A budget is your most reliable guide when planning to renovate an exterior part of the home. It’s simple to figure out an amount you’re comfortable with spending. However, an adequate budget is practical and precise. It will help you determine what will or won’t work in your remodeling plans.

Consider all of the costs involved in any renovation project, not just the quoted price of new windows or landscaping. Estimate every additional payment line by line, including charges from:

  • Installation
  • Permits
  • Inspections
  • Demolition
  • Removal or disposal of waste
  • Labour
  • A different financing source, like interest or a loan
  • Equipment and rentals

Prepare your budget for the possibility of project overruns. Small and large surprises are likely to occur, which can delay time and increase your expenses. The more extensive the house’s exterior renovation is, the more likely you’ll be able to incur unexpected costs.

There are many easy DIY methods to improve your exterior home, even if you’re working on a budget. It is possible to save money by using cheap materials or doing some work independently. When you’ve got a clear budget, you can look for ways to incorporate additional ideas into your renovation project.

You can count on Ottawa Home Pros to take care of your project with experience and expertise. We will care for all your needs, from initial planning to balancing the budget and wish list.

If you are considering renovating or improving your Ottawa home, contact us on (613) 288-9145, or you can email us at info@ottawahomepros.com.