It’s great that you’ve found your new home. You probably have a few things you want to change, so the question you’re likely wrestling with right now is whether to renovate before or after moving into your new home. There’s nothing wrong with either approach, but one will definitely be more practical depending on your circumstances.
Why Consider Waiting?
Based on the condition of the home and your priorities at the time of purchase, you may have grand plans for what you want to do with your new home. However, it can be difficult to know exactly how you’ll use the house until you’ve lived there already. This is why it is sometimes better to wait a few months and learn more about the house before making changes to any room.
Moreover, any renovation should be carefully planned even if it’s just a minor one. This entails speaking with architects, contractors and designers – which is a time-consuming process.
Why Renovate Before Moving Into Your Home?
If you purchased an old home requiring significant updates to essential systems like roofing, siding, plumbing and electricity, it might be better to get these done before moving into it. These things are crucial to your safety and comfort inside the house, so there’s really no point in living there if the roof and siding panels are damaged or the plumbing isn’t working. If you planned major upgrades like kitchen remodeling, the work will likely include cutting out sections of drywall or flooring to make room for new pipes or wiring. Because the demolition and subsequent drywall repairs will generate a lot of dust and noise, the remodel will certainly affect your comfort.
Whether you plan to renovate before or after moving in, you can count on Design Build Remodeling Group of Maryland to follow your cue and help you carry out your project. We provide complete renovation solutions to all clients. Call us at (443) 300-2268, or fill out this contact form to request a quote.