If You Could Redesign Your Home, What Would It Look Like?

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Contractors, Redesign, Remodeling

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We all have those projects in mind that we know we want to get to someday, and too often that elusive “someday” doesn’t come until years down the line, if it ever does come at all. But whatever your excuses are to not start on it now, find a way around them. You will be glad that you did, as your finished project will be more than worth it.

Redesigning your home

One of the reasons that many individuals’ projects get put off for so long is because of the magnitude of the project. If you are looking at major home renovations, your project is not necessarily something that you can start throwing together on your random free Saturday afternoon. Remodeling projects take a significant amount of planning, time, and energy.

The ideal redesign of your home, whether for your own purposes or if you are preparing to sell the house to move on to somewhere new, should be given special care and thought, and too often everyday life gets in the way and prevents you from having the right amount of time and finances to dedicate to such a massive endeavor. But there are ways to start planning now, so that you can steadily move toward a specific goal of beginning the redesigning and remodeling process of your home, even if that steady movement seems to creep along at a very slow pace.

Finding what you need for your project

In addition to finding the time and setting aside the funds for your home improvement project, you will likely want to spend some time finding the right contractors as well. Working with people who understand your vision and can work well with you to make your vision into a reality is crucial. It is also important to keep in mind that in order for things to go smoothly, open communication should be going both ways. You might have the perfect idea for something, but if your professional contractor suggests that you do it a different way, there is probably a pretty good reason for it. Allow the discussion to be respectful and receptive to new ideas and compromises.

Improving your home
Home remodeling can be an exciting venture, especially when it is all said and done. New things are always exciting, and when you get to walk into your home with the feeling that there is something brand new about it, it’s like coming home to Christmas every day. While many people focus on smaller, specific projects like adding an extra bathroom or finishing a space like the attic or basement, which can increase the value of the home by as high as 75% of the project cost, a solid 35% of remodeling jobs focused on revamping the entire home. And considering the fact that a good 85% of houses across the United States were constructed before 1980, it is not surprising that there is such a big chunk of renovation projects that involve completely redoing the whole home.

You know what you want your home to look like. You have the vision for what you want the atmosphere to be. Stop putting it off, and start the process of remodeling your home today!

Eric Brophy

Eric Brophy

I’m Eric Brophy, a carpenter and homebuilder with 16 years experience doing the job right, the old-fashioned way. What they used to say is true — measure twice, cut once. If you plan out a project from the start, with blueprints, a bill of materials, the whole nine yards, you may seem to be wasting time at the start, but it’s time saved on having to do the job again when it just doesn’t fit. Whether you’re building in the city or off the grid, ground-up or touch-up, I can guarantee you’ll find home improvement tips for your next DIY project at home.

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Eric Brophy

Eric Brophy

I’m Eric Brophy, a carpenter and homebuilder with 16 years experience doing the job right, the old-fashioned way. What they used to say is true — measure twice, cut once. If you plan out a project from the start, with blueprints, a bill of materials, the whole nine yards, you may seem to be wasting time at the start, but it’s time saved on having to do the job again when it just doesn’t fit. Whether you’re building in the city or off the grid, ground-up or touch-up, I can guarantee you’ll find home improvement tips for your next DIY project at home.

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