Renovating the Kitchen,Bathroom and basement With the plethora of Home and Garden Television Programs currently on the air, many of us have caught the “Renovation bug”, that inexplicable desire to gut and rebuild our homes and create our dream home. The main goal of every home redecorating, renovating and restoring exercise is to create a good and conducive home living environment for those living in the home. Redecorating and renovating ones one’s home is an enjoyable process that enables one to unleash their aspirations and creativity. The key to renovating your home well can be broken down to researching, planning and adaptability. Tips on approaching renovation. it is good to be realistic enough in that the things you desire are achievable within your budget. However, if you want it to have a contemporary flair with warmth, sexiness and edge, then that is completely achievable. Everything that will be used should be accounted for in the budget. o Research the best contractor for you. – Find the best contractor that suits your project, your personality and shares your design vision. Make sure to meet with at least 3 Designers or Contractors prior to making a decision. If something has delayed for some reason beyond your control, it is good not to stress it out. One should be able to really define what style they desire and who they really are. Which styles are you really passionate about? One should be able to fully define their goals that should be achieved ultimately and even their style. As we all know, the biggest, most expensive and most detailed project in renovating your home is your Kitchen. When planning the design for your new kitchen, determine what suits your lifestyle; you’re growing needs and your aesthetics. Always keep in mind as well that your kitchen is critical to the resale of your home, so plan wisely. Plan out not just the big ticket items, such as appliances, flooring, cabinetry and counters but the small details that truly make a design great such hardware, lighting, hidden and built in storage and items that reflect your personality and style. It is only you who can determine which space is enough for your family and so you should not take the designers word for it. Carefully examine your plan and think about how to best maximize the space in your kitchen as well as make your life easier. This is because, no one really knows what your family wants except you. The bathroom is the next complicated room to be renovated, as it has endless styles, choices and selections to choose from. The bathroom doors should be fixed in such a way that they do not prevent use of the fixtures in the room during planning for a renovation.