Ideas for Home Renovations this New Year

By Real People at 22 Dec 2017, 10:06 AM


The New Year presents a good opportunity for some home renovations. It’s one of your biggest financial assets so well worth protecting by adding value and enhancing to suit your lifestyle. Here is a guide to help you start planning.

Change the Look with a New Front Door

Want to improve your street appeal and give your home a new external look? It doesn’t need to be expensive.

Why not try a new front door? You can either replace it or repaint it for a new look. You can also redo the entrance. The slightest changes can do a lot for your home’s appeal. If you choose to repaint it, then best talk to a professional painter to use the right type of paint. Talk to a carpenter or builder as well to see your options on redoing your entrance.

Prepare for The Hot Weather

The temperature can get pretty high this time of year. It’s a good time to look at ways you can cool down your home and save money on massive air-conditioning bills.

Some ideas include:

  • Ceiling fans
  • Protective blinds and shutters
  • A covered patio or deck
  • Landscaping around the home to protect your rooms from harsh sunlight

Don’t Have a Huge Home Renovation Budget? Choose One Key Space!

If you cannot afford to renovate the entire home, then you can choose to just work on one key area of the home. You have many options like the kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedrooms among others. Decide which is the most important to you and set the goal of improving that space.

If you are not sure, you can get the help of an interior designer. You do not need to make big changes. Simply changing a thing or two can make a difference especially if you are limited by budget. For instance, installing a new bathtub, repainting a room or changing the tiles or flooring can go a long way in giving your home the lift it needs.

Finance your Builder or Contractor for your Home Repairs and Renovation

If you have found a reputable tradesmen or builder, why not let us help finance your renovation or repair project? With the new Flexibuild Project Finance, we pay your contractor of choice for all your material and labour to complete your home project.

Simply SMS your name to 44778 and we’ll call you or to apply online – click here


Source: http://www.tradebusters.com.au/year-home-renovating-planning-tips/