HOME IMPROVEMENT: Common Mistake 1 – Listening to the Wrong People
BIG MISTAKES HOMEOWNERS MAKE WHEN DOING A HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECT – PART 1
Listening to the wrong people.
It never ceases to amaze me how many people take advice on their construction and remodeling project from people who are totally unqualified to give this critical advice.
Quite often, when I see construction messes (as many as three in one month) and I ask where they got the idea to do this or that, I inevitably hear things like:
My brother-in-law told me to do that. He used to do work like this on the side over summers when he was in college 35 years ago.
I asked the guy in the office next to mine. He did the same thing to his home when he lived in Wisconsin..
I read an article by so-and-so that said we should….
Everyone Has An Opinion
Everyone’s got an opinion on what you should do with your remodeling dollars. “Do it yourself” or “Hire the subcontractors and run the project yourself”, etc. Just because someone is your relative, friend, or thinks they are well versed in construction, doesn’t mean they know the answers to your remodeling questions or problems.
Call Someone Qualified
If you’ve got an idea or a thought about improving your home, call someone qualified to answer your questions.
Todd Perry, a State of Florida Certified Building Contractor and president of Leading Edge Homes, Inc., provided this information.
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