Do I need a general contractor to renovate my home?

Not to be facetious (OK, maybe just a little), but…

  • Do you need an orthodontist to handle your preteen’s braces?
  • Do you need an auto mechanic to install new brakes in the family car?
  • Do you need a quarterback to run offense for the big game?

See where we’re heading with this?

Home renovation projects can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time.

While some homeowners may debate taking on the project themselves, others head straight to Google, in search of a general contractor to handle the job.

But do you really need a general contractor to renovate your home?

The answer is a BIG YES, and here’s why.

  • You will ultimately save time and money: Even if money is no object – let’s face it: it is. Home renovation projects can be costly and time-consuming affairs. Your general contractor will help you manage your renovation project efficiently and with the utmost attention to detail. They have the experience and expertise to handle all aspects of the project, from planning and design to construction and finishing, ensuring that the project is completed on time and within budget.
  • Project management is prioritized: You may be the best Do-It-Yourselfer that ever hammered a nail or hung a chandelier, but you also have a day job, not to mention everyday life, to attend to. A general contractor will take care of all aspects of your renovation project, from hiring subcontractors to obtaining all necessary permits and overseeing the construction process. This is their job, and they’re great at it. They will also act as the point of contact between you and the subcontractors, ensuring that the project runs smoothly and efficiently.
  • Projects are privy to reputable vendors and subcontractors: General contractors worth their salt have established relationships with local vendors and subcontractors throughout their decades on the job. Paired with extensive resources and negotiation skills, they can get high-quality materials and experienced crews to complete your project on time and in tip-top shape. Your general contractor’s network also offers flexibility in your remodeling design. Since you now have access to a wide range of products and services, you can choose the ones that best fit your needs.
  • There’s far less stress and hassle: Did we mention renovation projects can be stressful and overwhelming? Well, they can. Especially if you’re doing everything yourself. What’s the sense of knocking yourself out to realize your dream home, if you’re going to be unconscious and unable to enjoy it after the dust has settled? A general contractor takes care of all the details, and you don’t have to lift a finger. Your project will be completed to your satisfaction, leaving you with a beautiful and functional space.

Do you need to hire a general contractor for your home renovation project? In our opinion, it’s the best decision.

Cossentino & Sons offers the experience, expertise, and resources to manage your next home renovation project with ease while helping you and your family discover the home you always wanted. Reach out to our team today to learn more.