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4 Phases of Remodeling Project

Four Phases of a Remodeling Project – The Corinthian Way

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There are many ways to get from point A to point B and at Corinthian we believe that having a clear roadmap to guide you is a benefit. A remodeling project is no different. In this blog, I’m going to map out the four phases of the remodeling process that we use to give our homeowners the remodeling project of their dreams. Phase 1: Planning Phase You’ve decided you’d like to remodel. Maybe it’s your master suite or your kitchen…

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Construction Contract Bacon

How A Remodeling Construction Contract Can Save Your Bacon

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Although it may be obvious to have a construction contract when undertaking a remodeling project, I find that many people don’t know exactly what should be in it. This can lead to unnecessary challenges during their remodeling project. Read on to learn how we handle construction contracts and why we think our way saves everyone’s bacon. For the State of Indiana, it is required to have the following content included in your construction contract: The name of the homeowner and address…

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So You’re Thinking About Remodeling Your Home – Taking the First Steps

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Remodeling your home, whether one room or a whole home refresh, can be a daunting thought. You’ve no doubt gotten many ideas from Houzz, Pinterest, your friends and maybe even visiting some open houses in your neighborhood. And you probably have a budget in mind although you may not have a clear idea of what that budget will actually get you. And then you decide you’re ready to get the process started. But how? In our perfect world, you’ve found…

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Our Shameless Plug aka Why Work with Corinthian When Remodeling Your Home?

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Why Corinthian – Who we are We are a full-service remodeling contractor. We engage in all types of residential remodeling and renovation projects. From bathroom and kitchen remodels, all the way to whole house renovations and tear downs. Basically, if you own home but don’t love something about your space we can help you. As opposed to specializing in just one type of project like basement build outs or deck projects, we have experience designing spaces are both beautiful and…

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Bathroom Remodel

How Much Will My Bathroom Remodel Cost?

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Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes and serve some of your family’s most intimate activities. So when you are ready for a bathroom remodel but you are wondering how much will it cost, we wanted to break down some various bathroom scenarios that you could use as you plan. Basic “Face Lift” Powder (Half) Bath Remodel Project We will begin with the basic “face lift” powder room or half bathroom – just a lavatory sink and toilet. It seems…

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Kitchen Remodel

How Much Will My Kitchen Remodel Cost?

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Are you ready to undertake a kitchen remodel project, but you have no idea of how much it is going to cost? I understand that this can be totally frustrating! So what I would like to do is cut right to the chase and give you some “ballpark numbers” on our typical kitchen renovations in the Indianapolis market. You may need to adjust these numbers based on where you live, but they’re a good starting point. Basic “Face Lift” Kitchen…

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Design Retainer Agreement

How a Design Retainer Agreement is the Best Remodeling Project Diagnostic Tool

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Before I explain what a Design Retainer Agreement (DRA) is, let me first start out by sharing with you a situation that might help shed some light on the subject. Let’s say, for example, that you are not feeling well. You may have some body aches and a migraine headache from time to time with some occasional stomach cramps. So, you set up an appointment with your family doctor. You proceed to explain all your symptoms and then the doctor…

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6 Questions to Ask Your Friends About Remodeling

6 Questions to Ask Your Friends About Their Remodeling Project When Planning Yours

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What do you do when you want to start a remodeling project on your home and you don’t know where to begin? One of my first recommendations is to ask your friends and family who has recently had a project similar to yours. Here are 6 questions you can ask to determine if their remodeling contractor is right for you.   1. Were they happy with the experience AND the results? If they can’t answer an unequivocal “YES” then the…

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scope of work

What is a Remodeling Project Scope of Work and Why It’s Critical To Your Success

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Have you ever ordered something online, only to get it in the mail and be deeply disappointed because it wasn’t what you thought it would be? Or what about… saving for a long time to go on that dream vacation, then being extremely disappointed by the lack luster accommodations or poor service that you received. I think many of us have been let down or disappointed at one time or another on things that we may have bought in the…

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9 Questions to Ask Your Remodeling Contractor

9 Questions You Should Ask Your Remodeling Contractor

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When planning a remodeling project, most people set out to do their due diligence when selecting a remodeling contractor (or firm). Your project may be a kitchen remodel or master bath remodel, or something larger like a room addition or whole house remodel. No matter what the scale of the project, it is a common school of thought to start out by interviewing three or even more remodeling contractors.  This sounds like a solid foundation for “due diligence”. Better interviewing…

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