One of the key aspects to factor in when looking for a contractor to renovate your house is pricing, however, you must have in mind that cheap is expensive. But then again money does not grow on trees. Budget wisely without any reservations. Remember that you are investing in value addition of your house. Research has shown that houses that have been renovated recently fetch a higher price in the market compared to those that have not. So, go through the contractor’s portfolio. Confirm that they are legitimate and that their work is professional. Next, call them and have a meeting. Give them your plan on your house renovation in details, your budget and ask any questions that are related to your project. Shortlist at least three contractors for your project and compare, among other things, the renovation prices. That might actually help you eliminate some of the potential candidates. Do not be afraid to ask questions where you need clarification. Get in touch with some of their referees, have a candid conversation, and find out how their work was handled. This is because, you are about to engage them in improving your house, which if not done correctly may cost you dearly. Consult on with other experts in the field to have a second opinion before getting down to work.