Unfortunately the home renovation industry carries a well-earned reputation for unprofessional behavior. Start to type "Why do contractors" in to a Google search bar and see the suggestions that autopopulate. Understanding nightmare experiences, and more importantly how to avoid them, is the beginning of a successful renovation.
November, 20th, 2020
Trying to make a small bathroom feel bigger or create more storage space? 9 out of 10 bathrooms in the US are 40 square feet or less. Once you factor in a bathtub or shower, there's not a lot of real estate left to create a space that is both relaxing and functional. In this article learn insider tips for increasing space through design.
October, 27th, 2020
Bathroom style trends continue to change as new ideas come into style and old ones fade. Want to learn more about top trends for Fall 2020? Here, you’ll find eight of the most in-demand styles for bathrooms.
October, 15th, 2020
Born to first-generation Jamaican immigrants in New York, remodelmate's founder and CEO, Chad Hall, has been an innovator and an entrepreneur his entire life.
June, 16th, 2020
Remodelmate understands that these are uncertain times. We want to take a moment to update you on how this has impacted our work, what we will be doing moving forward, and announce a special offer.
April, 2nd, 2020
While some homeowners have grandiose plans to build their dream bathroom—complete with that jacuzzi tub—a majority of the people who will start a bathroom remodel this year are primarily looking to add value to their home.
October, 17th, 2019
Many homeowners learn the dos-and-don’ts of home remodeling from first-hand experience, but you can avoid beginner’s mistakes with the right planning and research.
October, 8th, 2019
Meet Steve Wheatley. Steve became a remodelmate installer in 2016, and since then he's had no need to rely on sites like Angie's List or Thumbtack to build his business. Unlike those sites, the first time he meets his customers is when he shows up at their doorsteps with wood and nails, ready to work. No in-home [...]
October, 1st, 2019
Jeff and Tamra’s Logan Circle townhome was the perfect place for them to start a family. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms made it easy for them to have privacy, host, and grow, but there were two problems: those bathrooms were absolutely hideous, and they needed to sell their home for a bigger [...]
September, 3rd, 2019
Landon, a security contractor for the federal government, wanted to surprise his new fiancée Samantha with a brand new kitchen, but had absolutely no idea where to start. After learning from a friend, a former remodelmate customer, that a Concierge would take care of his entire renovation – from nuts to bolts [...]
August, 27th, 2019
About this Project This 110-year old co-op desperately needed some extra love and attention. Not only was the kitchen horribly outdated, but the layout of the living area needed to be rearranged to maximize the abundance of natural light. Project: Full Kitchen Remodel + Living Area + Doors Budget: $30,000 Timeline: Eight Weeks Concierge: Yes [...]
August, 8th, 2019
Moving can be stressful. Thankfully, there are helpful resources and great professional movers that can make the transition easier for you. But before you dive into those junk draws and start packing up, let’s address whether a move is even necessary or the right decision for you. You may have not considered that remodeling can [...]
July, 25th, 2019
(Editor’s Note: This guest post was submitted by Darlene Mase of Zumper.com, a full-service property rental company. We occasionally accept guest posts from our partner network. We do not receive any compensation from these posts.) Bathrooms are one of the most frequented rooms in the house. Most of us start [...]
July, 18th, 2019
Lauren came to remodelmate with a dream and Pinterest board. We made it a reality. Watch the full before and after footage of her stunning master bathroom transformation [...]
July, 10th, 2019
Interior design is a deeply personal part of making your house a home. Every color and fixture is an extension of who you are in that moment, and like the seasons, it is always subject to change. Many remodelmate customers consult an interior designer at the beginning of their renovation journey. While we partner with [...]
July, 9th, 2019
The cost of a bathroom renovation depends on the types of materials and finishes you choose, as well as the overall size of your bathroom. The more higher-end materials you purchase, and the larger your bathroom, means more bucks coming out of your bank account and into your new Throne. Many homeowners come to remodelmate [...]
June, 18th, 2019
Starting a bathroom renovation can be a daunting task, but if you have all of your ducks in a row beforehand, then remodelmate can help your project get completed in as few as 10 working days. Here is a sample timeline of a remodelmate bathroom renovation: Week 1: Sign your contract and begin working with [...]
June, 10th, 2019
Remodeling a bathroom is not the easiest renovation to undertake, even for experienced homeowners. Not only do you need to take into account your budget, but you need to factor in the time without full access to your bathroom, especially if you have a one-bathroom home. As you can imagine, this makes things a little [...]
May, 13th, 2019
Finding the best real estate agent in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia can be a daunting task. Not only do you want to look for their market knowledge and neighborhood expertise, but you also want the right agent to be tech-savvy, communicative, and personable. To make your home search easier, we compiled a list of [...]
April, 26th, 2019
We’re excited to announce today a nationwide project financing partnership with industry leader SoFi. With this latest partnership, homeowners will be able to easily finance their home renovations online. To apply for financing for a remodelmate project, simply click here. Remodeling a home, no matter how big or small the project, has never [...]
March, 11th, 2019
We’re thrilled to announce a special partnership with nationwide online interior design service Havenly. The partnership allows remodelmate customers to purchase a Havenly-inspired, templated kitchen renovation designed by Havenly’s head of design, Shelby Girard. Havenly’s “The Shelby,” […]
January, 28th, 2019
Let’s face it: the search for kitchen or bathroom renovation installers near you is frustrating, and the estimates are always unpredictable. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way! First, you have to Google search terms like “best contractors in Washington, D.C.,” “home remodeler near me,” or “kitchen remodeling DC,” where the [...]
December, 19th, 2018
How to remodel your kitchen or bathroom in the Washington, D.C. area Amazon’s decision to co-locate HQ2 in Crystal City is huge news for Northern Virginia and for the region as a whole. Jeff Bezos already made the jump and put $12 million into his already $23 million home. Way to work it, Jeff! The [...]
November, 9th, 2018