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Why Can’t I See an Itemized Price Breakdown?

“How to Buy Remodeling” Blog Series – Part Two Why Can’t I See an Itemized Price Breakdown? “Can you give me an itemized price for this project: materials and labor for cabinets, countertops, flooring?  I want to make sure what is included in what I’m buying.”  We get that question a lot when we’re talking to clients.  And the answer is no.  The explanation is this: when you buy a project, like a Read More

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Why Does Remodeling Cost So Much?

“How to Buy Remodeling” Blog Series – Part One  My bathroom is $25,000?! Why so much? The reason it costs so much is because there is $25,000 worth of work in the job.  If we want it to cost less, what we have to do is take out some of the items that we are including.  If you go grocery shopping and the bill is high, it’s because you bought more groceries.  If you want the bill to be lower, you have to buy less.  If you buy a car and it has features tha
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Kopke Remodeling & Design Earns Esteemed 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

    www.angieslist.com    Kopke Remodeling & Design Earns Esteemed 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service

Kopke Remodeling & Design has earned the service industry-coveted 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Aw
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Price of Roofing Materials Scheduled to Increase 10-13% in February 2013

We just received three letters from different roofing material suppliers explaining the imminent price increases that are scheduled for this coming February.  If you need a new roof, we would suggest placing an order sometime in December or January.
 
 
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What is a Realistic Time Frame for Your Remodeling Project?

Is it too late to get your kitchen or bathroom remodeled in time for the holidays?  If you haven’t signed your contract already, probably. Major home remodels take time, especially if you want them done right. Here are some guidelines that are realistic: Standard Bathroom (not gutted) with fixtures and tile replacement, etc. in same locations – 3 weeks Add…. 2 weeks for custom showe
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Health Hazards During Home Remodeling

Many of the homes built prior to 1978 have asbestos and paint with lead in it. Lead-containing paint, dust, and chips may present significant health risks if not handled correctly. A federal law from 1996 forces disclosure to anyone buying, renting, or remodeling this type of housing. The seller must disclose any information regarding the use of lead paint pri
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