It’s easy to get caught up with the charm of Westfield, New Jersey. It’s a county where small town living meets urban bustle. When it comes to buying a home in Westfield, you’ll more than likely be purchasing a historical home, which could mean a fixer-upper. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing! With details like woodwork, early 20th century fireplaces, and wide floorboards, you have the exciting opportunity to salvage history by bringing an old house back to life – and truly make it yours. Before you move forward with your project, know that historic restoration in Westfield, New Jersey and the areas around it is no small undertaking. Not only does special care need to be taken when dealing with old structures and building materials, but old houses are full of surprises, and costs can add up quickly. But if there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past 30+ years, it’s that a renovation done right will give you the home you’ve been dreaming of! Read more

The architectural design and layout of houses change over the years and many older homes need to be remodeled in order to look current and fresh inside and out. Other times, people purchase an inexpensive house with the idea of remodeling because the rooms are not laid out in the best way for their family. Whatever your reason for remodeling your home, we’re here to help. SEI Construction honestly believes in our tagline because every space can be amazing, and we enjoy creating amazing spaces for homeowners in Westfield and the surrounding areas. Read more

Should an old house be torn down or can it be renovated and possibly turn a profit? These are legitimate questions when you have a house that has seen better days. Old homes have a kind of value that is more than monetary to the people who own them. Sometimes it’s sentimental, but the historic value of these houses should never be discounted. Read more

Kitchen remodeling and design

The housing market is rebounding in some areas, which is fantastic if you’re considering purchasing a new home. But if you prefer having a home that reflects your unique taste and fantastic personality you are not alone. A number of people turn to experienced home contractors to get the home of their dreams; they simply create it by remodeling their existing home or build a custom home on their own land.

Whole house renovations may take longer than identifying a new home in your price range and going through the buying process, but building a custom home is more rewarding for most homeowners because they can truly customize throughout the renovation process. Let’s talk about a few more perks regarding your custom home remodeling project. Read more

 

The first thing everyone sees is the exterior of our homes.  How can we set the tone, define our style, and welcome everyone in to it?

The home’s colors are a large part of what creates and defines its style.  But do you struggle with picking the right colors when it’s time to repaint the outside of your home? Here are some basics to guide you. Read more