How to Choose the Right Construction and Remodelling Company for Your Project

When taking on a new project for your home, you want to ensure you choose the right construction and remodelling company. With the best company, you can have peace of mind that the work will be completed successfully, on time, and within budget. 

Factors like experience, reviews, pricing, and project management approach should guide your decision. Taking the time upfront to find the right company offers a smooth process and a quality product. 

Benchmark And 4 steps

By thoroughly researching you can have confidence to choose the right construction and remodelling company well suited for your project. Conducting due diligence upfront will help ensure the work is done properly according to your specifications.

Research Previous Work and Experience

When interviewing with a company ask for their brochure, if you haven’t received one. In addition, ask for references, project photos and details. This way, you can have an idea of their previous work, and if needed contact previous customers, to see if they are a perfect fit for you.

Referrals from family or friends who have had work done recently can be helpful. You should also check online reviews from sites like Google or the company’s social media. Look for companies with positive reviews discussing the quality of work and overall satisfaction. 

Verify Legal Requirements

In Portugal, contractors are required to be licensed and registered to work in residential or commercial construction. Make sure any companies you are considering have the proper licensing to operate. Checking this can help you determine if they are equipped and qualified for your project.

Compare Proposals

Invite companies that meet your criteria to visit the site and provide a written proposal for the project. Compare the proposals in detail, including the scope of work, timeline, total cost, and payment schedule. Beware of proposals that are much lower than the others, as it may indicate a lack of experience or poor work quality.

Assess Responsiveness and Communication

The construction process requires close collaboration, so you want a company that communicates openly and transparently. Pay attention to how promptly companies respond to your initial contact and how clearly they answer your questions. Discuss your vision, objectives, and priorities to make sure you find a team you can work with effectively.

2-bedroom apartment renovated by Lisbeyond Constructions

After selecting the Right Company
for your Project

Set a Realistic Budget

Once you determine the scope of your project, create a budget for yourself that factors in all costs and a 10-15% contingency fund. Get at least three estimates from qualified contractors to determine an average cost. 

Sign a Contract before beginning project

Before any work begins, have a detailed contract specifying the work plan, timeline, total cost, payment schedule, and other terms. The contract should also require the contractor to be liable for substandard work, damage, or failure to meet building codes. Make sure changes or additions are written to avoid confusion over final costs.

Design Development

A crucial part of the renovation or construction phase of your project is creating renovation drawings. First, architects conceptualize ideas and create preliminary sketches which are then refined based on the client’s feedback. 

Once the concept is approved, detailed drawings are developed, incorporating technical specifications, materials and construction details, all necessary to create or re-build a new project. Whether it’s a commercial or residential project, these drawings are essential to guiding architects, contractors, and clients. 

Modern T3 Villa recently renovated by Lisbeyond Constructions

To choose the right construction and remodelling company, it is crucial to take the time to thoroughly research potential options. Look for companies with strong reputations, quality guarantees, and proven experience completing projects similar to yours. Moving forward with a construction or remodelling project is a big commitment, so be sure to choose your partner wisely. With proper due diligence, you can have confidence you’ve selected the right company for a smooth and successful build.

Lisbeyond Constructions is dedicated to transforming both residential and commercial spaces with care. Clear communication, transparency, and flexibility are at the heart of our company. Our well-defined process is shared with our clients at every step, ensuring you’re an integral part of decision-making.

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