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To Build or Renovate Your Vancouver Home?

September 10, 2013

beatty-lca-after-07Many Homeowners have the question whether to renovate their vancouver home or build new. Here are a couple of factors to consider:

Get an estimate – Before you commit to a renovation or new build, getting an estimate can give you a sense of how much you will be spending. This will give you the ability to decide whether it’s worth living in your space or starting new.

Find a good contractor
– Choosing a contractor is choosing a partner. You will be working together for an extended period so trust, competence and common goals are key. Ask the tough questions, check references and trust your instincts.

Incentives – Some rebates, like energy audits, are available for renovations. Search on line and ask your contractor what is available for you.

Return on Investment–  Before you commit to the type of renovation or build you should consider if the investment is worthwhile.  For example painting and interior decorating offers up to 73% return, and kitchen renovations offer an average 72% return on investment.

Eco-friendliness – Think green, there’s nothing greener than working with what you already have. Doing a renovation to upgrade your  home using sensible materials is much more eco- friendly than ripping down your home and putting it in a landfill.

Contact a Vancouver contractor and get the best out of your investment.

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  • I want to thank you again for the great service you have personally provided from start to finish of our project. It has been very much enjoyed and appreciated.

    I would be happy to speak with any future prospective customers on your and your companies behalf.

    Larry D, Vancouver
  • We have undertaken several projects over the past couple of years using your company’s services and have found you to be attentive to our needs and concerns, responsive to our requests, and as efficient as the busy construction industry can under existing conditions.

    Christopher T. Wilson – President, Faireharbour Strata NW 649, Tsawassen
  • When our renovations were complete, we were very pleased with the quality and detail of the work that had been done. Also the estimated time in which Todd quoted at the beginning was accurate.

    Peter M., Richmond
  • Todd is very organized and detail-oriented as well as being incredibly reliable…Todd represents a high level of professionalism within the work being done as well as on a personal level.

    David C., Vancouver
  • A special thanks is due to Todd for seeing to it that the work progressed efficiently, with materials and trades people arriving when needed.

    Doug & Lyn B., Langley
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