Quarve Contracting
Thursday 23 July 2015

4 Tips for a Stress-Free First Time Remodeling

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Purchasing a house and remodeling it to make it yours can be an exciting yet, stressful time. The majority of remodeling projects do not go smoothly through the entire process. This can make it hard for many people that are having their houses remodeled. 07jul21a1a15When getting your home remodeled for the first time, consider these helpful tips to make the process easier. Making Your Home Remodel Go Smoother
  • Plan, plan, plan.
  • Check your schedule.
  • Expect the unexpected.
  • Remember, messes are temporary.
There is no such thing as too much planning. When planning out your remodeling design, be as specific as possible about everything you want. If working on a budget that is tight, you may not be able to get everything done. Agreements you get from the contractors need to be in writing with every detail of the project included. Keep in mind, there may be a charge for changes you make after the contracts are signed. Contractors will give you a schedule of when and what work is to be done, prior to beginning the job. They should supply you will a schedule for payment, according to different parts of your remodeling projects completion. Each day you should check with the contractor about their progress for work that is not completed and is completed. It isn't unusual for a project to exceed what was budgeted and take more time than first expected. This can be due to the contractor not planning correctly, or many times an issue arises that was unforeseen. An example is renovation due to storm damage.  It may take longer than expected because unforeseen problems may be uncovered as repairs are made.  The contractor cannot know how much damage has been caused until the roof and walls are opened up to see how far the damage stretched. If the contractor does not know exactly what they will end up working with, they will not be able to give the exact number for cost or time. Tolerate the mess. All construction makes a mess. During the time remodeling in your home is going on, be ready for it. Contractors will try keeping the mess contained as much as possible. Home remodeling brings with it some inconveniences.  But try envisioning the result after all is done. Try these tips to help make it stress-free. Here at Quarve, we aim to provide the best service in exterior home remodeling, at the best price, while you sit back and relax and let us take care of the rest.  We strive for the tops in communication with our clients - customer care is our #1 service.  When you're ready to remodel your home, give us a call for a free estimate.