Your home is your safe abode, your place of peace, quiet and fun times with family. But, just like anything else in life, your home ages, too. What used to be attractive and in tune with whatever you need can start looking dated and out of place years down the road.
Changing lifestyles and a growing family can also make your home feel quite inadequate. This is why you turn to professionals like All States Exteriors for home remodeling. We have the professionalism, experience and tools to make your remodeling dreams come true.
Your home remodeling experts share the five basic do’s and don’ts of home remodeling:
1. Don’t Go Cheap on Contractors. There may be other contractors out there who offer much lower prices, but you might realize your mistake when you see the finished work. Bad quality is not just apparent when the work is done; you might end up with a half-finished project, the wrong specifications, a drawn-out job that costs more and the absence of a real warranty on materials and workmanship. In the end, you always get what you pay for, so be sure to look into the background of the contractors on your shortlist before choosing.
2. Do Prepare a Budget. You may go under or over budget, within reason. But it’s important to have one nonetheless so you have an idea how much you’re supposed to spend and what you can expect to get out of your budget. At All States Exteriors, we always work with our clients to see which home remodeling projects are viable within their budget.
3. Don’t Neglect Your Home During the Project. You might get so caught up in the remodeling project that you neglect the rest of the home. It may still need some basic maintenance, so carry out your regular inspections as you would if you weren’t working on a remodel. Your contractor might even be able to help.
4. Do Watch Out for Everyone’s Safety. As professionals in home remodeling, we always see to it that our work areas are safe and tidy. But, you should also be responsible enough to keep yourself, your family and your pets out of harm’s way. Avoid using the areas of your home affected by the remodel until that area is done. Keep an eye out for objects that might fall. We welcome any suggestions you may have regarding safety too.
5. Do Find Alternative Places to Work. If you have to work or someone in your family has to study, it is advisable to find an area where this is possible. For example, move to an area farther away from the area of construction for the meantime. This also applies to taking naps and relaxing.
Contact All States Exteriors at (316) 444-1220 or (913)-800-5211 if you are thinking of a remodeling project on your home. We serve multiple Kansas areas, including Wichita, Overland Park and Kansas City.