Remodel Workflow

Overseeing your own remodel project? Use this as a guide to prioritize & guide your project. Note that every project varies greatly and some trades can handle multiple tasks which may alter the timing/order/efficiency. 

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  • Have a list of what you’re going to handle and what you’ll contract out. 

  • Make drawings where needed. 

  • Find contractors in your area that fit your budget. 

  • Get any city permits you need lined up. 

  • Have professionals inspect the foundation, siding, roof, windows, plumbing, and electrical systems to make sure you don’t need any repairs there.

  • Begin Demolition ~ Get a dumpster if necessary 

  • Frame out new structures. Add support beams where needed, enlarge or add/remove windows and doorways, and do anything else related to the structure.

  • Add electrical, plumbing and ductwork while walls are open 

  • Insulate the walls, hang drywall 

  • Install doors, windows, molding & trim. 

  • Paint Walls, Ceiling & Doors 

  • Install flooring & baseboards. This is often done last so your new carpet, tile, hardwood, laminate, and other surfaces aren’t damaged while installing other parts of the remodel.

  • Install Cabinets, Sinks, Faucets, Toilets

  • Install appliances

  • Final Touches, Furniture, Accessories

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