I'm so excited to begin my first project in this restarting phase of my career. The project is my own home addition (great room + outdoor living space) and pool eventually. I also hope to refresh the inside to match the clean, modern organic feel of the new addition. :)
Week 1 (Days 1-7)
Here's what you can expect to happen in the first week.
Sending off drawings to the contractor(s)
Choosing a design/build contractor as early on in the process as possible...
I am doing a renovation on my own home right now, and along the way I'll be adding tips and tricks to help you in your renovation. One of my biggest tips to reduce upfront costs is something the homeowner can do themselves (that you'd normally pay an architect for). That is doing As-Built Drawings. In this post I'll be talking about doing those drawings, what to include and what not to do.
As-Built drawings are the drawings that have to be...