A home exterior upgrade is a project that requires proper evaluation and planning, just to be sure that everything goes smoothly and with no wrong turns, such as going over budget or hiring a shady contractor which will fail to deliver the expected results.
There are a few things to consider before starting such a project, in order to avoid a lot of regrets and headaches.
- Make your mind about the results you want to achieve. Browse home decorating magazines or websites such as Pinterest to get design inspiration and ideas for your exterior upgrade. Decide whether the upgrade is cosmetic or structural.
- Visit local design centers and make general estimates on the price of different materials and labor.
- Have a consultation, atleast with two or more Wichita roofing contractors who can help you understand whether your project is workable, or you should think about something else. For example, what seems to be a simple project can get awfully difficult and expensive if it requires complicated plumbing configuration.
- Choose a reliable contractor (after a careful evaluation!) and make a very specific contract that should include payment schedule and conditions, timeline, penalties and details on the entire work for your home exterior upgrade.