- Achieve the new and improved look you desire by renovating all or part of your home.
- Increase the market value, as well as your enjoyment, of your home.
- Legal Eagle Contractors is capable of performing universal design and aging-in-place renovations for enhanced liveability.
- Work with courteous, friendly, full-service contractors who bring the project in on-time and on-budget.
Maybe your home is feeling a little outdated or small for your family. Perhaps you bought an older house for a great price with a plan to gut it afterward. Or maybe you’re moving but know your house needs some updating for modern tastes if it’s going to sell.
Whatever the reason, trust Legal Eagle Contractors with your whole house remodeling needs. We are dedicated design-build pros with a proven track record of successful home remodels.
Why Use Legal Eagle Contractors?
Not only has Legal Eagle Contractors twice been named Houston Remodeler of the Year by the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA), we’ve received the Better Business Bureau Award for Excellence Winner of Distinction nine years straight. Our owner and President, Dan Bawden, is a former president of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers division.
When you hire us for your home remodeling, we handle everything from the design phase to completion. If you have an exact goal in mind, we can achieve it, no matter the architectural style. Or if you have just a general idea of what you’d like to see done, we can make recommendations on specific renovations that mesh with your stage of life, family size, budget, and more.
Need even more reasons to use Legal Eagle Contractors for your home remodel? Explore some of our past projects and hear what our customers think of our work…
Previous Whole House Remodel Work
Project Example 1: Braes Meadow
As an older home built in the typical closed style, this house in Houston’s Meyerland neighborhood had its owners feeling claustrophobic. They wanted an open line of sight from the front entry to the kitchen, with updated flooring, a redone fireplace, and added archways throughout.
We gave this home new life with an open floor plan by removing two load-bearing walls between the entry and den, and the den and the kitchen. New arched doorways and a gorgeous new faux wood floor made the house fit for a magazine cover, with the revitalized fireplace now the highlight of the living room.
Project Example 2: Driscoll Street
In addition to a handful of aesthetic updates, these senior customers needed some major home renovations to allow them to age in place. Their hurdles included stairs, a cramped kitchen, an outdated master bathroom, and a lifeless living room.
We took out a wall in the kitchen to open it up, as well as removed walls from the master bedroom closet that we replaced with built-in storage. The living room got black stone, accent tiles, stainless steel trim strips, and a new, modern fireplace.
Project Example 3: Quebec Drive
On this project, our team transformed a closed floor plan into a fresh, open concept. We removed three walls while leaving a partial wall as an anchor for a piano. We also installed crown molding and trim for a distinguished look and an insulated skylight for a healthy dose of full-spectrum sunshine.
More Whole House Remodels We've Completed
We Are Experienced Remodeling Pros
A complete home renovation is a big undertaking, but once you have the design taken care of, it’s basically just the remodeling of a series of rooms. Legal Eagle Contractors has decades of experience handling remodeling jobs of all shapes and sizes, including:
- Kitchen remodels
- Master bath renovations
- Home additions
- Living room remodels
- Bedroom renovations
- Patio and other exterior remodels
- Remodeling older and vintage homes that requires specific knowledge of home construction during the period
We enjoy the whole house remodeling process because it brings together in one project all the expertise we’ve garnered over decades of exceeding customer expectations.
How Whole House Remodeling Works
Read on for answers to some of the most common questions about whole house remodeling.
Where do we start?
Studying home magazines or searching the web can give you inspiration for remodeling your home. At our initial meeting, you can convey your vision to us and we can provide feedback and suggestions, as well.
As we move forward with design, project selection, budgeting, and other pre-construction activities, you will have ample opportunity to make sure we are on the same page so that you get the custom home of your dreams.
What does a whole house remodel cost?
The total dollar cost of a home remodel varies widely based on the scope of the work. On the low end of the spectrum, you could spend between $2 – $6 per square foot for minor updates to features like trim, paint, and flooring. Serious renovations, especially those involving kitchens and bathrooms, could push the cost up to $60 per square foot or more.
According to HomeAdvisor, the national average is about $18 per square foot.
How long does it take?
As with cost, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer here; however, most projects wrap within 3 – 9 months, after a 2 – 4 month period of design work and securing any permits and HOA approvals. It’s often necessary for homeowners to have to relocate as the construction is underway, as staying home may be very inconvenient or even unsafe.
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