From unreliable contractors to disjointed communication and unrealistic expectations and unexpected delays, remodeling can turn your dream of a better home into a costly nightmare. Renovate, Remodel... Relax! Take Your Home Improvement from "How" to "Wow" by Kathi Fleck, is a practical guide that shows you how to successfully tackle home remodeling projects from beginning to end and skip the frustrations and issues often associated with the remodeling process.
In Renovate, Remodel... Relax! Take Your Home Improvement From "How" to "Wow", co-founder of design-build firm LoneStar Property Solutions Kathi Fleck offers professional advice for home owners looking to successfully navigate the renovation process. In this insightful book the author provides expert advice on relevant issues including the most important questions you must ask before signing a contract with a contractor, creating a realistic budget for your renovation, which home improvements will give you the greatest monetary return for your investment, handling project delays and change orders, and what to expect when working with contractors.
The book is packed with useful information that is presented in an easy to understand format that doesn't overwhelm you. Experienced remodeler Kathi Fleck provides prospective remodeling customers with a clear list of expectations. From revealing how to create your personalized "idea book" to offering advice on how to be sure you're using your money wisely to achieve your goals, to advice on maintaining your home after the remodel, this book provides homeowners with the do's and don'ts of not just surviving a remodel, but having a satisfying experience that results in getting what you want from your renovation. This expertly written book is a must read for anyone considering a home renovation.