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Remodeling expert and author Kathi Fleck shares how you can come up with a how to come up with a realistic renovation budget and find a reliable contractor.
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While the DIY movement is popular with many homeowners, you may want to hire a pro to tackle a big renovation project rather than take on a job yourself.
If you hire a designer and contractor for your renovation it is crucial that you prepare well. Not only could a lot of money be involved, but depending on the situation, your quality of life and home could be greatly affected.
Home Renovations and Remodels
The right contractor can help transform your space into something beautiful and functional. On the other hand, the wrong one can make the process a nightmare.
We had Lauren Bowling give her take as a homeowner on renovating the house she had bought a few episodes ago. Now we’ll look at the other side.
Remodeling Expert and Author Kathi Fleck is on the podcast to help us:
- understand the renovation design and build process
- learn how to come up with a realistic budget
- and how to find a reliable contractor that right for you
I’ll also be highlighting some practical points and tips she has in her book, Renovate, Remodel…Relax!
This episode can hopefully save you a ton of money and plenty of headaches the next time you decide to renovate or remodel.
Resources Mentioned In This Episode
If you want to learn more about Kathi, the book, or being better prepared for your next renovation, here are some helpful links to check out.
- Kathi’s FAQs on Home Renovations
- Better Business Bureau
- National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI)
- Cost Vs Value
- Angie’s List Guide to Licensed, bonded & insured contractors