Baine Contracting, Inc. is Recognized Among the Top Customer Service Leaders in the Residential Construction Industry

Baine Contracting, Inc. is Recognized Among the Top Customer Service Leaders in the Residential Construction Industry

GuildQuality’s 2018 Guildmaster Award Honors Baine Contracting, Inc. of Point Pleasant, NJ. Baine Contracting, Inc. of Point Pleasant, New Jersey received a 2018 Guildmaster Award from GuildQuality for demonstrating exceptional customer service within the residential construction industry. Since 2005, GuildQuality, an Atlanta-based third-party customer satisfaction software surveying company, has powered the Guildmaster Award to recognize…

How Are Hardwood Floors Installed?

How Are Hardwood Floors Installed?

There are countless aspects of home design and construction that fall into the “classic” or “timeless” category. Hardwood floors are definitely one of those aspects. There are many different types of flooring on the market, especially now in the 21 century. In fact, it’s possible to have your floor laid with ceramic tile that closely…

5 Great Uses for Reclaimed Wood

5 Great Uses for Reclaimed Wood

If you’ve been following home renovation trends at all during the past few years, you already know that reclaimed wood has quickly become a very hot item. In fact, the price of quality reclaimed wood has skyrocketed since the material has become more popular on the home renovation scene. A lot of people think this…

Should I Build My Own Shower Stall?

Should I Build My Own Shower Stall?

Home improvement has never been a bigger deal – not only because investing in your home is so important, but because so many home renovations have become possible, whether you’re paying a professional or doing it yourself. The information revolution is largely responsible for this, and also the refined materials and easy-to-use “packages” available at…

Congratulations to Baine Contracting on Winning the 2017 Guildmaster Award!

Congratulations to Baine Contracting on Winning the 2017 Guildmaster Award!

Our GuildQuality team is so excited to honor the 2017 Guildmaster Award winners for their unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. Since 2005, the Guildmaster Award recognizes companies within GuildQuality’s community of quality who consistently deliver exceptional customer experiences. In order to be recognized as a Guildmaster Award winner, a Guildmember must achieve a recommendation rate…

Is Building a New Home Worth It?

Is Building a New Home Worth It?

If you’ve ever watched those TV shows where couples go house hunting, you’ve probably noticed a common theme. One person wants something that is more or less “turnkey” and ready to occupy, while the other is excited about the prospect of renovations and customizations. This often leads to disagreements and discussions, and one person or…

What Can Third-Party Reviews Tell You About Home Remodeling Companies?

What Can Third-Party Reviews Tell You About Home Remodeling Companies?

If you’re ever considered a major remodeling project in your home—one that would involve significant financial commitments, time, energy, and everything that goes into such an undertaking—you’ve probably realized the importance of finding the right professional for the job. With these kinds of resources on the line, it’s not something most people take lightly. Being…

Five Repairs Every Homeowner Hopes to Avoid

Five Repairs Every Homeowner Hopes to Avoid

When it comes to being a homeowner, uncertainty is simply a part of the equation. After all, homes are made up of many different parts, materials, appliances—and subject to all kinds of elements. Water, snow, rain, ice, heat. Even natural events you don’t see coming. Eventually, the average home is going to need unexpected repairs….

5 Signs Your Kitchen Needs Work

5 Signs Your Kitchen Needs Work

If you’re like most homeowners, the kitchen one of the most heavily utilized rooms in your home. As such, it’s more prone to wear and tear than other areas of the property. Appliances break down, flooring gets damaged, and you run out of storage space. Things also simply become outdated with age—this is especially true…

Three Home Renovations You Probably Won’t Regret

Three Home Renovations You Probably Won’t Regret

These days there are a seemingly endless number of ways to renovate your home. Not only does renovating make your property more attractive, current, and reflective of your personal style—it can also significantly increase its market value. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the bathroom and kitchen have remained the most popular renovation…

Is Your Home Renovator the Real Deal?

Is Your Home Renovator the Real Deal?

The average homeowner, when paying a professional to renovate multiple rooms in their home, spends between $20,000 and $60,000. When you consider the fact that the average home value in the United States is $186,000, the cost of renovating multiple rooms in the home is typically over 20% of the home’s entire market value. In…

Signs You Might Need New Gutters

Signs You Might Need New Gutters

One of the joys of Springtime is climbing a ladder and taking a peek inside your home’s gutters. Chances are, you’ll find a lot of accumulation from the past year. Leaves, twigs, dirt, trapped water—even tennis balls or other objects. It’s a satisfying feeling to clear the junk away and free your gutters to do…

What is the Wall Removal Process Like?

What is the Wall Removal Process Like?

Removing a wall is one of the most common home renovation projects undertaken by Americans today, and it has many potential benefits. Sometimes there’s a small room that nobody uses, and taking a wall out would significantly enlarge a more important room (living room, dining room, etc.). Sometimes an older home was designed with a…

4 Remodeling Blunders that Lose Money

4 Remodeling Blunders that Lose Money

Sometimes home remodeling is a relaxed affair. A small and/or common project, whether DIY or commissioned, is easy to manage—and if it doesn’t turn out right, the consequences are not dire. In other cases, home remodeling is a high stakes game. When you’re talking about investing thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars into…

Is Your Home Ready For Summer?

Is Your Home Ready For Summer?

Summer is just around the corner! We’ve been talking about it all winter and it’s finally here. Summer is all about relaxing, and to help your days become worry free, it’s a good idea to get your home ready for the summer. We’ve come up with a list of things that you can easily accomplish…

A Better Backyard on a Budget

A Better Backyard on a Budget

With the traditional summer season wrapping up, fall is right around the corner. Back-to-school, football and even the winter holidays are all on the horizon. However, before we enter the deep freeze chill of what’s predicted to be another brutal winter, there is still time to enjoy your outdoor surroundings. Here are several ideas on…

Garage Conversion Opens Up More Living Space

Garage Conversion Opens Up More Living Space

Let’s face it: fewer and fewer people use their garage for parking their car. These days, garages tend to collect lots of stuff – everything from camping supplies to extra refrigerators. That fact has led many homeowners to consider a garage conversion…turning their garage into usable living space. We recently completed a garage conversion project…

Take inventory of your home!

Take inventory of your home!

When disaster strikes our home, one of the first phone calls we make is typically to our insurance company. A claim must be filed and an adjuster sent out so that the process of being reimbursed for your loss can begin. An important part of that process is documenting what was lost along with its…

Maximizing Home Value

Maximizing Home Value

USAA recently featured an article about maximizing your home’s value. That’s an important concept which is not always fully understood by homeowners. Naturally, we all want our homes to be worth as much as possible. What we may not realize is that as homeowners we can positively or negatively impact the value of our home…

10 Steps to Choosing a Contractor

10 Steps to Choosing a Contractor

1. A Contractor needs to be licensed by the state of New Jersey for both remodeling and new construction. These are two separate licenses. 2. Obtain a certificate of insurance – the certificate should show Worker’s Compensation, Liability and Automobile coverages. This certificate should come from the contractor’s insurance agent. 3. Ask for a list…