's List Guide to Planning a Remodeling Project.

Common Remodeling Terms

Do you know a joist from a girder? Before you begin any remodeling project - especially one that requires structural changes - make sure you review this list of terms and definitions so you'll know what's what. It's time to read up on those Common Remodeling Terms.

Home Remodeling

Remodeling a home can be overwhelming at times.  Contacting and communicating with remodeling contractors, getting bids or estimates, managing logisitics and times, coordinating with multiple people both in the home and out can all take their toll.  It's important to plan ahead and get everything in writing to know when something is not right or off contract.  It's always good to talk with an interior design professional before starting a home remodel to ensure all goals or needs are met. Regardless if you are just doing a bathroom remodel or kitchen remodel, it's good to know all of the ins-and-outs before starting so that no surprises come up.

Basement Remodeling

Basements don't have to be a dark and dingy place of despair. Why not construct the ultimate entertainment room, complete with a bar and home theater? And want to hear the best part? A finished basement will increase your home's value.

There are so many ways you can transform any basement into a liveable space; get started by reviewing the Angie's List Guide to Basement Remodeling.

staircase with painted spindles and stained stair treads
Interior PaintingStaircaseHandyman
A stair railing and banister add dramatic elements to a home, but over time wear and tear begin to show.
RemodelHandyman
Experts say some 43 million homeowners a year attempt a do-it-yourself project, and an estimated one in five suffers an injury.
HandymanRemodel
In an effort to save time and money, homeowners may turn into DIY weekend warriors. However, if you don't have the level of experience, correct tools and time, that do-it-yourself project could cost more than just money in the long run. Assess your skills and time before you start to tackle a job on your own.
little girl playing on Lego wall
Handyman
Tired of stepping on Legos? This DIY project will help you keep them off the floor for good.
Troy Johnson putting up a garden cottage
Playground EquipmentHandyman
Whether you're looking to build that new IKEA cabinet or a kid's swingset, assembly pros in Tampa can save time and hassle by completing in hours a job that might have taken you days.
 
Close

FOLLOW US ON