Q: Should I speak with an architect to have drawings created before contacting a contractor?
A: You may, however we could provide design and plans to save you time and money.
Q:Will I have a lot of strangers and sub-contractors in my home?
A: With James P. Walsh Construction we do most of the work ourselves. This includes, plumbing, electrical and finish work. This will save you a lot of time because you will not be waiting for sub- contractors to show up and finish your project. Not to mention the money you will save.
Q: How will a large-scale remodel project affect the resale value of my home?
A: In the majority of cases, a remodel project will increase the value of your home above actual construction costs. A high quality remodel project generally represents a large return on your investment.
Q: How do I find a contractor I can trust?
A: Trust your instincts on this one; this is the most important decisions you will have to make in your construction project. The first thing you should do is check the status of a contractor's license and insurance. References from past clients are essential.
Q: Will I need drawings or city permits? A: These can sometimes be required when you want to move structural walls, plumbing or electrical wiring, which are involved in renovation projects. However, this is not always the case. A quick consultation can answer these questions.
Q:Isn't remodeling risky?
A: Remodeling is no more or less risky than other major decisions that will cost you lots of money. If you plan well, pick a good contractor and have reasonable expectations, the project will turn out great with very few problems.
Q: How do I get started?
A: Call us for a free in home appointment. 619.981.2625
Q: What's the difference between buying a kitchen from a home improvement warehouse or James P. Walsh Construction?
A: Although a home improvement warehouse can say that their designers are "trained", this process may represent a weekend of training. Kitchen plans prepared by inexperienced designers can lead to disaster and a loss of time and money. Because James P. Walsh construction has over 30 years of experience, they are able to solve design problems efficiently and aesthetically which means that your kitchen functions as beautifully as it looks.