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Renovating an Apartment


Let's go over some important points about how to renovate an apartment. First, you need to find a general contractor that specializes in the type of renovation you want to do. A good general contractor will be able to guide you through the entire process, help you understand your options, and deal with other subcontractors. When looking for a contractor, make sure they have a license and are registered with the Better Business Bureau. This will ensure they are legitimate and have not had any complaints filed against them by previous customers. Also, when meeting with them to get estimates, it is best to meet them in their office or on-site at the project site so that you can get a sense of what the space will feel like once renovated. Next, once you've got your estimate, decide which contractor you'd like to work with. After deciding on a project budget and general contractor, it is important to have a detailed plan of what you want done before contacting contractors. You may want to hire a designer or architect first to help you come up with an idea for the new space before getting quotes from contractors.** **If you are planning on doing some of the work yourself, then try and match up your skills with the part of the project you

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