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Renovating your home just seems like a painful experience. In fact, if you ask some people who had renovations done in the last few years, they will tell you that it was one of the more trying things they’ve been through in quite a while.
However, getting renovations done right doesn’t have to be a terrible process, and it doesn’t have to take six months to a year to get the job done. Use these tips from the experts to help you renovate your home quickly and make sure it’s done the right way.
You only have a certain amount of money to fund a home renovation unless your last name happens to be Rockefeller. So you’re going to want to budget wisely to avoid running out of cash before you can really make a difference in the way your home looks, feels and functions.
You’ll also want to put about 15% of your budget aside in case something goes wrong. Otherwise you could be left with an unfinished home and no more cash.
Renovate with a Purpose
Whether you’re looking to sell your home and make as much money as you can in an up economy, or you’re simply looking for more space for a new child, renovating is all about putting your money to work for you.
Think about what you and your family really need and what your goals are. Make a list and plan everything out with your contractor before the first hammer is raised.