Are you looking to make your renovation dreams a reality? And just as importantly, do you want to ensure the project doesn’t become a nightmare? Then you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find the information, insights, inspiration, tips, tools and, most importantly, access to professional renovators, to get your job done right.
Getting informed is the first step in doing it right. Having a plan and understanding the contracting process are keys to finding the right contractor and getting the results you want. This section provides the basic information you need – step by step.
- Planning a Renovation
- Planning Design & Budget
- DIY or Hire a Pro?
- Insurance and Workers’ Compensation
- Liens, Permits and Warranties
Hiring a Contractor
Hiring an experienced and knowledgeable renovator is key to a successful renovation project. You are placing what may be the largest asset you own – your home – in someone else’s hands, along with your dreams. You are also inviting someone into your life for days, weeks, sometimes even longer. So you need to find a renovator you can trust and work with.
- What Type of Contractor Do You Need?
- Contractors to Avoid
- Checking Out Contractors
- Getting a Price Quote
- Decide Who to Hire
- Find a Professional