Making product selection early can prevent delays later. Proper planning can also help keep you on budget.
Long term maintenance, energy usage and repair expenses can add up quickly, make sure you include them in your calculations when comparing prices.
Hire an experienced crew who have at least more than 5 years of experience, a good record, licensed, insured, that possess workers' compensation and a positive customer references. Most important, hire someone you trust!
When evaluating remodelers, make sure you visit their current job site. The best remodelers maintain clean and organized work sites, take precautionary measures to ensure safety and know how to keep a low profile in a neighborhood.
Sure, remodeling is always exciting, but the inevitable inconveniences that come from living in a construction zone may cause frustrations.
Pitch a Temporary Camp
If your kitchen is your next project, minimize inconvenience of living without your kitchen by setting up a temporary one away from the construction area. Make sure to include a refrigerator and microwave oven, so you can continue to make light meals at home.
Take down pictures, move vases and pack away valuables before work begins. While you're at it, make sure to protect your immovable fixtures including built-in cabinets and chandeliers, have you floors cover with cardboard sheets if it needs to stay in good condition.
Remodelers can do some amazing things; let the project Lead know if anything is wrong as he may not be aware something is wrong with the owner.