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Simple Updates can go a Long Way to Further Your Bathroom Remodel   Thinking about taking on a home improvement project? One of the most popular rooms to renovate in any house is the bathroom—after all, you use it every day! You might be thinking about selling your home, or perhaps you’re tired of outdated fixtures. Either way, you’ve decided that it’s time to renovate. In a bathroom, you’re looking for a few essential...

Price and preparation: the two main ingredients of a house that sells quickly. Price is going to be the first thing buyers check, so be sure to set a dollar amount that is fair, yet competitive. When buyers come calling, be sure to offer easy, hassle-free showings and frequent open houses. Price gets them in the door, but it’s preparation that gets you the offer.    You can’t just stick a ‘For...

A massive renovation to your home is a beautiful thing. People either renovate in order to make money (which is great), or to create a more desirable living space for themselves and their family (also great).    Of course, the renovation process isn’t as beautiful as the end result is - major renovations will often involve knocking down walls, ripping out floors, people yelling, dust billowing, and loud machines. Now, if you’re...

Kitchen renovations are some of the most labor-intensive and costly changes you can make to your home - but they can also be the most rewarding. There are a number of things you should keep in mind before starting a kitchen renovation project - we’re going to go over seven of them, to better prepare you for the renovation process:   What’s the Purpose of Your Renovation?   Is this renovation for you, or...

If you’re committed to starting and growing a home-based business, you need to make key changes to your home to accommodate it. Whether you need a dedicated workspace to focus on your work or storage space for inventory (or both), you might have a home remodeling project in your hands. Working with a professional contractor can be wise so you get the full benefit of skillful craftsmanship. As experts in...

When it comes to selling a home, first impressions matter. Your property’s curb appeal can make your sale quick and profitable, or slow and full of sacrifices. The nicer your home looks from the sidewalk, the more clicks you’ll get online, the better an impression you’ll make during tours, and the more likely you are to get competitive offers.    CMW General Contractors can help you make changes that will catch buyers’...

Renovating your home is really exciting as you can let your imagination run wild. A new deck? Hardwood flooring? A rose quartz bathtub with real gold faucets? Okay, maybe that last one is a bit extravagant, but you get the idea - it’s fun to fantasize about what your dream home could look like.   The only way to make your dreams come true is by taking initiative. At the end of...

Recently, Jimmy Stewart of CMW General Contractors was interviewed for an article in the San Antonio Express News. The article below comes to us courtesy of that publication, and was published by Lisa Harrison Rivas on May 3, 2020. The original article can be found here.   When is a barn not a barn? The answer is when it’s a barndominium.  Fans of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” will remember the episode in Season...

Swimming pools are wonderful, if you do some planning. Avoid a disaster before buying a swimming pool by learning a few simple tips. Considering buying a swimming pool for your Hill Country home or business? A pool can be very rewarding, but it makes sense to educate yourself before making a decision to invest. Look for companies that have the heart of a teacher…not a pushy salesman. Before you start wading through...

A remodeled bathroom can do a lot for your home and your financial position. It adds ROI (up to 70 percent) and makes your property more valuable (a lot of the value in your house is tied up in the bathroom and kitchen). But you need to budget carefully: The national average cost of remodeling a mid-sized bathroom is about $19,000. Homeowners with a plus-size bathroom may spend as much...