Home Renovations

Where you belong.

Home remains a constant – whether it’s revamping a kitchen to accommodate culinary aspirations, reimagining a dull living room into an inviting retreat, or refurbishing an entire house to adapt to changing family dynamics, the art of home renovation wields the power of change. Beyond the cosmetic enhancements, renovation addresses structural integrity and energy efficiency, bringing beauty and practicality together.

At Unique Stairways, we consider it a privilege to be part of your home renovation.  We are earnest about transforming dated interiors and tired exteriors into modern havens that reflect your personal style and every-changing needs.  Our mastercraftsmen work diligently to bring your home aspirations to life.  

There is an excitement that comes as walls are knocked down, floors are laid, and your spaces are reshaped.  The Unique Stairways design team meticulously plans all of our home renovations with a keen eye for detail, and is always resourceful in their problem solving. Your ideas and hopes are laid out in material selection and color palettes.  And even the unexpected challenges that so often come with home renovations become opportunities for our innovative craftsmen to create solutions.  Our mission to rejuvenate your home into a new haven, a place where you – and those you care about – feel like you belong.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Home Renovations FAQs:

Assessing the need for home renovation depends on various factors. Look for signs like deteriorating infrastructure, outdated design, water damage, pest infestations, or increasing maintenance costs. Additionally, consider renovating if you want to enhance functionality, improve energy efficiency, or increase your property’s value. The timing for starting renovations varies but is often best done when you have a clear budget, a well-thought-out plan, and enough time to complete the project without rushing.  The design team at Unique Stairways offers guidance in determining these things. Contact us today to start the design process!

Planning is crucial for a successful home renovation. Start by defining your goals and priorities. Assess your budget realistically, including contingency funds for unexpected costs. Research and gather ideas from home improvement magazines, websites, and social media platforms. Create a detailed scope of work and hire reputable contractors or professionals. Obtain necessary permits if required. Communicate clearly with your contractors about your expectations, and always have a written contract in place. Keep a close eye on the project’s progress and be prepared to adapt to any unforeseen changes.  At Unique Stairways, we believe that one of the most important tools required in successful home renovations is communication – between our clients and ourselves, and us and our vendors.

Staying within budget while maintaining quality is essential in home renovations. Consider the following tips to control costs:

  • Get Multiple Quotes: Obtain estimates from different contractors and suppliers to compare prices and services.
  • Prioritize Necessities: Focus on essential repairs and improvements first before considering cosmetic upgrades.
  • Reuse and Recycle: Salvage and reuse materials or furniture when possible to reduce expenses.
  • Avoid Scope Creep: Stick to the initial plan and avoid constant changes or additions that can drive up costs.
  • Timing Matters: Schedule your renovation during off-peak seasons when contractors may offer lower rates.
  • Negotiate Smartly: Negotiate with contractors or suppliers, but ensure you don’t compromise on quality to save a few bucks.

Remember that every home renovation project is unique, and seeking advice from experienced professionals can significantly increase the likelihood of a successful and satisfying outcome.  Unique Stairways has successfully completed well-executed home renovations for decades. We know the area and the industry.  We have painstakingly built collaborative relationships with expert vendors. And we are home owners ourselves – we know how to find the balance between costs and quality.