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Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
How can window screens be placed on windows after iron burgular bars are installed?
There should still be a bit of space left to be able to put a screen in. If you're having trouble with it though you could always get a professional out to check on it for you. I'm sure ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 12, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Diana Hellman, Real Estate Pro in 10538
Diana Hellman answered:
Is it good idea to take hardwood option with the builder or take the carpet and do the hardwood later?
In my opinion, the hardwood option is definitely the better option. Many buyers have allergies and prefer the hardwood, and generally it is preferred by most buyers today.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 19, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Gary Birtles, Other/Just Looking in Scottsdale, AZ
Gary Birtles answered:
I am looking for a reputable general contractor for a 203k home repair in Dallas TX. Home has been inspected. Any recommendations? Need ASAPThank you.
You may have to look into a few different contractors for those various task. Contractors usually just specialize in one of those areas. I suggest reading a few online reviews for contr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 27, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 75224
Jason Todd, Real Estate Pro in Lewisville, TX
Jason Todd answered:
Looking for an inexpensive builder in DeSoto
Hello Dmitry,

I have worked with many builders and have done some really great negotiating . However I think the $60 a sq ft is going to be really tough though.Let me know if you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 18, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Elizabeth Sc…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Elizabeth Scarlett Morgan answered:
Is it feasible to build a home with cinder block construction in Dallas, and how comparable would the pricing be to framing construction?
An architect or builder should know construction code for City & County of Dallad.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Don Groff, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Don Groff answered:
Does anybody know a approximate cost to tear down a home on a lot, and prep it for a new build?
There are just going to be way too many variables to give an accurate estimate. I would bid out the project and get estimates from at least 3 different companies.

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0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Dixon Wong, Real Estate Pro in 75206
Dixon Wong answered:
Do I need a permit to re Sheetrock my Dallas condo since its a DIY job?
Hi Bigjinc,

I wouldnt think that would be a requirement. Most permit needs when you need a licensed electricial and plumbing work done to your property. But you should be fine. But l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 17, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Bill Crowther, Real Estate Pro in Davis County, UT
Bill Crowther answered:
Looking for a licensed contractor (75214) to do a small bath remodel. Would like someone that can show me their work and possibly use me as well.?
Talk to your realtor about their clients who do flips and see if you can share the contractors who are used to doing flips. Contractors who are good, (staying busy rehabbing an investor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 24, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Veteran Jose…, Real Estate Pro in 75052
Veteran Joseph Fernandez answered:
I need to have an 11 X 25 ' room addition added to the back of my house. ... how much per square foot should i expect to pay?

Alot of things come into consideration, building material, cost of your desired fixtures/window units. Feel free to contact me directl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 22, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Irving…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX Dallas Realtor answered:
What is a reasonable estimate for a complete gut renovation of a 1000sqft home in 75212? (walls, plumbing, electric, kitchen and baths). thanks
Recommend to contact contractors and obtain bids on the property '

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0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 17, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Reo Prep Ven…, Real Estate Pro in Texas
Reo Prep Vendor Management answered:
Can anyone recommend a reputable company to tear down a 900 sq ft frame house built in 1930's and garage in Little Forest Hills? Estimated cost?
You can contact for a list of approved vendors in your area. Many of the banks hire specific demo companies for specific reasons. If you use one of our approved vendors ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 17, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 75218…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX Dallas Realtor answered:
who built my home at, 1717 keesler cir. Suisun, ca.94585
You have posted this in Grand Prairie TX not in Ca.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 29, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Grand Prairie
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
It depends on where you a general rule I say you need a "condo" policy which covers the sheetrock in... so cabinets, appliances, furniture, damage to your unit if an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 12, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
T.E. Sumner, Real Estate Pro in 75040
T.E. Sumner answered:
Are you allowed to make any structural changes to an apartment if you buy it?
We are all assuming you mean that property you're thinking of buying is in a row of townhouses or is a unit inside a building that has been converted to condominium.

In both c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 28, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas County
Sean Kimbrou…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Sean Kimbrough answered:
how much does it cost to tear down and rebuild a huse in Dallas, TX?
Based on insurance replacement cost estimators, mid-range price per square foot is between $95-115. High end houses are between $125-175. Keep in mind, these are to be considered rule-o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 8, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Dallas
Susan Long, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susan Long answered:
live in dallas.what's ave cost of converting garage to guest bedrm with bath (the area is adjacent to other bedrooms).& then bldg another 2
PetersCates is one of the better known designers in the Kessler Park area. They both live in Kessler and have their fingers on the pulse of the area!
Call Russ Peters at: 214-704-14 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 5, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 75214
Brian Rayl, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Brian Rayl answered:
Replacing flooring in den, kitchen, dining and living room - same floor. good idea to keep all wood laminate or go tile in kitchen? best resale value?
It all comes down to personal preference. Since you are thinking about laminate, the major concern with this is with splashes of water or keeping it clean. Obviously laminate holds up t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 1, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Garland
Will Short, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Will Short answered:
Can someone tell me the name of an excellent contractor in the Lakewood area experienced remodeling older homes with sensitivity to historic detail?

As several have already mentioned, Brian Gream is a wonderful choice in the area of historically-sensitive remodels. He remodeled our 1923 bungalow in 2008 and did an amazing ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jan 14, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Lakewood
Zmbrennan, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Zmbrennan answered:
Where can I find blueprints or floorplans to my house in Dallas, Tx. ?
How old is this house? If its a newer home and in the city limits the Dallas Planning and Zoning Department may have a copy. If its not new, you can find the builder many times by sear ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 19, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in 75216
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