Estimating change orders

We have written before about what you should expect to see in your ADU budget. We encourage you to make sure your budget includes all the big line items. As our founder likes to repeat, you cannot save money during ADU construction. You can only save money at the planning stage, when you are discussingContinue reading “Estimating change orders”

Do not be tempted by low bids

I know, it is hard. But it will be even harder later on, when that low bider comes back to you because he had omitted something in the bid to make it look low. This is how homeowners become hostages – the contractor is raising the price, cutting costs where you really do not wantContinue reading “Do not be tempted by low bids”