Certified Renovantage™ Contractors must pass our rigorous criteria and background checks before they can join the RENOVANTAGE team.
There is so [...]
We’ve all heard the horror stories, contractors taking hefty deposits from homeowners only never to be heard from or seen again. Projects coming to a startling halt, leaving families with an unfinished job that looks more like a construction zone than a home. It’s no surprise that homeowners are becoming more and more cautious when[…]
A bit of careful planning will help you avoid costly delays and disappointment. Before you commit to your bathroom renovation, make sure you balance the look you want with the technical aspects of how your bathroom actually works. Consider gutting your old bathroom. If you have tiles that need replacing, chances are you have surprises[…]
Before you renovate, use this checklist to avoid costly mistakes. To be a good candidate for a cost-effective renovation, your basement must also be a safe, healthy foundation for your whole home. The foundation supports the structure above it and resists the pressure of the soil around it. Fixing any foundation problems before you renovate[…]
Knowing what your home will be worth can guide your renovation budget. Source ©2012 Appraisal Institute of Canada. All rights reserved. Use their handy worksheet to calculate your return on investment at: http://component.aicanada.ca/e/resourcecenter_renova.cfm
Here’s an overview of how your Certified Renovantage Contractor will work with you to ensure your dream renovation is on time and on budget. Seven Project Steps 1. Needs and Budget Discussion 2. Preliminary Agreement 3. Design Phase 4. Plan Approval and Work Order 5. Design and Finish Selections 6. Pre-Construction Meeting 7. The Renovation