Other Projects

Homes require all sort of renovation, and these changes can improve your home's security, durability, and energy conservation. Custom plans can also work for incredibly difficult or unique spaces. These areas need more planning beyond the traditional architectural plan, whether you have to plan around an awkward shape, window placement or specific kind of space, such as a basement. These spaces require much different renovation designs. For example, basements need waterproofing, sealing, moisture protective materials and intense lighting to change the space around. There are also specific considerations when remodeling, such as debris removal, clean-up, home insurance and security systems.

If your remodeling project will have you tearing down siding, handling hazardous or non-biodegradable materials, or throwing away a lot of wood and old furniture, then you'll need a debris removal service. Most contractors can help you with the clean-up of your remodel, but other contractors will hire another service to take your junk away. The disposal of these products is incredibly important. You can get into some real trouble for dumping or inadequately throwing away the discarded materials from your home remodel clean-up. You also want to make sure that you are using environmentally friendly methods of disposal.

There are some other unique projects that are specially made for your home, including indoor fire pits, skylights, solar design ideas, sprinkler systems and storage facilities. Whether you want to create new warmth with a fire pit or new light with a solar energy skylight, your home can have light or extreme changes that will change your home's warranty, insurance plan and security inclusions. These are just some of the things that you have to consider when looking at all of the projects with your home's remodel. You can find all sorts of interesting designs and plans through Remodeling Central to handle all of your unique projects.

Home Insurance

Having house insurance can save you a lot of trouble if your home experiences and damage or needs any replacements. If you have been shopping for home insurance, then you should know it’s quite confusing to be able to understand the legal terms used on your home. In example, the construction costs and market value of your home will determine the overall coverage. Once you understand these coverage options, you will need to consider the add-ons which are also featured with the insurance plan that you choose. You may need to gain additional coverage for weather damage. Lending institutions who are funding a home remodeling project will often require that you have some form of house insurance coverage.


There are some general policies to keep in mind for home insurance. Insurance Services Offices defines the basic policies for every home insurance company. An HO-1 is not a good policy because most of them have been discontinued. HO-2 is a broad policy and is able to cover the house and its content against 16 perils. This policy tends to cost more than the basic coverage, but most homeowners choose it. HO-3 insurance policies are special and are able to cover all perils except those which are specifically excluded from the content. HO-4 is a renter’s insurance policy and covers 16 perils including liability coverage. It does not insurance the dwelling itself, however. HO-6 policies are for the owners of co-op or condos.


Standard coverage won’t vary from company to company but the rates will. As a result, you should look at multiple places for a quote. Each homeowner needs insurance plans that will be able to cover property and liability coverage as well as the losses of any resulting damage. Although these figures are within the typical range for this project, it is always recommended to get in contact with a professional in your area in order to find out the exact cost based on your project. It’s important to remember that prices and estimated costs will vary depending on the region you are located in and also the service itself. In most circumstances, professional services will be able to provide you with a generalized estimate of the costs associated with your goals. In some cases, it may be possible to save money if the individual is able to handle the task on their own as a DIY project, though the success of the results greatly depend on the skills of the individual.


If you would like to learn more about home insurance or other associated topics, you may want to check out some of the related resources available on this site for more information. Those who have further questions are encouraged to contact a professional service within their area for information and answers personalized to their circumstances and concerns. Individuals who are not comfortable with performing the above remodeling tasks on their own are highly encouraged to seek professional assistance in order to attain the best results possible for their project.