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Unfortunately, it's not unusual for homeowners from Boca Raton, FL to Seattle, WA to find themselves in a similar predicament. Because of the nature of home repair work, horror stories are more commonplace than you might think: If you're often running off word-of-mouth recommendations, there's no paper trail, and it's frequently one person's word against another's.
1. Actually start working. I start with a few smaller more accomplishable tasks to get the motivation ball rolling and then
Consider this: Is an inmate working at a prison, and paid by the prison for the job, the company's employee?
In a world where 1.2 billion youth are unemployed across the world, wealth inequality is increasing and work itself has become a scarce opportunity. Payment for work has become a luxury; you can consider yourself lucky if you are able to sell your labor not for money, but for work experience.
So, you've just purchased the apartment next door and you want to combine the two spaces into a larger simplex. You can imagine the space, but you're not sure what all will go into it, and you want to make sure the two spaces flow together smoothly. But how do you get started?
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When you're ready to renovate, choose your contractor carefully. You'll be spending a lot of time together, some of it dealing with inevitable glitches. So personality definitely counts. Above all you want a professional who can do the job well, on time, and within your budget.
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What would other people think of my choices? What is everyone else doing? What's new? What's right? Should I use porcelain or natural stone tile? Go contemporary or traditional? Here is what I learned: It doesn't matter. What matters is what I think is right and the way to go about a multi-room remodeling is to break it down.
Winter is a good time for considering home repairs and improvements so you and your checkbook will be ready for the spring thaw. It's also a good time for prospective home buyers to prioritize what features are must-haves when purchasing, and which can wait for potential remodel down the road.
In the midst of three recent project management remodel jobs, it became quite apparent that the homeowner may not understand the logistics of the contracting and remodeling process when it comes to the actual job commencement.