No matter how many times you’ve taken on a renovation project, the beginning can seem daunting. Below are ten tips that will help you complete your project successfully, whether you’re a first-timer or a renovation pro. If you want more information on specific projects like solar, windows, roofing or HVAC click those links for full buying guides.
1. Plan Ahead
Take the time to explore designs for your renovation project. Find out about new technology in renewable energy and potential uses for your home. Think of your home and map out exactly what you want for it.
2. Find a Knowledgeable Contractor
Depending on the scope of your project you will need a contractor. The knowledgeable contractors at White House Roofing & Construction will help guide you through the renovation process. White House will ensure the work is done correctly and within the scope of your project.
3. Communicate Expectations
A contractor is many things but a mind reader is not one of them. Communicate your expectations for your project and make sure you’re both on the same page before moving forward.
4. Read the Contract
Make sure it is specific to your project and not too general. If you have any questions or concerns, make sure your bring them up with your contractor. This will help you avoid headaches and disappointments in the future.
5. Be Honest With Yourself
Planning a home renovation project is exciting. Make sure you’re honest with yourself— do you really want those giant picture windows or funky arched windows or would you get more benefits from an energy efficient windows?