7 Things To Keep In Mind For Your Next Renovation

  1. Make A List of What You Want to Change
  • Look at websites and magazines for inspiration! Write down what you like and why you like it, and look online at your local home store to get a price estimate. Then make a list, by ranking each item in order of what you want to get done first.
  1. Consider Your Resources
  • Time, budget and energy. It is important to take into consideration the amount of time, money and energy that you’ll have to dedicate to your project.
  1. Set A Budget
  • Once you figure out what your budget is, subtract 20-30% from this number and set it aside for contingencies.
  1. Sketch It Out
  • A rough sketch of the layout of the space will help you narrow down fixtures, cabinets and storage option you’d like to incorporate
  1. Measure Everything More Than Once
  • Taking time to measure things twice will help you ensure that you don’t need to make costly returns or corrections
  1. Replace The Underlayment
  • If you’re ripping up flooring and fixtures, consider replacing the underlayment. Not only¬† does this allow you to start fresh but helps ensure they’re will be no water damage, which most commonly occurs in a humid bathroom
  1. Reduce The Impact of the Renovation
  • Moving your stuff into rooms that aren’t being renovated before the work begins will help you, ensuring you are not stressing about finding an item in a messy partly renovated room!
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