BEFORE you start construction, it is important to know what you are in for. This usually results in lengthly conversations with your contractor. If you are still interviewing or if you are finalizing the contract these are important steps to take: 1) Make a list of your expectations and sit down with your contractor to see if… Continue reading What Should You Know BEFORE Starting a Project?
Have you ever considered doing a renovation to your home? Well, you are not alone. But before you jump into it, be aware… there are many hidden secrets in your house – especially if you have an old house! The demo in our house lasted about 2 weeks. That is two solid weeks of horsehair… Continue reading 420 RENO… What to Expect When You Are NOT Expecting
When your contractor give you a square footage price on your project, what does that mean? Make sure that this is honestly exposed, understood by all parties and discussed in detail. Your contractor cannot read your mind, so don’t make any assumptions! Spell out the level of the following to express the quality of the… Continue reading Be an Educated Consumer, part 2
If you have done a large building project, do you know what you actually bought? We are very educated consumers, but when it comes to our largest investment, people will often trust the contractor until there is a frustration point.Let’s discuss how to avoid expensive and emotional pitfalls. To start…Hire a contractor on the following… Continue reading Be an Educated Consumer, Part 1