Managing home remodel projects require several steps to be truly successful. With these six key steps, you can manage a home remodel project with ease. The six phases to managing home remodel projects are: Ideas and Concepts, Design, Research, Budgets, Execution and Closeout. Each of these steps requires time and organization to complete your project.
Follow each of these steps to manage home remodeling projects. First, start with creating a wish list or an idea of what your want your project to look like. Read More
Finally, we share DIY projects tip 6, tracking costs and updating your home inventory. In the middle and at the end of a project, most of us forget to keep track of the actual costs, receipts, and any warranties for the things we buy.
Ongoing visibility into the things you own is important so that when warranties run out, you can update them. Or replace them with a working item if the original item should break prior to the warranty expiring. Read More
Home remodeling projects can oftentimes be overwhelming with the amount of details that make up the project. Many people struggle with what you want versus what you can afford with home projects. How do you allocate your money for the project? Should you spend more money on appliances and less on flooring and counter tops? If you buy the high end bath tub you really want, can you save money elsewhere on the project. And if you save money, will you still be within your budget? These types of questions are ones that many homeowners struggle with in seeing various aspects of the project big picture. We have some help as we look at DIY projects tip 5, shopping analysis and sharing. Read More
Preparing for a home remodeling project gets people thinking of options and ideas of what they want for those particular projects. This happens whether the project is a full remodel or simply updating home decor in a room. Online shopping for various items for your projects is fun and an important part of the process. Online shopping can help you determine what you want for your project. But visiting many different internet sites and trying to either save internet bookmarks or remember each item you are considering quickly turns into an unorganized mess. Finding what you researched a week ago becomes a time consuming hunting process over save links all over your computer. So how do you create a plan that helps you better manage these shopping and potential project options? Now we talk about DIY projects tip 4. Read More
Budgets, priorities, and time always seem to get in the way of your project ideas. You probably want to get them all done, now or at least in the next 6 – 12 months. But reality sometimes sets in. And all your ideas have to be planned out in terms of priorities, what you need to do now. Reviewing budgets, what you can afford to do now. And time, when you can do them. It is challenging sometimes to manage getting around to getting your projects started and completed. Home projects also tend to get prioritized against all those other things in life, like vacations, cars, education, kids sports, etc. Now we talk about DIY projects tip 2, following the money.
The project planning page in HomeZada is a quick and easy way to see all your wish list projects in one place. In this section of HomeZada, you can learn to space out the projects over months and years for better project management. You can also assign and give yourself quick estimates to help with the financial planning process. All projects require money or time. Sometimes money is lower because some homeowners can perform the tasks themselves. Some couples use HomeZada’s home improvement features to get on the same page in regards to priorities of projects. Which project will start first, how much will it costs and how long will it take to complete the project
This short video shows you how to easily manage all your projects.