Choosing a Contractor

Quality of Life

With the ongoing slow growth in the economy, home prices continue to stay relatively flat, so many area residents are opting to remain in their homes. For some, remodeling is a clear choice when they wish to expand their current space, renovate outdated styles, better utilize rooms and improve traffic flow.

While remodeling achieves many of the tangible benefits above, it can also offer intangible benefits including improvements to your quality of life.

If you build a deck where you can spend more time with your family, you’re prioritizing time with loved ones. If you turn a bedroom into a home office so that you can forgo your commute on certain days and be available for after school activities, you’re cutting down on the wear and tear on your body and your car and taking part in family life. If you add universal and accessible design features, you’re investing in your future quality of life. And, if you incorporate green or energy-saving elements, you could be improving the quality of life for future generations.

It’s true that the process of remodeling may effect your quality of life as its going on, with some disruptions (and some dust!), but the end results are well worth the short-term inconveniences. In the end, you get to take pleasure in your renovated home for years to come and, as remodelers, we get to facilitate the design/build process and support you in enjoying a better quality of life.

If you have questions or comments, contact me today at (301) 946-2356 or

David Merrick
Merrick Design and Build

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