The process of building or renovating a home can be a great
experience if you have the right outlook and steps
to successfully build the image you’re wanting. With a couple tips and tricks, your
dream home can be achieved.
Measurement: At the beginning of your renovation process,
you are going to be thrilled about the look
of your future space. With the variety of ideas and thoughts
running through your mind, you should remain realistic. Look
at the room you have to work with and make a list of the essentials. Once you have a list completed,
to cut out paper in the size and shapes of each item you are
purchasing or keeping. As you move
each piece of paper around your space, you can see firsthand how furniture,
tables and open room would fit into and fill the revamped
area. You could also do this for walls if you are thinking
about 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 be in the end, 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 future reference, for your taxes, as well as any to-do
lists. There are also apps out there to keep your ideas
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. Purchase 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 conclusion
of your project, you will be happy with a clean space that has been maintained through the entire process.
Instead of mopping and dusting, you will be basking in your new space instead.
- Budget: Your budget is the biggest aspect of renovation. To stay on track, 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 make sure the deal is worth the cash
in your pocket. It would be hard 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
major purchases. Items like replacement windows may
cost more up front. You may have to
pick and decide 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 ready for
a thorough decision making process.
We are available to answer any
renovation questions or concerns you have before your process starts. Contact us at Pella Windows and Doors at 781-935-4947 or come to
our Woburn showroom to hear more tips on the beginning
stages of renovation.