8 Biggest Home Renovation Mistakes You Should Avoid!
Are you renovating your home sweet home? Whether it’s just a room renovation or a full home renovation, it costs both money and time. And it’s not something you can undo and change when you don’t like the end result. So before you embark on the journey of your home renovation, be sure to go through this list of common renovation mistakes that you should definitely avoid.
#1 Doing it Yourself
Doing a renovation project by yourself can be a risky job, but if you still think you can pull it off, make sure you consult an expert first.
#2 Too Many Rooms at a Time
If you’re doing a full home renovation, take it step by step (room by room). Focusing on one space at a time helps reduce the stress and problems that come with handling all the rooms at once.
#3 Picking Cheap Options
Whether it’s your contractor or your materials, choosing the cheapest option isn’t always a good idea. Remember they are cheap for a reason, do your research and then go forward with your decision.
#4 Getting with the Trends
It is great to choose trendy designs but not always as trends are sometimes short-lived. Consult an expert designer and choose designs that you will love and be comfortable with for a long time.
#5 Buying Materials Early
It is best to buy your materials once your plan is finalized. If you buy it before that, last-minute changes will onlycost you money and time.
#6 Unrealistic Budget Plan
Renovation is expensive, and almost always costs more than what you expect. So, be sure to keep a buffer of 20% more than your original budget for any surprise expenses.
#7 Small Doors & Hallways
It is essential to plan your doors and hallways better to ensure you can move your furniture and appliances easily.
#8 Not Expecting Roadblocks
The journey of home renovation is like a roller coaster ride; there will be ups and downs and a few roadblocks and surprises. So do your research and expect the unexpected.
Now that you know, avoid these common renovation mistakes and begin your dream home transformation. If you have some tips from your experience, share with us in the comments below.