Home Makeover PART I

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Learn how to tackle remodeling, decoration, refurbishment and simple repairs in order to transform your space into your dream home


With the knowledge in this course, you can transform your home into your dream environment with much less effort than you might think. To begin with, you’re Home Refresh and Remodeling chapters will take you through the basics of decoration, refurbishment and simple repairs. Learn how to approach projects, work with contractors and keep to a budget. Discover how much work you can actually carry out yourself, saving significant costs. We’ll introduce you to the basics of interior design so you have an overall plan in mind before beginning refurbishment.
If you feel you’re ready to tackle more adventurous projects, your DIY Home Upgrade chapters take you on a rewarding journey into making your environment the best it can be. Adding new features to your home or garden through your own efforts increases your equity and also gives you deep satisfaction. Avoiding outside labor costs means you can do even more with your savings. Learn new techniques, skills and tips that help you make the changes you’d love to see sooner than you think.

COURSE BREAKDOWN

Module 1: Why Renovate?
  • Home Damage & Disrepair
  • Asthma and Health Issues
  • Insurance Considerations
  • Improving Home Value
  • Refurbishing for Resale
  • Building Your Dream Home
Module 2: Considerations
  • Planning
  • Budgeting & Working out Costs
  • Small Changes, Big Results
  • Why Changing Your Mind Costs Money
  •  Property Tax and Cost of Insurance
  • Different Types of Repairs and Refurbishment
  • Using Timescale to Your Benefit
Module 3: Hiring and Working With Contractors
  • Researching and Asking for Quotes
  • Verifying Contractor Credibility
  • Working with a Subcontractor
  • Getting Started
  • Contracts and Scheduling
  • Valuation and Payment
  • When Things Go Wrong
  • Wiring and Plumbing
  • Heating and Cooling
Module 4: Paperwork and Legal
  • DIY Refurbishment
  • Building Regulations
  • Planning Permission
  • Legal Requirements
  • Contracts and Agreements with Contractors
  • Health and Safety
  • Environmental
  • Keeping Records
Module 5: Design Inspiration and Ideas and Checklists
  • Some Popular Types of Interior Design
  • Design Inspiration from Different Countries
  • A Room by Room Refurbishment Checklist
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