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To Bid or Not to Bid?

Posted on August 29th, 2014 in Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Contractor Tips, Exterior Remodeling, General Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling | no comments

 
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The Fundamental Differences Between Design Build and Design Bid Build As a homeowner, you’ll have many choices to make regarding your home remodeling project and your construction partner. Before you begin, it’s important to understand the differences between the two most common construction options: Design Build vs. Design Bid Build. Understanding how design build vs. design-bid-build contracts work may help you better decide the type...
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Starting a New Home Remodeling Project? Avoid These 8 Design Mistakes

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 in Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Design Tips, General Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling | no comments

 
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1. Ignoring Current Square Footage in Quest for a New Addition In today’s world, more of anything is often perceived as better. Unless of course you’re talking about debt, gray hair, and the almost unavoidable pounds we tend to pack on between Thanksgiving and the Super Bowl. But when it comes to adding space to your home, you can often get more without having to build a new addition. A good design + build firm can help you find ways to...
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Featured Client: Creating a Space for Friends and Family

Posted on April 10th, 2012 in Basement Remodeling, Company News | no comments

 
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Out happy clients: more space is great!   MainStreet Design Build is excited to announce another new blog series that will showcase a featured client and their most recent home improvement project with us. We hope you enjoy learning about your Detroit metro area neighbors projects and remodeling experiences. We’d love to hear your comments about these projects or your projects, so please share them!     In this post,...
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Bringing New Life to Your Home’s Lower Level

Posted on March 27th, 2012 in Basement Remodeling, Company News | no comments

 
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MainStreet Design Build Basement Remodeling Project – Rendering of the Bar Area   Have you considered finishing your basement? You’re not alone: many Detroit-area homeowners are opting to make use of this valuable space in their homes, bringing new life to their lower levels with well-planned remodeling projects.   MainStreet is currently finishing a walk-out lower level space in a lake front home for homeowners looking...
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Q: Do Finished Basements Really Add More Living Space?

Posted on March 15th, 2012 in Basement Remodeling | no comments

 
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An in-progress basement remodel by MainStreet Design Build   Clients in the Detroit metro area come to us for a host of remodeling projects, including finished basements.  Often, they have questions about this type of project and will likely ask the big one: Do finished basements really add more living space?   A: If you’re considering this type of remodel, this is a worthwhile question to mull over. According to Wikipedia:...
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