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Nov 6

There are many ways to reduce the cost of your home renovation project

You'll be able to save more money on home remodeling Albuquerque than you would if you were to invest hundreds or even thousands of dollars. There are seven ways you can make savings in your most essential rooms, aside from looking for bargains on the items you need.


How can I reduce my costs for renovations?


1. Find flooring that has been discontinued for small spaces


Although new flooring could provide your space with a completely different look, it can also be expensive. Flooring made of wood can cost between $8-10 per square foot whereas laminate can cost $5.50/square foot. If you're installing flooring in a tiny area such as a powder room or mudroom or even an entrance choose flooring that's been discontinued, meaning that the manufacturer has stopped producing it. Discontinued flooring is sometimes reduced in retail stores (or on the internet) to clear inventory fast; therefore, limited amounts (suited for small spaces) are available. It's possible to save money if you can install the flooring yourself, or hire a professional to remodel your kitchen.


Make sure you measure your floor carefully to figure out the square footage you'll require. Next, visit a large-scale home improvement store or a local flooring business. Explore the flooring options available for vinyl, tile, and laminate to get huge discounts. Remember that buying a little more (anything between 5% and 10%) to take into account the possibility of breakage or damage in the process of installation is a good option.


2. Take a look at the article of Returned Paint.


Painting is another simple option to improve the look of your home, however with paint prices ranging between $17 and $105 per gallon, the cost will quickly mount up.


Purchase the returned paint to save money. It's paint that someone else purchased but hasn't used and is commonly referred to as"mistint. "mistint." It could be that it was due to a mixing mistake or the color was returned due to the client having second thoughts but paint that is already mixed can be discounted. This can help you save on painting costs.


Make sure to remember that mistints, as well as returned paint, are available only in small quantities. This would make it ideal for a wall accent or the smallest space within a space.


3. Recycle old furniture pieces to make new built-ins.


Who would say you have to purchase new furniture while making changes or updating your home? You can save a lot of money by thinking creatively about your furniture and finding ways to incorporate them into new locations and applications.


When remodeling a small kitchen, you might consider repurposing an old low dresser frame with just one level of drawers to make a bench to use as the corner of a banquette. Refinish and transform an old desk for a table for the foyer. To create a breakfast nook, with built-in amenities such as a round kitchen table, you can use the solid wood base of a round table to secure an extension of your countertop in your kitchen.


4. Selecting used materials in person and on the Internet


If you are familiar with buying secondhand appliances and furniture for your house, did you know you could also buy used construction materials and home remodeling Albuquerque material?


Habitat for Humanity ReStores include gently used, or fresh and unworn lumber, windows, and flooring. You can locate the used bathroom and kitchen cabinets including sinks and toilets as well as windows, and doors at a reasonable cost. You could find some new materials by asking builders to donate the materials they don't need for custom-designed jobs and subdivisions.


5. Avoid Making Expensive Design Changes


Be aware of your options prior to making large design changes when searching for ways to save money when it comes to a renovation of your home in Albuquerque. Costs can rapidly increase because of the extra effort and the materials needed to relocate the plumbing, electric, as well as gas lines.


6. Instead of replacing it, reuse instead


While you might be tempted to tear out the furniture you have and replace it with new, modern furniture, however, this is often the most costly alternative for the house remodel. Instead, consider repainting and recycling what you are using, especially in the event that it's high-quality or in good condition but outdated.


Kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities are the best examples of this. Painting what you have is a great way to update your home without spending a lot of cash.

Albuquerque Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
204 Los Ranchos Rd North East Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 218-7384