If you’re looking at redesigning your kitchen, it’s always a good idea to shop around before making any stern decisions. Even if the first contractor you come across is willing to offer you a discount rate with the design you’re looking for, there are a number of reasons why you shouldn’t commit until you’ve talked to others. Here we’ll show you why it’s important to get a second opinion when designing your kitchen and how you can save a lot of money by doing so.
Get More Options
Every designer you meet will offer different products, quality and prices. This means that if you don’t seek out a second opinion, you could end up spending much more than necessary or you could end up missing out on a better deal. So before you hire someone to design your kitchen, first spend some time researching all of the other options that are available to you.
An Expert Knows Best
To ensure that you are hiring a trained professional who knows what they’re doing, make sure you do your research to compare reviews of their previous work. An expert may know best, but only previous client reviews will offer the unbiased truth about just how good and legitimate their expertise and quality of workmanship really are.
Get Direct Pricing
Do you know if the designer you are talking to is a middle-man or someone who is selling from a middle-man? If you want the best price and the job done right, it’s important to hire someone who can order the products directly from the warehouse. This will ensure you get the best rates without any unexpected delays. This is another good reason why it’s always well worth it to shop around before hiring a contractor.
Don’t make the mistake of hiring the first contractor you meet. Even if they seem like a good fit for your kitchen reno project, we always recommend speaking to at least three different contractors to compare rates, products, and previous reviews.
At Granstone, we are the Ottawa renovation specialists and can create what you need for your kitchen remodel, from full custom cabinets to flooring, to backsplash, to our specialty countertops. Our product selection, craftsmanship and customer service is top-notch and always a priority when dealing with each client. When you’re in need of a second opinion, come visit our staff at our Ottawa showroom, and we’ll assist you with everything you need for your next project.