Renovations 101 Everybody has got the renovation bug as a result of the many home and garden television programs airing all over. When one embarks on renovating their home, he or she wants to create a proper stage for the lives of the people they love or for themselves. Redecorating and renovating ones one’s home is an enjoyable process that enables one to unleash their aspirations and creativity. The key to a successful renovation can be broken down into your planning, adaptability and research. SO how do you go about renovating it is good to be realistic enough in that the things you desire are achievable within your budget. Each renovation should be made to complement what is already there and not to replace it. The budget to be utilized should include all the things that will be used. The contractor hired should share in your vision as this make sure that you get what you really want. Make sure to meet with at least 3 Designers or Contractors prior to making a decision. o Don’t sweat the small stuff – If for some reason something is delayed beyond anyone’s expectations its not going to do you any good to explode and send your blood pressure through the ceiling. One should be able to really define what style they desire and who they really are. List down the kind of styles that you are really passionate about, is it the modern, transitional, eclectic or urban styles. You cannot successfully begin this process without being able to firmly state what your style is and what the goal for your renovation is and how you live your life. The kitchen is the most expensive and biggest renovating program around your home. When planning the design for your new kitchen, determine what suits your lifestyle; you’re growing needs and your aesthetics. Always keep in mind as well that your kitchen is critical to the resale of your home, so plan wisely. When designing it, it is good to take in details regarding storage, lighting as well as the hardware’s such as flooring and the cabinet. It is important that one should not just take the designers advice that a particular space is enough for their kitchen. It is therefore good to go through your plan once again and determine whether that space is really enough for you. This is because, no one really knows what your family wants except you. The next most important area in a home renovation and nearly as complicated as a Kitchen with its endless choices, selections and style is your Bathroom. The bathroom doors should be fixed in such a way that they do not prevent use of the fixtures in the room during planning for a renovation.