Pack Up! Preparing Your Home For Renovation

Posted on Jul 14 2017 - 2:21pm

House being renovatedRenovation is one of the biggest changes your home will undergo. Knowing this, you need to prepare yourself for the fact that the usual activities or routine you have will change. You will need to adapt to these temporary changes so that things will not be difficult for you. 

Such preparations will also ensure that the renovation will run smoothly as planned. Do you already have a checklist? If you say no, Bond Storage has some pointers that you may include in your list. 

Organize your belongings

Before the contractor or mover comes in, you must pack some of your belongings. Put them in a box in an organized manner and keep it in a room that will serve as your main headquarters while the rest of the house is being renovated. If you have a lot of belongings, you might want to put them temporarily in a storage facility. Now is also the perfect time to hold a garage sale to get rid of the things you are not going to use anymore.

Zone the remaining space

While the rest of the house is being renovated, you will need to make do with the remaining space. After you cover your furniture in the living room and kitchen, prepare the remaining zone for sleeping, working, and lounging. You might want to put dividers to protect your privacy. 

Adjust the living arrangements

While the contractors are in, you need to make sure that you and your family can still move freely and comfortably around the house. You need to adjust your living arrangements. For one, you need to prepare your meals overnight so that cooking the next day will not be necessary. Keep all the items that you need within reach or within the zone that you created for you and your family. 

Renovation can make some things quite difficult for you and your family. But if you get past these dilemmas, you will appreciate more the output that the contractors will come up with.