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How to Find a Reputable Suffolk County Bathroom Remodeler Lake Ronkonkoma

Bathrooms are spaces where you spend a lot of time, so it should be a place you enjoy spending time in. If the fixtures are broken, the tiles are worn, and the layout doesn’t work for you, you might consider hiring a Lake Ronkonkoma, NY contractor to revamp the space.

The Suffolk County area has dozens of bathroom contractors, and you won’t have any problems finding one by searching “bathroom contractor near me” on your search engine. It is vital that you do some research and choose a bathroom remodeler who has a proven track record and can actually meet your needs. In the end, you’re going to trust the contractor and the professionals they work with to reimagine one of the most important rooms in your house, so finding the right contractor makes sense.

So, how can you find a bathroom remodeler Suffolk County that you can rely on to transform your Lake Ronkonkoma bathroom? Here’s a look at some handy tips to help you with the process of choosing a reputable contractor.

Get Recommendations

To begin, ask the people you trust the most for recommendations. Someone you know recently renovated their home. Perhaps a friend, family member, or colleague has done the same. In that case, ask them if they would recommend the contractor they used. For recommendations, consider asking local real estate agents or building inspectors if you do not know anyone with experience with a remodeler. Consider going to a home improvement center and asking the associates for recommendations; they should be familiar with contractors and can recommend high-quality suppliers.

Conduct Interviews

It is ideal to get the names of at least three Suffolk County companies that you are interested in working with. Make a list of prospective candidates and schedule interviews with them.

If you’re interviewing bathroom remodelers, you’ll want to know as much as possible about their credentials and process. To gain a deeper understanding of the candidates, here are some general questions you can ask:

  • How many bathroom remodels have you done?
  • What’s the general size and scope of the projects you’ve completed?
  • Do you offer design services or do you just focus on building?
  • How do you execute the remodel?
  • What professionals do you work with? Can you tell me their names?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • Will you be working on other projects while you’re working on mine?
  • Do you have references that I can contact?
  • What type of rates do you charge? Do you offer a free estimate?
  • How does your payment schedule work?

Ask any other questions relevant to your project. After the interview process is complete, write down the responses received and compare notes. You should also contact any references the contractor gives you; you can learn a lot about them from their experience.

In the event that the contractors you spoke with are not licensed and insured, keep looking, because that’s a major red flag. Be wary of remodelers who require a large upfront payment; they may have financial difficulties that will affect your project. The rest of the cost is divided into installments over the course of the project, and paid in full at the end, with no more than 10% due at signing.

Reliable Home Remodeler: Lake Ronkonkoma, NY's Most Trusted Bathroom Remodeler Contractor

It is certainly a good idea to consult with several contractors before making a decision on a remodeling company, but you should definitely include Reliable Home Remodeler on your list. We have been remodeling bathrooms throughout Lake Ronkonkoma, NY for years and have a track record of success.

To schedule an appointment for a free in-home consultation, please call 631-530-1515. Let’s build the bathroom of your dreams together.

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Lake Ronkonkoma is a census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 20,155 at the 2010 census.

The actual lake, Lake Ronkonkoma, adjacent to the CDP, is the largest lake on Long Island. The land surrounding one side of the lake is in the jurisdiction of Islip. The elevation of the lake surface is given as 55 feet (17 m) on the most recent USGS map, but as the lake is a “groundwater lake”, not fed by streams, it has no surface outlet and its water surface reflects the current level of the local water table. This can undergo significant changes over time, and the lake level experiences slow periods of rise and fall. In the late 1960s it was quite low; after several intermediate changes in level, in 2007 the lake was higher than at any time since, with a difference of well over 5 feet (1.5 m) between the 1960s low and the 2007 high.

As a result of the lake’s existence, Lake Ronkonkoma was once a resort town, until the area experienced a population explosion in the mid-20th century. Remnants of old resorts and hotels can still be seen around the lake’s shores. Many summer cottages and bungalows from that period remain, now converted to year-round use.

The lake is the subject of a number of urban legends, mainly rooted in the area’s rich Native American heritage. For example: 1. “It’s bottomless” (and/or empties into Long Island Sound or other waterways). In fact, the lake is relatively deep (approx. 65 feet (20 m)) at its southeastern side, and is what’s known as a kettle hole lake. 2. “Every year the lake sacrifices someone.” Or more specifically, Princess Ronkonkoma “The Lady of the Lake” calls young men out to the middle of the lake and drowns them. In all versions, the lady is an Indian princess who herself drowned in the lake, for reasons that vary depending on the story. The most popular version is that every year the lake claims one male victim. Articles suggest that in the past 200 years, only a handful of females have drowned in Lake Ronkonkoma. 3. “There is a mysterious rise and fall of the lake that doesn’t have any noticeable relationship to local rainfall totals.” This has not been sufficiently explained either way.

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A bathroom remodel typically ranges roughly from $6,000 to $16,000 with a national average of $10,788.

To put it simply: For a gut bathroom renovation, the answer is usually yes.

Based on trends, the answer is roughly four to five years. Based on the lifetime of bathroom appliances, the answer is a little more difficult to gauge—maybe 15 to 20 years, depending on the quality of the bathtub and/or shower system.

A bathroom remodel can take anywhere from 3-4 weeks, but this answer largely depends on the size of the remodel.

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