No one wants to leave their ancestral home or parental home ever, even if it is too old fashioned. The reason is simple: they have a strong attachment to their home and have lots of memories there. However, there is one way by which you can change your house without even moving out of your ancestral house. Yes, we are talking about renovating your old fashion house as per modern house. By using various home improvement techniques, you can give your old house a new and fresh feel.
But if you think renovating a house is easy then you are wrong as you need to plan out everything. From planning about how you want your bedroom to look like to what all equipment you want to install in your living room and the list goes on. We have listed you factor that you should always consider while renovating your old house to give it a new look.
First thing first that you need a surveyor to check your building and as per its report you can start making the house renovating plan.
Start with the groundwork
Ask the surveyor to do the internal inspection of your old house. It will help you in knowing whether your house requires a plumber or an electrician to resolve any water leakage or electricity issue if any.
Check the house for rot
You need to look carefully throughout your house for any kind of fungus attack that may have destroyed the door and windows. These fungi mainly affect the wooden things present in your house so check if you can spell any foul smell as it helps in identifying the rot.
Check for cracks
Cracks in any building can be worrying factors if they are structural ones or are expanding quickly. But if the cracks are not following any pattern then it is not hard to renovate it.
Renovating the bathroom
Elevation of a bathroom is a difficult job as you need to change everything here. The older flooring, toilet fixture or cabinet may be damaged. So, you will need to install almost everything new in your bathroom from taps to shower, from wash basin to toilet fixture, from cabinets to doors.
Your kitchen can be used as proof of what ingredients you use while cooking the food. You can find oil stains at various places and apart from it, other stains are also there. That is why you need to make sure that you are keeping the utensils and spices in different cabinets. So, install a greater number of cabinets in the kitchen along with it install good quality exhaust to make sure that your kitchen is clean at all times.
You may not agree but the door of your house and even your room leave a good impression on the mind of your guest. You can change the door according to the color of the wall. Moreover, if your budget is not that high then repaint the door in the color that affects your personality.
Walls and paint
If there are cracks in the wall then you can repair it easily till the time crack is not deep. then move to the next stage painting of the walls. If you are looking for modern-day wallpapers then choose the design according to your taste. However, when choosing the wallpaper and wall color you should not ignore the lighting.
Check the wires, lighting
You have to see the condition of electrical wires that are installed in your house and if they are in good condition then it will save your cost of renovation. However, if they are in bad condition then change it immediately. You can also add modern day lighting decor in your house to give it a breathtaking touch.
You do not need to renovate your window if they are present in the best place. But you can change the color of the window and if you want to increase the length of the window then you will need to break some walls. Make sure that proper sunlight is coming from the windows and air can pass freely through it.
Inspection of the roof
Check the roof of your house and see are they broken or stained. If they are then don’t worry it will not create a hole in your pocket. You can repair it easily by installing the tiles. Roofs are a very important thing while renovating a house as you will not want a roof that is leaking, so take special care while renovating the Roof.
If I say it can cost you a little bit when the ball is in your court whether you want to go for flour renovation or not the cost of renovation depends on the type of flooring you want. Be it wooden, vinyl, marble, concrete, ceramic, PVC or laminated. Choose the one that best suits your budget.
These steps will not only help you to plan out the renovation of your house but also wale help you in deciding the budget. As we know change is an inevitable part of life likewise changing the design of your house is also an important part of your life. Give your house a new life by using the home improvement and renovating tips mentioned in the blog above.