Renovating your home is a complex process and, when it is your first time, you most likely don’t know how to start thinking about it. Therefore, in this article we will help you with seven tips to be able to plan and execute your project successfully.
Why reform your house?
A reform is the perfect opportunity to renew and improve your living space. You can implement new, more modern and aesthetic styles, in addition to having the possibility of optimizing the use of space. Likewise, a good reform can also help you solve persistent problems such as humidity, poor lighting or lack of ventilation.
To sum up, the refurbishment of premises updates your home, increases its value and makes it more attractive. However, as we have already mentioned, it can be a tedious process if you do not plan it well, which is why we recommend you follow these seven tips before starting a reform project.
Tips to start a reform
1. Define your goals and needs
At the beginning it is essential to define your objectives and needs for the project: what do you want to achieve?; Do you need more space?; Do you want to modernize the decoration?; Do you want to do a kitchen refurbishment?
Setting your goals clearly from the start will help you focus your efforts on what really matters. In addition, you should consider the needs of your family and lifestyle. For example, if you have small children, you may want a safe and accessible play area. Or, if your work from home, you may need office space.
By defining these objectives you will be able to create a design plan that suits your requirements and thus ensure that each decision you make during the process is aligned with your goals.
2. Calculate a realistic budget
One of the most important aspects to consider before starting a comprehensive house reform is the budget. This is vital to avoid unpleasant surprises during the construction process.
It is very important that you calculate a realistic budget and that it includes all the necessary expenses, from labor to materials and finishes. In addition, you must take into account possible unforeseen events that may arise during the work and that requiere additional expense. It is recommended that you compare prices and lokk for quality options that fit your budget. In this way you can plan expenses wll and avoid having to stop due to lack of budget.
3. Look for inspiration
Seeking inspiration is key to visualize the final space and being able to make the necessary adjustments before starting the work. It is important to research and collect ideas from different sources, such as decoration magazines, specialized blogs or social networks, to have a clear idea of what we want to achieve.
These ideas will then be shared with the team we work with to ensure that the design plan that is created includes all the details that we have thought of.
4. Make sure you have all the permissions
This can vary depending on where you live and local regulations, so it’s important to do your research before you star. Not having the necessary permits can result in fines and delays in the work, which can significantly affect budget and completion time.
5. Prepare your home
Before starting, it is advisable to remove all those objects and furniture that may be affected during the project and cover those that will remain in place. It is also important to ensure that building materials and tools are stored in a safe and organized manner to prevent accidents. In summary, proper preparation of the home before a comprehensive renovation can prevent unnecessary problems and ensure the safety of everyone involved in the process.
6. Plan the times well
It is important to take into account that the deadlines may vary depending on the complexity of the work and the unforeseen events that may arisse during the process. Therefore, it is advisable to think about when it is best for us to carry out the reform, for example, a time when we are out of the country.
We will have to coordinate with the reform team the detailed work schedule that includes all the steps that will be carried out and the delivery date with which they must comply. This will be crucial for the work to be carried out efficiently and within the agreed deadlines.
7. Hire professionals specialized in comprehensive reforms
Having reform professionals will ensure the success of your project. The Mobile Diseño team has the necessary experience to carry out any type of comprehensive reform, from planning to execution and delivery of the keys.
By hiring a team of professionals, you ensure that the final result is of high quality and meets your expectations as well as the objectives you had set, the budget and the agreed times. You can enjoy the peace of mind of knowing that the entire process is being carried out properly, without surprises or setbacks.
Have you listed everything? Well, you’re ready to start! If you follow these seven tips, we assure you that your reform project will be a success and the change in your home will meet all your expectations.
The Mobile Diseño team is at your disposal for any questions you may have and is willing to work with you when you decide to start a renovation project in Marbella.