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Old 01-23-2013, 03:41 PM   #16
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Hiring a contractor for remodel, should they demo to the studs?

Hey All,
Wow, tons of replies! Thank you for all of the advice. This has helped me put some things in perspective.

I wish I could do it myself, but I have young kids and no time. Plus, my best home improvement jobs would earn a "B" grade, yet I really want perfection (or at least an A- job). So I don't mind hiring it out, I just want to make sure I don't get scammed.

@paintdrying: This note of yours is really what I think: "I would want everything completely square" (I am that picky too)

@CoconutPete: Thank you for the notes, that's definitely a good reason to use caution.

Thanks to everyone for all of the replies. I will make sure to get a parts & labor estimate from the designer I am meeting with in a 2 weeks. That way I have a better understanding of WHY it is costing so much.



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