10 Facts To Keep In Mind When Renovating

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What do you think of when renovation hits your mind? Kitchen, bathroom, garden, or maybe the whole house? Makita Tools offers some of the best tools you will need when it comes to renovating your home. If you are looking to renovate your home then here are ten facts that you should keep in mind when renovating your home.

10 Facts To Keep In Mind When Renovating

# 1 – Look For Timeless Instead Of Fashionable

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It is not so much about your fashion – although that has a big deal in making your house a home – for a home and a house to stand out, it must be timeless. Think of something that you can pass down to your kids and their kids.

# 2 – Vaulted Ceilings Create The Most Ventilation

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Let’s be honest and candid for a second. Air Conditioners are EXPENSIVE, and they aren’t so good for your health as well (but that is a topic unto itself). Having vaulted ceilings allow for more air ventilation and thus a cooler house; as well as less money on the electric bill. A win-win if we ever saw one ourselves.

# 3 – Quality Hardwood Flooring

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There is nothing quite like a hardwood floor for a home. Very easy to clean and very resistant to impact.

# 4 – Heat Pump Water Heaters

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A great option that you might want to consider. A heat pump is usually in the basement, and it warms the house through warm water being circulated throughout the house.

# 5 – Painted Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinets Over Wooden Cabinets

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Although paint can be somewhat difficult to change over time it is great because you can work with what you got and improve on it.

# 6 – Building Large Appliances Can Look Bulky

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This is especially true for the kitchen if you have a big oven, dishwasher, and stove.

# 7 – East-Facing Windows Can Maximize The Sunlight In Your Home

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This is particularly helpful he planning out air register, lighting, and window covering.

# 8 – Maximize Space So There Will Be No Need For Expansion

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Creating one large space is a great way to maximize the area of your home, and the great thing about this is that you won’t have to tear down walls to create more space – because you already have it.

# 9 – Electric Plugs Should Be In Easy Places

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This may not be so surprising, but it is essential to have plugs where you can get them very quickly.

# 10 – Get a Professional Home Inspector

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Lastly, have a home inspector look your house over. This could save you hundreds to thousands in the future.

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