If you’re about to start a commercial renovation project, there are a lot of things to consider. Schedules, budgets, design selections, and so much more. Nobody wants to overpay for any type of service, including construction. Here are a few of our tips on how to save money during your renovation.
1. Pick the right commercial contractor
Selecting the right contractor can make all the difference between having a stress-free renovation experience, or one that turns into a nightmare. Choosing the wrong contractor can lead to delays, poor work, and possibly project modifications that can all end up costing you extra money. If you pick the right contractor from the start they will ensure that your project moves forward smoothly and on schedule. A good commercial general contractor will use their experience and knowledge to point out opportunities for savings along the way.
2. Set a budget
While it’s true that most construction projects end up having change orders at some point during the project, it’s still important to have a budget in place and to try to stick to it. Without a plan of how much you intend to spend, things can get out of control quickly. A budget with a built in contingency for extras will help to make sure that your needs are addressed in order of priority.
3. Stick to your construction plan
Going into a commercial renovation project without a plan can lead to headaches, job delays, inflated costs, and a host of other issues. An easy and smart way to save money during your commercial renovation is to plan appropriately. Outline a detailed plan and try to stick to it. If you’re not sure where to start or how to come up with a structured plan to help make your project successful, call us. We’re happy to help.
Navigating a commercial construction renovation can be tough, especially if it’s a new experience for you. At Souder Brothers we enjoy helping clients through their projects to make the process as easy and painless as possible for them. Call us today to find out how we can help you achieve a happy workspace.