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A Good Renovation Contractor: The Nitty Gritty

The prologue to this article, A Good Renovation Contractor: Basic Introduction has pretty much covered the basics in finding a good renovation contractor. Now let’s get down to the nitty gritty. These are the details that you need to pay attention to. These details involve your money, your time and your effort.


If you have already shortlisted a few good renovation contractors, talk to each one of them for the cost. The project will mostly revolve around the cost. Your choice of renovation contractor, design and result will depend upon your budget. Find a renovation contractor that is reasonably affordable but uses quality materials. Never compromise quality in exchange for low cost as you will suffer with that decision for the rest of your life. Imagine having this and that fixed every few months. Also, it is important to note that those renovation contractors who have been in the industry for a while have connections with the suppliers so they might be able to give you bigger discounts.

In addition, check with them regarding the time it will take for them to complete the renovation project. Renovation contractors usually can give you a good estimate as long as your requirements are clear and specific. The reason why you need to know this is because other than disrupting your daily routine, a renovation project will also cause a disturbance with your neighbours.

Finally, make sure that this renovation contractor that you have selected practices putting all of your transactions in written documents. Make sure they are organised – by providing a timetable, setting out a proper agreement and giving you receipt every time you have a transaction. Make sure the contract states that the renovation contractor will take full responsibility for the project. Read thoroughly the contract including the fine print.

If you follow these guidelines, then finding a renovation contractor in Singapore won’t be as difficult as others make it seem.

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