How to choose the right brands for your next home remodeling project
Monday, January 18, 2016
Here are 10 considerations you should always keep in mind when choosing the right products and brands for your next home remodeling project.
1. Trust in brand name.
2. Design options that fit your style.
You should never have to skimp on style to complete your projects. With so many available options, you can go beyond standard, builder grade materials and choose pieces that accurately reflect your personal style. Look for brands that strive to uphold the classics while bringing you fresh, innovative offerings that evolve as your tastes do.
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3. Durability and reliability.
4. Available where you shop.
6. Wide selection of options.
7. Easy to clean and maintain.
What will the maintenance and upkeep be like? Marble counter-tops are gorgeous but are you prepared to be on egg shells every time someone goes in your kitchen for fear they may spill or etch the finish? It's important to think about what the day-to-day maintenance will be like before you make a decision on appearance alone.
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8. Previous experience.
9. Product guarantee/ warranty.
Consider the product guarantee/ warranty that's offered by the manufacturer. A generous warranty can signal a high quality product and confidence that the product is going to work the way it is supposed to.
10. Easy to install.
The final deciding factor may be the ease of installation. Can you install the product on your own? Or do you need to hire a professional to take care of it? Consider your budget, skill-level and timing for your project in order to make the best decision.
What other factors do you consider when planning your home remodeling projects? Comment below to let us know!