The Right Decisions For Your New Home
While designing your house, selecting the contractor, and during construction you’ll be faced with hundreds of decisions. From the choices of floor coverings, tiles, bathroom fixtures, kitchen cabinetry, counter tops, light fittings and much more. It’s important to always focus on costs and know what your budget allows. However, it’s also important that your focus on costs doesn’t drown out other essential factors. Just because something is on sale or much cheaper than another item should never be reason enough to choose the product. Purchasing Building Materials For Your Home Building Project
The Cheapest Contractor or Material Might Not Be Best For Your House
When making your decisions you should consider:
The Wrong Decision Could Ruin Your New Home
Unfortunately, frequently owners become so focussed on costs that their new home becomes a mishmash of clashing ideas and colours which have been selected purely because they were the cheapest or the products were on sale. The vision of that dream home with your favourite colours could turn into a nightmare containing colours that nobody likes, least of all when they’re mixed together. Of course this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t purchase items that are on sale, or use second-hand items, rather that these should be appropriate and fit the house’s style and décor without compromising quality. Nor should you be so fixated on a brand or particular item that you overlook or ignore products and materials which are cheaper, but which will be just as suitable. 7 Tips for Home Renovation on a Budget
For more Read Budget your new home build and renovation project and Read This Before Selecting Your Home Renovation and Building Contractor.
This is an extract from the author's book 'An Introduction to Building and Renovating Houses: Volume 1 Hiring Contractors, Managing Construction and Finishing Your Home'.
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Paul Netscher has written 2 easy to read books 'An Introduction to Building and Renovating Houses - Volumes 1 and 2'. An Introduction to Building and Renovating Houses Volume 1 deals with Hiring Contractors, Managing Construction and Finishing Your Home. and Designing your ideal home Volume 2 deals with Finding Your Ideal Property and Designing Your Dream Home.
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I’m a construction professional, author of several successful construction management books, and a home owner. I’ve made mistakes in construction management, I’ve seen others make mistakes, but importantly I’ve had multiple successful construction projects and I’ve learned from the mistakes. I want to share these lessons and my knowledge with you.
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