Thursday, August 27, 2009

Water Features

Want to add a decorative feature to your landscaping or exterior of house? Another great addition to outdoor living is a water feature. Water features have been another popular request this summer. We have built 3 of them so far and each has been completely unique and exquisite. I have included pictures of one of the water features we created, complete with lights and an interior power switch for both the water and lights (We also laid the tile on the back porch that can be seen in these pictures). It was a great addition to our customer’s back yard. They can either relax on the back porch listening to the water trickle or they can enjoy the view of the fountain from the inside of their home. Let us know if you are interested in adding a water feature to your property. We can collaborate on the size, shape and design to come up with something that is truly unique and custom-fitted for your home and style.

Parker Home Renovations


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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Pergolas: Outdoor Living

We just completed this pergola project for one of our customers. It only took us 2 days once we had all the materials (Cedar, asphalt shingles and rock). Pergolas seem to be very popular this summer- this is one of four I have built in the past 2 months. They can vary in size, type of roof, detail, and overall design. I'm even considering building one over a section of my driveway as a nice little carport. They are also great for outdoor kitchen covers, meeting spaces, parks, playgrounds, outdoor living areas, hot tubs, and the list goes on. This specific pergola was built as an outdoor living area and will soon have a rock fireplace as well. Here are some pictures:

If you are interested in building a pergola or know someone who is please contact me! If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to ask. Start to enjoy some outdoor living!

-Ryan Parker
Parker Home Renovations

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Our Advantage

The advantage of going with Parker Home Renovations is simple and clear. Parker Home Renovations has used the same group of contractors for many years and has consistently provided a tremendous product. All of our contractors act in a professional manner and will hold the up most respect for our customers. In addition to our customer friendly contractors we also do designing in house. The advantage to in house design is that we designed it, we know it will work. We simply do not have to send out our projects to a third party to get them designed which could cost more time, money and inaccuracies among the product. Speaking of design, Parker Home Renovations also understands that details are key. These key details sit highly on our priority list. We pay attention to the details within the details to make your home stand out among the rest. Most of all, you sit highly on our priority list. After all, you’re the reason we are here. So let us know how you want us to help and we will continue to deliver our quality product to you.
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Friday, August 21, 2009

Average Cost & Recovery

Items are listed in order of expected return on your investment

Project Type:National Average Cost($)/Resale Value($)/Recovery@Resale(%)

Kitchen Remodeling (minor): $15,273 / $14,195 / 92.9%

Siding Replacement: $6,946 / $6,445 / 92.8%

Bathroom Remodeling (mid-range): $9,861 / $8,887 / 90.1%

Deck Addition: $6,917 /$6,000 / 86.7%

Bathroom Addition (mid-range): $21,087 /$18,226 / 86.4%

Bathroom Remodeling (up-scale): $25,273 /$21,629 / 85.6%

Window Replacement (mid-range): $9,273 /$7,839 / 84.5%

Window Replacement (up-scale): $15,383 /$12,875 / 83.7%

Attic Bedroom: $35,960 /$29,725 / 82.7%

Bathroom Addition (up-scale): $41,587 /$33,747 / 81.1%

Roofing Replacement: $11,376 /$9,197 / 80.8%

Family Room: $52,562 /$42,347 / 80.6%

Kitchen Remodeling (major up-scale): $75,206/ $60,367 / 80.3%

Master Suite (mid-range): $70,245 /$56,257 / 80.1%

Kitchen Remodeling (major, mid-range): $42,660/ $33,890 / 79.4%

Master Suite (up-scale): $134,364 /$104,200 / 77.6%

Basement Remodeling: $47,888 /$36,457 / 76.1%

Sunroom Addition: $31,063 /$22,002 / 79.8%

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Parker Renovations

Parker Home Renovations is a company based in the beautiful town of New Braunfels, Texas. Locally owned and operated, we strive to make a difference in our community. Our construction experience spans over 30 years, and all our customers and contractors are like family to us. Our experience and knowledge enables us to turn your dreams into realities. By paying attention to the details, our company consistently stands out above the rest. Customer service and satisfaction are key,and we live by this approach in all that we do. We realize that building or renovating is a big step no matter how small or large the project, but we are here to alleviate any worries you may have. Please let us know how we can help.



*New Homes & Businesses

*Full or Partial Home & Business Remodels
*Room Additions
*Custom Kitchens

*Master Suites
*Pressure Washing
*Interior Decorating
*Custom Furniture

*Energy Efficiency or “Green” Projects

*Exterior Projects
*Handy Man Services

*Custom Tile

*Trim Work
*Drywall and Drywall Repair
*In House Planning & Design
*Personable, Friendly People
*High Quality Work
*Competitive Pricing
*Free Estimates

*And Much, Much More!

Thank you for your time and hope to hear from you soon!

Ryan Parker, Owner