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When is the Right Time to Renovate

8 Oct , 2014  

Spring has sprung and you are wondering whether it is a good time for renovation. The experts from Budget Temp Fencing might just have an answer for you.

Home renovations can be one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have. They can also be one of the most stressful is not undertaken at the right time. Figuring out the best time to renovate will ensure you a more enjoyable and successful build. To make things as smooth as possible, here are our suggestions for when to renovate.

When you know what you want to achieve

There is no point in starting a build if you do not know what you want out of it. Have fun dreaming up some ideas, and then figure out how to turn them into reality. Talk to friends and family who have been through the process and understand what you are in for. It can help to consult with an architect or good builder; they will be able to help you brainstorm and draw up plans. Try to think of renovations appropriate to your budget and site. Once you have a clear direction, you can start figuring out the logistics.

When your finances are in order

Renovations are completely dependent on budget. Take the time to calculate what you have to spend and arrange loans if you need to. A financial expert such as a banker can help you with this. Try to be realistic – there is no point being too ambitious if it means you might run out of funds and have to make drastic compromises or even stop building. A budget will let you know who you can afford to hire and what you can afford to do. Having a handle on your finances will make your whole build an easier process.

When the season is right

Try to plan your renovations around the seasons. Some stages of a build are best undertaken at specific points in the year. Laying foundations can be slowed down by rain, so try to avoid this stage in winter. Union tradesmen are also unable to work in extremely hot conditions, which will pose another potential delay. The Christmas and New Year periods however are slow times for contractors, so you might be able to arrange a cheaper price over summer. An experienced builder will be able to give you good advice about the best times for the various stages of construction.

When the timing is right for you

Renovations can be quite a drawn our process. They are not something that you will want to undertake when your calendar is too full. Choose a time when you can dedicate some time and thought into the process. Part of the fun of renovating is being involved in the process. You will want to conduct on site visits and be free to meet with contractors. You do not want to turn your renovations into a stressful experience by undertaking them at the wrong time in your life. When you are thinking of selling or leasing

Renovations are a great means of adding real value to your home. Prospective tenants or buyers will be willing to pay much more for a house that has had quality renovations. If this is why you choose to renovate, try to get the timing right. You do not want to be putting your home up for sale or lease half finished. It may also help to consult with a real estate expert – they will be able to advise you on what renovations will make a difference on the market.

Advice kindly brought to you by: Budget Temp Fencing

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Lana Jane Fox

Lana Jane Fox is a young, aspiring housewife, currently living in North Melbourne. At present her primary job is to be a good wife and a helpmeet to her husband and only after that she describes herself as a marketing executive and a blogger. When she is not knitting, cleaning, cooking, or experimenting with DIY projects, Lana is planning her next road trip, or spends precious time with her husband. She dreams of having a baby boy, a Welsh Corgi dog and a house with a fireplace and a garden where she can grow organic food.

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