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Professional Advice for Successful Home Improvement Projects

Late summer is the perfect time to work on (and hopefully scratch off!) some of those projects on your home improvements list.  We know fall is just around the corner, but there’s plenty of nice warm weather left to get those things done.  

While many times it’s exciting to start a new renovation project, it’s also easy for homeowners to get lost in all the details of the planning process. Knowing exactly how to achieve the results they’re looking for can be intimidating, but this is where Window Outfitters comes to the rescue!

Tips for Your Next Home Remodeling Project

With years of experience in the home improvements business, the experts at Window Outfitters have some pointers to share. These guidelines will help you navigate through the planning phases of your project and steer clear of speed bumps and extra expense.

  • Seek advice from a Minnesota licensed home improvement contractor. This is the first step in a successful renovation project. A professional contractor will have considerable knowledge not only about current materials on the market but also the ones most suitable for your home. Make use of his expertise and discuss any questions you may have during this consultation phase.
  •  Look over your home and consider what it really needs. Most often kitchen and bathroom renovations are at the top of a homeowner’s list, but don’t simply assume that’s where you should start. If you have an old, drafty front door or leaking windows, you may want to  replace them on the sooner side for increased energy efficiency and a lower utility bill.
  • Have a contract or plan written up prior to starting the work. It’s a smart idea to have a contract or otherwise agreed-to plan in place before your contractor starts remodeling. This should include specifics such as type of work, costs involved, and a projected timeline.
  • Avoid making changes after the work begins. Of course, it is often necessary to make small alterations along the way, but a large change in plans almost always results in time-consuming set backs and additional expense.
  • Leave material purchases up to your contractor. Unless other arrangements have already been made, let your contractor provide the materials. He understands what will be needed to complete the job correctly, so leave it to him to arrange the purchases.

Are you ready to get started? Then contact us today to set up a free, no-obligation estimate!  Window Outfitters is a Minnesota licensed exterior remodeling contractor bringing professional window and door solutions to the entire Minneapolis and St. Paul area.



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