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Tricks to Save Old House Renovation

July 31, 2017
Home Remodeling

Begin the turn of 2016 to 2017, you may plan to stay in new dwellings. For example, by buying a new home, or there is nothing wrong with buying a home resale and renovate.

Remodel the house certainly does require careful preparation. Just say from concept design to amount of cost. The more space you want to renovate, of course there will be a big cost also you have to prepare.

Well if the funds you have fairly mediocre, you can outsmart the renovation process becomes simpler.

Update Interior Furniture

Old houses are generally filled by old furniture that seem boring. Generally this is experienced by those who buy a house that contains some heavy furniture. To outsmart, you have two choices: buy a new one, or fix old furniture.

If the choice is to buy a new one, then choose a modern-style furnishing to support your interior to look fresh. Ranging from adding a sofa cushion, pop art paint or a new carpet with bold textures and colors.

Meanwhile, if you want to improve the old furniture, you can repaint the cabinet, nightstand, kitchen set, or other furniture that allows to re-paint. With a limited cost, you can give a different impression on the room.

Replacing Floor

This is an optional option, though it will have a drastic impact on your old house. Lately new housing has chosen homogenous tile or granite to coat the floor. In addition to durable material, it looks fresher and make you feel at home long time at home.

Renovating the Wall

Renovation of wall display can be done in two ways, repaint or paste wallpaper. But both ways can cut the budget big enough. As an alternative you can imitate the industrial style with the exposed brick wall finishing.
If creative, you can even decorate the walls with hand creations. For example, sticking paper pulp to make the wall texture embossed before the paint, or paint the wall with pop art or abstract images.

This method can turn your old home into an Instagram-able photo spot.

Change space function

Generally older homes have ineffective division spaces. For example the living room is so spacious, while the bedroom is very narrow. So is a very long kitchen.

Well, you can get around it with the addition of a gap in the room that feels too broad. Or switch the function. For example some of the kitchen is put together with the room, while half the living room garage.

Prepare well

About six months before the renovation schedule, start drawing the design you want. Do research and consult with many friends or even design experts. Once the design is mature enough, look for a builder or contractor reference to your needs and budget.

Three months later, then you do a survey to the building stores. If there are some materials that are too expensive, try looking for other alternatives. Do not forget to contact the contractor to discuss your renovation plan.

Two months before the renovation, start buying these materials. Sometimes, ordering special handmade materials takes a long time.

One month before the target, the space to be renovated should begin to be addressed. Remove the items so as not to disturb or damage. So, you are not bothered with the schedule of cleaning on the day of H.