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David Shak

How to Pick a Great Contractor

One of the most important parts of planning your renovation is picking the right contractor. You could be working together for an extended period of time, maybe even on multiple projects. Hiring the right contractor could be the difference between your renovations dreams and nightmares. To make this task less daunting, we’ve gathered a few tips to help find yourself a rockstar contractor. Ge ...[Read More]

Planning Your Dream Renovation

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Planning a renovation is pretty tough, there are a lot of things to take into consideration. Your space has requirements that it must be suited for, code requirements it needs to meet, and if you ever think about selling your house in the future you will need this information. Planning isn’t easy but it is one of the most important parts of your renovation process. Check out this great renov ...[Read More]

DIY Painting Tips, Tricks, and a Step-By-Step Guide

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When I was in high school I used to work summers as an occasional painter for a contractor I knew. Sometimes we would go to houses after renters had left and have an entire house to paint in just a week or two. Needless to say as I read down this list of tips by Nicole, from, I was extremely impressed. It is the most thorough and practical list of painting tips and tricks I have ...[Read More]

Contractor Interview: Chris Killian

Contractor Interview: Chris Killian

Have you ever wondered: “What is that contractor over there thinking?” or “How did he find out that renovating was his passion?” This week we’re introducing a new section to the RENOMii blog that aims to answer the questions you have about your contractor (or colleague). We will be interviewing contractors on a monthly basis to give you an insider’s view of cont ...[Read More]

To DIY or not to DIY?

To DIY or not to DIY?

There are so many great DIY projects online, but DIY is not the right fit for everyone. Read this great article we found, and learn where DIY projects fail, and when you should seek the help of a pro instead.  

Be realistic with your Renovation

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Creating a budget for your renovation seems like a simple task but don’t underestimate how quickly it can spiral out of control once the renovation begins. Staying within your budget takes a lot of self-control and often a little compromise. Nothing looks in your way at the start of the renovation. You are excited and ready for your contractor to get moving. Don’t worry you are not alone – T ...[Read More]