HOME OWNER FAQs

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Do I have the time, effort or expertise for this project?
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May we suggest using this site's 'Our Services' page as a checklist for your evaluation. If you're able to provide the necessary effort and expertise, prior to committing yourself give some real serious thought regarding your time involvement - Do you have the time? If uncertain, complete and submit the form on the 'Home Projects' page and we'll contact you in regard to our suggested recommendations and alternatives.

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I've had the materials for this project for quite some time, what do I have to do to get it going?
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Submit the form on the 'Home Projects' page and we'll contact you in regard to our suggestions and recommendations.

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I'd like to get started, but am uncertain as to how much the project will cost?
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We possess the experience, tools and models necessary to provide you reasonably accurate free estimates. To obtain our estimates, merely submit the form on the 'Home Projects' page and we'll be in contact you in regard to any additional information requirements. 

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How do I determine which contractors or vendors to use?
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Start by using the form on the 'Contractors Information' page to inquire about contractors you are considering. Our responses will be supplemented by the names of any other comparably qualified contractors listed within our databases. 

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Will I really be able to get the project completed in my required timeframe?
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The project schedules we prepare will be reviewed and accepted (signed-off) by all parties involved. Additionally, we'll be monitoring all progress, re-confirming all commitments and ensuring all dependencies are fulfilled. As such, everything should proceed according to schedule. If there should be any possible cause for delay, the situation will be addressed immediately and you will notified.

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Is there some means of reducing the costs and time involved with this project?
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Our process included an extremely thorough up-front evaluation of all possible project alternatives that frequently will identify such means of cost and time reduction. Additionally, the solicitation of comparable bids based upon very specific requirements and specifications (RFQs) assures utmost quality at the most competitive costs.

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What other alternatives should I be considering?
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Everything and anything possible - ensuring however, that you don't procrastinate too long. Use the form on the 'Home Projects' page and we'll provide you free guidance and suggestions to assist you in expediting the process.

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Who will be responsible for scheduling and coordinating the project's various activities?
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Regardless as to who will be responsible, it is of utmost importance this individual is provided the appropriate tools and baselines upon which to track all progress and ensure everything proceeds according to plan.

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Should I get my project loan / financing pre-approved?
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It's important to obtain several loan pre-approvals prior to the start of your project. It'll provide you realistic data for comparison regarding the loan rates that will actually be available. Quite often lenders initially reference low rates that at later times are determined not to be available for your purposes - the pre-approval process eliminates such surprise.

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Does Project-Masters provide a free contractor referral service?
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Yes, please refer to the inquiry form on the 'Contractors Information' page. Our responses to all contractor inquiry is always supplemented by the names of any other comparably qualified contractors listed within our databases.

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Should I be consulting with an architect or a designer?
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There are many projects that require such professionals and we provide free assistance in helping you evaluate the need. Use the form on the 'Home Projects' page to describe your project. We'll internally review this information and advise you of our suggestions and recommendations - and if appropriate, include the names of our recommended professionals.

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How can I be assured of the best quality results?
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Planning, planning, planning . . . . . . . . , communication, thorough documentation, attention to detail, etc., etc. - this is what we do best -  assuring every aspect of those steps defined on our 'Our Services' page is thoroughly addressed.