Getting an office renovation is exciting – something that gets you imagining a chic and modern space that not only impresses clients and guests but also increases employee satisfaction and productivity. However, it is an overwhelming task. You cannot afford to make mistakes, especially if you share an office building.
You have to think through a lot of factors from finding experienced and trustworthy contractors, determining impact on employees due to the potential downtime, to considering the psychology of existing office design. Although the idea of acquiring a new, revitalized identity and an appealing office space is exciting, commercial construction is not some romanticized notion and requires proficiency.
To handle your office renovation or any new commercial construction, we at Tom Craig Remodelling and Building draw out an extensive plan with an equally efficient execution that breathes life into the building with the modern and chic designs we master.
Let’s get cracking!
Have A Clear Goal
Before you take up the office renovation task, the first and foremost thing is to have an understanding of why and what you want to remodel or reconstruct. You should have a clear idea of what you intend to change. Do you want just a fresher or a complete overhaul of the office space? Your remodeling can even comprise installing the latest technology. Since you have to make adjustments to an existing commercial drafting design, a clearer objective is fruitful.
With the process, comes the calculation and gauging of the finance you need for the changes along with its impact on the daily grind. Is your goal to boost employees’ morale or to catch up with the contemporary office designs? Always begin with a clear understanding and goal to garner more promising results.
Teaming Up With Skilled Contractors
Undoubtedly, the biggest decision is choosing a contractor who can execute your plans flawlessly. It requires you to search through markets for trusted, skilled, and experienced contractors who have a proven track record of success.
Employ a single agency instead of working with 2 or 3 simultaneously, as too many cooks would spoil the broth. Your contractor should be a part of the entire process and should be in constant communication with you. Accurate budgets, design drawings, and follow-ups show how sincere and excited your contractor is for the project.
Accepting Modern Designs
Commercial and residential restoration is more than just a coat of paint, adding vibrant curtains or perky decorations. Contemporary office renovation is more about experimenting with productive and innovative designs and ideas.
To rejuvenate your workspaces, a touch of modernity is essential – it brings in more convenience for the employees and increases the visual appeal. Your office structure has to be multi-functional, and needs to have open-ended and dual-purpose designs that facilitate interaction.
Invest In Your Property
Surveying your property is a wise start as it gives you an idea of the value of your property. You also learn whether all the systems are in line with the laws or not, which helps you in making changes without any violations.
The reconstruction of your property is an investment that increases the value of your property, so why not put money into something that is environment-friendly and appeals to potential buyers. Infuse energy-efficient materials, water-saving fixtures, improve curb appeal, and beef up the structural integrity.
Draw A Time-Frame
Renovating your office space is a noisy and messy affair that disrupts your work routine and will surely bother your neighbors. Get a realistic schedule from your contractors so you can alert your employees and people in neighboring spaces of the inconvenience beforehand. A transparent relationship will also help you in reducing the impact of downtime by carving out a strategy together to work despite the time reconstruction takes.
Your contractor should be a part of the entire process, from design drawing to curating an exit strategy. Working with a trustworthy contractor will produce accruing results in terms of both acquiring a chic office and notching up the property value. You can trust Tom Craig Remodeling and Building contractors to be there at every juncture of your office renovation-give us a call today!