Q: How long does a kitchen remodel take?
A: Each project is unique, but for a rough estimate allowing for material production and lead time and all the phases of a remodel, you could be looking at four to six weeks, not including planning and designing.
Q: How do I prepare for kitchen remodeling?
A: The most important thing to do is designate an area to be your kitchen "stand-in". This way you won't be stuck paying for expensive meals out during the reno. So, create an area where you can prepare food to the best of your ability. Aside from that, we've got it covered!
Q: How long does a bathroom remodel take?
A: If you don't run into any bumps along the way, you can be look at roughly 23 days.
Q: What comes first during bathroom remodeling?
A: For a full renovation, any demolition will start first, followed by plumbing and electrical. Cabinets and painting come next, followed by toilet installation, fixtures and flooring.
Q: What type of budget am I looking for with a bathroom or kitchen remodeling project?
A: This is a great question and there are several factors that will impact the budget for a remodeling project. From materials desired, to appliance upgrades and installation, to current electrical and plumbing that exists within the property, and more! Our experts will work with you to discuss your budgeting needs, desired aesthetic, functionality and layout so we can ensure customer satisfaction with each project! Call (515) 402-7980 to schedule your remodeling assessment today.
Q: Do I need permits to remodel a bathroom or kitchen?
A: Only if you are changing your home's existing footprint, electrical system or plumbing.
Q: What types of countertop damage can be repaired?
A: All countertops can be repaired. Whether they're ruptured, cracked, chipped, water damaged, or stained from chemicals or hot dishes.
Q: What counter materials can be repaired?
A: All of them, even chipped granite or quartz can be repaired. Concrete, butcher block, marble-we've fixed them all!
Q: Should I refinish or replace my countertops?
A: We recommend refinishing. You can update the look of your countertop for a low price. If you want a very big change though, you can go for replacing.
Q: What is the difference between cabinet resurfacing and refacing?
A: Resurfacing keeps the cabinet boxes, but replaces doors and decorative elements. Refacing simply means giving the visible surfaces a change with paint, stain, etc.
Q: Which renovations give a return on investment?
A: Bathroom and kitchen renovations have the highest return on investment of any remodeling project. It can be between 80% and more than 100%!
Q: Why is remodeling so expensive?
A: When you remodel, you are upgrading and installing new updated appliances. Smaller renovations aren't that pricey, but for larger ones it can be similar to building from the ground up. But consider the energy savings you will have down the road by having those updated appliances, as well as the monetary return should you choose to sell. Remodeling is a great investment!