Remodeling or renovating your home is not quick work and you should never rush for it either. It is time-consuming work that requires a lot of planning and then a good execution of this planning. As an expert in home renovation in Nashville, I, Gordon Grigg, recommend to you that if you are really serious about your home renovation, give it time and plan things considering your future in mind.
Else, you will end up putting in a lot of money, time, as well as energy and will get just a messy makeover in return. Of course, you won’t like that. Right? So, here, let me tell you why you should go long-term when remodeling your home and what are the benefits of it.
Why should you go long-term in remodeling your home?
It is quite a common thing that people do everything in a hurry when it comes to home renovation. At first, they will be very energetic and excited about things and start doing their home renovation even without single plan. Later, after some time, they will end up like: oh, I did this blunder. I should have done this and I should not have done that. To avoid this regret, you must give enough time and plan a long-term home renovation. Let me tell you some of the most important reasons why long-term renovation is the best.
● To make it visually appealing
Your home is your home, after all. No matter where you believe in the world, the real happiness you would feel is in your home. Right? However, if your home does not have an appealing look, but looks like a rugged old building, you won’t feel happy even in your home. This is why it is very important to make your home visually appealing.
From design to the lighting and furniture to the furnishing, you need to take care of everything while making your home appealing and this obviously can’t be done in a rush. You need to devote a lot of time in finding the best for you and then execute them in the best ways as well.
● To save you from regular maintenance
If you just jump on your home renovation without any prior planning and long-term goals, you are bound to spend regularly on home maintenance and this will cost you a lot in the long run. For example, if you are lured by a low-budget wall paint, it will be damaged in just one or two years and you would require to get your walls painted again. This way you will be spending more time as well as money. You can save yourself from this regular maintenance only if you plan your home renovation in a good manner keeping the future in mind.
● To ensure enough space for your family
This thing is very important to consider when you are going for home renovation. For example, you are just two in the family right now and you renovate your home only according to the needs of two people. What if your family becomes of 3-4 members in the upcoming 3-4 years? What will you do then? How would you ensure enough space and other things for all your family members? As a home renovation expert, I am telling you that it is very important to be clear in mind how many members you are going to have in your family in a certain time period like 5,10, or 15 years and then go for the renovation according to that. In this case, if you rush for renovation without any prior planning, space becomes a major problem as your family grows.
● To save you from splurging on unnecessary things
New models of almost everything are released on the market every day but it does not mean that you have to get every new model of a particular item. Don’t be allured by the fanciness of any item. Just get the classic one that can be with you for a long period of time, which you are estimating in your mind like 5 or 10 years. Fancy and stylish items are generally fragile. So it is not a sensible idea to splurge on these items because they would get damaged in 1-2 years and you would need to buy another one.
● To prevent you from putting your energy on the same thing over again and again
As, I already told you, home renovation is not a quick task. You would need to put in energy, time, and money to get it done in a good way. In fact, this whole thing is so time-consuming that once you are into this, you would feel like when will this all be over? Just imagine how irritating it would be if you have to go through the same thing over and again in such tiresome work. This is why it is a wise idea to go for a long-term renovation and save your energy from putting on the same thing again and again.
What are the benefits of long-term renovation?
So I have already told you a slew of reasons why you should go for long-term home renovation. Now, let me tell you the benefits if you are opting for the same.
● You won’t need to locate somewhere else
No matter how beautiful and luxurious your home is, it will be damaged and look like a rugged building after certain years. If you don’t renovate it from time to time, the situation will deteriorate and one day it will be completely damaged. Eventually, you would need to buy a new home and locate somewhere else. So regular renovation of your home saves you from the cost of moving and buying a new property.
● Will fix all safety issues
Your home is not a good home actually if it has safety loopholes that can be anything like roof leaks, cracks in the walls, appliances problems, electrical problems, pipe blockages, ventilation problems, or just anything. And, believe me, you will face these problems regularly no matter how well-built and well-furnished your home is. These problems are common and you can deal with them effectively only if you are renovating your home regularly.
● Increase the value of your property
The biggest benefit of remodeling your home on a long-term basis is that it increases the value of your home a thousand times more. No matter how old your home is, if it is well-furnished and has classic items, it would look appealing and attractive. In fact, with long-term renovation, you can render your old home a sophisticated look with new interior designs. You can do upgrades in every corner of your home like the bathroom, kitchen, and bedroom, and give your home a complete makeover.
● Will save money for you
Already confused about how we are saying that long-term home renovation will save money when it is a huge money investment? Well, if you indulge in home remodeling with a short-term purpose, you would need to do the same things over and over again. For time being, those things might seem cheaper and require less money but they won’t be durable and would require you to invest the same amount of money on the same thing every few years. On the other hand, long-term home renovation may require more money but it will give you long durability and this is the biggest benefit of long-term home renovation.
Remodeling blunders to avoid
When you are remodeling your home without the help of a professional, you are most likely to commit some blunders and regret them later, thinking ‘what was on my mind when I was doing this’. To avoid this type of situation, the only thing you can do is to plan your home renovation on a long-term basis and take the help of experts.
Even if you have a great knowledge of interior design and other things regarding home renovation, you will fail in some places. As an expert, I can tell you from my personal experience how an expert or professional home interior designer can change the whole thing.
Here, I am mentioning certain things that you might regret in the future about home interior design. So, keep it in mind when remodeling your home.
● Oversized tubs
● Wood ceilings
● Port racks
● Vibrant-colored appliances
● Trash compactors
● All-white color schemes
● Patterned floor tiles
● Low rise backsplashes
I am not saying that you will definitely regret doing these things in your home renovation but there are chances that you might regret it when you opt for them.
As a home renovation specialist in Nashville, I, Gordon Grigg, am telling you that there are hundreds of benefits of long-term home renovation. When you go for long-term renovation, you would definitely need to spend a lot of money in a single go but you will be relaxed for quite a long time without losing even a single penny from your pocket in the name of home renovation.