Shawn’s advice – Remodeling on Budget


Shawn’s advice – Remodeling on Budget


Remodeling is a long and costly process but what to do if you’re on a budget? First and foremost thing in this is, of course, calculating your budget and set the priorities. What do you need or want to remodel or change first, what’s most important and what is secondary. Planning your budget is important even if you are doing major changes. So when the priorities are set, get the materials on discounts and sales in special stores it will help you save some money.

Remodeling on budget is not easy but it sure is possible. Of course, if you are not sure whether or not you can paint the walls right hire a professional to save time, money and nerves. If you don’t mind handmade things you can always recycle old discarded stuff and make new interior accessories.

If your new color scheme requires new furniture don’t rush into the store buying stuff on credit. Consider reupholstering your old furniture with new inexpensive materials.

Modern style is known for its minimalism. Use it to your advantage. When remodeling on budget use plain furniture, simple color scheme and basic materials. These can make a great base for interesting and jazzy interior accessories, lighting, furniture arrangement and accents. Thus cutting on all big expenses you’ll get to enjoy a modern design with deep accents and accessories. Use your creative energy to jazz up this minimalist design.

Fond of luxurious designs? In fact it’s quiet possible without big expenses. Find alternative materials that look like luxurious marble or granite but cost less. You get the luxurious look and yet save a lot of money. When remodeling a room or whole house try to work with the space you have. Do not change its structure as it is rather costly.

Since you have to do as much as you can yourself be careful and don’t rush. Read instructions and educational material before trying something, practice painting at the small part of wall that isn’t quiet so much on display. Think how and what you are going to do and make sure you know how to do it right because redoing something just adds to your expenses.

For our Team any project is too small so ask about our service and advice. Looking forward to your comments!

Shawn Penoyer Interiors




Atlanta High end interior Designer

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