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HOME ADDITION RENOVATIONS

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Expand Your Living Space with Custom Home Additions

At Garman Builders, we offer custom home additions that transform your living space and accommodate your family’s changing needs. Our range of home addition options includes sunrooms, bonus rooms, first-floor master suites, home offices, and guest quarters, all designed to seamlessly blend with your existing home and enhance its value.

Our team of experts will work with you to create a custom home addition that meets your specific needs and reflects your personal style. We’ll guide you through the entire process, from initial design to final construction, ensuring your project is completed on time and within budget. With Garman Builders, you can give your home the versatility it needs to grow with your family while enjoying the comfort of your existing home.

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Schedule an Appointment

We’re passionate about bringing your home renovation dreams to life! Our team of skilled Renovations Sales Specialists is ready to discuss your plans and provide expert guidance to ensure your vision becomes a reality. Whether it’s a minor update or a major overhaul, we’ve got you covered. Let’s schedule a complimentary consultation and explore the possibilities for your home.

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Our Process

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Financial Approval

Before starting a home renovation, obtaining financial approval is essential to ensure the project stays within budget. This involves assessing your finances and securing financing options. To help simplify the financial approval process for your home renovation project, we recommend meeting with a Garman Approved Lender for pre-approval.

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Design Build Process

Discover the benefits of a seamless design build process for your home renovation with Garman Builders. Our team of experts will guide you through the entire project, from design to construction, providing you with a single point of contact and a streamlined timeline.

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Design Studio Appointments

Schedule an appointment at Garman Builders’ Design Studio to explore various fixtures, finishes, and design elements that can transform your space into a uniquely personal home. Our expert team will guide you through the selection process and help you choose options that suit your needs and preferences perfectly.

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Sign Contracts

After working together to create your customized design and finalizing your budget, it’s time to sign a contract to move forward with your renovation project. Our team will ensure that all the details are covered and that you fully understand the scope of the project, the timeline, and the cost.

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Construction

Once your design is finalized and the contract is signed, our expert construction team will begin the construction process. We’ll handle every aspect of the project to ensure a seamless and stress-free experience.

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Orientation

Attend a mandatory Orientation tour with your Field Supervisor after construction. Gain familiarity with your renovated space, features, and maintenance. Ask questions and gain confidence. Scheduled two days post-final cleaning, allow 1-2 hours. Garman Builders addresses final items before Project Closing. Manager will schedule Orientation.

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Project Closing

Your Sales Specialist will contact you as the project nears completion for a mandatory Project Closing meeting, addressing concerns and finalizing finances. Review the Recap Sheet beforehand. Allocate 15-30 minutes for the appointment. Post-closing, the Customer Care Team assists with further needs.

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Ongoing Customer Care

Garman Builders provides quality Customer Care post-Project Closing. You’ll receive an email introducing the Customer Care process. The team assists with concerns during your first year that aren’t solved by the homeowner manual, ensuring efficient resolutions for continued enjoyment of your renovated space.

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Explore and Be Inspired!

Garman Builders’ design studio offers an inspiring range of materials for your next home renovation project. Our impressive collection includes a variety of countertop materials, tiles, lighting options, faucets, and cabinetry hardware, all designed to revitalize your living spaces. Our design team is equipped to help you with all the finishing touches you need to make your renovation project a success, whether you’re renovating your kitchen, bath, or home exterior. Our design specialists will work with you to create a unique home palette that reflects your style and taste, creating unified spaces that elevate your home’s character. With Garman Builders, your home renovation project can become a reality.

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About Garman

50 Years of Experience

At Garman Builders, we’ve built homes and made memories since 1972, when Ivan Garman laid his first foundation. With over 50 years of experience under our belt, we’re experts in the art of building homes that last for generations. From new home construction to home renovation and restoration, we’re with you every step of the way.

Based in Lititz

As a local company based in Lititz, PA, Garman Builders is proud to serve our community and the surrounding areas. We understand the unique needs and preferences of the local market, and our team is committed to delivering exceptional service and quality craftsmanship to our neighbors.

A Tradition of Excellence

At Garman Builders, we take great pride in the homes we build and the renovations we complete. We’ve been honored with awards for our dedication to providing exceptional service and quality craftsmanship, including the Award for Service Excellence from Guildmaster, National Housing Quality Awards, and Qualified Remodeler Top 500. These awards reflect our commitment to delivering the highest level of customer service and excellence in every project we undertake. Contact us today to experience the Garman Builders difference for yourself.

Garman Gives Back

Garman Builders is proud to give back to our community by supporting dozens of organizations and encouraging employee involvement in important causes. When you choose Garman Builders for your home renovation project, you’re partnering with a company committed to positively impacting the communities we serve.

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FAQs

What Is Design/Build?

Design/Build is a project delivery system in which a single entity, typically a contractor, manages a project’s design and construction phases. This approach streamlines the project process by creating a single point of responsibility for the owner, reducing the potential for communication breakdowns and delays. By combining design and construction, the design/build approach allows for a more cohesive and efficient project timeline, saving time and money. Additionally, the design/build approach gives the owner more control over the project’s overall vision and budget, ensuring that the final result is precisely what they envisioned.

How Long Should My Home Remodeling Project Take?

The duration of a home remodel project can vary widely depending on the scope of the project, the size of your home, the availability of materials, and other factors. A simple renovation project, such as updating a single room, can take as little as a few weeks, while a more extensive renovation or remodel can take several months or even a year or more to complete.

Here are some factors that can affect the timeline of a home remodel project:

The size and scope of the project: Larger and more complex projects will naturally take longer to complete than smaller projects.

The amount of planning and preparation required: The more time and effort put into planning and preparing for the project, the smoother the construction process will be.

Unforeseen issues: Unexpected issues such as hidden damage, structural problems, or permit delays can also extend the timeline of a project.

As a general guideline, a full-scale home remodel can take anywhere from three months to a year or more to complete, depending on the factors listed above. It’s essential to work with a reputable contractor who can provide you with a realistic timeline for your specific project and keep you updated on the progress throughout the construction process.

Can I Live In My House While It Is Being Remodeled?

Whether or not you can live in your house while it’s being renovated depends on several factors, such as the scope of the project, the type of renovation, and your personal preference. Here are some things to consider:

The scope of the project: If the renovation project is extensive, such as a full-scale home remodel, it may not be possible to live in your house during the renovation. This is because the renovation may involve major structural changes or significant demolition work that can make your home unsafe to live in.

The type of renovation: If the renovation involves certain types of work, such as electrical or plumbing work, it may be necessary to vacate the premises for safety reasons.

Your personal preference: Even if the renovation project is not too extensive, some people may prefer to temporarily move out of their home during the renovation for convenience or to avoid the disruption of their daily routine.

If you decide to live in your house during the renovation, it’s important to be prepared for some inconvenience and disruption to your daily routine. There may be noise, dust, and other inconveniences that come with a renovation project. It’s also important to work with a reputable contractor who can help minimize the disruption and ensure that the renovation is completed safely and on time.

Do I Have To Worry About Any Permits?

At Garman, we understand that the process of obtaining permits for a construction project can be complicated and time-consuming. That’s why we’re here to help. As a design build firm, we have years of experience navigating the permitting process and ensuring that our clients’ projects meet all the necessary codes and regulations.

When you work with us, we will take care of sourcing all the necessary permits for your project, from building permits to zoning approvals and everything in between. We will work closely with you to understand the scope of your project and the specific permits required and then prepare and submit all the necessary paperwork to the appropriate regulatory agencies for review and approval.

We know that the permitting process can be a major source of stress for many clients, which is why we take pride in our ability to streamline the process and make it as smooth and efficient as possible. Our team of experts will handle all the details, so you can focus on what matters most.

When Is The Best Time To Remodel My Home?

Ultimately, the decision to renovate your home depends on your specific needs and goals. Many clients seek our team to add functionality to a home the family may have outgrown or to update a home to modern styles.

How Much Should I Budget For My Project?

Many clients approach us with the uncertainty of what a project could cost and how much to budget. Our design build team will work with you to help determine a project’s opinion of probable cost. A key step in working together at this stage is to remember a specific goal you want to accomplish with your project.

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