Major condo renovation – no longer a problem

At first glance, you may think that renovating a condo is not as complicated as renovating a house, because the space is smaller and this reduces all efforts. Contrary to popular belief, this is not actually true: remodelling will still involve considerable expenses, not to mention that storage becomes even more difficult due to lack of room. However, there are some things you can do to avoid your project from being troublesome and costly. Here are three valuable suggestions:

Solve financial issues using governmental support

The first and most important problem house owners encounter when thinking about renovation is money. This is a big concern for a lot of people, especially for those who need to start a major remodelling project. Fortunately, there are several funding solutions that you can choose from and you also have the possibility to get a rebate for the taxes and rates you need to pay. The new condo tax rebate is applicable not only for people who are purchasing a new condo for residential purposes, but also for those who need to renovate their existent property by an approximate proportion of 90%. This means that if you can prove that you have a certain income and you have to pay a large sum to the government, you are likely to receive a great part of the money back. This means that you can invest in renovating your condo, because you can simply apply for a rebate and reduce costs in a sustainable manner.

 

Find storage solutions while you renovate

Another great issue you may encounter in case you are planning to recondition your home is storage. Do not lie yourself about doing each room at a time, moving furniture and things from one place to another – you will end up having a complete mess and even some ruined furniture. For this reason, if you are going to renovate, make sure you do the entire condo at once. This means that prior to any preparation; you must find a storage solution which ensures safe conditions for your furniture and decorations. The good news is that there are plenty of companies offering reliable storage services, including units that you can rent and use temporary during the rehabilitation project. If you cannot afford to pay for storage too, then you can talk to your family or friends. Ask them if they have a spare basement or garage where you can take some stuff until you have your condo ready.

 

Figure out how to reuse your furniture

Remodelling the condo does not involve only repairing the walls, supply systems and so on, it also means redecorating. If your budget allows you, you can purchase some new items – even if you do not change everything, some modern objects will freshen the atmosphere and make the space look neat. In case you cannot afford this, just think about how to re-arrange your pieces of furniture in a different way, in order to create the idea of new. You can even change the functionality of some objects, such as a coffee table or a cabinet, for an original and stylish result.