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Remodel & Renovate in Encinitas : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jan 6, 2017
Dee Dee Brix answered:
-Remodeling is replacing existing fixtures/floors/cabinetry etc.
-Rebuilding (to me) means "gut-renovating", gutting down to the studs so the work includes new electrical wiring, new insulation, new pipes, but the original structure is used.
-New construction is when a brand new home is built on land - or after the existing structure was torn down. Even the studs are new. Sometimes the owner/builder leaves the existing foundation but the entire structure above ground is brand new, and I still call that 'New Construction'.
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Wed Aug 17, 2016
Ginny asked:
We are closing on an older home (1975, 2300sqft, 2-story) which thick heavy textured walls throughout. We had been thinking about skim-coating the walls and re-texture, but also wanting…
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