The process of building or renovating a home can be a great
experience if you begin with the right outlook and steps
to successfully create the image you have in
mind. With a few tips and tricks, your
dream home can be realized.
Measurement: At the start of your renovation process,
you are going to be ecstatic about the beauty
of your future space. With the variety of ideas and thoughts
running through your mind, you must remain realistic. Look
at the room 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
buying 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 renovated
area. You could also do this for walls if you are considering 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 no choice but to be
organized. Keep a folder with tabs for each category 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 thoughts
organized, such as Homezada or
Yes, there’s an app for that.
Keep the mess of renovation to a minimum by consistently
staying on top of cleaning. Buy wall cleaners, floor covers
or any extra paint you could need for touch ups along the way. Throughout your renovation, focus on cleaning replacement windows, doors and
cover furniture to keep your area looking brand new. At the completion
of your project, you will be satisfied with a clean space that has been maintained through the entire process.
Instead of mopping and dusting, you will be enjoying your new space right away.
- Budget: Your budget is the biggest aspect of renovation. To stay on track, research continually
to discover the best deals. Although you want to save money,
you must research, read reviews or have a reference from a
friend you trust to be sure 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 considering
big purchases. Items like replacement windows could
cost more at the beginning. You may have to
pick and choose 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 available to answer any
renovation questions or concerns you have before your process begins. Contact us at Pella Windows and Doors at 615-348-8786 or come to
our Nashville showroom to learn more tips on the beginning
stages of renovation.