Home Renovation can be a costly affair but it can be done within the stipulated budget by applying some tried & tested ideas.
Research your Renovation & Set a Realistic Renovation Budget
Before starting, do a thorough research & make sure that you have checked with the local building authority regarding all the rules & regulations. Also check with your insurance company before any major work is carried out.
Setting a realistic budget is one of the most important things one can start with as budgets can easily spiral out of control in home renovation projects if one is inexperienced. Talk to the experienced vendors & compare their quotes. Also consult other experienced renovators & ask their experiences and their costs.
Create Atmosphere & Improve the Street Appeal
Enhance your rooms by using neutral colors on walls & ceilings. Dump the outdated curtains and replace with modern venetians. Update or paint the front face of the property to create the perfect frame & atmosphere. One can also install a new letterbox. Also make sure that you have removed all clutter and outdated materials which don’t add value to your property.
Renovate the Kitchen
The kitchen can be one of the most expensive & complex rooms to renovate. Update kitchen cupboards by repainting with laminate paint, replace old door handles with new one, update kitchen cupboards & give tiles a fresh look by painting with tile paint.
Renovate the Bathroom
While going for the bathroom renovation your purpose should be make it look “Bigger, Brighter & Cleaner”. Replace old tap handles, shower head, towel rails with new ones. Paint the walls white & repaint the old tiles with tile paint.
Renovate the Bedrooms
Bedroom is one of the most important part of a home which requires attention. Add new carpet & touches of color from bed linen in shades to compliment the room. Also invest in innovative storage ideas like side tables & built in robes.
Create an Inside Outside Look
Create an indoor outdoor look by adding bi-fold doors which lead out onto a verandah and bring the outdoors in. Also add well maintained plants in tall pots just outside the doors.