11 myths about home renovations

11 myths about home renovationsWhile cruising around remodeling blogs, a wonderful article popped out at me. Not only does it provide some useful helpful tips for home remodeling, it also offers some great advice on how to view projects before they are tackled. Topics covered in this article on Curbed.com include:


  1. Remodeling is Easy
  2. Remodeling is Inexpensive
  3. You Can Do It Yourself
  4. The Low Bid is the Best Value
  5. Products That Look the Same, Are the Same
  6. Remodels Always Take Longer Then Planned
  7. Remodels Always Cost More Than Bid
  8. Good Planning Can Outwit Surprise
  9. You Can Make It Up As You Go Along
  10. Fancy Trappings Make a Good Contractor
  11. You Will Be Bitter When It’s Over

The author of the original article, Mary Joe Bowling, does a great job explaining important items to consider for your home remodeling and DIY projects.  Click here to read the full article.