Confidence & Peace of Mind
How to experience a stress-free remodeling project.
What are your specific needs?
Occasionally, it can be a reward for a job well done, such as, moving the children through college and out the door as independent citizens and now it’s time for that master suite you’ve been dreaming of with the spa-like bathroom. Whatever the reason for your remodel, take time to discuss and list your specific needs or wants, so they can be articulated to a design professional.
Receive expert advice from design professionals to fill those needs.
Spend Time Planning Your Remodel.
Just as important as fixing routine changes, a homeowner needs to choose to remodel during a season that will cause the least amount of stress on the family. Some homeowners prefer summer, when the schedule is less structured or family travels. Other homeowners prefer when the children are in school during the day. Decide what season is best for you and your family.
Choose a contractor who understands your needs and can articulate them to you.
Avoid Surprise Extras
How to keep your remodeling project within budget.
Make a list of priorities.
Choose selections carefully.
Keep open communication with your contractor and ask questions.
Require your sign-off with each change made from the contract that will incur cost.
Ensuring Quality Work
How to live without remodeling regrets.
Inspect your project as work is being performed.
Raise questions should you see something that isn’t as it should be.
Make changes, if need be, as your remodel is progressing.
How To Review Estimates
How to understand and properly review your estimate.
Read it, every detail.
Get clarification with unclear items.
Make sure all that was discussed is outlined and included.
Understand what is excluded.
Discuss options, if the proposed price doesn’t meet your budget.
How To Choose A Contractor
How to decide which relationship fits your lifestyle and need.