do's and dont's of home renovation

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  1. 1. The Dos And Donts Of Home Renovation
  2. 2. Home renovation is a handful task that require thorough planning and attention to details. Planning involves budgeting which means that well- planned renovations are cheaper. You can hire a contractor to do the job or you can go for DIY ideas. Before you start, think twice.
  3. 3. Dos: Take time to consider your contractors personality. Since he will be around your home all the time, you should take all the time you need to know his personality and be comfortable with him. Plan Properly In planning, you have to deal with the crew, contractor and foreman in order to determine the proper process, cost and materials needed to finish the project.
  4. 4. Use Proper Tools And Materials For every process or task that needs to be done, there are appropriate tools to be used. Follow proper guidelines in renovation to avoid mistakes. Measure Accurately Measurements matter in keeping your home balanced and look good. A single miscalculation of inch or centimeter would make a big difference. So, measure accurately. For DIYs:
  5. 5. Safety First Protective Gears Whether you opted for a contractor or DIY, always remember that safety is the main priority when doing a project. Make sure that everybody is wearing protective gears whenever around the site. Keep children out of your project. No Smoking Since youll be dealing with paint, wood and other combustible materials, smoking should be prohibited in the area.
  6. 6. It is important that the things that should be observed should be applied in any ways as to ensure the quality of the results.
  7. 7. Donts Dont Buy Your Own and Cheap Materials In looking for ways to save money, many would prefer to but cheap materials on their own, but this is a big mistake. Purchasing cheap materials would mean the quality of the outcome. Let the contractor decide for it. Dont Design Or Alter The Plan Sudden changes of the design would affect the rest of the project. It is better to stick to the plan.
  8. 8. Don't rely on your imagination. Look for color swatches and paint palettes on brochures or personally check on the hardware store before buying. See first if it will match to your plan. Dont leave anything unturned. Make sure that every corner of your house have been checked. Check for outdated wirings, ventilation and mold formation so that it will be fixed right away.
  9. 9. Dont Overwork. Before starting your project, dont overwork yourself as to avoid unfinished things the next morning. Take one step at a time. Dont Stray With The Budget Plan Financial status of the project should be considered deeply before making any alterations or out-of-the- plan additions for materials.
  10. 10. Tips: If you are planning on DIY, follow safety precautions and avoid abrupt decisions. Consider the cost of materials, and dont overthink. Everything will pay off in the end. In selecting for decorations and furniture, invest in classic. You can also reuse old stuff and think of something creative. If you cant do it on your own, it is not a mistake to ask professional assistance.
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