The process of building or renovating a home can be a fulfilling
experience if you start with 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 outcome
of your future space. With the number of ideas and concepts
running through your mind, you should remain realistic. Look
at the space 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 piece you are
adding or keeping. As you rearrange
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 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 look like, you have to be
organized. Keep a folder with tabs for each category of your
renovation. This way you can 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 space looking brand new. At the conclusion
of your project, you will be satisfied 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 biggest aspect of renovation. To stay on track, research endlessly
to uncover 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 tough 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 pondering
large purchases. Items like replacement windows can
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 prepped for
a thorough decision making process.
We are available to answer any
renovation questions or concerns you have before your process kicks
off. Contact us at Pella Windows and Doors at 845-663-1025 or come to
our Kingston showroom to find out more tips on the beginning
stages of renovation.