The design/build method offers homeowners many advantages for most remodeling projects.
Before design/build, homeowners typically used the design/bid process. If you wanted to remodel your home, you had to find and hire an architect to design your project and then find and hire a builder to construct it. This can be a time consuming two-step process and if things go wrong you can find yourself uncomfortably in the middle between your architect and builder.
In order to get the most out of your remodeling project, it is important that you and your remodeling firm know and understand the priority order of what is most important to you.
Here is a list of questions you might want to consider asking a prospective remodeler’s past clients. Ask them all or select the ones you feel are most important to you.
Here is a list of questions you might want to consider asking a prospective remodeler. Ask them all or select the ones you feel are most important to you.
Unlike when purchasing mass–produced, brand-name products, which are identical to each other regardless of the price, comparing the prices of remodeling firms is rarely the best indicator of the value you will receive.
In fact, one industry observer has said many times that “remodeling horror stories often start with a great price.” Why is that?