The 3 Biggest Mistakes You Might Be Making During a Remodel



Home renovations such as a kitchen or bathroom remodeling project can be delayed for a number of reasons. It could be due to unexpected discoveries when old walls and floors are torn out or material delays due to a back order. Surprisingly, a homeowner can also be the culprit behind delays to a remodeling project. 

Luckily, there are many ways you can avoid having these unfortunate things interfere with your project. Just make sure you don’t make these mistakes:

1. Not communicating clearly about budget concerns.

It’s not unusual to ask home remodeling contractors for an estimate of how much your project will cost.  However, when you do, it’s equally important to be upfront about your budget. Hiding this information from your contractor might result in inaccurate estimates, causing you to go over budget.

2. Setting unrealistic timelines.

There are rare cases when a contractor will agree to rush a job, however, as a general rule, rushing the process is a bad idea. Schedules depend mostly on the scale of the work you need and your contractor might sacrifice a little bit of quality to meet your demands. 

3. Signing with the wrong contractor.

You should always be extra alert when you’re searching for a contractor. Big projects like a full kitchen remodel are a big investment and you certainly do not want to entrust the job to inexperienced people. That’s why it’s important to do your research and ask for recommendations before signing with a company.

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At DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Central Texas, our established process can help you realize your home remodeling vision with as little stress as possible. Call us at (254) 262-0087 or fill out our contact form to start a conversation today. We serve homeowners in Waco and all neighboring areas of Texas.

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