Tag archive for Home Improvement

How to Set a Budget for Your Renovation

How to Set a Budget for Your Renovation

The first conversation any client wants to have is cost. Renovating or adding on to your house is no small investment. And we’ve met plenty of homeowners who abandoned their home improvement plans once they got a clear understanding of cost. Avoid this by setting your…

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Shop Like a Pro

Shop Like a Pro

A major part of the renovation process is shopping. For better or worse, there are so many products and finishes on the market that finding the right thing (for the right price) takes strategy. Unlike a shirt or a camera or a cell phone, you…

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The Client’s Guide to Being Pushy

The Client’s Guide to Being Pushy

In addition to the services I expected to provide as an architect – drawing, modeling, product research, etc. — I find I give a lot of social and psychological advice. Renovations bring out the best in people. And since that last sentence is written and…

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