Define what you are willing to do. Do you have the time to deal with a renovation?
The bigger the job, the more time will be needed in dealing with all the decisions involved. If you are not excited and raring to go and ready to do what it takes to get through it, you may want to look closer at what is really involved.
Are you going to have to move to get it done? If you are like most, the thought of moving all of your possessions…well, you really don’t want to think about it. And then you have to move it all back again!
Conversely, a lot of people think they can live through a renovation to save cost, but after the water or electricity gets shut off, workers come and go at all times during the day, and the noise and vibration of construction doesn’t let up for days, to weeks, to months on end. And if they’ve tried to tough it out, they’re nerves are shattered, and patience, gone! They may end up movi…