The process of building or renovating a home can be a fulfilling
experience if you begin with the right outlook and steps
to successfully build the image you have in
mind. With a few tips and tricks, your
dream home can be realized.
Measurement: At the onset of your renovation process,
you are going to be excited about the beauty
of your future space. With the number of ideas and concepts
running through your mind, you should remain realistic. Look
at the area 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 object you are
purchasing or keeping. As you arrange
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 considering 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 end up
like, you have no choice but to be
organized. Keep a folder with tabs for each category of your
renovation. This way you can keep all receipts organized
for potential 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 mess of renovation to a minimum by always
staying on top of cleaning. Buy wall cleaners, floor covers
or any extra paint you may need for touch ups along the way. While
doing 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 throughout the entire process.
Instead of mopping and dusting, you will be basking in your new space right away.
- Budget: Your budget is the biggest aspect of renovation. To remain
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 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
major purchases. Items like replacement windows may
cost more up front. You may have to
pick and select 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 here to answer any
renovation questions or concerns you have before your process kicks
off. Contact us at Pella Windows and Doors at 315-565-0399 or come to
our Syracuse showroom to learn more tips on the beginning
stages of renovation.