Who is on the team?
Chances are you aren’t doing a Mangolia-style gut job, which means you’ll be living in your home while it is a construction zone. On the practical side you’ll want to know how many people to expect on a daily basis. A head count also figures into your budget and timeline expectations. Make sure you discuss protectant arrangements for the areas that aren’t being reno-ed. And be specific with any house rules, such as which bathroom to use, where to dispose of refuse, and what spaces are off-limits.
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