Renovations can be stressful. While hiring a professional remodeler can help ease some of the stress out of the project, we all could use a little help. Here are four tips for a smooth remodel so you can help make your renovation go off without a hitch.
4 Tips For a Smooth Remodel
1.) Be Prepared
Do your research ahead and talk about realistic timelines with your remodeler, as well as any delays or setbacks that could take place. Additionally, know which parts of your home will be unavailable for use and for how long. You will need to budget for embarking on a remodel, specifically a kitchen renovation. You can help ensure the smoothest project start by having things sorted and moved out of the renovation space prior to demo day., take out food, etc. if you will not be able to live in or use the space for a portion of your renovation. These are expenses that often go unaccounted for when
2.) Be Flexible
As much as we want for every project to go off without a hitch, things happen that are unforeseeable. Keep an open mind and try not to get discouraged if something pops up. Your contractor should do their best to keep you informed of anything that arises as well as offer you options to work through the hiccup.
3.) Be Available
A professional remodeler will be highly engaged and communicative with you through the entire process. So having an open line of communication with your remodeler will make the renovation easier on both of you. You may consider setting parameters or guidelines for your remodeler to make decisions to ease some of the back and forth.
4.) Be Patient
Renovations take time and while on the face of it, six weeks doesn’t seem THAT long, once you are in thick of it, time can feel like it has slowed down drastically. You can do your best to help your renovation move along smoothly by having as many decisions made before starting as possible and trusting your professional remodeler.
Connect With RBD!
Do you have any other tips or tricks to help a renovation go as smoothly as possible? We’d love to hear them! As always, we are here to guide you every step of the way. Schedule a complimentary showroom consultation and let us help you make your dream home a reality! Get in touch with Renovation By Design at (248) 260-7639.