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Biggest Home Renovating Mistakes

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Biggest Home Renovating Mistakes

When renovating your home, there are a lot of mistakes you can make. In fact, it’s so easy to make a mistake that you might as well assume that you’re going to make one (or two). Listed as the 3rd most important mistake is hiring the wrong contractor. Hiring the right contractor is essential to the success of your renovation projects.

Contractors are notorious for being lazy, not finishing projects on time, and charging you way too much. Other contractors have hidden costs and cut corners. That’s why you hire a professional organization that employees countertop experts. Counter Intelligence’s contractors receive a specialized education. Customer services representatives take pride in their ability to solve problem quickly.

The most common renovations include, bathroom or kitchen remodeling – Almost everyone dreams of having beautiful granite kitchen and bathroom countertops. Don’t ruin your dreams by hiring the wrong contractor.

Listed below are the top 25 mistakes people make when renovating their home:

25. Gutting Everything
24. Buying Cheap Materials
23. Excessive Use of Duct Tape
22. Inaccurate Measurements
21. Not Doing the Prep Work
20. Using the Wrong Tools
19. Building a Small Bathroom
18. Ignoring Lighting
17. Going Too Trendy
16. Building Small Doorways
15. Failure to Anticipate Chaos
14. Incorrect Storage of Materials
13. Not Using Green Materials
12. Using the Wrong Paint
11. Building Narrow Halls and Staircases
10. Choosing the Wrong Windows
9. Forgetting About Safety
8. Not Doing Your Homework
7. Forgetting to Update the Electrical System
6. Ignoring Your Home’s Style
5. Avoiding Permits
4. Setting an Unrealistic Budget
3. Hiring the Wrong Contractor
2. Taking On More Than You Can Handle
1. Overbuilding in Your Neighborhood