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Planning is a good thing...before a renovation project

      Planning and a reality check on your renovation project list.

      When starting a project as a homeowner, procrastination or
      indecision can come into play in making certain product
      decisions. Also the reality check on labor and product costs.

      Best way to be desisive on products putting in your home
      is the reality check on what is possible with your budget.

      Also, knowing your monetary budget for project is realistic.

      Know your priorities in order of wants and needs - if an item
      has to be dropped from list.

      Be aware that if something does not fit in budget realistically,
      try to make an mental acceptance or delete another item on list.
      Try not to shoot the deliverer of what is possible with your budget.

      Retain your designer and remodeler on the front end of project.

      Some homeowners will speak to ten professionals and delay the
      commitment to an individual company then expect unrealistic
      time schedules on project. Projects are scheduled by commitment
      by client. If six weeks have gone by and that designer or remodeler
      schedule has filled with commited clients that means they are
      booked up to a further start date on new committed contracts on
      One truly pays usually in a non-positive way for using less qualified
      labor. Correct installation of product is critical for product looking
      the best.

       Each professional trade should be a specialist in their trade in a

       A professional designer who has a bachelors or masters degree in  
       the interior design field and is experienced, is worth the investment.
       Most designers work on an hourly rate or by retainer.

       Whether it is the plumber, cabinet installer, or designer, they all
       charge for their time because they are an professional invested
       in their trade.

       All trades labor or design are important in the team work
       in a renovation project.



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