Home Remodeling Change Orders are Costly and delay Schedules
By Mark J. Donovan
||When planning a home remodeling project it is important to avoid home remodeling change orders. Home remodeling change orders are expensive and open you up to contractor price gouging. Home remodeling contractors hate change orders because they disrupt the home construction flow and inevitably lead to cost overrun debates with homeowners.
Avoiding home remodeling change orders is relatively simple to do, but it takes some up front planning and discipline. There are two main areas in which home remodeling change orders arise.
The first involves changes in the actual shape and size of the home remodeling project itself. For example, when the homeowner actually sees the rough framed structure they begin to question the location of walls, room sizes, and door and window locations. This inevitably leads to discussions with the contractor about moving a wall, or the location of a door or window.
Make sure there is sufficient room to support your desired furniture, and that there are adequate foot paths for moving and walking around the furniture.
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