When you decide to renovate your home, you should be prepared for stressful moments. Deciding to renovate your home must be done carefully. First, you have to take in consideration how long are you going to live in this home, one year or more years. Ask yourself, if this home satisfied your family needs, or you are looking to resale your home.
If you decide to sale your home, you should prepare it for that, you have to spend less money and you should make your home to look the best for resale.
If you decide to stay, you have to be financial prepare to invest your money in renovations and you need a plan for it. Think at your family needs and how the future renovations will satisfied them.
Write down what you wish for each room of your home and try to imagine the future results. You can make a right financial estimation without a clear imagine of your future home renovation.
If your project is small, having the whole details, making notes is going to be helpful. Make notes about the tiles, doors, if you are going to hire a contractor find how much his job is going to cost.
If your project is going to be big, involving the alteration of floor plan or elevation now is the moment to talk to an architect and you will need a designer too.
If you need a decorator to help you out selecting the paint color, or the drapery or your future furniture, than hire one. It is your decision, you are in charge, you decide whom do you need to hire.
If your renovation involves space planning, re-configuration of floor plans and maybe more you will need for sure, a designer.
Now it is the time to choose the right designer. Try to find your architect and designer by referral system. After you did your research, go with your feeling go with your instinct. You have to be comfortable with persons you choose you do not want to get in conflict with them in the future.
As owner, you are liable for your home, for the improvements you are going to do to your home. You will need a permit; you will need to hire qualified workers.
When you are reviewing proposals, stand with impressive scripts not with the “pretty documents “, look for details that really matters for you. Look for specifics notes for preparation side and protection. You to have to have a contact person; that person is going to manage the site.
In the end, you will need an honest open and friendly relationship with your architect, designer and contractor in order to avoid unnecessary stress and your home renovation will be a success.