Don’t put off remodeling your kitchen or bathroom any longer because you dread the stress that comes with home projects. If you are ready to tackle your next project but could use a little encouragement, Booher Remodeling Company recommends these 4 simple ways to reduce stress during a home remodel.
1. Set a Budget
Home remodeling is a big investment and money can be a source of tension for many families. While there are always unforeseen costs, it is important to make a budget for your remodel and stick to it. Be conservative in your estimated costs and narrow down your must-have list to the items you can truly afford. You can also keep track of spending along the way, so that budget overages don’t sneak up on you. Stick with your set budget as strictly as possible to avoid added stress during your remodel.
2. Decide on a Design
Before you start your kitchen remodel, decide on the design that you want – from the main elements to the tiny details. You might be pretty sure of what you want but you can reduce stress by working with a professional designer. A designer will be able to help you figure out your layout, and also help you choose cabinetry, countertops, lighting, color schemes, tile, and flooring that complement each other to create a kitchen that is as functional as it is beautiful. Taking the pressure of design off of your shoulders and enlisting the help of a professional is a huge step to reducing stress during your remodel.
3. Hire Professionals
Unless you are extremely handy, major projects such as kitchen remodeling or bathroom remodeling are generally best left to experienced professionals. We recommend that you talk to friends and family for referrals, check out online customer reviews, and get estimates from a few different contractors before you commit to one.
4. Communicate Efficiently
Poor communication will cause undue stress in many situations, but especially during a home remodel. For a successful and smooth remodel, keep the lines of communication open with your designer, contractor, and spouse. Miscommunication is often what slows down home remodeling projects, and causes extra headaches and expenses along the way.
Don’t let the potential stress of a home remodel stop you from getting your new kitchen or bathroom. Take these simple steps and call the professionals at Booher Remodeling Company for a low-stress remodeling experience. We’ve been delivering quality remodeling services to residents of Indianapolis and the surrounding areas since 1993. Contact us today at (317) 852-5546 to schedule a home design consultation!