House Restoration Projects: A Handy Guide
Are you turned off by the sight of decrepit old buildings in a state of disrepair? If so, you could be the person to breathe new life into such structures. Learn how to restore disused homes and revamp their condition condition from bleak to beautiful.
This infographic from online furniture retailer Chic Furniture and Gift gives a simplified yet well-informed overview of house restoration. There’s helpful advice on what you need to do before, during and after the restoration, as well as a few tips on the all-important factor of budgeting.
The experts’ rule of thumb is to work out how much you’ll need and add 20%, as most restoration projects exceed their initial budget. The steps in the restoration process are also outlined, beginning with the original assessment of the building’s condition all the way through to the final cleaning and inspection when all of the remodelling works are completed.
If the search for a new home is leaving you frustrated, and if you’re the type who likes to make your home unmistakably “your” home, then consider restoring an old building to your preferences and putting your DIY skills to good use.
SEE ALSO: How to Restore Furniture
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