HOME RENOVATION MISTAKES & HOW TO AVOID THEM
Renovating your home is an exciting endeavour and the thought of updating your property to not only add value but also to create a space that reflects you and your lifestyle should fill you with joy. However, it can soon become an overwhelming undertaking without careful planning and organisation.
With many years of design experience under our belt, we have shortlisted the most common renovation mistakes and some tips on how to avoid them.
Underestimating The Cost
Calculating the costs is integral and can vary depending on the size of your property and the level of work required. The main costs in a home renovation comes down to labour and material costs, therefore bear in mind whether your property needs full face-lift or can it make do with a minor aesthetic refresh.
Not Sticking To A Budget
It's easy to get carried away when updating your home and ignore the numbers but knowing your budget and sticking to it will keep you feeling more in control in the process and will avoid financial pitfalls which could cause delays in the renovation.
Trying To Do It All Alone
It may be tempting to let your create side take over but hiring an expert to help design and manage your home renovation is the best way to ensure your overall interior design aesthetic is in unison. An interior designer can help you keep on track of your timelines, stay within budget and help you avoid costly mistakes.
An experienced interior designer is used to working on any budget and can also negotiate trade discounts on your behalf making the prices comparable to what you would have paid for a mediocre product on the high street.
Thinking outside the box is what designers excel at. You are guaranteed to get attention to detail, from proper lighting and furniture placement to fabric choices, colour palette and fixture options. A professional interior designer will create custom-designed pieces to make sure everything fits perfectly and is truly special to your home.
Therefore it’s always a good idea to consult a team of experts. We offer a free design consultation to accommodate your dream home renovation. Our friendly team will help feed your inspiration by listening to your intended reno plans and offering the best advice to turn those interior design dreams into a reality.