helping you to make decisions on your next project......
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Most people that think about renovating their home think of price as the most important aspect when approaching the right builder for the job.
While I respect that what ever you are about to build needs to be inline with your budget, I also believe that you need to take into consideration other aspects of that potential building company you are approaching.
Price is one of the most important things to consider when you build, after all money does make the world go around (so they say) however price needs to be considered along with other important things also.
After all, you have spent a lot of money on purchasing your home and you contribute around 30% of your income towards paying it off each year so would it not be wise to consider that the person you get to build your home actually does a god job of your renovation? Not a rushed or amateur job?
Good quality workmanship should be the focus of your home renovation, as you will be looking at and living in it (your home) for a long time after the renovations have been complete.
Put it this way: is it worth an extra $8,000 over a $150k budgeted renovation to have your tradesman spend a longer time doing your job and paying more attention to the work at hand?
Then say, a saving of $8,000 and having to look at poorly hung doors and off centered pendants lights over your kitchen island for the next 10 years? Or even worse faulty workmanship that could cost you more in the long run. Think about it…………. Is price everything?
Good workmanship along with price should be at the heart of every decision when it comes to building.
Another aspect of a building company which I consider to be important is, their level of customer service and communication between themselves and you as the client/s.
You will be dealing with the builder for months before and months after the construction on your home. Therefore, it’s important that you are happy with their level of communication and customer service and furthermore that you trust them.
The builder may well be in your home while you are not there, so extra important that your trust the builder you choose to go with. A good way of earning trust is to ask the builder for existing and past references, existing is extra important as it is a better idea of the builder now. A builder can always provide pasts clients they know were happy with them.
So when you are considering you next build job, do get quotes from builders, but also meet face to face with the builder and ensure that you are happy with them as a company overall and that you trust them before you sign on any dotted line.
We meet and greet with all our clients at Distinct Renovations- on site before we provide our estimates and we ensure also that we want to build for you too!
It is a two-way street after all, and we all need to get along if we are spending a lot of your money to renovate your home.
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