If you’re interested in remodeling your bathroom or kitchen, then you know how stressful the whole process can be. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. With the right expert advice, you can take your bath and kitchen remodeling experience from stressful to enjoyable. These home improvement projects require planning, looking for inspiration and setting up logistics – and that’s exactly what we’re going to show you how to do in this article.
Before you start you home improvement project, you need to figure out the purpose of the project. Most people get the idea of remodeling but aren’t completely sure why they’re doing it. Do you want to remodel your kitchen because you want it to look more modern? Do you want to remodel your bath or kitchen because they feel small, cluttered, cramped and you would love to have a more spacious area? Or do you want to take on a home improvement project because you want to increase the functionality of your home/business?
Understanding why your remodeling in the first place will help you prioritize your plans and find the right inspiration for your project.
There’s no shortage of incredible homes in Las Vegas & Henderson. The architects and designers in our town seem to constantly strive to one-up each other with more stunning designs. Before gathering inspiration, create an “inspiration file” digitally or physically. Have a place where you can collect the designs you like so that you can later use them to help determine the look you want to go for.
To start gathering inspiration locally in Las Vegas & Henderson, visit zillow.com and browse the high end houses for kitchen and bathroom remodeling ideas. Once you have a few ideas in mind, take it a step further and even attend open houses so you can get a feel of how the space would feel like.
By now, you’ve determined why you’re remodeling and should have gathered a few good ideas. The last step is to create your bath & kitchen remodeling checklist. Let’s admit it though, if you’re like most people, then you hate checklists. But when it comes to home improvement, checklists are your friends, not your enemies. They will add an incredible amount of clarity to your project, dispel stress and make the project fun for you. The purpose of this list to itemize all the changes you want to make. By creating a list and itemizing each part of the project, you’ll be able to get a clear picture of your costs, establish an accurate time table and ultimately have control over the project.
Your checklist also serves another important purpose: it helps you to prioritize the most important parts of your home improvement project. Imagine a scenario where halfway through a remodeling project you find out that your budget is actually lower than you expected. By having your priority checklist ready to go, you won’t have to make that stressful decision of choosing between two different parts. Agreeing to priorities before hand will spare you that stress and pain because you can just lean on your checklist.
By completing the three steps above PRIOR to starting your bath & kitchen remodeling project, you’ll save yourself from stress, complication and unforeseen expenses. Have you remodeled your home before? Let us know some other tips that have helped you out in the comments below!