Preparing for Home renovation. Everybody has got the renovation bug as a result of the many home and garden television programs airing all over. Whether you are contemplating renovating, restoring or redecorating your home, in essence what you are really striving to do is to create the proper stage for your lives and the lives of our families and friends. Home renovation process is a very creating activity that helps one to unleash their aspirations and that of their family members. The key to a successful renovation can be broken down into your planning, adaptability and research. How to approach your renovation it is good to be realistic enough in that the things you desire are achievable within your budget. However, if you want it to have a contemporary flair with warmth, sexiness and edge, then that is completely achievable. o Have a detailed budget for your project. – Calculate EVERYTHING from the nuts and bolts to the silks and light plates. o Research the best contractor for you. – Find the best contractor that suits your project, your personality and shares your design vision. Before making the final decision, meet with at least three designers or contactors. o Don’t sweat the small stuff – If for some reason something is delayed beyond anyone’s expectations its not going to do you any good to explode and send your blood pressure through the ceiling. before one begins the renovation process, it may be good to define what your style really is and who you really are. Are you passionate about Traditional, Contemporary, Transitional, Modern, Urban, Zen, Ethnic or Eclectic styles? One should be able to fully define their goals that should be achieved ultimately and even their style. As we all know, the biggest, most expensive and most detailed project in renovating your home is your Kitchen. When planning the design for your new kitchen, determine what suits your lifestyle; you’re growing needs and your aesthetics. It is important to keep in mind that the kitchen is one of the places that determine the resell value of your home so it should be designed well. When designing it, it is good to take in details regarding storage, lighting as well as the hardware’s such as flooring and the cabinet. It is only you who can determine which space is enough for your family and so you should not take the designers word for it. Carefully examine your plan and think about how to best maximize the space in your kitchen as well as make your life easier. It is only the owner of the home who is able to determine their space needs for their family. There are a variety of styles, choices and selection for bathrooms to be selected from which makes it the next most complicated room to renovate. The bathroom doors should be fixed in such a way that they do not prevent use of the fixtures in the room during planning for a renovation.