Cantor’s Corner: The Hallmarks of a Great Home Improvement Experience
by Gregg Cantor Resident Expert, The Approved Home Pro Show
President, Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel
Remodeling your home should be a fun, exciting and rewarding experience. It should not be stressful or feel like a burden if you hire the right professional. Today, I would like to identify a few of the hallmarks of a great home improvement experience.
It is important that the contractor you choose earns your trust and that you feel that level of confidence through the entire process. Before signing a contract, I recommend meeting the owner of the company.
2. Great communication
Remodeling is a long-term relationship, so open communication is vital. Your contractor should listen to you attentively and communicate with you actively throughout the process. With transparency and open dialog, work will be executed to meet your lifestyle and budget goals.
As the homeowner, your voice should be heard and included in space planning, selecting finishes, budgeting and when there are decisions to make in the field. Having regular meetings with your remodeling contractor helps avoid surprises and ensures that the finished project is everything you expected and more.