We talk a lot about DIY projects and designs here, but sometimes you have no choice but to turn to a contractor. Hiring a remodeling contractor can be a difficult, intimidating process. It seems like everybody has a horror story. If you’re getting ready to give your bedroom an extreme makeover with the help of a contractor, here’s what you need to know to make sure you don’t get ripped off.
First, you need to do your homework. This goes for both the work you want done and for the contractor you’re hiring. You’ll need a clear idea of what you want your bedroom to look like when all is said and done, and you’ll need a realistic budget in place. When it comes to hiring, look for individuals who have prior experience with your type of project, and preferably have great references and work samples.
Of course, you should still interview multiple contractors. Pay special attention to their confidence in your project and their professionalism. You want to be sure to choose someone you’re comfortable having in your home for long periods of time. Once you have your list narrowed down to a select few contractors, it’s time to get quotes. Learn what’s next in the article below!
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