It’s February, the month we celebrate Valentine’s Day and all things love. While we may not be able to help very much with your personal love life, if you need help falling in love with your home again, we’re here for you!
Nobody wants to go over budget on a remodeling project. And yet, we’ve all heard too many horror stories about remodeling projects that ended up costing way more than the homeowner planned. We don’t want that to happen to you, and you probably don’t either. Here are three simple tips for keeping your next remodeling project on budget.
- Set a Realistic Budget
Before you do anything else, work with an experienced remodeler (like us!) to set an initial budget range that matches the project you’re planning and what you’re comfortable investing. Don’t deceive yourself by budgeting a low amount for a project that will be much more. That’s a recipe for frustration! If you’re not sure what a realistic budget looks like for your remodeling project, we can help.
- Understand the Importance of the Design & Planning Stages
You might be surprised by how much time and planning goes into your remodeling project before we ever swing a hammer! If you’re thinking about remodeling your home, the Design & Planning stage is where you need to start to ensure a smooth and successful project that is delivered on time and on budget. As an experienced remodeler, we have an abundance of ideas on how to accomplish your home objectives more efficiently and effectively. Tell us what you want to achieve in your new and improved kitchen, living space, or bedroom, and we’ll work as a team to make it happen.
- Be Open to Alternatives (without compromising)
You may have your heart set on high-end countertops for your kitchen remodel, but your budget might say otherwise. We can guide you through alternatives that deliver the performance you want while staying within your budget. Or, you may think the only way to get the extra space you want in your kitchen is to push out the exterior wall, but we may be able to make your kitchen more efficient (and make it feel larger) for less of an investment.
These simple tips can go a long way in keeping your next remodeling project on budget. If you have a remodeling project in mind, don’t hesitate to reach out. We are more than happy to answer any questions you have or discuss more details on how our remodeling process works. Contact our team today.