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Commercial Renovation: A Step-By-Step Guide To A Successful Project

[BLOG] Published: 2021-01-09 - Updated: 2021-09-24

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Commercial Renovation: A Step-By-Step Guide To A Successful Project

A commercial renovation project is always aimed at achieving two primary goals. That is, to improve functionality and visual appeal. Regardless of the type of business, you’re engaged in, improving the general appeal and functionality pays off. 

For instance, renovating your office building to increase comfort and safety can increase the employees’ overall performance. Similarly, renovating a restaurant to refresh it with a new design can attract more customers who would want to try your menu.

If you’re looking forward to remodeling your business buildings, the following step-by-step guide is critical for a successful renovation.

Ready to get started?

Well, let’s roll in. 

  • Determine Your Project Budget

Before you advance to any other step, determining how much your project would cost is vital. What does it mean? Well, it’s simple. 

Your budget will determine how much you can do and how far you can go. 

Moreover, the size of your budget will determine your choice of material and perhaps the contractor to handle your project. 

Therefore, stating your budget is the topmost priority. But always remember to be realistic.

If you know what you want to be done in your renovation project and aren’t good at estimating the total cost of the work, you can reach out to Smart Remodeling LLC and get a free quote for your project. 

 

  • Plan Your Project 

A plan is just like a roadmap that leads your desired end. It presents all the activities involved in the renovation process and their timeline.

Before you can get started with your planning, ensure you have well-set renovation goals. Be sure to share the same goals with your contractor to ensure you agree.  

Being on the same page with your contractor helps in visualizing what you have in mind and preparing the best project layout. 

It’s important to note that an inadequately planned renovation project can lead to a lot of hiccups, inconveniences, extra cost, and even project failure.

At Smart Remodeling LLC, we help our clients to come up with the best plan that suits their needs and requirement. 

We also pay attention to crucial details of your project and implementing them with the most excellent precision. And that’s what makes for a cost-effective project. 

 

  • Renovation Design

When it comes to renovation, your building’s design matters.  Why? It’s what dictates the types of materials fit for use in the renovation. 

Also, it determines the material color, size, and texture.

Besides a great, it’s imperative to go for a design that will not only improve the visual appeal but also boost the functionality of the facility.

Additionally, the design that you choose should fall within your budget limits. 

If you’re looking for the best design for your commercial building and spaces, Smart Remodeling LLC will offer you the best design that fits your budget and the functionality of the building. 

With the help of our team of complimentary designers, you’ll get a perfect fit for your building and outdoor spaces. 

 

  • Pre-Construction Compliance

Are you done with the design? 

Well, it’s now time to comply with renovation requirements. 

It’s often crucial when your renovation project includes an extension of a new building or expansion of the existing building.

With such renovation projects, you will have to submit a permit to the relevant authorities and comply with the pre-set rules and regulations. 

Moreover, a site evaluation may be done to determine whether you’re project could have any negative impact on the environment before allowing the project to be done. 

However, our experts can help you get all the necessary permits needed to get your work done. 

Sounds good, right?

 

  • Procurement of the materials needed to complete the project

So, yeah…you’ve been cleared and got the permit to carry on with your renovation project. Now, What‘s the next step? 

Start sourcing for the materials!

The materials play a critical role when it comes to the project’s success and sustainability. 

Even though you might be tempted to settle for cheap materials, always think of the common phrase that says, “Cheap is expensive.” 

Therefore, however lucrative the cheap materials could be, they’ll always run you into a loss in terms of early repairs and high maintenance cost. 

Regardless of how cost-effective you want your project to be, cutting corners when it comes to the procurement of materials can make your project costly at the bottom-line.

If you’re looking for ways of saving on material cost, Smart Remodeling LLC is the ultimate solution. 

Being a full-service general remodeling contractor, we source our material in bulk from reputable dealers, thereby lowering the cost per square foot without compromising quality. 

Contact us today and get your project completed at a pocket-friendly cost. 

 

Got your Plan Ready?—These Tips Are Invaluable!

  • Start with priority expenses: When it comes to funds allocation, start with main items and essential expenses before moving to the additional expenses. Also, know where to put more resources and where to put less. To be precise, sprinkle your resources wisely. 

 

  • Look for economic incentives: When setting a budget for your office building, consider looking for economic incentives to slash down the renovation cost. Such incentives include tax incentives and local financing. These are usually available to help in renovating commercial buildings. Even though such incentives apply to second-generation buildings, you can get more incentives if the remodel allows for the hiring of many more workers. 

 

  • Set aside a contingency fund: Many property owners always find themselves incurring more costs than expected in remodeling. Therefore, experts suggest you keep some extra 10-20% cost of the budgeted cost to cater for any emergency that might arise in the course of remodeling. 

Now that you have your remodeling plan set, what next?

Contact Smart Remodeling LLC and get your project done quickly and efficiently.  

 




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