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15 082013

Classic Remodeling Featured in Remodeling Magazine

Classic’s Bob Fleming will be a featured panelist in an upcoming Owner Series Webinar sponsored by GuildQuality, which will focus on how company owners preserve their core values and company culture while growing their business.  In advance of the webinar, the panelists shared some of their thoughts with Remodeling Magazine. Below is an excerpt of

25 072013

8 Tips For Keeping Your Home Safe While You Are Away

Planning your summer vacation? Don’t forget to make plans to keep your home and belongings safe while you are away. Here are a few practical tips to ensure your house stays safe, whether you are gone for a week or a month. 1.     Install interior lights with timers. Use the “random” setting to make your

27 062013

Classic Remodeling Wins 2013 Guildmaster Award for Residential Remodeling

We are pleased to announce that Classic Remodeling has been awarded a 2013 Guildmaster Award for exceptional customer service. GuildQuality, an independent customer satisfaction surveying company, has powered the Guildmaster Award since 2005 to celebrate service excellence in the building, remodeling, contracting, and home services professions. Over the past few months, GuildQuality reviewed numerous survey

15 052013

The Classic Difference – Superior Quality, Value and Service

What makes Classic different? We believe it is our commitment to providing quality craftsmanship, exceptional value and superior customer service that sets us apart from other design-build remodeling firms.It’s these principles that guide us every day and we strive to put them into practice on each project – no matter how large or small. The

01 052013

Universal Design Unites Form and Function

Although the housing market continues to show signs of improvement, the overwhelming majority of older homeowners are still expressing a desire to remain in their current homes as they age. As a remodeler, we are seeing an increase in the number of requests to retrofit our clients’ homes to accommodate their changing needs.This is where

26 032013

Protecting Your Investment: The Importance of a Good Warranty

As you research home remodeling professionals, one of the items you should address with each contractor you interview is their warranty program. The warranty serves as a guarantee that the contractor is committed to delivering a quality product, and leaves the homeowner feeling confident that their project will be done right the first time. But,

22 012013

Good Ideas Never Die – They Just Go Viral

In 2004, we began incorporating a hair dryer drawer into many of our bathroom vanity designs. The drawer included an outlet at the back that would allow the homeowner to conveniently store a hair dryer, without the hassle of unplugging it after each use.  We did a sketch, took a photo and submitted it to

18 122012

Advances in Home Automation

Home automation has really come a long way in recent years. What used to require elaborate and complex equipment can now be controlled from simple touchscreens or even Apple’s iPad. Home automation can be used by year round owners to control many systems or by seasonal owners who might want to monitor their second home’s

14 112012

Designing for Your Future – How to Plan Your Remodel for Aging in Place

While it’s quite easy to put off thinking about getting around when you are older, when it comes to planning your home renovation this might not be such a good idea. Thinking ahead about how you plan to live in your home is an invaluable process in remodeling. But how should you go about this

16 102012

Preparing for a Remodel: What Your Contractor Should Be Asking You

Now that you have asked your potential contractor a series of questions, it’s time to make sure they are asking you the right questions. Developing a good working relationship with your contractor is key to completing a successful remodel. During the planning process, your contractor should ask a series of questions in order to ascertain