Round Rock Home Inspector Says Plan Home Improvement Project

Planning Your Home Improvement Project

If you’re going to start a home improvement project this summer, the place to start is with plans. Millions of dollars are wasted every year by home owners who fail to plan. You will need to convey your thoughts and ideas on paper to your contractor and things will get done the way you would like them to be completed.

Even if you are just going to add a simple deck requires a plan. Why? Because you will want the type of handrails you like, the location of the steps and ensure the deck is large enough to fit all the furniture you want to have on it.

If you’re not going to do the project yourself, chose a reputable contractor that has been referred by someone you trust. If you are going to do competitive bidding, remember the lowest price is lowest for a reason. Usually because of lower quality materials and inexperienced labor, this can result in inferior work.

Always get a permit from your city to do the project and you will need the plans you completed to give to the city. I would recommend hiring a professional home inspector to make sure the project is constructed to today’s standards.

Plans get your mind to visualize all the things you would like your project to be. Remember, plans are the place to start and your project will be a success!

Gateway Inspections Inc

Charles Schiller Professional Home Inspector TREC #2717                                                                                                                    512-639-9905                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              email:



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