Renovation Roller Coaster – What To Expect And How To Prepare

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So you’re ready to start your renovation, but are you prepared for the emotional roller coaster ahead?

Renovating your home includes highs and lows, twists and turns, dips and uphill climbs. And at times, you might feel like everything has been turned upside down. It’s an exhilarating ride.

MyHome Renovations are here to hold your hand (metaphorically). With the help of our team of professional, qualified builders, contractors and project managers, you’ll be home safe and sound before you know it.

Hold on for the ride, here’s what you have to look forward to:


You have been dreaming of this renovation for years. You’ve been planning the details for months – collecting ideas and pictures, meeting with your builder and architectural designer, selecting your fixtures and finishings and submitting plans to council. The budget may have been a bit of a blow, but once you come to terms with that, you’re strapped in and ready to set off.



You watch with delight as previously inhabited spaces are demolished – rooms and walls disappear, or the excavator appears to carve out the foundations for an extension. The framing starts to go up, revealing the new spaces you will occupy in a few months’ time. At this stage, it’s all quick change and exciting transformations.



As the renovation ride rattles on, fear kicks in. Although the first few days and weeks are fun, as you face another week of dust, draughts and disruption, you start to doubt your decision to undertake such a life-changing project. Perhaps this wasn’t such a great idea after all. How much longer? But it’s too late to turn back now.



Once the truly disruptive destruction is over with, you start to feel excitement again. Your cabinetry, benchtop, flooring, tiles, plumbing and light fittings start arriving and it feels like the end is in sight.



Just when you thought the ride was over, there is a surprise twist. Maybe your chosen tiles don’t arrive in time, or it takes forever for the benchtop to be manufactured. It’s frustrating to be this close to the end and face an issue, but your renovation team will get you back on track.



As work coasts to a stop, you’ll feel a mixture of joy and relief that it’s all over. You step into your newly renovated space and marvel at the difference. After the ups and downs of the renovation process, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the final product. In a couple of months, the renovation roller coaster will be forgotten – no matter how bumpy your ride was. You might even be thinking about hopping on again sometime.


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