When it comes to home renovation and remodeling, one of the most common questions that homeowners grapple with is: Who should purchase the materials? In this blog post, we share insights from Bill, the owner of Vermont Renovation and Remodeling, as he addresses this question and provides valuable advice on material selection.

The Dilemma of Material Purchasing

Bill explains that while clients are free to buy materials they love, about 70% of the time, these items end up being returned due to compatibility issues with the project. He emphasizes the importance of discussing purchases with the renovation team first to ensure the materials fit the project’s requirements.

The Advantage of Professional Purchasing

Bill and his team prefer to handle the purchasing of materials. They have the expertise to know what fits with the project and can make the process seamless. This approach can save clients time and money by avoiding the purchase of incompatible materials.

Trusted Vendors and Showrooms

Bill shares his preferred vendors for various materials. For appliances and cabinetry, he recommends Bouchard-Pierce. For windows, he suggests Windows and Doors By Brownell. He also recommends Best Tile for tile selection. These vendors offer a wide selection of quality materials and the ability to quickly source items from other showrooms.

The Importance of Expert Consultation

Bill highlights the importance of consulting with sales reps and installers, who can provide valuable advice based on their expertise. He shares his own experience of being guided to a better choice by a sales rep when choosing windows for his house.

In conclusion, Bill encourages clients to communicate with their renovation team before making any purchases to ensure a smoother process. He invites readers to ask questions, give feedback, and suggest topics for future blog posts.

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About the author 

Bill Wockenfuss

Bill is a Remodeling and General Contractor located in Colchester VT Serving the Greater Burlington Vermont Area