With 2020 just around the corner, it’s time you finally made a serious effort to give your home a makeover. Don’t know what to put on that list? Here are some resolutions that can make the process less overwhelming:
Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
As climate change becomes a real threat, do your bit for the environment by making your home more energy-efficient. Besides reducing your carbon footprint, this will also significantly reduce your energy bill.
This can be anything from getting low-pressure shower heads installed in a bathroom, a new washer/dryer that consumes less energy, energy-efficient insulation, low-flow toilets and even a programmable thermostat you can control from your smartphone. With these upgrades you can also apply for several rebates through ComEd.
Set A Budget and (Try To) Maintain It
A financial budget for a home remodeling project can help you save costs, but it should be flexible. Besides establishing your priorities, this resolution will help you communicate to the contractor the parameters you are comfortable working within.
In other words, don’t be afraid to go beyond your budget if it means you can get a fantastic kitchen, bathroom, or any other area in your home. Remember, you are trying to remodel, not re-build your house. There are limits to how much the existing framework will allow you to experiment. A reputable home renovation business will respect and appreciate those limitations, so don’t set your vision short. Be sure to also include a contingency budget for any unexpected expenses that might arise from unknowns after opening whiles and demolition.
List Down Damages
Your home may look perfect, but you will be surprised at the damages you may have missed. Before hiring a remodeling agency, look around for damaged wood, loose floorboards, missing roof shingles, leaky pipes and other imperfections.
Then list those in your New Year home remodeling resolutions so you can create a budget accordingly. A reliable contractor will ensure those issues are fixed as they give your home a makeover. Make sure they know each and every requirement in detail for the best results.
If you are looking for reliable residential remodelers in Chicago or need a new home built around specific requirements, Areté Renovators will not disappoint. Catering to Streeterville, West Loop, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, River North, Gold Coast, Old Town, Roscoe Village, they can help you realize your vision and suggest ideas of their own that can fit right into it. With more than 17 years in the business, they can help you remake your bathroom, bedroom, kitchen and any other area in your house as per your needs. Call (773) 610-4551 for a free consultation today.