Just because May is National Home Improvement Month doesn’t mean your remodeling projects will automatically take care of themselves! Often, it’s the steps you take before the physical remodeling begins that make your project successful. While it may seem counter-intuitive, there’s a lot of prep work that we can start now (yes, even with the social distancing guidelines!) to set your project up for success and help you get ready for a home remodel.

beautifully finished kitchen in a home remodel project

10 Tips to Help You Get Ready for a Home Remodel

1. Research your project 

Understand what the average investment is, the scope of the work, and your expected Return On Investment (ROI.)

2. Plan the project around the long-term

Evaluate long-term needs and desires for your home and make sure this project fits those goals.

3. Set your budget – And share it with us! 

We want to create a project that respects your budget.

4. Use advanced search for professionals 

Start by asking people you trust!

5. Ask the right questions when talking to your remodeler 

Time and cost are important, but don’t forget to also ask about our specialties and background!

6. Verify your remodeler

Call references and hear what others have to say!

7. Review contracts word-by-word

Contracts are in place to protect everybody. If you have a question, speak up! We’re happy to clarify.

8. Keep design in mind 

Browse online and share what you like about each aspect of the design. Organization? Look? Style? We want to know!

9. Make your selections 

Making selections early helps keep the whole project on track!

10. Create a communication plan 

Ask any questions and make sure you know what to expect!

If you would like more details on these steps, you can read Top 10 Tips to Prepare for a Remodel.

At Lloyd’s Cabinet Shop , we’d love to help get your May remodeling project off on the right foot! With years of experience guiding clients through a smooth remodeling process, we are equipped to help transform your Pinconning area home while keeping the process clear and straightforward.

Give us a call today! There’s a lot that can be done virtually and while practicing safe, social distancing practices to get your remodeling project started on the right foot!


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