Nearly all homeowners are interested in adding curb appeal and value to their homes, and the main way to accomplish this is by exterior home improvements. But sometimes knowing exactly what to do and how to go about doing it can be difficult for people to sort though on their own. This is where help from Quarve Contractors comes in! With more than 30 years' experience in the home renovation business, we have some tips to share. The following pointers can help you avoid complicated and costly mistakes as well as allowing your project to progress more smoothly.
  • Get a good start to your renovation project by consulting a licensed Minnesota remodeling contractor. They're generally well aware of current products and can help you select the best materials for the needs of your home, so make use of their knowledge and expertise while going through the consultation and planning phases.
  • Be aware of what your home really needs and prioritize your renovations list accordingly. Oftentimes kitchens and bathrooms are at the top of people's lists, but don't just assume that's where you should start. Keep other considerations in mind, such as safety. Would a new entry door or replacement windows be a better starting place for you?
  • Have a contract or other agreed-to plan in place with your contractor before the work begins. Details such as the type of work, the costs involved, and a projected timeline should be laid out in the plan.
  • Be clear on exactly what you want before getting started. Once your project is underway, it is best (especially for your contractor) for you to stick to the original plan. Although small adjustments are necessary at times, large changes in plan can cause set backs and extra expense
  • Let your contractor supply the materials. They will know exactly which products will be needed, so unless you've previously made other arrangements, let your renovation team get the proper materials.
Keep these tips in mind and you'll be well on your way to successfully increasing your home's value. Visit our Great Curb Appeal board on Pinterest to get some inspiration!  For help planning your next home renovation project, contact the remodeling experts here at Quarve Contractors! We're a licensed MN home improvements contactor proudly serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.