Follow Through Point C
Step 1: Got Product?
Step 2: Who's Watching?
Step 3: Punching The Punch-List
Or, all the items have been finished and you notice a few details that require the contractor, designer, or vendor to come back and finish the detail, replace a defective piece, or simply touch-up some paint. In Part B, Step 2 Gathering Your Estimates, I mentioned that the relationship with your professional is key. Establishing a means of communicating these issues, remaining flexible in scheduling the necessary people, and keeping your composure during the final stages may test your resolve. But, keep in mind, every professional wants a referral. How these details are handle will be the straw that breaks the professional relationship or glue that sees it through "for better or for worse."
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The ABCs of Home Improvement Projects: Starting At Point A
The ABCs of Home Improvement Projects: Educational Point B