What to Think About When Renovating Your House (AD)

6 September 2019

If you’re currently going through a renovation project, you’re probably feeling quite overwhelmed and perhaps a little stressed. With all the legalities and financial side of things to worry about, there are probably lots of things you have overlooked or not even thought about. Read on for some ideas of things you could consider.
Firstly, it’s wise to establish whether or not you want to go for a modern look, or something more traditional, as this will determine which aspects of your home you should keep and which you replace. If you want to modernise your home, you could think about installing home automation. As well as giving you house an element of innovation, it will also give you more control over your lighting and other systems, which will help you save money on your utility bills in the long run.

Consider how much storage you currently have and whether or not you would benefit from any more. You can make shelving units and cupboards on quite a low budget by using recycled materials, which will help you declutter and get everything organised.

Will you be ripping up the carpets during the project? If so, now would be a great time to invest in underfloor heating. It is by far the most energy efficient way to heat up your house and also reduces the amount of dust circulating in the air. You don’t need an electrician or another type of professional to lay the heat mats for you, as they are typically very easy to install.

You don’t just have to focus on the inside of your house, as it’s important to keep the outside in good order as well. You might want to repaint any timberwork or brickwork, as it may have become untidy during the project.

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