Understanding how to avoid them can generate a sale and help prevent contract-related disputes down the road.
- First: try to avoid using square-footage estimates across projects. In remodeling projects, conditions that are sometimes hidden until a project is started, and accessibility can affect actual cost.
- Second: communicate clearly with subcontractors and allow them to do the job they have the expert training for.
- Third: write a detailed plan for the home owner. Review the scope of the plan and make sure they are as clear as you are on the work to be performed.
- Fourth: save money by planning the work and sticking to the work plan. Remodeling contractors can lose money due to delays in deliveries, insufficient staffing, and poor communication with crews.
- Fifth: don’t overlook the small stuff. Think about the completed job ahead of time, what cosmetic details might be needed once work is complete?