Patience is Essential for Home Improvement Success

If you are finally embarking on a long-awaited (and much anticipated) home improvement project, you may be eager to get started and reach the finish line as quickly as possible. But it’s important at this stage that you slow down and don’t rush things—treating this like a race can cause problems later on.

As famed TV home improvement star Mike Holmes says in this story, patience pays off when it comes to home improvement. Holmes says you must take your time during the planning process to ensure you don’t overlook any important details. And don’t set overly ambitious deadlines for your contractor. Expecting them to adhere to a totally unrealistic timeline will either force them to rush and cut corners, or will all but guarantee that they fall behind schedule, neither of which will promote a good relationship between the two of you.

Yes, we know you can barely contain your excitement at the thought of seeing your finished project. But this is truly a situation where good things come to those who wait.

At RW Remodeling, we can work with you to establish a realistic timeline for your project.

Jim Weisman (685 Posts)

Jim Weisman founded RW Remodeling in 2011 after co-founding Republic West in 1995. Jim’s strong belief in the importance of ethical standards, honest communication and quality work make RW Remodeling a unique home remodeling company. For more than 19 years, Jim Weisman and his team have been proudly delivering what their customers want; their dream home.