You decided make a comprehensive reform at home and do not know what steps you have to follow? First, be patient and do not let yourself be carried away by stress. Today we give you some guidelines so you can establish a correct order at the time of planning the works.
If you are thinking of doing a comprehensive reform at home, or better if you have already decided to embark on an adventure, the best thing you can do is relax. Take a deep breath, pick up paper and pencil, and get ready to draw up an action plan effective to help you in the process.
It may seem repetitive, but I think it is one of the best advice I can give you right now. Now the decisive thing is to plan, plan and then ... plan. Only with the well thought-out things will you be able to keep chaos away, once the works begin and unforeseen events arise (which will arise, do not hesitate). However, with a very clear order of the tasks to be carried out, everything will be much easier.
It is true that, what we would really like is to leave a home season and return when everything is over. And that everything is perfect, just as we wanted. But reality is usually different.
When we undertake a comprehensive reform at home, even if we do not dedicate ourselves to doing any of the work personally, It is mandatory that we are aware of everything, if we want the thing to end well. Here you have a guide to know in what order the works have to be done, and to be aware of everything.
The bathroom, starting point of a comprehensive reform at home
When it comes to reforming the whole house from top to bottom, it might seem that order is not important. Nothing is further from reality! It is, and a lot. If we undertake the work without order or concert, it may happen that we lose more than one completed task and that it has to be repeated later.
The logical order when starting the integral reform at home, is to do it for the bathroom. This is a space independent of the rest of the house, as regards coatings, pavements, etc. In fact, the reform of the bathroom does not have to affect the rest of domestic spaces.
As for the action plan in the bathroom, we should start with knock down the existing removing sanitary ware and old coatings. Afterwards, the plumbing jobs and new facilities, if any. Next, the Wall and floor coverings, the shower tray and the toilets and, finally, the furniture.
In any case, and although it is convenient that you know the order to follow, the good professionals of the reform know perfectly how things should be done and in what order. Trusting them will be a good decision.
The kitchen, the next step
Once the bathroom is finished, the kitchen is the next stay on the list. It is also independent of the rest of the house, in terms of floor and wall coverings. After the demolition of tiles and others, and to put the necessary facilities, it would be necessary place the tiles on the walls (in case of carrying them) and the pavement. The furniture and countertop would be placed at the end.
A separate case are the kitchens open to the living room. In them, the reform has to be undertaken in conjunction with this other space, since they will share the same aesthetic as for the floor and the walls.
After having completely remodeled the bathroom and kitchen, it is time to continue with the rest of the house. For this, it will begin with the floor of the whole house, that has to be changed jointly. Buy all the material at once will avoid problems (models that are exhausted, slight variations in tints, etc.).
In the event that floors are made of wood or more delicate materials than ceramics or stone, we must be careful with the rest of the works (and urge those who make them to be them too).
Carpentry and windows
When a comprehensive reform is carried out at home, it is usual for the doors and windows are also changed. In this case, we must wait to have the final floor, since the height or, rather, the thickness of the new pavement influences the doors of passage and the cabinets.
When the interior carpentry has been changed, it is the turn of the windows. Actually, today's professionals are capable of change the windows of house without hardly spoiling the walls. However, it is better to do this work in advance of the painting phase.
Finally, the walls
The last step in the integral reform at home is the renovation of ceilings and walls, either with paint or with other procedures and materials. You may want wallpaper some wall Or maybe make a frieze at half height.
Anyway, until the pavement, carpentry, etc. works are finished, you should not start painting ceilings and walls. The painted paper It must be the last.
Now you can finish comprehensive reform at home. An equally exciting stage begins at this moment: to give life to the spaces, decorate them and recreate in them the interior design that defines your character and your way of being. Enjoy it!