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Advantages of Hiring a Professional Building Company

When it comes to custom remodeling or a building new home, Lakewood Companies is the contractor of choice: We will provide you with a thorough and accurate fixed price estimate of your project to avoid costly overruns.  We offer fair and competitive pricing.  Our prices may not be the least expensive, but we will provide… Read More »Advantages of Hiring a Professional Building Company

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Remodeling Cost VS Value 2017

Remodel Magazine’s 2018 Cost vs. Value report examines variations in what it costs for a professional to do any of the 29 different remodeling projects in 99 different markets across the nation. Those results then are compared with findings from a survey of real estate professionals who are asked to estimate the additional value that… Read More »Remodeling Cost VS Value 2017

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Lakewood Companies Goes Beyond Building

Design Build At Lakewood Companies, Design Build is not just a tag line.  It is the core of our business.  It is a process that we have perfected and offers the client a seamless transition from a project’s inception through its completion. Project Management and Supervision Lakewood Companies employs a “project manager” model of management.… Read More »Lakewood Companies Goes Beyond Building

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How to Select A Contractor for Your Project

Whether you’re building a home or planning an addition for a growing family, finding a competent and reliable contractor is the first step to a successful and satisfying building or remodeling project. Your home may be your most valuable financial asset. That’s why it’s important to be cautious when you hire someone to work on… Read More »How to Select A Contractor for Your Project

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Coping with a Remodeling Project

A few tips to help you cope with the natural disruption of your home remodel: Prepare for inconvenience. If your kitchen area is involved in the project, we will help you prepare a temporary food preparation area by moving your refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven to another room. Arrange a clean-up station in the laundry or… Read More »Coping with a Remodeling Project

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What You Need to Know About Building in Wisconsin

Licenses All Wisconsin contractors are required to hold a 1-2 Family UDC license with two credentials from the Wisconsin Safety and Buildings Division; one is the Dwelling Contractor Certification and the other is the Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification. All other persons or entities, who engage in the construction business or offer to engage in the… Read More »What You Need to Know About Building in Wisconsin

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