The process of building or renovating a home can be a great
experience if you start with the right outlook and steps
to successfully build the image in your mind. With a few tips and tricks, your
dream home can be created.
Measurement: At the start of your renovation process,
you are going to be thrilled about the look
of your future space. With the number of ideas and notions
running through your mind, you need to remain realistic. Look
at the area you have to work with and make a list of the essentials. Once you have a list developed,
to cut out paper in the size and shapes of each item 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 redone
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 be in the end, you must 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 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 always
staying on top of cleaning. Buy wall cleaners, floor covers
or any extra paint you might need for touch ups along the way. While
doing your renovation, focus on cleaning replacement windows, doors and
cover furniture to keep your space looking brand new. At the completion
of your project, you will be pleased with a clean space that has been maintained through the entire process.
Instead of mopping and dusting, you will be enjoying your new space immediately.
- Budget: Your budget is the biggest aspect of renovation. To stay on the right path, research endlessly
to discover the best deals. Although you want to save money,
you must research, read reviews or receive a reference from a
friend you trust to ensure the deal is worth the cash
in your pocket. It would be painful 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
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 pick will make a statement in your space for years
to come. Whatever your budget is, you must be prepped for
a thorough decision making process.
We are here to answer any
renovation questions or concerns you have before your process begins. Contact us at Pella Windows and Doors at 401-315-7032 or come to
our Westerly showroom to find out more tips on the beginning
stages of renovation.