Renovation usually come at some cost, so it is important that you do due diligence before hiring a renovation company. As a matter of fact, hiring the right company can be the difference between a flawlessly executed project delivered on time, and a shitty one that will waste your time and money.
So what are the questions to ask when choosing a home renovation company and how can you spot a reliable design firm from mediocre? These are the questions we will be answering in this post.
What Is Your Process Like?
This is the part that most people ignore but the truth is that you can tell if a renovation company is reliable bu examining their processes. A good home renovation company will have a laid down procedure that allows for careful planning, efficient execution, and timely completion of projects.
Understanding a designer’s processes will also help you to know his or her work style, communication skills, and how well it fits into your plans. Every home renovation company will have a pattern of work and of course previous ply completed projects. These things will tell you about the companies capabilities and design style.
Although a home renovation company can easily create a style that deviates from what they are known for, it will be easier working with a company that fully understand the angles that you are approaching the project. That is to say that hiring a company that understands what it takes to execute the kind of design that you are looking to accomplish.
At Smart renovation, we have a unique process that allows us to create designs tailored to each client’s taste. Starting with a comprehensive consultation phase that helps our designers to understand your preferences, to evaluating your financial capabilities to come up with a design suitable to your budget, yet satisfying.
What Are Your Terms?
It is important to read the contract so as to understand what the agreement covers, including payment terms, project completion duration, phases involved, and so on. If you find out that there is a clause that you don’t understand, be sure to ask for clarifications before signing the contract.
Some people make the mistake of choosing the company with the least expensive quotation and even sign contracts with reading them thoroughly. The end product of such a mistake is incremental payment and dissatisfaction at the end of the day.
Do You Work On Flexible Terms?
This is another area where the company’s culture and work pattern will prove to be important. It is important to have a plan and stick to it but this is not always the case. Things may come up along the line and you decide to make some tweak to the original design, budget, or project duration.
If you hire a home renovation company that does not accommodate changes, you will be frustrated by their rigidity. So make sure you get a company that is open to suggestions and will be willing to allow you to incorporate new ideas into the plan as the project progresses.
If you are looking to work with a home renovation company that has a disciplined yet flexible approach to project execution, we will be more than happy to work with you.