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Friday, September 08, 2017

Getting Your Home Set up to Be Renovated

You have finally made up your mind that you are going to renovate a room in your home and turn it into a man cave. Therefore, you will have quite a few tasks that you need to complete before the renovation can officially begin. You need to educate yourself and learn what a homeowner needs to do in order to get a house ready to be renovated. Not having everything in order when the contractor finally shows up will slow down the entire project considerably. Here are the things that you need to get done before the contractor and his crew show up to renovate your home.

1. You need to have plans for the renovation drawn up by an architect.

The contractor you hire will need to have building plans to go by while his crew is working. Otherwise, he will not know what to do without any plans. Therefore, you will need to hire an architect and tell him exactly what you are looking for. Tell him the exact changes that you need to make to the room. For example, you might be interested in window tinting for homes. Then he will go to work and create the plans that will be given to the contractor to follow during the entire project.

2. You will then need to clear the area that will be renovated to make it easy for the workers to access it. 

There is going to be a large amount of activity around the part of your home that is going to be renovated. There will be workers constantly entering and leaving your home for the entire duration of the renovation project. Make a clear path from the entrance of your home to the area that will be renovated. Move all furniture out of the way. You should also put up barriers to prevent pets and children from gaining access to the area.

3. Reserve a place for building materials and equipment to be placed during the project.

The room you are renovating might not be big enough to fit all of the materials the workers are going to use for the project. You should have a place in your home cleared out so the materials can be placed there until they are ready to be used. Equipment can also be placed in this area when it is not in use. 

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