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Freedom Contracting Reveals Most Important Motives for Remodeling

Freedom Contracting Reveals Most Important Motives for Remodeling

In a recent public service announcement, Freedom Contracting listed the reasons why people would decide to remodel their homes.

Akron, OH – Freedom Contracting, a remodeling company in Akron, disclosed the most important motivations that homeowners cite when starting remodeling projects in their homes. 

By far the most important reason that homeowners had for remodeling their homes was that their families had changed over time.  Their home fit their families years ago.  But now their families have fundamentally changed and the house no longer fits.

Many homeowners state that they love where their house is located. They love their neighbors and the neighborhood. They love the community they have created along the way. They don’t want to sell their house and move to one that fits better. 

But maybe their older child has gone away to college and they have two teenagers left in the house now, and they need to make some changes. The first thing they need is to remodel the basement so that the teens have a place to entertain friends. They realize they need an Akron contractor to help them make these remodeling changes. 

Besides changes with children, homeowners frequently become caregivers for elderly family members. This usually makes it necessary to do some big remodeling.

Akron homeowners may need to build on an addition to accommodate their elderly relative. More often they need a bathroom that is handicapped accessible. Having a handicapped bathroom in Akron is very important to the safety and well-being of their loved ones. 

The second most important reason homeowners mentioned for remodeling was a need to update.  Over time, appliances and fixtures and plumbing and decorating ideas become outdated.  Homeowners feel the need for more modern designs and better efficiencies in their kitchens and bathrooms.   

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Freedom Contracting Reveals Most Important Motives for Remodeling – Press Release

Freedom Contracting Reveals Most Important Motives for Remodeling

In a recent public service announcement, Freedom Contracting listed the reasons why people would decide to remodel their homes.

Akron, OH – Freedom Contracting, a remodeling company in Akron, disclosed the most important motivations that homeowners cite when starting remodeling projects in their homes. 

By far the most important reason that homeowners had for remodeling their homes was that their families had changed over time.  Their home fit their families years ago.  But now their families have fundamentally changed and the house no longer fits.

Many homeowners state that they love where their house is located. They love their neighbors and the neighborhood. They love the community they have created along the way. They don’t want to sell their house and move to one that fits better. 

But maybe their older child has gone away to college and they have two teenagers left in the house now, and they need to make some changes. The first thing they need is to remodel the basement so that the teens have a place to entertain friends. They realize they need an Akron contractor to help them make these remodeling changes. 

Besides changes with children, homeowners frequently become caregivers for elderly family members. This usually makes it necessary to do some big remodeling.

Akron homeowners may need to build on an addition to accommodate their elderly relative. More often they need a bathroom that is handicapped accessible. Having a handicapped bathroom in Akron is very important to the safety and well-being of their loved ones. 

The second most important reason homeowners mentioned for remodeling was a need to update.  Over time, appliances and fixtures and plumbing and decorating ideas become outdated.  Homeowners feel the need for more modern designs and better efficiencies in their kitchens and bathrooms.   

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Coated in Calm: Nationwide Survey Reveals DIYers Are Transforming Their Homes Into Peaceful Retreats

CLEVELAND, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — It’s still prime painting season, and Dutch Boy® Paints is sharing insight about how do-it-yourselfers (DIYers) plan to tackle their painting projects this fall. The brand engaged nearly 1,100 DIYers from across the country to uncover their go-to painting resources, color palettes and much more. The brand’s survey revealed that an astounding 84% of respondents plan to paint in the next six months, and most prefer “Earthy and Calm” colors for their at-home retreats.

Nearly 1,100 DIYers from across the country shared their go-to painting resources, color palettes and much more. An astounding 84% of respondents plan to paint in the next six months, and most prefer “Earthy and Calm” colors for their at-home retreats.

“With people spending more time at home, it’s no wonder they’re looking to transform their spaces with color that makes them feel relaxed and at ease,” said Michelle Bangs, senior brand manager, Dutch Boy Paints. “When given the choice for their dream home, 43% of our survey respondents preferred ‘Earthy and Calm’ hues over ‘White and Clean’ and ‘Grey and Trendy,’ which were a near-tie for second place at around 19% each. Whatever color palette they choose, the Dutch Boy brand has them covered with more than 1,300 colors and endless color-matching capabilities.”

What rooms or elements do survey respondents intend to “coat in calm” in the near future? The top five responses were:

  • Bedroom (40%)
  • Bathroom (39%)
  • Kitchen (32%)
  • Living Room or Family Room (30%)
  • The Front Door (24%)
  • Of respondents with painting plans in the next six months, 86% said they’ll tackle two or more spaces in their homes. Only 16% of respondents claimed they have no painting projects planned. When it comes to choosing color, most will defy the trends and go with their gut with 74% saying, “Forget the trends, I know what I like.”

    More home color preferences:

    • When it comes to home style, nearly 37% prefer “Traditional and Comfortable,” with “Modern and Uncluttered” taking the second-place spot at just over 27%.
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    State of Texas: TWC contractor reveals call center problems; Senate candidates prepare for debate

    AUSTIN (Nexstar) – Imagine showing up to a job where you know that almost 75% of what you do will fail someone. What if a fireman failed to help someone in three out of four fire calls? What if a police officer failed to help clear three out of four 911 calls?

    Day, after day.

    That’s what a contractor helping field calls for the Texas Workforce Commission told us was going on inside some of the agency’s call centers. The contractor, who asked to not be identified in this report, told KXAN the problem facing nearly every caller is that their call may be answered by people who have no way to help Texans calling for help with their unemployment problems.

    This worker said they’re unable to help about three-quarters of the people who call with unemployment problems.

    Since the pandemic hit in mid-March, hundreds of unemployed Texans wrote to us, all telling the same story: thousands of calls to the TWC’s lone toll-free number are never answered. The few who have connected are likely to find themselves on the line with one of 1,600 contracted customer service representatives.

    At first, they think their prayers are answered and the weeks – sometimes months – of waiting for their unemployment benefits is over.

    RELATED: Planning to appeal a TWC decision, prepare for 18-week wait

    Then, the contractor reads from the script they use when they answer a call: “I am limited to the types of questions I can answer.”

    That’s led to many unemployed Texans hitting a dead-end, following a series of calls to the TWC, and never finding help.

    In April, the bosses inside the TWC were scrambling. As state and local stay-at-home orders began locking Texans down in mid-March, millions lost their jobs and headed straight for the unemployment

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    Alison Victoria Reveals the ‘Future of Kitchens’: Will It Catch On?


    Alison Victoria of “Windy City Rehab” is in some serious trouble. After getting sucked into legal scandals involving her former partner, Donovan Eckhardt, she’s parted ways with him and is trying to move on.

    But can she? In the episode “Going Big on Berenice,” Victoria has begun working on a huge house on Berenice Street in Chicago, but soon runs into problems. Since Eckhardt was involved in this deal early on, and had allegedly bungled paperwork along the way, a stop-work order was placed on the building. This causes an expensive nine-month delay, and eventually Victoria realizes that she may not turn a profit on this house.


    To make up for lost time, she decides to add features that are so amazing, the house could fetch a high price—all without making her spend a ton more money. Read on to find out the special upgrades Victoria adds that make this house stand out, and might work well in your own home, too.



    Curb appeal matters a lot

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    Before: The old exterior was very plain.

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    When Victoria starts work on this house, she’s disappointed with the exterior. With faux stone on the façade and a brown door, it looks dated and dull.


    “Curb appeal in this neighborhood is just like any other neighborhood: very important,” she explains, and makes plans to completely reimagine the exterior.

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    After: With new paint and wood accents, this home looks modern and inviting.

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    She gives the house a modern look by painting the exterior black and white. For some character, she adds cedar shingles as an architectural accent. This mix of colors and materials adds dimension to the house—it’s a far cry from the boring stone exterior that was there before.


    When

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