Best Time To Get The House Renovated

By: Debdatta Mazumder
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Your house is the place where you knit all your dreams. Now, imagine you have a house with water dripping from the ceiling, having cracked and faded walls. Is it possible to dream in such a house? Never.

So, when is the right time to get your house renovation done? Before discussing that, you should know what to do and what to avoid when you plan for house renovation.

May be you have a wedding in the family. So, this is the right time to get your house renovation done.
But, you should make sure not to run out of budget in planning something out of your reach, as it is not the right thing to do.

There are many people who step aside from house renovation, as they think that it will drain all of their savings. But, if you take small steps, you can do it within your budget.

Best Time To Get The House Renovated

Also, you should not buy cheap materials, as they will cost you extra money later.
So, when is the right time to get your house renovation done? The best time is during an occasion. Before any festivals like Diwali or Navratri, people usually renovate and decorate their houses.

Also, the right time to get your house renovation done is when you’re ready with your budget. So, have a look at some of the things that you should keep in mind before you start with the house renovation.

1. Budget Right: If you have planned the accurate budget for your house renovation, you can go for it. May be you have more than one renovation to concentrate on.

Anyway, start one by one. It is difficult to stay in the house when it is under renovation. So, small steps can help you in completing everything.

Budget Right

2. Consult The Right Contractor: When you find the right contractor, don’t fall for any false promises. Find one who has experience and do a thorough research before attempting your house renovation.

3. Make A List: Before attempting house renovation; you should make a list of to-do things. How you want to style your house, what materials you'd have to buy, planning for interior renovation, etc, all should be placed on the list. Once you've made this important list, you can start step by step.

 Make A List:

4. Know The Laws: Before attempting any house renovation, you should be aware about the building laws of your locality. You should know the area and height, width, etc, to be considered.

Talk to your local councilor and follow the laws as per them. As soon as you get the permission, you can go for it.

5. Live-in Renovation: Maybe you have consulted an expert builder, but there is none better than you who can supervise the work. You know what you want.

 Live-in Renovation

So, you'll be the best person to guide the process at times. However, when you have to move out far, talk to your builder and make arrangements.

6. Think Of Loans: If you’re going for a big-scale renovation, you may think about taking some loan. Talk to the lenders about house loans and tally their offers. If you get the best deal according to your need, go for it.

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Story first published: Sunday, February 14, 2016, 16:02 [IST]
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