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January 6, 2021

Top 5 Home Renovation Tips for 2021

If you’re planning on doing a home renovation in 2021, here are some tips that you should follow.

Tip #1: Set Your Budget Early

First, you will want to consider your budget. Before you opt in on the expensive flooring, make sure you’ve budgeted out the entire project. Be sure that you are using the true price of each item vs. what you find in a quick Google search. You can do this by visiting your local lumber yard for exact pricing on materials.

Tip #2: Decide on the Design at the Start

You would be surprised at just how many options there are to choose from when it comes to home renovation. From the flooring to hardware, it’s crucial that you pay attention to every detail. In order to eliminate issues down the road, you need to have a design in mind from the start. There are great online sources like Pinterest to help you get inspired.

Tip #3: Be Prepared for Hiccups

If you’re seasoned in home renovating, you are well aware that not everything will go according to plan. It’s a given that there will be some hiccups during the project. However, that does not mean you should be discouraged. If it comes to a point where you aren’t sure what to do, enlist a professional’s help.

Tip #4: Know Measurements

Knowing the correct measurements at the start will save you time and money. We understand that this may seem like a given, but you would be surprised at how easy it is to take incorrect measurements. In order to ensure that you are getting the correct measurements from the start, check out our blog on measuring tips and techniques.

Tip #5: Enlist the Help of a Professional

Additionally, it’s important that you consult with a professional at some point during your project. Whether you are hiring out a contractor for the entire job or just need expertise on materials, talking to a professional will help keep the job running smoothly.

Our team at Fischer Lumber is experienced in building and design. Whether you’re looking for expert tips on materials or assistance with a design, our team can help. Kick of your 2021 home renovation project right!

Fischer Lumber is a full-service lumber yard located in Alton, IL. We are proud to serve Alton as well as neighboring communities in the St. Louis metro area. Contact us today (618) 259-7434.