- What is the purpose of the remodel?
Define your reasons for the remodeling project. Whether it is to modernize the space, enhance functionality, or increase property value, it is important help guide you through the process when decisions need to be made.
- What is my budget?
Do some research before beginning the remodel process to determine if the cost will be in your budget. If it is, establish a budget you are comfortable with to stay on track to prevent overspending. Discussions with professionals can help you answer questions regarding projected material costs.
- What’s my timeline?
Determine if you need your project completed by a certain time. Understand the duration of the remodel and the time restraints when gathering permits, materials, etc. This will help you plan accordingly and manage expectations.
- Do I need professionals?
Ask yourself if the remodel you have in mind would require the help and knowledge of professionals. Their expertise can prevent the headache of handlining everything yourself and make the project more efficient and completed properly.
- What’s my long-term plan?
Keep the future in mind when planning for your remodel. Will the changes accommodate your evolving lifestyle? Will this home be your forever home? Ensure your investment is made to last.
- How will the remodel impact resale value?
Think about how the remodel will positively impact your home’s value. Make it personal to you but be sure to keep in mind improvements that align with trends to help you in the long run.
- How will this impact my daily lifestyle?
A home remodel can interrupt your daily routine. Depending on your type of project and the timelines, think about how to navigate best for you and your family. Take time to plan to minimize inconveniences. It is common to set up a dishwashing station in the laundry area or a “cooking hub” in the garage for your microwave, coffee maker, etc.
- Have I considered sustainable options?
Explore eco-friendly materials and practices to incorporate into your remodel. These will help to provide long-term savings on energy while also contributing to a healthier environment.
If you are considering a home remodel, start by asking yourself the above questions to gather some important information for what you are seeking. We would be happy to answer any questions for you during an initial consultation. Fill out our online submission form or call Callen at 414-867-2207 to get started today!