Renovation Tip #2
Discuss your ideas thoroughly with a qualified experienced builder before you start.
If you are going to start out on a renovation project it is essentially important that you have a good plan in place if you want it to work out successfully. Therefore it is vital that you get a qualified experienced builder so that you can tell them what your wants and expectations are for your renovation project.
This way qualified experienced builders know exactly what you envision for your project, where they help you plan and design your project every step of the way from start to completion; also to give you expert advice to the best solutions possible for best results.
There are many things to consider before you start renovating your home – such as concerns with the building process, budget, consent forms approved, selecting products, prepare plans and what you want your end result to look like.
Qualified builders are obligated to answer any concerns and questions relating to the building process whether it be before, during or after the project is completed. This reassures clients that all their enquiries are appropriately answered so they have that piece of mind that their project is in expert hands.
It is vital that you discuss your recommended budget with your qualified builder so they know what is possible to do on your renovation project and what is not viable, depending on your budget. You must know your spending limits. Whether you are getting a loan or paying cash, you need to work out how much your project is going to cost. Some businesses also offer finance solutions for approved customers. This is where qualified builders help you plan and set out a recommended budget for you.
Consent Forms Approved
It is imperative that you get building consent before you start on your renovation project as legal issues can ascend resulting in significant consequences to you, as you will be held responsible. Make sure that you understand all the documentation – this is where qualified builders and architects can help you by explaining the plans and specifications to you, to make sure that you are happy with the design and functionalities within the building process.
It may take a few shopping trips for you to decide on the products that give you the look you desire and are also practical for your needs. Qualified builders, architects and designers can help you tailor to your needs of style by giving you their expert advice on what will work and what will not. You also need to be aware of any size restrictions of the room.
Qualified builders can print out and or write down product specifications and also measure up the area you want to renovate. But likewise you can do your own product selection by browsing the internet or a printed catalogue, then talk to your tradesperson about your choices. If the tradesperson tells you that a product you have chosen is unsuitable, find out why. It may just be that extra work is required that they don’t want to do. Remember, it is your home and you need to be satisfied once the job is complete.
It is important that you draw up plans for your renovation project, it is advised that you discuss the plans with a tradesperson, architect and designer; also it is best to have specifications of all the products you have chosen so the builder knows exactly what work is required.
What Your End Vision Result Is
To help builders, architects and designers aid your project for the best result possible you must explain what the visions and expectations are for the renovation. This way they get the full picture of what you expect and how they can fulfill your renovation needs.
Continue to Renovation Tip #3:
> Assuming all builders have equal qualifications/testimonials