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What To Focus on When Renovating a Home

What To Focus on When Renovating a Home

Renovating a home can be an exciting but overwhelming prospect. From figuring out which renovations to prioritize to understanding the latest trends and design materials, there are so many factors that go into the decision-making process. Whether you’re looking for minor updates or more extensive renovation projects, knowing what to focus on during your project will ensure success in both budgeting and execution. In this blog post, we’ll explore key tips and insights about how to tackle a renovation from start to finish without any hiccups—letting you enjoy all of the benefits that come with returning your home to its full potential (and beyond). So, if you’re ready to get started on achieving those dream house goals, read ahead for more information!

The Exterior

The very first thing that you should focus on this list when renovating a home is the exterior. When it comes to the exterior, many things can be done. First and foremost, you should ensure that all of your windows are in good condition and consider changing them up; sliding sash windows are a popular choice these days. They can be made to measure and come in a variety of materials.

Then there is also the front door to think about. Your front door sets the impression for any guest as to what they can expect once inside the home. One of the most critical factors of the exterior is the paint, so you can always have the house repainted.

Landscaping

The next thing you should focus on when renovating your house is landscaping. If you have a front garden in your home, this can really up the property value, especially if it is well tended.

If you are renovating your home because you are planning on selling it, then improving the landscaping is one of the best things that you can do. Ensure that all the grass is cut and that there are no weeds. If you have any flowers, ensure that there are no weeds in the flowers and that everything is trimmed and tidy. Outdoor lighting can also go a long way, especially if you are showing the house.

The Kitchen

One of the most important rooms that you should focus on in the entire house when renovating would be the kitchen. Again, if you are planning on selling your house in the future and you are renovating now because you have a chance, consider the fact that 68% of buyers think that the kitchen is a very influential factor as to whether or not they will buy.

There are many things that you can do in the kitchen, such as replacing all of the cupboard doors and door handles. You could also update all of your appliances within the kitchen. If you don’t have an island in the middle of the kitchen, now is a great time to have one installed.

The Bathroom

The next thing you should focus on when renovating a home is your bathroom. As you might have guessed, the bathroom is also a very important room in the house if you are planning on selling, since it’s one of the rooms that buyers pay careful attention to.

The great thing about the bathroom is that you just have to make a few adjustments to make it shine. For example, you could replace the glass if you have a shower installed, and you can also replace the shower heads with something more modern. Assuming that your bathroom is tiled, which it should be, you can replace the tiling. You could also consider replacing the faucets as well as the light fixtures.

The Flooring

Finally, the last thing that you should focus on this list is the flooring within the house. As you can imagine, over time the flooring does get damaged, especially in rooms such as the living room, dining room, and kitchen.

If there are any scuff marks on the flooring, you have to have those cleaned, and if your flooring is a little outdated, you can consider upgrading. Carpets are also a very popular choice, so you might consider having a few of those installed, especially if you have an office.

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BDC 317 : Jun 2024