Renovation projects like a kitchen or bath remodel can be as exciting as they are stress-inducing. Depending on the size and the scope of the work, doing this undertaking without much preparation is a big mistake. Plenty of home improvement projects fail due to a lack of understanding on the part of the homeowner. So, it’s important to avoid common problems with renovations.
Before the day of your renovation, whether it’s a bathroom or a kitchen remodeling job, arrives, it’s important to decide whether you want to stay at home or temporarily move out while the project is ongoing. Some homeowners prefer to get out of the way of their contractors and stay at a hotel during the construction while others try to find ways to live “around” the work. The decision depends mainly on a few basic factors about your project.
Remodeling your kitchen is a tricky business, but trying to coordinate your kitchen lighting can be even more difficult, especially if this is your first time to do so. Sure, you can ask your home remodeler for their input, but the final decision is on your shoulders. Fortunately, while coordinating your kitchen lighting is difficult, it’s not impossible.
As of 2019, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB( revealed that the Remodeling Index (RMI) had a reading of 54 for the first quarter of the year, falling three points from the previous quarter. Despite this fall, however, the RMI has consistently stayed above 50, meaning the remodeling market’s activity is higher compared to the previous quarter.
The kitchen is one of the busiest parts of your home, which is why making it more ergonomic will greatly increase its value. Our interior and exterior remodeling specialists at STL Design and Build have a few ideas that will improve the way your kitchen functions, so feel free to try these out when you have the chance.