Tips to Prepare for Remodeling
Remodeling is a great way to update or expand your home and really, there aren’t any limitations. You can take your bathroom from outdated to feeling like a five-star resort. You can add a deck in your backyard or an extra room if you’re expecting one more child than you had planned. Whatever you and your family demands, home remodeling is a great way to keep up with those demands.
The one thing about remodeling, as with many other home improvement projects, is that it can be messy, time consuming, and come in phases. That being said, you want to prepare your home for the remodeling process. Here are some tips.
Tip #1: Prepare for Any Mess
Smaller remodeling projects may be excluded from this tip, but larger projects may be prone to dust, debris, and other kinds of messes. Covering your floors and furniture with plastic can help protect both from dust and debris. If there’s paint involved, removing pictures, paintings, and other things from your walls and placing them in a safe place can protect them from damage. The plastic on your floors and furniture can prevent unwanted paint from getting on them as well. While we do our best to be the cleanest we can, these jobs are sometimes unavoidably messy, but with a little preparation, the cleanup won’t be too bad.
Tip #2: Prepare If You Need to Leave
Some home remodeling projects are larger, take more time, and can cause your house to be exposed. While these tend to fall a little on the extreme side, you can prepare for those by arranging hotel stays in the meantime and by even renting out storage units if you need a place for belongings that were normally stored in the area being remodeled. Either way, planning ahead makes things go smoother.
Tip #3: Plan out What You Want
This is the fun part; planning out your remodeling project with a contractor. Knowing what you want, where you want it done, and how much time it’ll take will help you better prepare for it when the time comes. Plus, it’s a lot of fun planning out how different and improved your home will be. It’s our favorite part, and we know it’ll be yours too!
Call Ordonez Construction Today!
If you’re planning a home remodeling project, we can help! We’ve helped many families in the El Paso community expand and improve their homes through remodeling and we can help you too! Call Ordonez Construction today!