Renovation Tips and Strategies

Everyone who wants to renovate a house must have tried to obtain the maximum possible quality renovation at the minimum price. One of the ways is to look for alternative price quotes from multiple contractors or home remodeling contractors and select the lowest quotes from builders or contractors.

But there are considerable risks involved in accepting the lowest quote.

A potential buyer must take into account the quality of work as well as the price.

These are some of the things that may happen on a home renovation project due to the price being too low and these may be preventable by taking a number of precautions.

  • The contractor may cease work and leave the job without prior notice. This may occur due to inadequate funds since the quote for the job was too low and in most instances the owner cannot be asked for additional funding.
  • The contractor may use poor quality materials in an attempt to increase the profit margin and might attempt to cut corners with incomplete work. For example, corners may not be perfect, walls may be sloping and paint may be splattered on tiled floors. This will necessarily compromise the quality of the finished product.
  • Such contractors will not offer a guarantee on their work after they have been paid.

In an effort to win the competition, not to mention home renovation services business, not a contractor or home remodeling contractor who dare to offer the lowest possible price, even to pass through the lower limit, which for those who understand in terms of construction, it was not possible to do. This is deliberately done by the contractor or the contractor for the purposes solely in order to get a job order and ignore the possibility of future losses. On the other hand, for the owner of the house will feel disadvantaged by the low prices offered without realizing the risk of losses on the back someday.

Tips for Successful Renovation

  • Be sure to have a clear plan of what you need and try to stick with that plan. Any deviation from the plan may cause confusion with the contractor and wasteful additional cost.
  • Ensure that the contractor is using good quality materials from a reliable source.
  • If possible communicate with an individual for whom the contractor has previously worked or better still see an example of their work.
  • Do not be tempted to accept the lowest quote and do not allow yourself to get rushed into the job by any person or persons.
  • Be sure you have adequate funds to complete the job and make a mutually agreeable payment plan with the contractor and withhold some of the payment until the job is completed at the same time ensuring that the contractor has sufficient funds for the purchase of materials
  • To ensure the loyalty of your contractors treat them fairly and with respect.


Please do not hesitate to contact Batam Properties Renovation Division on or  call +628122819532 for professional advice and consultation.