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The Do’s And Don’t’s Of Renovating Your New Biz Location

Renovating a house is something that we come across quite often. In fact a lot of people do this as a solid financial investment for the future. But ,when it comes to your new business location, perhaps you may not come across it so often. But why wouldn’t you want to tailor a location to suit your business brand and needs? I wanted to share with you some of the things to consider when renovating your new business location.

Do think about the mess ahead of time

Renovations are not an easy thing to go through, and one of the most forgotten things about it is the mess that it can create. Whether you have renovated before and are just blinded by the end result, or if it is your first time, the mess can be overwhelming if you don’t handle it correctly. This is when skips can come in handy and you can click here for more information about hiring them etc. But you also have a responsibility to ensure that you dispose of things such as scrap steel or building rubble properly. Recycling the mess efficiently means that you are doing your bit and taking responsibility.

Don’t burden yourself with deadlines

Like any business deal or venture, there are often deadlines that need to be met, but when it comes to renovation processes often these are not kept to. You may have an idea of when you want to be in somewhere and begin business, and right now it might be causing you issues, but it is always best to accept that when it comes to this business deadline it is probably not going to keep to time, no matter how hard you try.

Do appreciate that the budget can get out of control

The best thing to consider when it comes to renovations of a business is to think about the budget you have very carefully. As with home renovations the same issues can be faced when it comes to renovating a business location. The main issues can be unforeseen issues with building structure or unearthing problems along the way. The best advice would be to have some from of contingency fund in place so that you can cover yourself for when things go wrong.

Don’t just stick with one quote

Like with anything, get yourself a few different quotes to work with. This helps you to distinguish what the overall job is going to cost and for you to consider different options or try and source the best possible price and timescale for the jobs you want doing.

Don’t forget about planning, building codes and regulations

Finally, make sure before any work is undertaken that you have gained the right level of permissions and followed any regulations in place. This causes you less heartache and pain during the build process if all of sudden something isn’t up to code. A great tip is to do all of the planning ahead of time with an architect and submit designs for approval. It may take some time, but the planning side of things is always best done before any work happens so that you can ensure you are doing everything according to agreed plans and permission granted.

I hope that these tips help you when it comes to renovating your business location.

About the author, Mark

Mark Asquith is a serial entrepreneur who has built globally successful design, marketing, software and digital businesses since he quit his real job in 2005.

A passionate podcaster, global keynote speaker and helpful bloke, Mark is the co-founder of Podcast Websites and the creator of Excellence Expected. He has a terribly embarrassing beard.

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