My family and I were out to dinner recently with some friends who just moved into a new home. You probably heard the story before; The home was foreclosed on, had been sitting there for 12+ months and the previous owner left a bit of mess for them to clean up.
From our conversation I learned that they have had over a dozen different contractors in their home over the last month which included heating & cooling, plumbing, tile, landscaping, security, roofing, and so forth.
Being a marketer I had to ask them:“With all of the contractors you have had in the home, share with me the things that really stood out to you – did they do anything that surprised you (in a good way)? Anyone go above and beyond? What were you most impressed with?”(more…)
Though most first-time remodelers want to make sure they do everything the right way the first time, they’re bound to overlook something important enough to make them go back and redo the job they thought they had completed. This, of course, costs time and money. Here are the five mistakes that first time remodelers tend to make: