Home Improvement Resolutions: 3 Mistakes to Avoid
Perhaps you’ve already started on that new diet or exercise routine you've been putting off. And maybe you've already tackled your list of home improvement goals.
Or maybe you haven't. We can't help you with your diet or exercise goals, but we can certainly do the heavy lifting when it comes to getting your home in shape.
Let's start with a warmup. Here are a few suggestions to help you break some bad home improvement habits that might be holding you back.
Resolve to scratch these three common mistakes off your to-do list:
- Putting Off Repairs
It's so easy to postpone repairing a "slightly" leaky or damaged roof. But the danger here is you might not be prepared once your roof actually fails. Even a minor crack or leak can cause serious, unseen damage. Because your roof is one of your home’s major defenses against the elements, you could have an expensive problem. Instead, let The Remodeling Company take care of your roofing needs. And even if your roof seems fine, it doesn't hurt to have it inspected every few years to extend its life.
- Setting an Unrealistic Budget
Roof work can be costly, but you never want to cut corners on the quality of your roofing materials. Rather than going cheap, prioritize your home repairs and budget accordingly. Make a list of everything in your home that needs fixing or improving, and arrange them by priority. You may find you can afford everything you want, just not all at once. So spread the work out over time to stay within budget.
- Hiring Incompetent Contractors
To prevent costly, inferior work, make sure you hire professional roofers you can trust. Ask around. Get references. Not all roof installers are trained for safety and efficiency. The Remodeling Company has been Hampton Road's leading choice for roofing and remodeling services for over 15 years.
Our professional contractors are GAF Master Elite™ certified, and specialize in the repair and preservation of historic buildings. We use materials from the country’s leading brands, including GAF, CertainTeed, Pella, and Simonton. So go with professionals you can depend on.
To make your home more beautiful and functional, just give us a call at (757) 903-0050 and let us show you how we can help.