Plan ahead

Plan Ahead - Renovations

Renovation work on older homes (compared to new construction) is not usually a fluid process and can present unknown factors into the contracting process. It is important to make sure that everyone involved is experienced and follows proper construction techniques. Sometimes even a small detail can become very expensive if…

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Who is the general contractor?

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Do you know what role this person plays? If not, you’re going to have many unpleasant surprises during your renovation. The general contractor(GC) is the entity that assumes responsibility for the overall project. They make sure that where one trade leaves off, the next will be able to seamlessly continue…

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Know your contractor

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Know your contractor and check references Everything I have lived through has taught me one thing about human nature; a person’s character counts for everything in this world. I have found that when dealing with other businesses, the man or woman leading the company will have a strong influence on…

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Pick the right size

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There are many different sizes of contracting company and they all do business differently. So how can you choose the right one? First understand that generally, the larger the contractor, the more overhead they have to maintain every month. More payroll, higher rents, ancillary expenses, etc. For that reason it…

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