Hiring a professional construction company for house renovations will probably be one of the more expensive things a homeowner does for their house. Professionals can be called in to handle anything from attic conversions, to house extensions, to refurbishing your bathrooms, so we must know what we are doing and how to do it well and to the satisfaction of the homeowner.
Below are some tips on hiring a professional construction company.
The homeowner has to first plan what sort of renovations they want. For a homeowner to say they want an extension to their house or a larger bathroom tells the contractor not much. The homeowner should sit down for a few evenings and be specific about what they want and what they can afford. What type of windows do they want in the new space? What kind of doors, flooring, hardware? Do you require standard or luxury bathrooms? This way the contractor can have a better understanding of the homeowner's goals. Some construction companies even have their prospective customers fill out a questionnaire detailing what they want. An architect can even be consulted on an hourly basis to help with the planning.
Finding The Right Construction Company
A homeowner can find a reputable construction company through referrals, the Yellow Pages, Online, or other contractors who have worked with the company before.
The homeowner can then choose from a list of general contractors and bring them to their home to see what they have in mind for the renovation or house extension. The contractor will sit down the homeowner, go over the plans they've written down and give them recommendations and tips. The contractor should also be prepared to give the homeowner references, which should include work they’ve recently done as well as what they had done years ago. The contractor should have been in business for at least five years, be licensed and insured, have a clean record and belong to reputable professional organisations. Then, the homeowner can feel comfortable about taking the contractor on.
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