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5 Things to Consider

Before Looking for Outdoor Living Remodelers

With so many companies to choose from, how do you know which of the outdoor living remodelers on your list is right for your project? Here are the top 5 things to consider before you make up your mind. 


Nothing beats experience. You can learn about something through meeting educational requirements, but it takes time to truly develop a craft. Gordon Reese Design Build is an award-winning remodeling company that’s been providing quality care for 36 years. 


Even if a company has been around for a long time, that doesn’t necessarily translate into a glowing reputation. Vet your design-build professionals before you sign a contract. We suggest reading company reviews, preferably from a third-party source like, Google, or others. Professional affiliations like the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and National Kitchen and Bath Association are a good indication of a companies commitment to quality and ethics. 


Quality and integrity go hand in hand. Determine what warranty process is provided by the builder and understand that building something is not the same as quality craftsmanship. Not only do we offer a one-year labor and materials warranty, but also check in at 6 and 11 months with our clients to make sure they’re still happy with the work we did. 


Given that you know your needs and preferences, does the company offer material and product selections using the latest technology and cutting edge design concepts? 


This may seem obvious, but professionalism should be pinned to the top of your list when it comes to hiring outdoor living remodelers. This is a trait that impacts all the other key qualities you could hope for in a company. 

Gordon Reese Design Build, is nationally recognized for each of these five key elements, and we build lasting connections with our clients. Check out our free remodeling seminar, schedule a virtual consultation, or contact us at (925) 261-7257 to talk about your home improvement project. 

By Gordon Reese, Gordon Reese Design Build, Resident since 2008

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Design, Build, and Remodeling
Gordon Reese
Gordon Reese Design Build

With over 35 years in business, our National Award-Winning Design Build firm has abundant experience with creating your dream spaces as your friend in the remodeling business! We design and remodel kitchens, baths, whole houses, and additions; from concept through completion, our highly skilled team of professionals are knowledgeable when it comes to transforming your living space. Great ideas, communication, and execution distinguish our process with award-winning results!

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