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Anyone have a schedule they use when rehabbing? What do you do 1st, 2nd, etc.? I would imagine painting and floors are last.

Hello Troy,

Here is the order my crews prefer to do the work:

  1. Demo - 1 or 2 days
  2. Framing - 1 to 3 days
  3. Mechanicals (Electric, plumbing, HVAC) - 2 to 3 days
  4. Drywall - 3 to 5 days
  5. Trim and Doors - 1 to 2 days
  6. Paint - 1 to 2 days
  7. Cabinets - 1 day (order far enough in advance)
  8. Flooring - 2-4 days
  9. Counters - 1 day (order when the cabinets are installed)
  10. Fixtures (Fans, faucets, etc) - 1 to 2 days
  11. Cleaning and staging - 1 day

Some touch up paint is needed at the end, but it easier for them to spray the home when there's nothing to worry about getting paint on (no cabinets or flooring). We generally do landscaping after flooring (as the flooring guys and painters will mess up the landscape dumping their buckets), unless we need to grow grass or something that will take a few weeks, in which case the landscaping is done first thing.

Thanks, Marc. What about replacing windows?

This is a graphic from the BiggerPockets Flipping Houses book:

It looks like you've got a much more in depth schedule above me, but we do windows during the Framing stage. We do exterior siding during the drywall stage, so that we have people working inside and outside.

To you both, thanks a ton. We are starting on rehab #5 and believe its time for some consistency. Thanks, again!!

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