Well, you’ve finally gone and done it! You’ve given the go ahead to those home renovations that you’ve always promised yourself. The question now is, how do you make those home renovations as stress-free an experience as possible? Your normal home life will, of course, be disrupted, but how do you get on with things without going completely nuts?
Tips When Embarking on a Home Renovation
Make the job as easy as possible for your general contractors by clearing your home
While your general contractor will be perfectly willing to work around you, it’s often best if you make their job as easy as possible. You can do that by clearing as much of your home out of the way, saving for yourself only the bare essentials. This means that your contractors can work quickly, which often means that the time it takes for your renovations to be complete is much less than it otherwise would have been.
Think storage services are expensive? Think again!
True, there is no company on the planet that will offer their services for free, but the cost of moving, storing and returning your items is perhaps not as expensive as you may think. Remember, because you have ‘cleared the way’ your renovation team should be able to complete your renovations in a much speedier timeframe and, of course, just as in all walks of business, time is money! For a small cost, you could end up saving yourself a great deal of money.
You’ll want your ‘normal’ home life back to normal as quickly as possible
The most painful aspect of any home renovation is having your normal life disrupted. It eats into your daily routine and has a compounding effect on everything you do. There’s also the worry that while the renovation team is working, they may cause damage to your items even if they take extraordinary lengths not to.
You can shorten the time that your renovations will take, and you can give yourself peace of mind by enlisting the services of a moving and storage services provider. Pack your valuable items away while your renovations are taking place, and then return them when your renovations are complete – it really is that simple!
For a moving experience that will truly move you, contact Capitol Moving & Storage. We can be contacted by phone at (860) 415-4400, or you can use the online contact form on our website.