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Many homeowners find that once they have been in their home for a
while, they are ready for a change. With the way the economy is today, it can
be difficult to do any home remodeling. With a few simple tips, you will find that
you are well on your way to shaping your home into the home you want it to be.
Below is a list of the top 10 strategies to help you save big on home
1 - Always plan ahead. Many people make the mistake of just trying to do
things as they come up but you will see that if you plan ahead, you will be
better able to handle things as they come up. This is a good way for you to
save up for certain projects as you are taking the time to plan ahead. You will
know approximately what you need to complete the project and you will have
time to get everything together to make it happen.
2 - Get more than one estimate for work to be done. It is a good rule of thumb
to always get at least 3 bids for a project. Each contractor will charge a
different price so you want to get a few bids.
3 - Do not be set in your ways as you may find that there is a better and
cheaper way to do things if you keep an open mind.
4 - Have a blueprint. Making a drawing of what you want to do will help you to
see the big picture. It will help you to see what you need to do and what you
want to change.
5 - Keep in mind that you may want to upgrade things in a few years so go
with products that are easily interchangeable. This will make upgrades a
6 - Do not rush through the project. You need to allow enough time to complete the job the
right way. If you skimp on the amount of time you have to do the job, it may not get done
7 - Take time to choose the right general contractor. Just because a man says he will do a
good job doesn’t mean that he will. Check references and credentials to be sure that you are
working with a legitimate company.
8 - Shop around for supplies. Check prices at a few stores so you can be sure to get the best
price for materials.
9 - Ask if the contractor will meet or beat their competitor’s price. Most often, people will drop
their price to meet their competitor’s price but you won’t know this unless you ask.\
10 - Try to use what you have. You may be surprised to find out that it will cost much less to
sand down those cabinets and refinish them, and then it would to buy new and replace them.
You can give your home a face-lift without having to spend a fortune if you just use what you
have already. A little paint and elbow grease will go a long way.
|Always use a blueprint on your remodeling project
|Always plan ahead before starting any remodeling project
|Do not rush through your remodeling project.
Always plan ahead for optimum results