Basements are multi-functional spaces that provide extra storage, entertainment area and living space in a home. Remodeling your basement the right way takes your space from a forgotten abyss to an exciting space that your family truly enjoys. This process involves carefully thinking through how you plan to use the space and what features will enhance your family’s lifestyle, as well as a thorough analysis of your budget and the costs associated with reaching your goals. Working with a trusted general contractor makes this process easier, smoother and cost effective too.
Alair Homes High Country understands the complex nature of basement renovations. Our team takes time to understand your vision and works with you to execute the project transparently, so that you fully understand the costs, timeline and choices involved throughout every stage of the project. We invite you to participate, ask you to share ideas and provide professional advice, based on years of experience, to help you overcome obstacles and realize the basement living space you have always dreamed of.
We take pride in our work and pay careful attention to even the smallest of details, ensuring that the craftsmanship and workmanship in your basement looks impressive and stands the test of time. Contact us to learn more and get started on building the basement of your dreams.
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Real stories from real clients sharing their experience of building and renovating with Alair.
* From a study done by over 1,300 home owners
Made fewer visits to their family doctor.
Feel much more relaxed in their newly renovated home.
Spend more time with their family in their newly renovated home.
Say family life has improved and are closer together
Do more entertaining in their newly renovated home.
Of kids have higher grades and increased activity
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Each of our projects is as unique and diverse as our clients, which is exciting for us and important to our clients. However, if we have a project under construction, and we have the permission of the client we would love to show you a project in action! This is a great way to assess a contractor as you get to see things from the inside out. For Alair Homes High Country , this is also an opportunity to show what makes our approach so unique and what makes Alair such a different kind of contractor.
If you are seeking the absolute lowest price Alair Homes High Country may not be your builder, however, we will secure the absolute best price on all the materials and labor because we are a preferred general contractor by suppliers and our cost is YOUR cost. We will charge fairly for our expertise and fiercely protect your budget. Our clients find that when compared to other builders Alair Homes High Country delivers a far greater value for their investment and they truly appreciate the 100% cost transparency that only Alair Homes High Country guarantees on every project. We encourage you to investigate every detail of your builder’s contract and learn what others have experienced before choosing any contractor. Alair Homes High Country welcomes extreme due diligence because we know how important of a decision this is for you, your family and your future.
Since the success of your project relies heavily on strong management, we are extremely selective and hire only the best project managers. Our project managers receive extensive and ongoing training on a weekly and monthly basis. The success of our business is built on the strength of our project managers and we are proud of the highly skilled team we have assembled at Alair Homes High Country .
Cost per square foot is a very poor way to gauge the cost of completing your custom home because it is only relevant if you are comparing the exact same home plan and fitted with the exact same fixtures. Alair Homes High Country will not quote on a per square foot basis because we understand that if you are going to achieve total satisfaction from building your own custom home, you deserve to understand the true cost of your project that matches your goals and specifications. This requires a thorough budgeting process with a knowledgeable construction professional with past experience in your type of project. This process does not take long and is the surest way to give you the confidence you need to understand what the total cost will be before the project starts.
Jeff, Tray, and their staff recently completed phase 2 of our home renovation in Blowing Rock. The Alair Homes High Country team is a pleasure to work with and they demonstrate the highest levels of integrity. They are great problem solvers, and time and again have come up with creative solutions for our unique and challenging renovation situations. The quality of their workmanship is outstanding and their attention to detail is amazing. If you entrust them with your building or remodeling project, you can rest assured that they will get the job done right and that your friends and family will be “wowed” by your house! Plus, they are genuinely great guys that we enjoyed getting to know and work with. We highly recommend this company and are looking forward to working with them again when it’s time for phase 3!
Jeff Smith’s crew just spent two days at our house working on several repair projects for us; i.e., repairing a problem with wood rot in our chimney, installing a new screen door, and repairing an 8′ sliding glass door to our rear deck. His crew worked with military precision, taking care of each of these jobs and also adding suggestions as needed. We could not be more pleased and we can add our highest recommendation to his company and crew. Essentially, if you need high-quality help keeping your home protected from the weather problems that can and do arise here, this is the team to call.
Jeff Smith just completed the 2nd home he built for me. When I was planning my return to the High Country, I knew I would use him again. His integrity, willingness to communicate frequently, the quality of the work are some of the key factors. The top reason is his trustworthiness. I was building in Ashe County while living in Raleigh and his customer service is beyond compare. His team is professional and highly concerned with the satisfaction of their clients – they go above and beyond on a regular basis. Jeff is very selective about the subcontractors he uses on the job – he finds the best quality and ensures the price is fair. Jeff and Tray were always willing to make sure I understood the process and importance of items behind the drywall. I can’t say enough about Jeff, Tray, Jason and Dylan – these guys really took care of me and made me feel like family! Everyone who sees the house states how lucky I am to have found such a great builder.
I had always wanted to build a custom home. Everyone said don’t do it, it’s too stressful. Not with Jeff running things. He and his team built us the most awesome house. Jeff helped keep us on budget. Every detail was followed and finished perfectly. Even Jamie, Jeff’s wife helped out with color choices and tile selections. The subs Jeff chose for us to work with were also highly professional and extremely talented. If you are fortunate to build a home in the high country you will have the most enjoyable experience working with Jeff. Now that we are settled in we can still call Jeff when issues arise.
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