Becoming An Incredible General Contractor

When I started my own construction business, I was more concerned about racking up customers and winning bids than I was about customer service. Unfortunately, without a little bit of a personal touch, I started having trouble claiming repeat business. Fortunately, a friend of mine talked with me about developing my brand and being nicer to customers. I started really talking with people and trying to understand their construction goals. I want you to have a more successful construction business, which is why I started up this website. Here, you will find helpful tips for communicating effectively with clients and working with business partners.

3 Solutions for Affordable Kitchen Renovations That Can Change the Look of Your Home


An older kitchen can sometimes be an unsightly addition to your home. The kitchen may have decades-old décor and be in serious need of renovation. Some of the improvements you may want to do can include adding new cabinets, upgrading appliances, and changing the floors and counter tops. You may also be on a budget for some of these improvements. Here are some ideas that can help you change the look of your home with affordable kitchen renovations:

1. Refacing Cabinets to Give Them a New Look and New Life

Refacing cabinets can be a great way to change the look of your kitchen without completely replacing the cabinets. If you have wood doors, one option that may be done is removing them and refinishing them for a new look. The doors can also be replaced and the shell of the cabinets left in place. You may also want to consider adding wood veneers for appliances to make them match your kitchen and blend in better with the cabinetry makeover. In addition to cabinet refacing, new countertops can also be added to help change the look of your kitchen.

2. Upgrading Lighting for More Light and Improved Energy Efficiency

Lighting is also an important part of your kitchen design. If you have an older kitchen, there may not be enough light in the kitchen. You may want to consider improving the lighting with energy-efficient under-cabinet LED lighting. In addition, skylights can be added to the kitchen to provide more natural light and brighten up the kitchen. There are modern skylights that are affordable, and you can even install one yourself. Giving your kitchen more light is a great way to change its appearance.

3. Painting and New Floors to Give Your Kitchen a Modern Look

Painting is another thing that can be done to improve your kitchen design. You may want to choose neutral colors that are less likely to become outdated. The floors in your kitchen can also be updated for a new look and durable surfaces with materials like laminate and engineered flooring products. There are also modern materials that you may want to consider, such as vinyl, epoxy finishes, and lightweight concretes with acid staining.

These are some ideas that can help you change the look of your home with affordable kitchen renovations. If you are ready for a new look for your home, contact a kitchen-renovation contractor such as Qualtire Plumbing & Construction and talk with them about helping you with some of these improvements. 


12 October 2016