5 Smart Tips to Renovate Your Kitchen On A Budget in NZ
As a homeowner there’s probably nothing more frustrating than thinking you’re going to pay X for your kitchen renovation and learning you’re actually going to pay Y. Get your Kitchen Renovated on a budget by following our few simple steps below.
5 Smart tips to keep in mind when you are renovating your kitchen on a Budget
Plan your budget with your Renovating Company
Regardless of how large or small your renovation is, the most important thing to do is align yourself with a trusted renovation company. Work together to determine what you’re comfortable investing in your kitchen renovation project . Having a clear idea of your budget is the road to a successful renovation.
Don’t get carried away
if you are working on a limited budget then a good option could be to renovate one thing at a time in the kitchen. Maybe start with the cabinets and then move on to the sink/hob etc. You could also
Think about how long you will stay in your house.
If you plan on being in your home a long time, remodel your kitchen with options that maximize your lifestyle comfort. These may include creating an open concept or re-configuring your kitchen for better traffic flow. If you want to move in less than 5 years, however, focus on aesthetically pleasing options that will improve home value, such as new appliances or updated cabinets.
Explore your project payment options.
Most people opt for a home equity loan since they are tax deductible though other options are available, like refinancing and taking out a personal loan. Check with your contractor to see if they offer payment plans, making sure that you renovate your kitchen well within your budget.
Factor in the cost of lodging and eating out as needed.
Don’t forget to include these important costs when considering a large-scale kitchen re-modelling project. If it’s possible, stay with a family member or friend to save funds during your remodel. Otherwise make arrangements at a hotel or motel to suit your budget. You will also not be able to eat your meals at home which means you will also have to factor in the costs of eating out as needed.
Keeping your renovations within the budget always requires careful planning no matter what you are willing to spend. Decide together as a family about what your budget looks like and how it will impact your family when then the renovation is in process. Kitchen Renovations usually last for a maximum of 2-3 weeks but that does not mean that the process has to be stressful or very expensive. If you hire a company that has its values aligned with yours then it can actually be a very fun experience to see your kitchen transform into something truly spectacular.
For more tips about kitchen remodeling for your budget, contact us at Superior Renovations anytime. Our professional team is happy to assist you.
Need more information?
Take advantage of our FREE Complete Home Renovation Guide (48 pages), whether you’re already renovating or in the process of deciding to renovate, it’s not an easy process, this guide which includes a free 100+ point check list – will help you avoid costly mistakes.
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