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The way you feel about your location and surrounding areas play a big roll when deciding if you move or stay at your current home. Studies shows that about 70-75% of homeowners with the remodel – or move dilemma ultimately decide to stay in their home and make upgrades, addressing their lifestyle’s needs.A home equity line could help you pay for the improvements. The results of remodeling your home could be the best of both worlds- a home that fits your needs and lifestyle located in the neighborhood you like with the memories you love.

Before you move forward with your remodeling, make sure your dreams are realistic with your budget. Put in writing all your renovation goals and attach a price tag to each goal. This will help you keep your budget under control.

If your decision to move to a new home has to do with the need for more space, think in reconfiguring your home by making a more efficient layout. Consider adding a deck. It has been determined that at the time of the sale of your home, you will recoup more than 80 percent of the money you spend adding a deck. Minneapolis Contractor’s Choice offers all the products from ABC Supply to help you save money on your decking materials. We also have a network of contractors to help you stay on budget.

Considering that we can help you save time and money on your remodel, take advantage and finish your basement and add a bathroom to it. A basement space can be easily turned into a bar, man cave, media room or guest room. Attic conversions are also a good option to increase the living space, add an office or playroom. Make sure to add Energy Efficient Fixtures to your home.

Kitchen Remodel will always give you the best return on investment. Make your kitchen really cook. A kitchen and bathroom update equal added value. You will not only have the feeling of a new home, but you will get more than 90% return on investment due to the increase in the price of your home when the remodeling is done.

Go with stainless steel appliances, quartz or granite countertops. If you care to make your kitchen germ free go with quartz countertops for the kitchen and you can add granite countertops in any other part of your home.

Another easy way to renew your home is by replacing your degraded carpets and rugs. We carry different types of carpet for your budget and needs, including waterproof carpet, and luxury residential Fabrica carpet.

Take a pen and paper and walk around your home and make a list of all the things in need of repair; believe it or not small repairs can make a difference in the way your home looks. If walls or doors are covered with scratch marks, you have to fix it. We offer you 40% to 60% Discounts on Sherwin Williams products.

Another important factor are your doors, cabinets and bath hardware. We offer a complete selection of the latest designs of coordinating knobs, pulls, multi-point lock trim and many other hardware products that will make your home look great. We carry Emtek Hardware at wholesale prices.

One important factor to consider when adding the cost of remodeling vs buying a new home is the cost associated with the realtor and the home selling cost. Furthermore, the cost to finance your new home, the cash you need to put down, the cost to move and the cost to add the things you like/want to your new home.

Once you have clear what you need to give your home a makeover, it is time to go price shopping to the home improvement stores. While you are doing so, make sure you get a quote from MCC. We offer solid wood cabinets, countertops in Granite and Quartz, laminate flooring, luxury vinyl with lifetime warranty, solid wood flooring, ceramic tile, appliances and many more products made available by the best manufactures, including but not limited to Fieldstone Cabinetry, Ultracraft Cabinets, Shaw Floors, MCC Cabinets, Emtek Hardware, MSI Natural Surfaces, Sherwin Williams Paint.

We offer Low Prices without sacrificing the quality of our products.

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FIELDSTONE CABINETRY with over 900,000 combinations of colors, wood types and door styles provides the choices you need to express your style.

 

 

Fieldstone Cabinetry spends time researching trends and developing new doors, colors and accessories to set the pace for today’s home interiors. Inset Cabinetry is a time honored design. Craftsmen generations ago created fine inset cabinetry for their homes and select clients. Today, you can have the clean, distinctive lines of inset cabinetry, built with quality Fieldstone Cabinetry Construction.

Take your home to a whole new level with Fieldstone Cabinetry. Contact Us for special promotions and the new designs.

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Should you buy Quartz or Granite Countertops?

You are likely wondering about the pros and cons of quartz (engineered quartz countertops) vs granite countertops.

I will share with you some of the reasons given by homeowners who chose natural granite over quartz.

Nothing Beats The Natural Material: This is the approach of homeowners who choose solid wood flooring instead of engineered wood or laminate. This is the reason to select granite, slate, limestone and other natural stones over quartz countertops.

Some providers of quartz say that quartz is up to 93% natural because of the content of crushed quartz. Indeed, it is true, however the fact that quartz is heavily process and contains 7% resin and pigment takes away the natural feel and it’s a no, no for some homeowners. Quartz countertops are easy to keep clean with milder cleaners.

Quartz Countertops are scratch resistant, heat proof, stain resistant and it has a more consistent pattern from one slab to the other. Quartz countertops are also more durable than granite.

It is important to consider that the look of a natural stone (granite and other natural surfaces) will always be unique, with slight change in color and grains. There never will be two identical pieces.

Granite is heat proof and it’s low maintenance product, some granite only requires sealing every 3 to 5 years. Granite is also bacteria resistant, granite resist most substances that can stain, such tea, wine or coffee. Granite can withstand most of house cleaners, and its durability makes it a lifetime investment. However, Granite can crack and chip more readily that engineered stone.

If you prefer a natural stone make the commitment to seal it yourself or have it sealed by a processional on a regular basis, clean stains immediately. Don’t leave wet or dirty dishes on countertop for long periods of time.

As per Quartz Countertops( Engineered Stone) there as some benefits that make it more appealing to some home owners, quartz countertops are easy to keep Germ – Free:

The fact that quartz is an engineered product it makes it non porous. Granite slate and other natural stones do have pores and tiny capillaries within the minerals, those natural structures wick up liquid, which could cause staining if not cleaned promptly.

If cleanliness is your main concern, quartz countertops are a better choice. You can have the same germ free result from natural stones if you sealed well, but if sealant breaks down, your countertop could let bacteria grow.

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Shaw Flooring offers products for any lifestyle; pets, kids and high traffic. Timeless Hardwood, Wooden Textures, Stone, Laminate, Vinyl, Ceramic.  Shaw is a leading commercial carpet and commercial hardwood provider for retail, commercial, and Goverment sectors.

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