how to prepare for a remodel

What to Expect When You’re Remodeling

As you approach your project’s start date, keep these five things in mind.

From years of experience in business, we’ve learned that the key to avoiding delays is thorough planning. The more we plan, the better. From there, we create a schedule and stick to it. Over the years, we’ve developed an excellent team of subcontractors and built strong relationships. We understand how everyone works and maintain open lines of communication to streamline each stage of the project. Our people show up on time and ready to work. Now, you might be wondering what’s left for you to do. While it won’t be much, there are a few things to keep in mind before your project starts.

#1: Tackling Decision Overload

During the design stage, we will provide you with a product selection sheet to streamline decision-making. With countless choices to make, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. Our in-house designer will guide you through the process, ensuring that your choices align with your home’s style and your personal preferences.

Temporary kitchen with working plumbing and electrical.
Temporary dust wall and door seal off the temporary kitchen,

#2: Plan for Temporary Changes

Anticipate temporary disruptions to your home’s layout and daily routines. We will do our best to set up accommodations to ease the inconvenience. For example, we can create a temporary kitchen while we work by rerouting plumbing, and electrical, and using old cabinets and appliances to set up a functional space for your family. A dust wall and door will contain the dust. We can assist with setting up temporary spaces like this to make your life easier, including bathrooms and laundry areas. Whichever part of your home will be under construction, take advantage of the weeks leading up to your project start date to plan accordingly.

#3: Managing Dust and Noise

Remodeling can be noisy and dusty, but we’ll do our best to contain it. We’ll set up dust barriers and install temporary doors and walls to seal off affected areas. Consider packing up your belongings and finding alternative workspaces, such as libraries or coffee shops, especially if you work from home and have meetings. If you’d like to use part of a room (for example, if your bedroom is under construction but your closet isn’t), we can accommodate that.

We’ll clean up after ourselves every day and adhere to strict work hours to ensure everyone can enjoy family time—both you and us.

Keeping a closet dust-free so it can still be used.

#4: Your Project MVP, The Production Manager

The production manager is the one keeping everything on track so your project gets done right and on time. They coordinate between various teams, manages resources, and ensures quality control. They handle scheduling, monitor progress, and troubleshoot any issues that arise. Their oversight ensures that every aspect of the project meets the highest standards and stays within budget.

#5: Embrace the Excitement!

Leave your worries behind and get excited about the opportunity to create a space that truly reflects your personality and needs. Remodeling allows you to infuse your unique style and preferences into every aspect of your home. Rest assured, our team of professionals is here to support you every step of the way.

Renovations often come with their fair share of stress. However, with a reliable design-build contractor, you can rest assured knowing that you have a dedicated team supporting you.

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