Five Guys Construction Offers Remodeling Ideas for Your Gilbert, AZ Home

October 1, 2013 9:31 pm Published by

Does this sound familiar? You’re renting a three-bedroom house with a two-car garage and a big backyard. You decide you want to hang some photos, paint the walls, and would like to see the kitchen countertops redone because they are very badly cracked. Unfortunately, you have to ask permission from your landlord before you nail frame hooks to the wall or paint the living room walls a cranberry red. Don’t even bother asking him to replace the countertops! If he really thought they needed replacing, it would have been done before you moved in.

One of the best things about owning your own home is that you don’t have to check in with a landlord if you want to change something. Home improvement projects can be an exciting luxury of homeownership, but be sure to do your research on materials and cost before you set your plans in stone. While planning to do a home remodel yourself is always an option, if you do decide to hire a professional, contact the pros at Five Guys Construction for home remodeling in Gilbert, AZ.

Remodeling can bring new life to your home by sprucing up spaces in the house that need updating or possible repairs. Whether you want to do it yourself or will be bringing in a professional, here are some home remodeling ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

Lighting

One of the simplest ways to add a little change to your home is to get new light fixtures. Choose fixtures that speak to your personality and ones that look right in your home. Some wall or ceiling fixtures can easily be removed and replaced with a new one, but more elaborate fixtures may require a bit of light remodeling, like taking out a section of ceiling that includes electrical work. In this case, if you are not familiar with electricity or wiring, you must consult a professional for your safety and the safety of others.

Countertops

Are your kitchen countertops from a past decade? That avocado green laminate right out of the 1970’s is probably not the most attractive, so remodel it! When deciding on new countertops, choose a strong and sturdy material that will stand up to heavy kitchen use and select a classic color that is able to rotate warmly through the seasons. Popular home countertop materials for kitchen remodeling projects include granite, marble, tile, laminate and stainless steel, or first try refinishing the ones you already have. If you have ugly laminate counters, but the cost is too great for a high-end stone, consider painting them. There are paint kits specifically for a laminate surface available that can completely transform your kitchen with the natural look of granite or marble.

Flooring

Your floors have an important 24/7 job. Besides adding major aesthetics to your home, they also keeps the heat or cold out throughout the year and is the traffic center of each room in the house. Head out to a home improvement store and walk around on some floors beginning with popular materials like laminate, hardwood, ceramic tile or carpet. With so many flooring options at your fingertips, choosing the right one for your home can be tricky and frustrating. From selecting the perfect flooring to full installation, the professionals at Five Guys Construction can help you with your floor remodeling needs in Gilbert, AZ.

 

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