You’re ready to remodel your Mission Viejo home. Now what? One of the first things you should do is look for a general contractor—but not just any general contractor. Experience matters when it comes to home remodels. Here’s why hiring a general contractor with many years of experience matters:
Workmanship That Lasts
A lot of contractors and handymen can complete work that looks good initially. However, after a while, the “cracks” start to appear. Quality work done by an experienced general contractor will hold up over time—even with regular use by an active family.
An experienced general contractor knows the best materials and the best construction methods to use in order to give you an amazing remodeled home that will look great for many years to come!
Can Assist During the Home Remodel Design Process
Many of our clients who are looking to do a major home remodel will use an architect to draw up their remodeling plans. There are many amazing residential architects in the Mission Viejo area, and we are always happy to work with the plans they draw up for our clients. However, many homeowners have found it beneficial to involve us during the design process, rather than hiring us after all the plans are complete.
As general contractors with more than 35 years of experience, we can offer our thoughts as to how certain design decisions will affect the project budget and timeline. We can also help explain how various options will play out in a “real life” setting (as opposed to on paper or on a 3D rendering). In addition, we can help with building materials selection, based on our extensive knowledge of the various materials on the market.
If you don’t have it in your budget to hire an architect for your Mission Viejo home remodel, Scott McKee Construction has the capability in-house to help you design a new layout for your home and can also draw up the construction documents that the city needs for permitting purposes. We even have 3D software that can help you visualize what your remodeled home will look like.
Accurate Estimates on Costs and Timelines
When you go with an experienced general contractor for your Mission Viejo home remodel, you are more likely to get an accurate initial estimate on both the cost and the timeline of your project. Experienced contractors have a good idea of what certain types of projects cost and how long they will take to build, simply because they’ve done many projects like them before. They understand that unexpected issues often arise and account for them in their estimates.
An inexperienced general contractor may present you with a lower estimate and a faster timeline upfront, but as the project progresses, there will likely be things that come up that cause them to have to adjust both the cost and the completion date.
A Huge Network of Quality Subcontractors
Another advantage to hiring an experienced general contractor like Scott McKee Construction is that you get access to our large network of quality, reliable subcontractors. We carefully select every subcontractor we bring in to help complete your home remodeling project. All subcontractors are licensed and have been vetted by Scott McKee Construction to ensure that they will provide work that is up to our high standards.
Since we’ve been working as general contractors in the Mission Viejo area for many years, we know the best subcontractors in the area. If you have a complex tile design in mind for your master bathroom shower, we have just the tile expert in mind to complete it. Are you looking to turn your remodeled home into a smart home? We can bring in a smart home expert who will give your home all the high-tech features you want.
Are you ready to get started? Contact us at Scott McKee Construction to learn more or to get a quote on your Mission Viejo home remodeling project.