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Living Comfortably During a Remodel

It may be exciting to remodel your house. If you are going for a total remodel or room-to-room, you want to be able to live successfully through it. It’s going to be a stressful time. When we say live successfully we mean being able to stay in your house while the remodeling process goes on. 


There are some removalists who will relocate your appliances and other necessary items to other parts of the home. You can use websites such as StorageArea.com to store the furniture in the room in which it is being remodeled. You need this to go off without a hitch. Here are some tips to help you get through it in one piece.

Tips to Remodel Your Home

Plan and Plan Again

  • Making plans as early as possible is going to help you to get through this. Make sure you have a backup plan for if and when things could go wrong. Remodels are great on paper, but they can be unpredictable. Things can go wrong and plans that you made at the beginning can go on for a lot longer than initially planned. So, you need to have a plan and you need to stick to it where you can.

Clear Out Your Space

  • Clearing out your space is one of the easiest ways that you can make you remodel as easy as possible. If you have relatives that you can stay with during the remodel, that’s great, but the idea here is you want to stay in your home. So, make sure that you are renovating one to two rooms at a time and give your family enough space to live in the other rooms during the remodel. You could also plan in advance for activities to go on during the day so that you are not having to stay in the house while it’s happening except for when you’re asleep.

Make a Plan for when you sleep

  • The last thing you need is a bedroom full of dust or plasterboard, so when you are not using the bedrooms, keep the door shut and close off any gaps around the edges. This will ensure that no dust can filter in throughout the day. It will allow you a good night of sleep, and you won’t have to go anywhere else like a hotel.

Remember that this isn’t going to be forever

  • Renovations are not going to happen all of the time for the rest of your days in that house! You can get through this temporary period of upheaval, just make sure that everybody is prepared for it to happen. You want to feel pride when you wake up and come home every day, and that can happen when the renovation is done. And it will be done!

If you’re ready to get started, it’s time to lay out those plans as early as you can and find the right contractor to make the whole thing go off without a hitch.