The process of building or renovating a home can be a great
experience if you begin with the right outlook and steps
to successfully build the image you have in
mind. With a few tips and tricks, your
dream home can be achieved.
Measurement: At the onset of your renovation process,
you are going to be thrilled about the look
of your future space. With the variety of ideas and concepts
running through your mind, you should remain realistic. Look
at the area you have to work with and make a list of the must-haves
you want. Once you have a list created,
to cut out paper in the size and shapes of each piece you are
purchasing or keeping. As you rearrange
each piece of paper around your space, you can see firsthand how furniture,
tables and open spaces would fit into and fill the renovated
area. You could also do this for walls if you are planning on replacement windows, paintings or mirrors.
Whether it is who you will be working with, your
time frame, maintenance or what your space is going to end up
like, you have to be
organized. Keep a folder with tabs for each step of your
renovation. This way you are able to keep all receipts organized
for later reference, for your taxes, as well as any to-do
lists. There are also apps available to keep your visions
organized, such as Homezada or
Yes, there’s an app for that.
Keep the disarray of renovation to a minimum by constantly
staying on top of cleaning. Buy wall cleaners, floor covers
or any extra paint you may need for touch ups along the way. During your renovation, focus on cleaning replacement windows, doors and
cover furniture to keep your room looking brand new. At the end
of your project, you will be happy with a clean space that has been maintained throughout the entire process.
Instead of mopping and dusting, you will be enjoying your new space instead.
- Budget: Your budget is the most
important aspect of renovation. To stay on the right path, research endlessly
to find the best deals. Although you want to save money,
you must research, read reviews or get a reference from a
friend you trust to ensure the deal is worth the cash
in your pocket. It would be hard to spend the entirety of
your budget on a job not done well. Your money plan also comes into play when you are deciding on
major purchases. Items like replacement windows may
cost more at the beginning. You may have to
pick and decide between two huge items, or
sacrifice multiple smaller details. Each move you make is important; the pieces
you decide on 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 kicks
off. Contact us at Pella Windows and Doors at 508-413-3004 or come to
our Providence showroom to find out more tips on the beginning
stages of renovation.