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Set A Budget For Your Remodel Project


Developing a Realistic Budget for Your Remodel Project

Planning a home remodel project for your Palm Desert home is an exciting and thrilling proposal, and whether you’re considering a room addition, kitchen remodel, or a bathroom renovation, you surely have a budget in mind. If not, then you’re getting ahead of yourself and should take a closer look at developing a realistic budget so that our team at Desert Design Builders can make your home remodeling experience a positive and prolific one.

Declare Your Budget: Let’s Work Together

Sometimes the dreams associated with a home remodel can overtake our reality. If you’re working with a budget, allow us to work with you so that you can get ‘the most bang for your buck’ as we say. If you’re trying to decide between granite countertops or installing a luxurious Jacuzzi bath, our Desert Design Builders team in Palm Desert can assist you in making the right choice.

Create a Realistic Budget

When planning for your project, we’ll take you through the in’s and outs of the contract and help you establish a realistic budget. There’s nothing more disappointing for both homeowners and contractors than getting half way through a project and realizing that the budget is being surpassed. When this occurs, we like to be up front with our clients and have an open discussion concerning where cutbacks can be made so that the most essential projects are addressed as a priority. My advice as an experience contractor is to take your final budget numbers and deduct 20 percent for those unexpected hard and soft costs that often arise during a home remodel.

Understanding Soft Cost Versus Hard Costs

Consider the hard cost versus the soft cost when doing your desert home remodel. Hard cost often involve budgeting for furnishings, while soft costs include expenses like permits and labor costs. Once we get into a project, there can often be unexpected costs that we, nor you, can foresee. We might be reconstructing a wall and find water pipes leaking or observe electrical issues, and that could take a toll on the bottom line.

Communication is Key

When you communicate your ideas concerning your home remodel, you’ll have the full attention of our design team and contractor. We can help reduce the scope of the job if your budget is running low, even if it means eliminating a few upgrades along the way. At Desert Builders in Palm Desert, CA we strive to make every project a hassle-free experience.

Rely on Us and Let Desert Design Builders Do the Work

We are here to take care of the ins and outs of home building and home remodel projects, so that you can relax knowing you’re in good hands with our experienced team. You simply tell us what you’ve dreamed up and we’ll work out the details and strive to make it work within your budget. Our reputation and years of experience ensure that you’ll be wholly satisfied with our quality and level of service. Give us a call and let us make your home remodel a reality.

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After a few months of hard work and dedication, Desert Design Builders is proud to officially announce the launch of our brand new website! We would love for you to visit us at and let us know what you think.

The all new website is completely built with you in mind. With a new and more streamlined user interface that provides an appealing and interactive experience, allowing our clients, associates, and future clientele to easily find the information they are looking for. Feel free to browse the website based on the information or services that interests you, explore our project portfolio, and see how hard we work to provide superior design, and contracting services.

Desert Design Builders strives to make a positive and impressive impact in the communities where we live and build. We invite you to connect with us on Facebook, and on twitter @ddppalmdesert  to stay engaged in our continued growth and collaboration. Additionally, be sure to check the Blog section of our website for updates, blog posts, and company announcements featuring stories of client successes and the latest industry news.

We hope that you enjoy the fresh look and feel of our updated website and find that this portal serves as a valuable resource for you. Thanks to the entire DDB team for their hard work and dedication to make our new website a reality.

For any questions, suggestions, or comments, please contact us at We look forward to building with you.

Thank you!