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The Best Remodelers in Sarasota County FL Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire

Remodeling contractors in Sarasota County FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the commercial or home remodelers that have exceeded the minimum Florida regulatory standard. They are the ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for ability and value, have liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who use only employees legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them as commercial or home remodelers in Sarasota County FL, including home improvement companies and home repair services.

The TOP 10 Remodeling Contractors in Sarasota County FL

The TOP 10 Remodeling Contractors in Sarasota County FL

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(941) 473-0977
2078 Placida Rd # B
Englewood, FL 34224

Areas Served: Gulf Gate Estates FL, Sarasota Springs FL, Venice FL, Sarasota…
Services: local home improvement contractors, home additions, retail & commercial remodeling

West Coast Renovations Inc

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(941) 650-4477
2327 Sandrala Dr
Sarasota, FL 34231

Areas Served: Sarasota County FL, Venice Florida, Sarasota FL, North Port FL,…
Services: home repair, commercial remodels, retail renovations, remodeling services

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(941) 926-6888
2100a Proctor Rd
Sarasota, FL 34231

Areas Served: Gulf Gate Estates FL, North Port FL, Sarasota County FL,…
Services: home renovations, home improvement, remodeling, sun rooms, basement remodeling

Steed & Campbell Remodeling

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(941) 580-0637
3740 Davis Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Areas Served: Sarasota County, South Venice FL, Sarasota FL, Venice FL, Sarasota…
Services: home improvement company for home repairs, additions, sun rooms, screen…

Wagler Remodeling Co Inc

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(941) 924-6725
256 Vic Edwards Rd
Sarasota, FL 34240

Areas Served: North Port Florida, Sarasota FL, Sarasota County FL, South Venice…
Services: home improvement, home renovating, commercial remodeling contractors

Tomka Home Improvement & Repairs

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(941) 726-8114
1811 Pinyon Pine Dr
Sarasota, FL 34240

Areas Served: Sarasota Florida, Sarasota County FL, Fruitville FL, Venice FL, North…
Services: remodelers, sunroom, sun porch, solarium, home additions, home repair

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(941) 737-1369
331 Mendez Dr
Sarasota, FL 34243

Areas Served: North Port FL, Bee Ridge FL, Fruitville FL, Sarasota County…
Services: remodeling specialists, home repair, additions, home improvement company

Coastal Living Remodelers

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(941) 375-6300
605 Shore Rd
Nokomis, FL 34275

Areas Served: Sarasota Springs FL, Sarasota County FL, Venice FL, North Port…
Services: residential remodeling contractors, commercial remodelers, addition builders

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(321) 508-4329
8402 Cosgrove Rd
North Port, FL 34291

Areas Served: Sarasota Florida, Sarasota County FL, Fruitville FL, Venice FL, North…
Services: remodeling contractors for home remodeling, retail remodeling, commercial remodeling

The Best Remodelers in Sarasota County FL Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire

The state of Florida requires home remodelers in Sarasota County FL to be licensed as home improvement companies by the state, requiring a minimum amount of experience, and passing a proficiency exam.  There is no such license requirement for commercial remodeling contractors in Remodeling company employees discuss the details of a commercial remodel after gutting the interior of the building.Sarasota County FL.

But even the state license for residential remodeling is no guarantee that any particular home remodeler in Sarasota County FL is even competent, is doing business honestly, delivering value, or satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all commercial or home remodelers in Sarasota County FL who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified state license,  proof of liability and workers comp insurance for your protection, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.

Signs of the Best Remodelers in Sarasota County FL:

A remodeling project, whether home improvement or commercial remodeling, is often more complex than building from scratch. First, the remodeling contractor has to work within the limitations or peculiarities of the existing structure. Second, it's common for surprises to come up during the remodel, because some things can't be known until walls or ceilings are opened, floors taken up, etc. exposing hidden factors. The best remodeling contractors in Sarasota County FL are those with the experience to foresee these possibilities and the honesty to explain them to you at the outset, particularly, how it can affect the final cost of the remodel.

Respect and consideration for the customer are also hallmarks of good remodeling contractors since remodels often require work done while the customer is working or living in the space. For this reason, communicating their expected work schedule to you all along the way, keeping to it, or giving you notice on occasions where they can't, are all characteristics of the best remodeling contractors. Some remodelers in Sarasota County will even bring portable toilets for the use of the crew to avoid their use of your washroom (or your bushes). A customer living on site during a home remodeling project should expect some inconvenience during the project, but again, respectful remodeling contractors will keep the potential inconvenience to the minimum possible.

Attention to keeping the work site as neat as possible throughout, and cleaning thoroughly at the end of each day, like vacuuming dust and putting materials away, are behaviors that set some remodeling contractors far above the rest and result in much higher customer satisfaction with the finished project.

Home remodelers should know their crew well and be able to vouch for them as trustworthy especially when that crew has access to your home or family.

Of course attention to detail is important for quality work, but detail is critical right from the beginning with the cost proposal they prepare for you. Such a bid should detail the exact brands, fixtures, types of materials and amounts of each. If not, the bid might be quoting only the cheapest options so that later when you find out once the project is underway and you request better substitutions, the cost goes up. So good remodelers will go over those options with you before submitting a written proposal, and include your specific choices, and their costs, in the written bid.

Home Remodelers in Sarasota County FL Add Value
Remodeling contractors in Sarasota County FL perform many aspects of home repair or specialized home remodeling. A straightforward way to add value to your home is to remodel areas where dated technology and style are most glaring.

Not only are home improvement companies in Sarasota County FL able to make an existing space appear larger, they can also create space by shifting square footage to one room from another or by doing a home addition. Finishing a basement is a great way to get extra living space without a home addition, or perhaps a wine cellar.

Other home remodeling contractors specialize in just certain aspects of home improvement like carports and patio covers, sunrooms and screen rooms in Sarasota County. But even contractors building patio covers or sun rooms in Sarasota County must be state-registered contractors.

Whether it's a big family room with a new fireplace or a new guest room, office, granny unit, garage, sunroom, patio cover, patio enclosure, screen room, carport, wine cellar, second story addition, or even a complete reconstruction of an older house, use the above list of home remodeling companies in Sarasota County proven through independent research as safer, more reliable, and who provide more value.

Added Value From Basement Finishing by Basement Remodelers in Sarasota County FL

Many homeowners have gotten additional value and a higher quality of life from their home with basement finishing in Sarasota County FL done by experienced basement remodeling contractors.   It's an immediate increase in living space often for less cost than a home addition. But the basement remodelers in Sarasota County FL must be experienced with the specifics to basement finishing, such as moisture control, checking floor joists, proper and safe ventilation, and what it will take to get a basement remodeling project to conform to local building codes for a space that is often starts as non-conforming.   The best basement remodeling contractors in Sarasota County FL will be able to show you previous finished basement remodeling projects.

Increased Popularity of Patio Enclosures, Sunrooms & Patio Covers in Sarasota County FL

Changes to more comfortably enjoy your outdoor space or to bring facets of the outdoors to an inside space are increasing in popularity. Patio cover companies and sunroom contractors in Sarasota County are frequent choice.

A sunroom, sun lounge, sun porch or sun parlor is a portion of the home providing enjoyment of the sun and the view while avoiding adverse weather such as wind and rain. They also go by the terms  patio room, solarium, conservatory, patio enclosure or Florida room. Some are designed with the view as the priority, others are intended to collect sunlight for light and warmth.

Patio enclosures and patio covers are another option. Patio cover companies build a roof with supports to Remodeling contractors can turn patios into livable space by building patio enclosures, patio covers, or screened-in patios or porches.cover a patio. Patio covers provide protection from rain and shade. If such an area is also surrounded by screens, it may be referred to as a screen room.

Some Home Remodeling Contractors in Sarasota County FL Are Better Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these remodeling contractors in Sarasota County: .

Other home remodeling contractors in Sarasota County FL that might still be in business include: .

Questions to Ask Remodeling Contractors in Sarasota County FL

When hiring commercial or home remodelers in Sarasota County FL, ask these questions about their abilities, experience, and methods before hiring:

• How long have they been doing business specifically as remodeling contractors in Sarasota County FL?

• Will they show you examples of remodels they've completed that are similar to what you want done?

• Will the remodeling contractors give you names and numbers of previous clients you can call as references? (All remodeling contractors bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their customers references called by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• Do they have experience with the exact kind of remodeling you want? The expertise needed to build a patio cover or sunroom is different than that needed for a home addition, which in turn is different than a second story addition.

• Will they give a written bid with complete detail on the exact fixtures, items, and brands including product numbers, types of material and amount of material to be used? (This is critical because cheap remodeling contractors often only appear lower cost because they intentionally quote for only the lowest cost items, knowing that later you will probably want upgrades once you see them, which will the make the final cost much higher than their unrealistically low cost estimate.)

• Can they foresee any aspects that are unknown until the project is underway, such as what's under floors, inside ceilings, behind walls, that could change the cost of the project, and by how much specifically in each case? (Some home remodelers only seem cheap because they don't tell you about these possible unknowns, either due to lack of experience to anticipate them, or purposely to look like the low bidder in order to get your business).

• Is the individual who is doing the estimate (and making promises to you) the same one who will be doing the remodeling or overseeing the project? Or instead, will you be handed off to a different person in the company and if so, who?

• Will the remodeler give you a written contract to sign?

•  How soon after the contract is signed will they begin?

• What is the project time frame from contract signing to completion?

•  Once the remodeling starts, will they be there every day until done , or is it possible they will be absent for days at a time to do work for other customers? If so, will this alter the estimated completion date?

• Can they prove to you that all their employees are legally allowed to work in the U.S.? (All remodelers in Sarasota County bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)

• Will they give any written guarantees on their workmanship besides manufacturers warranties on products used, and if so, for what time period and what in included?

• Is a permit required by your city for the remodeling you intend? If so, will the remodeling be getting those permits or do they leave that up to you?

• Will they be using only actual employees of their company, or instead do they bring in subcontractors? If so, what are the names of those subcontractors so you can research those?

• If they do use subcontractors, will you pay those subcontractors directly, or does the remodeling contractor do that? If the remodeling company, will they collect and give you a lien release from each subcontractor as assurance for you that those subcontractors will not file a lien on your property for any claims against the remodeler, such as if they are not paid on time?

• If you will be using the space while it is being remodeled, such as living in your house during a home remodel, how often and when do they clean up throughout the project?

• What methods or equipment do they use to keep the remodeling as clean as possible while you're using the space, for example air filters, dust barriers etc?

• How often will they communicate to you their expected schedule and by what method?

• Will they show you copies of their liability insurance and workers' compensation insurance? (All remodelers in Sarasota County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

When you've chosen the best remodeling contractors in Sarasota County FL for your specific needs, for home remodeling, make sure they are licensed by the state of Florida as a Home Improvement Company. (All residential remodeling companies in Sarasota County bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their license verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

Resources About Remodeling Contractors Sarasota County FL

Licensing & Trade Associations Related to Remodelers in Sarasota County FL
ABC Associated Builders and Contractors (
ASA American Subcontractors Association (
BBB Better Business Bureau ( remodeling contractor reviews plans as he remodels a residential home.
NARI National Association of the Remodeling Industry (

Media & Web Resources for Remodelers in Sarasota County FL
Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine
Home & Design
HOUSE Magazine
Luxury Home
New Old House
Old House Journal
This Old House

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the Top Ten Remodeling Contractors in Sarasota County FL within the following zip codes:

53405, 53404, 53403, 53402, 53408, 53406, 53177, 53167, 53139, 53126, 53108, 53185, 53105, 53182, 34276, 34287, 34293, 34275, 34286, 34292, 34274, 34285, 34291, 34243, 34284, 34290, 34278, 34289, 34277, 34288, 34295, 34233, 34239, 34223, 34232, 34238, 34231, 34237, 34230, 34236, 34242, 34229, 34235, 34241, 34228, 34234, 34240-2 and 34224-2

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the Top Ten Remodelers in Sarasota County FL within the following cities:

Bee Ridge, Desoto Lakes, Englewood, Fruitville, Gulf Gate Estates, Kensington Park, Lake Sarasota, Laurel, Longboat Key, Nokomis, North Port, North Sarasota, Osprey, Plantation, Ridge Wood Heights, Sarasota, Sarasota Springs, Siesta Key, South Gate Ridge, South Sarasota, South Venice, Southgate, Meadows, Vamo, Venice, Venice Gardens and Warm Mineral Springs