The process of building or renovating a home can be a great
experience if you have the right outlook and steps
to successfully craft the image you’re wanting. With a couple tips and tricks, your
dream home can be realized.
Measurement: At the start of your renovation process,
you are going to be thrilled about the outcome
of your future space. With the variety of ideas and thoughts
running through your mind, you should remain realistic. Look
at the area you have to work with and make a list of the necessities. Once you have a list created,
to cut out paper in the size and shapes of each piece you are
adding or keeping. As you move
each piece of paper around your space, you can see firsthand how furniture,
tables and open areas would fit into and fill the revamped
area. You could also do this for walls if you are planning on replacement windows, paintings or mirrors.
Whether it is the people you will be working with, your
time frame, maintenance or what your space is going to look like, you have to be
organized. Keep a folder with tabs for each category of your
renovation. This way you may keep all receipts organized
for later reference, for your taxes, as well as any to-do
lists. There are also apps you can use to keep your thoughts
organized, such as Homezada or
Yes, there’s an app for that.
Keep the clutter of renovation to a minimum by constantly
staying on top of cleaning. Get wall cleaners, floor covers
or any extra paint you may need for touch ups along the way. While
doing your renovation, focus on cleaning replacement windows, doors and
cover furniture to keep your room looking brand new. At the conclusion
of your project, you will be satisfied with a clean space that has been maintained during the entire process.
Instead of mopping and dusting, you will be basking in your new space right away.
- Budget: Your budget is the biggest aspect of renovation. To remain
on track, research continually
to find the best deals. Although you want to save money,
you must research, read reviews or receive a reference from a
friend you trust to make sure the deal is worth the cash
in your pocket. It would be painful to spend the entirety of
your budget on a job that isn’t done well. Your money plan also comes into play when you are deciding on
big purchases. Items like replacement windows could
cost more on the front end. You may have to
pick and select between two large items, or
sacrifice multiple smaller details. Each move you make is important; the pieces
you choose will make a statement in your space for years
to come. Whatever your budget is, you must be ready for
a thorough decision making process.
We are here to answer any
renovation questions or concerns you have before your process starts. Contact us at Pella Windows and Doors at 901-401-9399 or come to
our Memphis showroom to hear more tips on the beginning
stages of renovation.