Renovation Basics: What to fix first in your home

If you’ve owned your home for a while and are seeing a little wear and tear, or if you’ve purchased a house but it needs a lot of fixing, then renovation is your answer.  


Sometimes, all that you need to go from a house to your dream home is a little facelift. If you’ve owned your home for a while and are seeing a little wear and tear, or if you’ve purchased a house but it needs a lot of fixing, then renovation is your answer.


When they think renovation, most people think of the design aspect: changing up paint or furniture to make a space look different compared to before. While this is partly correct, renovation goes way deeper into the bones of your home. Through your renovation plan, you should be able to address any issues that may cause your home to be less than liveable, for example structural or plumbing issues.


Undertaking a renovation is not as daunting as you think! There are, however, things to keep in mind when it comes to prioritizing which aspects or areas to fix first. Naturally, budget will be a factor when making these considerations, so spend your money on the most pressing needs first before moving on to the other stuff. Here’s a handy guide that you can follow to evaluate your urgent renovation needs.