Five unexpected things about renovating your home
In 2014 we happily purchased our second family home, after outgrowing our first. With some lovely features, excellent views and a sprinkling of character, we knew that this house with hospital green walls and dodgy 1990s kitchen had potential.
We also knew what was needed to make the most of it and that was a big covered back deck (to take in those leafy green views), an expanded and updated kitchen and a new family bathroom.
Our renovations started out like everyone else’s, as a Pinterest fantasy of mood boards for each separate element. I even had a clippings collection taken from an impressive back catalogue of Home Beautifulmagazines.
After some false starts with our poor builder breaking his arm, the work began late last year and reached a pinnacle only after the deck was completed and the kitchen development began in January 2016.
Read more here: https://www.domain.com.au/advice/five-unexpected-things-that-will-drive-you-crazy-when-you-renovate-20160404-gnxsbj/