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Kelsey Compa…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Kelsey Compars answered:
Anyone know a Good roofers?
If you are looking to do some roofing work on your home you want to make sure you are hiring reliable help. My parents recently had some repairs done on their home. The way they found t ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Remodel & Renovate in Glencoe
Todd Weber, Real Estate Pro in 32413
Todd Weber answered:
How much does it cost to knock down a wall that separates the kitchen from the dining room to create a better flow for a small home?
Take note of electrical and plumbing as that expense to reroute can far outweigh the removal cost of the wall. Another consideration is the flooring on each side of the wall will need t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Remodel & Renovate in Oakland
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
Good recommendations for Chicago based handyman or handywoman?
Jason Truncale is good. His cell is 773-220-7300
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Remodel & Renovate in Ravenswood
Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
How important do you think is carpet cleaning in a home remodel?
If you're redoing any part of that room or doing deep cleaning there, you might as well do everything and make the room look great. I know that I would want to do everything possible du ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 6:43pm Remodel & Renovate in 96782
Caleb Hart, Renter in Orem, UT
Caleb Hart answered:
Painting the interior of a townhouse: DIY vs. professionals
Would you be able to say that you're a good painter right now. It doesn't take a whole lot of skill, but you definitely want it to look good. Maybe you should get a quote from a profess ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 3:47pm Remodel & Renovate in 22311
djennifer009, Other/Just Looking in Salt Lake City, UT
djennifer009 answered:
I'd like to upgrade an asphalt parking lot and add 2 lighted 8-vehicle carports, who'd be the most reputable company in the area?
Check Angie's List for reviews of local contractors. An asphalt parking lot sounds like a good idea for your area, but it has to be installed right. If you don't take the time to find t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:53pm Remodel & Renovate in Fayetteville
VERREOS, Tony, Real Estate Pro in California
VERREOS, Tony answered:
Looking for average remodel costs per sq ft for a San Francisco house, increasing in size from 1700 sq ft to 2500 .
Hi Steve,
I find average pretty useless unless what you are looking for is the estimated cost to do a low end job supplied by HD or L's. You probably already know that remodels norma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 12:53pm Remodel & Renovate in 94117
Carol Lin, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Carol Lin answered:
Would enlarging the master bath which would decrease the master bedroom, increase or decrease the house value?
Hi there,

If the overall size of the master bathroom is tiny by master bathroom standards, I think enlarging it while decreasing the size of the master bedroom may make sense.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:03am Remodel & Renovate in 92069
spencerburto…, Home Owner in Portland, OR
spencerburtonforportland answered:
Anyone in Portland, OR know of someone who can make old, uneven concrete stairs look good?
I'm an independent stone mason
i cover uneven or cracked old concrete with cut and mortared flagstone. It comes out beautiful.
I started a new project today covering an old uneven an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 25, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Portland
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
It's legal to ad a bath to my garage in Santa Clara?
Get a permit before you add anything, they will not let you have one without meeting all of the building codes.
Got to city hall and ask them if it is permited.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 25, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 95050
Dandrews21, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
Dandrews21 answered:
The term "footprint," when speaking about house builds, does this refer solely to the carbon implications or taxable size?
What does term "footprint" cover in real estate terms?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 03574
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
Can the landlords do construction on the house while im renting the house?
In California, there is a concept that says that you have a leasehold estate and that you are entitled to quiet enjoyment of the property.

However the land lord is also required to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in California
Randy and Do…, Real Estate Pro in 83646
Randy and Doyelene Gridley answered:
Updating a laundry/bath and I was wondering if it's a positive for resale to install a stackable washer/dryer and add a 2nd shower from 3-1 1/2 to 3-2
If you don't already have two baths then adding a second shower to an existing bathroom with no tub will help. It sounds like you are taking space from existing utility room to add sho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 83642
Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
Can the landlords do construction on the house while im renting the house?
Are the repairs related to health and safety standards? Yes the land lord can make repairs. Did you move into the house with the understanding there would be improvements made to the pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in California
Eugene Dean, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Eugene Dean answered:
Stained Concrete Floors?
It really depends on the individual buyer, and the quality of the stain. A well-done floor can really be an asset to a home. There are a lot of designs available, so don't get anything ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 23, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 75023
Gail Blanche…, Real Estate Pro in Buxton, ME
Gail Blanchette answered:
How much value would I add to my home if we built a 2 car garage with a bonus room and a breezeway in Scarborough.?
After a winter with 100" of snow, you can bet a 2 car garage will add value to your home!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 23, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Scarborough
marcobravo45…, Home Buyer in Ingram, TX
marcobravo4548 answered:
Is Home Depot more expensive than General Contractors?
I had them put in a new heating and ac unit installed and for the unit that was put installed I could have saved $2000.00 if i would of used an outside contractor and I would a better u ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 22, 2015 Remodel & Renovate
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
how do I look up building codes?
I would suggest that you contact the city.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 21, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Austin
Gerald Vonbe…, Home Buyer in Jackson Springs, NC
Gerald Vonberger answered:
Does installing gutters add value to the home or is it something that buyers don't care about because it's not "fancy and shiny" ?
I think gutters are, as you said, not one of the "big ticket" items that would make potential buyers' mouths drop. However, anything you can do to prevent the functionality of your hous ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 48336
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