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5 Tips on Remodelling Your Home

Remodelling your home can be a daunting task, but with the right planning and execution, it has the potential to revolutionise your lifestyle and transform the way you utilise your home. Here are some tips to help make your home renovation project a success:


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1. Develop a Clear Plan

To ensure a successful home renovation, it's crucial to have a clear understanding of your needs and identify the areas that require attention. With a prioritised list, overspending can be avoided and your renovation can stay on track. Priorities could include maximizing natural light, adding bedrooms, creating open plan areas, or increasing storage space.

It is important to ask yourself if the planned improvements will enhance functionality and value. At Domenech Design, we specialise in problem-solving and can help you assess the best course of action.


2. Work with a Budget

One common mistake we notice repeatedly is when clients are not realistic about what they can afford regarding home improvements. Failing to budget for the cost of services and materials can leave clients without funds sooner than anticipated, leading to incomplete projects or even vacating the property.

Being transparent with your architect about your budget enables us to work together towards a common goal. We are confident that we can assist you in capping costs and identifying compromises that will still enable you to achieve your design aspirations.


3. High-Quality Drawings for Your Renovation

When it comes to renovating your home, it's important to invest in the right tools and resources to ensure your project is a success. One key investment that should not be overlooked is a high-quality set of drawings created by a professional. Not only will these drawings help you better visualize your renovation plans, but they can also be used to communicate your vision to contractors and other professionals involved in the project.


In addition, having detailed drawings can help prevent costly mistakes and ensure that all aspects of the renovation are completed to your satisfaction. So, while it may seem like an additional expense, investing in a professional set of drawings can actually save you time and money in the long run.


4. Get a Builder You Can Trust

At Domenech Design, we understand that finding a reliable and competent builder is crucial to the success of your home renovation project. That's why we work closely alongside builders and have built strong relationships with many trustworthy professionals in the industry. We have a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to choosing the right builder for your unique project.


We know that the process of finding the right builder can be overwhelming and stressful, and that's why we're here to help. Our team can provide you with valuable recommendations based on our years of experience in the industry. We can help you find a builder that meets your specific requirements and budget, and who will work with you to achieve your design aspirations.


We believe that communication is key, and we work hard to ensure that our clients and builders are always on the same page. We are committed to providing our clients with a seamless and stress-free renovation experience, and we believe that working with a reliable and competent builder is a crucial part of achieving that goal.


5. Get Permission for Your Renovation

Before you can start building, there are several stages you need to go through. It's important to get the right advice on planning permission, which can be a complex and time-consuming process. At Domenech design we will guide you through the process, handle the paperwork, and ensure that you meet all the necessary requirements.


By following these tips, your home renovation project can be a success, and you can create a beautiful and functional space for you to enjoy for years to come.

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