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Amy’s Blog Series: Punch Out Phase

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Amy’s Blog Series: Punch Out Phase

by Amy Iverson / August 1, 2019

We are in the "Punch Out" phase of our project.  This is where it all comes together. Our project manager told us he had it all under control and it turns out he did. Seems like a slow couple of weeks as details are being tended too and making sure all contract items are installed.  But this time period is important, as these are the nitty-gritty items you will be...

20 Questions to Ask Your Contractor

by Adam Jensen / July 29, 2019

It's frustrating as a contractor who truly cares about our homeowners to hear stories from families about the terrible experiences they have had with contractors. It is even more frustrating to be that homeowner dealing with the contractor. This is why the construction industry has a bad reputation. The good news is that there are a lot of good contractors out there! So, here are some questions to ask the...

Amy’s Series: Ready For Construction

by Amy Iverson / May 30, 2019

Measure Meeting: Now that we have made our color and material selections, our project is almost ready for production.  Next we will be meeting with our Project Manager, Steve Marco.  At this meeting the plan dimensions will be verified, ceiling details will be discussed,  and look for cracks that could be issues.  We will also confirm how the crew will be entering the home, how the online calendar works, and...

Amy’s Series: Selection Meeting 1 of 2

by Amy Iverson / May 9, 2019

https://youtu.be/z1NWPVaX6Ws Part 1 - What happens in a selection meeting After you sign the proposal, the next step is meeting with your Project Developer.  Pam and Chelsea were our Project Developers and were great in helping us with plan details and color selections. They made the selection process fun and stress free as we worked through all the details.   https://youtu.be/cy2AtwNX94I Part 2 - How Our Selection Meeting Went The...

Introduction to Amy’s Basement Blog Series

by Amy Iverson / May 2, 2019

[embed]https://youtu.be/chYJ8LOMWtQ[/embed] Steve and I bought a new house this past summer.  When we moved in we had lots of projects and renovations that we wanted to accomplish. We quickly started making a list and prioritizing.  Yes, finishing the basement was on the list, but is was at the very bottom.  So far at the bottom we didn't even know if we were going to finish it.  After living here for...

The Homeowner Experience

by Adam Jensen / March 5, 2019

Remodeling can be a rough process especially when going through a large renovation such as a finished basement. A lot goes into the project from insulation, walls, flooring, electrical, and plumbing. Finding a company that cares for the customers overall experience can make a big difference throughout the project. We recently received the following comments from a homeowner regarding their project: They are very well organized, communicate well and always...