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Expert Insights: Once I Choose a Contractor, What Items Should Be Covered in the Contract?

According to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, a well-written contract should contain the following information: The contractor’s name, address, telephone and license number, if applicable Details about what will and will not be done A detailed list of materials for the project, including model, brand name and color The approximate start date and …

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Expert Insights: Who Should Be Called to the Project First—the Contractor or the Architect?

Opinions vary about which professional to call first. Some say the architect comes first because “you have to design it before you can build it.” The architect, who is trained to resolve problems creatively, can help define the project in ways that provide meaningful guidance for the design. The architect can also do site studies, …

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