Who Is the Team Behind Your Remodeling Contractor?

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When it comes to remodeling your home, picking the right contractor is crucial. There are plenty of things to consider, from experience and design style to the cost and projected timelines. However, when choosing a home remodeling company, it’s also helpful to consider what happens behind the scenes — aka, the people dedicated to completing […]

What is the Design-Build Difference?

Have a remodeling project coming up? Whether you’re a seasoned pro or are entirely new to the process, you likely already know how important it is to work with a reputable remodeling company. While there is certainly no shortage of companies to choose from, finding the right one for your project will depend on a […]

What Happens When Things Go Wrong During a Home Remodeling Project?

Although home remodeling shows make the process look easy, sometimes a remodel doesn’t go according to plan. On TV, problems are often introduced and dealt with in the blink of an eye. But, in the real world, it’s a little more complicated. So, what happens when something goes wrong during a remodeling project? Learn about […]

Remodeling an Unfinished Basement: Benefits & Design Tips

One of the best things about an unfinished basement is the possibilities it presents. At Excel Builders, we love to look at unused basement space as a blank canvas — it can be whatever you want or need it to be! Remodeling an unfinished basement also offers many benefits, including:  Adding more livable space to […]

6 Tips for Designing the Kitchen of Your Dreams


Dreaming of remodeling your kitchen soon? Planning a kitchen remodel can be fun and exciting, but it also takes a lot of thought and consideration, particularly when it comes to designing your kitchen. The good news? Excel Builders can help! Over the years, we’ve helped countless homeowners create their dream kitchen — and we can […]

Why Invest in Custom Millwork for Your Remodeling Project?

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It’s no secret remodeling your home can be expensive. Making certain it looks as good as possible is the best way to ensure your money is well-spent. That doesn’t necessarily mean going all out with high-end finishes. It does, however, mean knowing where to splurge and where to save. When it comes to millwork, the […]

Why You Should Hire a Design-Build Company for Your Home Remodeling Project

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When it comes to home remodeling projects, protecting your home and investment is essential. Part of that means hiring the right company to get the job done. With so many companies to choose from, that can be harder than it sounds. One thing to consider is whether you want to work with a traditional remodeling […]

Why is Design Important to Custom Cabinetry & Millwork?

Design is a critical aspect of any home remodel; it’s what guides the entire project, from the initial concept to completion. That sentiment extends to your custom cabinetry and millwork too. In this case, design is fundamental to both the quality and the execution of your custom pieces. Nothing explains this better than comparing custom […]

Should You Hire a Designer for Your Home Remodeling Project?

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: design is one of the most critical elements of a home remodeling project. Why? Because it sets the tone for the entire project — and I’m not just talking looks. Design influences how the completed project looks, yes, but it also plays a crucial role in […]

What is a Design-Build Company?

Have a home construction project coming up? Regardless of the project, finding a company that fits the needs of your remodel is essential. While you could hire different companies to carry out the design, bid, and build process, there is an easier way; working with a design-build company.As the name suggests, a design-build company handles […]