We’ve been getting back bids in the past few months (summer/fall 2020) that were higher than expected. Why? -Post pandemic factors include: – material costs have risen dramatically (see lumber costs in the chart below) -Supply chain factors (i.e lumber mill closures due to covid) -Pent up demand (due to construction restrictions during covid moratoriums) […]
Getting through the finish line of a construction project can be difficult. Transgressions may have happened during the project , and the window to “settle the score” may seem to be vanishing. Owners, builders, subcontractors and architects may double-down and gird for confrontation. This is usually a poor strategy for project completion. Construction projects have […]
For many people dealing with their First time Renovation and the design process, it can be a little overwhelming. Even for those who have been through it before-this Renovation 101 primer post can serve as a refresher course. Who do you turn to? What resources are out there? Why should you believe us? or Aunt Ethel? How about some advice for first time renovation-Call me @ 914 674 2950, let’s discuss your situation.
We listen well. We ask a lot of questions. We pull on the same end of the rope with you. This saves time, reduces fees and results in happier clients.
Since the result is what it’s all about, clients have a universal reaction…Which is “Why didn’t we do this earlier?”
Where’s Bob? Bob is the General Contractor on one of my projects. (love this photo below!) Construction delays and related mysteries happen for many reasons. (And Courtney the plumbing sub on another project too!) It’s the second day in a row that he’s a no show. Al, the electrician is on the job. So is […]
This guest blog post is written by Bari Goldstein a wonderful professional organizer who can be reached at 914 262 9639 or Bari@letsgetitdoneny.com. Get organized before your project. DECLUTTER! DECLUTTER! DECLUTTER! This is the perfect time to take stock of the items that are important and useful to you vs. the items you no longer […]