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The Steps in Home Renovations

Patience is part and parcel of home renovations. You cannot expedite it. In fact, in some cases, the homeowners may have to look for a temporary home for at least a couple of months for the home renovations to take place. Below are the basic steps that are usually undertaken by home builders when renovating a home:

  1. The initial meeting with the homebuilders tackles the presentation of visuals as to how you want your home to look like. Normally, the type of materials to be used are discussed, the budget, the duration, and the number of workers needed for the home renovations.

  2. The succeeding meetings will be the introduction of architects, interior decorators, and master plumber. You will be finalizing the changes to be made, the design, the colors, among others. You may be asked to present the blueprint to analyze if the changes to be done are possible or not. Home renovations that involve tearing down of walls, addition of new rooms are quite complicated as compared to those renovations that only involve re-painting, re-tiling, among others.

  3. In case your home will undergo major renovation, you will have to get a building and construction permit from your local government.

  4. The architect will design a plan and present it to you for approval. Once you approve of it, then the work begins. You will also have to apply for indemnity insurance for your own protection.

  5. The next step in home renovations is the selection of materials. Selecting the pait to use, floorings and others. For instance, wooden floorings are popular type of flooring nowadays. You may not be consulted all the time during the tearing down process because the workers are the ones who know which materials to use, except in some cases like the thickness of the wrought iron, the design of the wood, what roofing to use etc. Your role in the material selection comes during the finishing touches. That is the time when you will choose the type of paint, the color, among others.

  6. In case you do not have to transfer to a temporary home, home renovations Perth can build a wall so your area can be separated from the work area. This step in home renovations is particularly important if you have children and pets who may accidentally step on pointed construction materials.

  7. This is also the stage where the changes are to be made, in case, you, the homeowner, wants to make some revisions in the original plan.

  8. Once the construction is finished, the workers will clean-up all the clutter and let you enjoy your newly-renovated home.