Our Addition & Renovation Process

a new living space following a home renovation with Metzler Home Builders Getting Started on Home Renovations in Lancaster and across Central Pennsylvania

You don’t need to be a building expert to start your home renovation project with Metzler Home Builders. As one of the premier contractors for home additions and home renovations in Central PA, we will ensure that your project gets you exactly the new space that you want. The following are a few basics to get you started:

1Your initial meeting:

It is helpful for you to process the following: knowing what you like about your home, knowing what you would like to change or any ideas you may have for your renovation project. Also, if you have plans of your existing home, it is helpful to have them available.

2Your addition or renovation design:

Whether you have a fully designed set of plans, a napkin sketch or nothing at all, we will work with you to develop a design. Learn more about our design / build process.

3Your project financing:

Although it’s not necessary to have your home renovation financing secured before meeting with Metzler Home Builders, it is valuable to review your finances and consider how much you are willing to invest in your home.

4Your building permits:

Metzler Home Builders will take care of getting all the appropriate permits for your addition or renovation. Metzler Home Builders will take care of all the details so you don’t have to. Your initial meeting will be with Tim Zehr.

Some Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Q: How long will my project take?

    A: With additions and home renovations, every project is unique. Variables such as complexity, size and scope will impact the schedule.

  • Q: Can I live in my home while we renovate?

    A: We will make every effort to reduce the impact on your family’s routine. With additions and home renovations, this impact is directly reflected by the amount of existing space that will be renovated.

  • Q: Can we make changes to our project after construction begins?

    A: Yes, we work personally with each customer to ensure you are truly getting the home of your dreams. When changes come up throughout the process, any costs are approved by you on a change order.

  • Q: Is my project too small for Metzler Home Builders?

    A: Chances are your project is not too small for us. Although we do large and complex additions and home renovations, we also perform smaller home improvement services with the same quality you’ve come to expect from Metzler Home Builders.