Dear Maintenance Men
16 May 2013
Dear Maintenance Men:
I am a new income property owner and will be acting as my own general for organizing the work on my vacant unit's rehab. Can you give me a time line of sorts when rehabbing a unit? In other words, does carpet or paint come first?
It might seem obvious at first glance; however, we have often seen people install carpet before they paint. Not only do they run the risk of damaging the new carpet, they spend more time and money trying to protect the carpet. The work order should always be as follows: