I know of many people that buy an old house and then let it be for a couple of years until they can gather the finances to start renovation. Most of these folk don’t even consider calling help in their home improvement quest. Renovating homes by unqualified personnel is quite common, because people think if they do it themselves they will get better results or save money. Saving money is true to an extent if you really know what your doing. However if you don’t, repairs can more than double the original estimated price.
Unfortunately, many people have never done anything like this before, they never assisted in a construction project or took any classes, they just watched a couple of home improvement shows and think that they can do anything. Why not ! That’s the marketing behind these shows to sell product, services and advertising time slots. It’s statistically impossible to complete a home improvement project without mistakes if you lack experience. Common mistakes can be foundational, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing to name a few. Most of all the mistakes can create fire hazards, moisture problems and most importantly, code violations because they lack experience and true know how. The final result is the homeowner totally give up the project or it drags on much longer than anticipated.
These are a few reasons why a home renovation should be done with professional help. Yes, it will cost money. After all qualified personal are running a business. This is how they make their living, Pay bills, insurance, maintain equipment, provide for their families and give back in the form taxes and spending to other area businesses just to name a few.
Home improvement specialists are not as costly as you may think in the long run and they will help design your requested changes according to your wishes. Offer viable suggestions. Expedite the project with the right know how and experience to get the job done right in a timely manner. Remember also that a good remodeling specialist have the correct tools and equipment and are able to cut construction times in half. A qualified remodeling contractor is a right tool.
If you were to do the math, and add up the true costs including your time, you will realize that you actually save a lot by consulting specialists.
Contact Freedom Builders & Remodelers 815-985-0310 for your next renovation or home improvement project.