Saving to renovate your home is a challenging and exciting time, but when it comes to budgeting it can be difficult to know the amount of money needed for each task unless you have experience. It is important to have a budget before beginning the renovation however, to make sure you have enough to cover the costs of everything you want doing. Here are some tips on how to budget properly for your renovation:
If your house needs a fresh lick of paint, then budget around £20 an hour for a professional job or around £250 per room including materials. It is best to paint the exterior of a property during spring or summer, and the interior can be done at any time of the year. The price for painting a room should usually include 2 coats of paint across two days or visits.
Depending on what is to be updates such as cabinets, fixtures and appliances, a kitchen renovation can range from £1,000 to £10,000. The most expensive parts of a kitchen renovation are new appliances, cabinets and counters, so if these will be included then the budget should be on the higher end of the scale.
Bathrooms are on a similar price range to kitchens Brighton and nationwide, although sometimes they can be more costly. This again depends on what needs renovating such as tiles, fixtures, plumbing etc, which are more expensive parts. Investing in quality items will be better in the long run as they will not need to be fixed or replaced.