While everyone is quarantined at their home due to the pandemic, it is the perfect time to carry on with the renovation you’ve been planning for. There are several things to consider before you start the work of improving your home condition.
First, make sure that you have a thought out plan of the things you want to change, tools you’ll need for a smooth workflow, and budget them accordingly. Then, make sure you have enough money saved to complete your plan properly. Keep some extra money saved aside for backup in case anything goes sideways. After you’re done with proper planning, make sure you go through it till the end. Mark things that you can handle yourself and things that need professionals to complete; don’t take any unnecessary risks with DIYs if you’re not confident enough.
If you’re done with all of precautions, then here are some of the best ideas to help you with the process of renovation –
1. Maintenance First
Complete all of the heavy and messy maintenance works first such as fixing the roof, ceiling or the walls, fixing problems with electrical lines or water lines or your drainage system. Complete and remove these heavy tasks from your list first.
2. Upgrade Water Systems
Water is an essential element that we need in our everyday life, that’s why it’s important to have a good water system. This includes installing water purifying system to have a clean source of water regularly and water-saving fixtures. In fact, having an integrated water purification system installed at home to effectively remove contaminants and chemicals has become necessary in many cities across the U.S.
Among all kinds of water purification system options,the tankless reverse osmosis system is one of the best choices with its excellent filtration accuracy of 0.0001micron. It gives you an endless stream of purifying water on the go and saves you from extra space of setting up a tank. It also takes a big part in saving water. Water-saving faucets, showerheads and dual-flash toilet save gallons of water use.
3. Reuse Materials
Rather than throwing all of the old materials, it’s clever to figure out if you can somehow reuse your old belongings to make something new and amazing. You can always sell things that are not of use to you anymore but are in a moderately good condition. This is an effective way to earn some extra cash for the renovation.
4. Increase Storage Space
It’s often impossible to effectively utilize all space of your home in the very first try. But, as you learn from your mistakes, you come up with great ideas to utilize the space better. You can come up with simple and custom shelves, cupboards and wardrobes to make the best of the space you have and increase the overall storage capacity of your home.
5. Upgrade Appliances
Renovation is the perfect time to get rid of your old home appliances and to get newer products. With the advancement of technology, newer and better products are now available in the market that is more energy-efficient than before and amazing in design also.
6. Get a New Paintjob
After you’re done with all of the messy works; it’s time to give your new home a new look. It’ll be really helpful for you if you research it first and then choose colours to your preference surrounding the research. Mild and warm colours like yellow, orange and red bring along a joyous and cheerful mood where cold colours like green, blue and purple represent a calm and spiritual environment.
While giving your home a new paint job, be sure to apply waterproof coating to the exterior walls to secure the walls from water damage.
7. Install Air Conditioning
Getting a good central AC (air conditioning) system is important to maintain a good and comfortable environment inside your home. It’ll not only keep your home at a comfortable temperature but also modern AC systems keep your home dust and germ-free.
2020 has been quite a rough years for all of us. It changed our lives drastically. Most people are stuck in our homes for quarantine and to maintain social distancing; but, this also gives you a great opportunity to renovate your home and create the dream home you’ve always wanted.