you’re in the construction industry, it can be hard to tell the difference
between commercial and residential construction. The two types of building work
are often lumped together under one umbrella term: “construction,”
but they are incredibly different from each other. Both types of buildings have
their own unique set of challenges and requirements when it comes to design and
building materials. These differences can especially impact how each type of
structure is built, how much it costs, and who is best suited to do the work.
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It’s safe to say that most
homeowners dream of renovating their kitchen. Whether it’s redoing the
cabinetry, adding a new backsplash, or transforming the entire layout – a new
kitchen will not only make the space more pleasant to be in, but it can also add
functionality and increase
your home’s value.
As exciting as the renovation
process might be, it can also feel daunting. That’s why we reached out to
remodeling and renovation experts for their best advice to help you get
started. Be sure to check out these 12 tips before you begin renovating your
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Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to design your dream home or office without having to worry about money? As that’s unfortunately not a reality for most of us, we’re here to help you out with a few tips on how to refine your office or home renovation concept to fit your budget.
Why Hire an Owner’s Rep – Project Manager?
Renovations, additions, and new construction projects are typically sizable undertakings that come with a lot of moving parts. There’s budgeting, planning, designing, scheduling, managing – it’s very easy to quickly become overwhelmed with how many aspects go into a successful renovation (especially when you’re trying to get it done smoothly, on time, and within budget).
What can you do to help ensure that your goal is accomplished in a timely manner, within (or as close to) your initial budget as possible? How can you undoubtedly know what avenues to explore to save the most money without sacrificing quality? How are you possibly going to hire and communicate with all the people necessary to make this happen?
If the idea of taking on a new renovation project seems daunting, then perhaps hiring an owner’s representative or project manager may be something for you to consider.
Here are a few reasons why it’s a good idea:
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Buying a new home can be overwhelming, especially if the home needs work. If you’re looking at a property that you want to renovate, or add on to, having an accurate budget for the construction costs is essential before making an offer. How can you come up with a realistic budget? Consult a professional! We have helped many of our clients navigate through similar situations.
A client recently came to us while looking to purchase a 1.1-million-dollar home in Philadelphia. They planned to do extensive renovations if the price of both the house and the renovations fit into their budget. Souder Brothers took a site visit to review the project and help the owners come up with a construction wish list and a budget to go along with it. With this knowledge in hand our client was able to make an informed and educated decision regarding purchasing their new home.
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