February 2016 | Pittsburgh Remodeling Company
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February 2016

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What’s the benefit of the Lead Carpenter system?

We use a Lead Carpenter system Different companies take different approaches to remodeling projects. Our company utilizes a Lead Carpenter system, in which the primary carpenter on site shares in some of the project management responsibilities.  This system gives us the most versatility to tackle different sized projects. And you'll find our carpenters exceed your expectations.Check out some of the advantages below to see if a lead carpenter is something you would want to have on your next project! Advantages of the Lead Carpenter system are: [no_unordered_list style="circle" number_type="circle_number" animate="yes" font_weight=""]Better communication with homeowners means better customer service Fewer mistakes in the field Reduced homeowner frustration (because the Lead Carpenter is on top of things) Better accountability, and no need for finger pointing Paperwork and change orders typically turnaround faster[/no_unordered_list]If you’re interviewing contractors for...

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How much design do you need?

We’re a Design + Build remodeling firm and talk about the benefits of design constantly, but how much design work do you really need in order to build the project successfully? How much design work do you need in order to get a meaningful estimate from a contractor?The opposite of design is to “just wing it,” and we’ve found that more often than not, improvised projects turn out poorly. If you don’t know what to expect from a home remodeling project, or your contractor doesn’t clarify what you should expect, how can anyone meet your expectations? Good design is a small upfront investment that can pay for itself many times over throughout the project. There are several different kinds of design to take into account: [no_unordered_list style="circle" number_type="circle_number" animate="yes" font_weight=""]Aesthetic: How...