How many references should I check when it comes to home remodeling?

Unfortunately, when today’s consumer goes to invite a remodeling contractor (or any contractor) into their home, the decision is usually based on hearing from one neighbor or friend that the contractor did a good job.

When you are making a decision to hire someone to work one of your largest investments (your home), it makes more sense to get a minimum of 4 references as we find anyone can have a “good day”. The advice from the National Association of Remodelers (NARI) and other respected organizations is to properly vet contractors by talking to 3-4 references who have contracted these people and look at their work. If they cannot provide hundreds of examples of their work, do you really know for sure?

Value Remodelers and Handyman Services remodeled bathroom in Charlotte

People have to apply the same techniques they would as if they were hiring someone to work for their business when it comes to hiring remodeling contractors. To gain more information you can go to either or


Return on Investment for remodeling projects?

At Archadeck of Charlotte, we are constantly asked about return on investment when it comes to different remodeling projects. Remodeling Magazine publishes an annual report each year that updates the annual results of return on investment. Outdoor living has risen as a return on investment for the past 5 years as people began staying home more and we not able to sell their homes very easily.

Archadeck of Charlotte custom designed Trex deck

Charlotte Deck Builder (Archadeck) custom designed composite deck

Now people realize they are going to have to invest¬† money back into their homes in order to keep them up to date, for maintenance reasons, and for the ability to sell the home as there is so much competition.¬† The leading remodeling projects for return on investment are bathrooms, decks, patio’s, and kitchens. To get more ideas for your home, either go to or

Bathroom Remodel Video and blog by Value Remodelers in Charlotte

Value Remodelers and Handyman Services (an Archadeck company) recently remodeled a bathroom completely. The remodel in Charlotte included all new fixtures, shower, sink, frameless glass shower door, tile, marble counter tops and lighting. Watch the enclosed video to get some ideas for your bathroom!

The link is highlighted just here from YouTube and you can also go to Value to a photo gallery for additional bathroom remodeling projects in Charlotte and other types of projects as well!

Outdoor Kitchen cooking demo at Archadeck 2/18/12 and Open House

archadeck charlotte pergola screened room

Archadeck charlotte pergola and screened room

Archadeck of Charlotte and Value Remodelers are hosting an Open House this coming Saturday 2/18/12 from 9am – 5pm at 2311 Village Lake Drive in Charlotte right off of Independence Boulevard.

There is going to be a live cooking demonstration on an outdoor kitchen at their exterior outdoor living showroom. Food and beverage is FREE. See the latest in outdoor kitchens, a stone pizza oven, composite decks, wood decks, various rail designs, paver and stone patio’s, screen porches, outdoor stone fireplaces and fire pits, and more.

In addition, connected to the exterior outdoor living show room in Value Remodelers kitchen and bath showroom where you can get great remodeling ideas for your home in the Charlotte market!

Charlotte bathroom remodeling by Value Remodelers and Handyman Services with frameless glass

Charlotte bathroom remodeling Archadeck of Charlotte

Don’t miss one day savings, drawings, great food, and more on Saturday. For more information, call 704-944-1350 or go to or

Handyman Service in Charlotte experts with bathroom remodeling!

Value Remodelers and Handyman Services is a subsidiary of Archadeck of Charlotte. They have evolved into bathroom remodeling experts as the demand in Charlotte seems insatiable. There are always needs where the grout our caulk needs resealed or cleaned. Faucets and fixtures go bad or out of style. People’s needs change as they age for handicap accessable showers and baths. Value Remodelers have kept up with the latest building codes, designs, trends, and functional space planning and it has translated into a bathroom remodeling business that is experiencing double-digit growth! To get more information or see the photo gallery, go to or

Charlotte bathroom remodeling by Value Remodelers and Handyman Services with frameless glass

Charlotte bathroom remodeling Archadeck of Charlotte

Bathroom Remodeling…what can I do on a budget?


Charlotte bathroom remodeling Archadeck of Charlotte

Charlotte bathroom remodeling Archadeck of Charlotte

We often get asked, what can I do on a budget to remodel my bathroom? Depending on your budget, more than you think! Value Remodelers and Handyman Services is an Archadeck of Charlotte company that has a low cost of operation and does full service handyman and remodeling work. When people think about remodeling their bathroom, they are often told there is a minimum of $10 – 30,000. This is simply not true. There are many things you can do on a budget to remodel your bathroom. The most common items we are asked to do are new cabinets, faucets, shower doors, and caulk or grout around tile. These do not have to be a lot of money. Qualified companies that do this know how do advise their clients on cost effective modifications to the bathroom that will bring the room up to date and also more functional. To get more information, visit or call 704-944-1357.

Charlotte Handyman Business growing like crazy…why?

Value Remodelers and Handyman Services ( is an Archadeck of Charlotte company. They are seeing record growth and the question is why in an economy that is shaky at best? The reasons they can find are several. Number one, people are staying in their homes longer and the homes are aging and in need of care. Number two, the “guy next door” handyman is no longer a trusted source of getting quality work done or safely in your home. Finally, the company that does this kind of volume creates a competitive advantage to get more referral business provided it does quality work and service. Value Remodelers often services client on just 2 days notice and has full service tradesman that can do everything from drywall repair and rotten wood replacement, to electrical and plumbing fixes. This makes is easier for the homeowner to get the job done quickly and conveniently! Value Remodelers anticipates growing over 30% for the 3rd year in a row in 2012! You can check out the parent company at or go see the Value Remodelers and Archadeck show rooms at 2311 Village Lake Drive in Charlotte, NC 28212 off of Independence Boulevard.