Renovating your home can be an exciting endeavor to embark on, but before you hire a contractor and start revamping, there's a few things you need to know. With the help of The Powell Company, which has been renovating homes in upstate New York for nearly 50 years, we've put together this list of 3 things to keep in mind when starting the home renovation process:

1. Know your needs and wants

These are sometimes different things with different costs. For example: "You need a car to get to work." Both a Ford Focus and a Chevrolet Corvette will satisfy your needs. However, they come with price tags that are quite different from each other.

2. Know your budget

A contractor can better satisfy your needs and accommodate your wants if they know what you have budgeted for your project, so determine early on how much you're willing to spend before construction commences.

3. Know who you're hiring

Do they have a proven track record of satisfied customers? Do they carry all the required insurance coverages? When it comes to hiring a contractor, it's always important to do thorough research on the business before signing any agreements.

The Powell Company is here to help.

The Powell Company in Oneonta is a family-owned and operated, full-service home improvement, residential and light commercial contracting company, offering customers the best value and peace of mind that only an established and experienced company can offer. Give them a call today at 607-432-8326 for a free consultation!