Buying a second home, usually in need of renovation here and there. Whether it’s because the design houses that are less fit, have had to do some repairs or you want to set up home according Feng Shui. When planning for the renovation of the house, there are seven things according to The Nest sites you should look.
1. Think Ripe
Notice how the lifestyle, needs, desires, goals (from home renovations), difficulty level and budget. What are the things that could make a home more comfortable and it makes the house look untidy? Think of the possibilities that occur, for example if you need to put the kitchen in front of the garage, what about the stairs is quite safe for children? You can consult with an expert interior, a friend or relative who knows a lot about the arrangement of the house.
Make a folder or file that contains the design of your dream home, clipping the drawing examples from magazines, furniture, furnishings and paint the wall to help you get the inspiration for home renovations. This can help you more easily communicate desires with an interior designer or architect. Record meetings and advice from them, and do not forget to factor in the costs to be incurred. Organizing any plans and concepts will save time, money and keep you from stress.
3. Priority Scale
What are your priorities in home remodeling? Changing the arrangement of the kitchen, the layout of the bedrooms, raised ceilings or expand the family? Do the most important things first and remains the priorities you have set, so that the budget is not bloated and renovation was running smoothly.
Counting the cost of course one of the most important things you should consider. Discuss with your husband or other family members owned expense and must be paid when the home renovation. Ensuring buy furniture or equipment should be repaired or pairs (eg installing a toilet, shower, kitchen sets, etc.), and resist the urge to buy things that are less important. Leave 10-20 percent of the budget for unexpected expenses.
Keep the phone number the parties responsible for the process of home renovation. Starting from the designers / architects, sellers ceramics, furniture, materials, carpenters and so on. Do not hesitate to ask for the things you need to know, and wish to view the house in detail. Do not forget to say thank you or compliment for their work that you think is good and beautify the home.
6. Professionals Working with People
In this case, the reference is essential. Ask people nearby or look on the internet about the reputation of the designer, drafter or a construction worker who is quite competent. Make sure the communication between you and them fit and established good relationships, so it will be easier to call them back if there is something missing or wrong if you want to do remodeling anymore.
7. Create a Schedule
Calculate deadlines, how long the home remodeling is expected to be completed. Two months, three months or even six months? Convey the schedule to the developers so they can finish on time. Planning the schedule is also important if you want to rent a house or apartment for rent renovated house and uninhabitable. That way, you can make the calculation of charges for temporary rent.