The Multi Bid Fallacy

By:  Doug Traver, MCR, CKBR – Traver Construction, Inc.                                      Conventional wisdom recommends that homeowners who are planning a remodeling project collect three or more bids.  However, rather than collecting bids we strongly urge that you seek the best-qualified remodeling professional just like you do when selecting other professionals. For many qualified contractors getting bids suggests…

Wall Finishing Trends

By:  Melinda Dzinic, CR, CKBR, UDCP, Euro Design Build owner Is wallpaper back and the faux finish out?  This seems to be the favorite question these days by consumers who are looking for a smart way to invest their dollars as they embark on a home improvement journey of a single room or an entire…

Start Planning your Outdoor Living Space Now

Courtesy:  Paul Zuch, CR, Capital Renovations Group The spring season is upon us.  A well-planned outdoor living space is essential for a backyard haven.  Start planning a stylish, functional extension to your existing home now.  The project timeline for most outdoor living spaces is 60 to 90 days from design to  construction.  A Design/Build firm…