The Remodeling Process: Step #1: Pre-Remodeling

DAVID TAYLOR REMODELING

The Remodeling Process: Step #1: Pre-Remodeling

At this Pre-Remodeling meeting, David Taylor Remodeling and the Homeowner will review all documentation together again and decide upon a start date. Other topics covered at this meeting include:

     ·        How you should prepare your house for remodeling

     ·        Setting up a temporary kitchen

     ·        Setting up a temporary bathroom and location of a portable toilet (for Affiliates)

     ·        Location of the materials and tools staging areas

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The Remodeling Process: Step #2: Remodeling

DAVID TAYLOR REMODELING

The Remodeling Process: Step #2: Remodeling

When Remodeling is ready to begin, David Taylor Remodeling will draft a production schedule that is shared with all parties involved. Then the real work may begin. Remodeling is exciting. Making design choices is creative and absorbing. It is rewarding to turn a dream into reality, but it is also chaotic, messy and challenging. David Taylor Remodeling never lets a Homeowner operate under the illusion that a Remodeling project is a “walk in the park”. Remodeling will be a major disruption in your family’s lives. Strangers will be in and out of your home for days, weeks, or months at a time. Although we will take precautions to minimize your level of stress, you will find that a home Remodeling will inevitably tax your emotions.

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The Remodeling Process: Step #3: Remodeling Completion

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The Remodeling Process: Step #3: Remodeling Completion

Workmanship matters! Although David Taylor Remodeling strives for perfection, everyone knows that small details will need attention. That is the reason behind the final “to do list”. Created near the end of the project by the Homeowner, the “to do list” contains items or tasks that need repair, adjustment or completion. The Remodeling process follows through to completion of the project and completion of the final to do list, which marks "Substantial Completion". The final payment is not due until the to-do list is completed. The final payment initiates the two years standard warranty period. Here are some typical to do list items to check for:

 

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07-23-09 Earnings Report  Whirlpool Corp., whose brands include Maytag and KitchenAid, reported a significant drop in second quarter consumer demand as revenue dropped 18 percent. Second quarter profit dropped 33 percent, though results were better than analysts expected, and the company brightened its full-year forecast.

11-16-11  Whirlpool hits the big 1-0-0! The appliance manufacturing giant recaps some of it's milestones as it nears it's 100 year anniversary. www.whirlpoolcorp.com/100. 1948 — The Nineteen Hundred Corporation successfully launches the first Whirlpool brand name automatic washing machine. 1975 — Whirlpool plays a key role in crafting U.S. Energy Policy and Conservation Act. 1986 — Whirlpool purchases the iconic KitchenAid brand. 2003 — Whirlpool Corporation becomes the world's first appliance manufacturer to set a global greenhouse gas reduction target.

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