So how do you complete a house renovation on budget and on time?
First, find a building company that has a proven planning experience. Then discuss with them the importance of your timeline and budget. In our experience, incomplete budgets and estimations are the biggest cause of budget overruns. Besides, more often than not the schedule overruns as well.
We believe in the 7 P’s: “Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.” It’s true. Plan well. Another word of advice, attributed to Abraham Lincoln, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”
Knowing when you have found a winning building team is also important, as your builder will not be on the job all the time.
Here are six tips to checking if your building team is likely to “be a winner.”