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Tuesday, January 26 2016

Follow these tips to help keep your remodeling projects on track!

Taking on a remodeling project can be daunting. From living in a construction zone to making sure you stick to your budget, there are many factors to worry about. To help your project run as smoothly as possible, begin with these tips:

1. Work with a qualified designer, architect and builder.

Unless you have a design background and construction expertise, bringing your vision to life can be harder than you think. A designer can help you figure out the right materials, doors, windows, and cabinets that will work best in your space. An architect will meld the design of the project with the building systems. A trusted professional builder will make sure your construction is done correctly and efficiently.

2. Establish your objectives.

Whether you want to open up your home, add more square footage, or upgrade your home’s assets, start by recognizing your goals. If you run into any problems during the project, referring back to your original objectives will help you figure out what route to take to solve the issue.

3. Set a budget, then add 10 percent.

It is not uncommon for remodeling projects to go over budget, especially due to unforeseen requirements or if you need to make design or material changes. Planning ahead and having some cushion will help you stick to your budget.

4. Know how your property will be protected.

Since your personal property will still be in your home, you want to make sure it and non-construction areas will be protected. Talk with your contractor to see what steps will be taken to safeguard your possessions and the parts of your house that are not having work done.


One of the most important parts of taking on a remodel project is choosing quality materials that will match your vision and last for years to come. For help finding the perfect Bi-Fold Patio DoorsLift and Slide Patio Doors, Multi-Slide Patio Doors or Entry Doors and beautiful Windows, Contact the professionals at AG Millworks. Simply use the Match Me With A Dealer button to help get your project off to a great start!

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