When you are facing a large home renovation project, the costs can be overwhelming. There are many steps you can take to save money on your remodel, but it is important to understand the difference between a money-saving opportunity, and a potentially costly mistake. Here are a few helpful things to take into consideration.
The Scope of Your Project
You must understand the scope of your project before you commit to completing it yourself. If you are looking for a temporary solution to make your home more attractive and are not interested in raising the value of your home, or keeping the renovation long term, it may be appropriate to do-it-yourself. On the other hand, if you are invested in increasing your home value and making it beautiful long-term, you should definitely consider calling in the experts to ensure the project is properly completed and becomes and asset instead of a liability.
The Equipment Necessary to Complete
Not all jobs are created equally. For a small project it may be appropriate to find work-arounds with some equipment. For a larger job, it is always a good choice to use the best equipment available. Equipment rentals are costly and you cannot guarantee that the equipment you receive has been properly maintained which may make renovations more difficult. When a job requires large equipment or a wide array of equipment – it’s a good idea to call in the experts for help.
How You Will Handle a Poor Outcome
It is hard to truly grasp what your final results may be when you decide to do it yourself. Sometimes, materials break, equipment quits working, or the job ends up taking too much time and simply goes uncompleted. At Southern Stone, we have a one year warranty on labor and that allows us to replace materials that are damaged or
More often than not, hiring a professional to complete your home renovation project will ultimately save you more time, money, and energy. At Southern Stone, we are committed to helping bring your dream kitchen to life at an affordable cost. We are happy to work with reclaimed materials as well as brand new projects.
Contact us at (205) 989-5699 to schedule your free in-home countertop estimate today!