Your kitchen may be overdue for a facelift. Perhaps your bathroom could use a few improvements. Or maybe you’re thinking of adding a new room.

But you’re worried about the remodeling cost.

Home renovations can get expensive, and so it’s tempting to either put off work that needs to be done or just automatically settle for the lowest bid you get.

Let’s talk about why the low bid isn’t always best — or even the least expensive — and how to make sure you get your money’s worth.

With home renovations, your goal is to get the best value possible without spending more than you have to. But how much do home renovations cost? Is the low bid always the best value?