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Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

“Penny wise and pound foolish” means being careful about small amounts of money, but not about large amounts, especially when it leads to wasting more money in the long run.

For example, buying a cheap but low-quality product that deteriorates quickly and needs to be replaced!  The same applies to building or renovating, you might want to avoid being pound foolish by considering the following tips:

  • Plan and set a realistic budget that covers all the necessary expenses and contingencies for the dream home you envision.
  • Hire qualified and reputable contractors who can deliver quality work and avoid costly mistakes or delays. It becomes expensive when you have to rely on a reputable contractor to fix the mess of a cheap job.
  • Get references on contractors to ensure when something does go wrong, they will not just ‘disappear’ with your hard-earned money and never be available to fix snags.
  • Invest in durable and energy-efficient materials and appliances that can save you money on maintenance and utility bills in the future.
  • Compare prices and quality of different products and services before deciding. Don’t compromise on safety or functionality for the sake of saving a few bucks.
  • Be wary of Contractors / Builders who demand a deposit up front.

We assist our clients by providing practical tips on how to plan and budget ahead for building projects with the philosophy of buy once cry once.  We suggest investing in the best materials and appliances and always compare quality before making decisions based on cost. By following these tips, you can save money in the long run, and enjoy a beautiful and comfortable home that lasts for years.

Whether you want to build a new home or renovate your existing one, you need a contractor you can trust, who can deliver quality work on time, and who is willing to provide the best advice based on extensive experience in the industry for your benefit.

Brewcon has been in business for over two decades, serving many happy customers with their building needs. We have a team of skilled and experienced professionals who can handle any project, big or small, with expertise and efficiency. We use the latest construction software and building methods that ensure pricing is correct at quote phase, and there are no hidden surprises. We will always try to meet your standards, professionally and efficiently.

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