Deciding to remodel a home is no small undertaking. General repairs come and go with home ownership but the decision to remodel means tens of thousands of dollars, weeks of construction, and an entire cast of characters moving through your home to get the work finished.
An understanding of everything this task will entail means understanding what will make it successful and what will delay that success in the long run. Things that you think may be helpful, cost effective, or would otherwise add value to the proposition may in fact cost you extra money, time, and frustration.
Don’t be a know-it-all. We’re sorry if this sounds harsh but if more people understood that it’s ok to release control and let experts do their work, many more home remodeling projects would be completed with far less frustration. There is a reason that you’ve hired outside help for this job – it’s because you need exactly that: help. We’re not saying that you should accept every single thing your contractor tells you at face value, but if you’ve worked to find the right contractor for your job, there should already be a certain degree of trust between you. Let the experts do their jobs. Continue reading Remodeling Your Home? Here’s What Not To DoInquire about this Rental