As with all construction sites:
Whether you fell in love with a building to renovate or simply want to give your current home a facelift, the renovation has many advantages. Depending on the house to be renovated, the renovation strategy will not be the same. Whether you want to keep the old while adding a touch of comfort and modernity or radically adapt a characterless house to your liking, the operation in any case requires meticulous preparation and follow-up at each stage. To avoid unpleasant surprises, and the entreprise de renovation is essential to be well prepared and to anticipate the nature and scope of the work as well as any difficulties.
Here are some steps to follow before the start of the renovation project:
Know the characteristics of the accommodation to prioritize. If you acquire an old home to renovate it, it is important that you know precisely its different characteristics so that you can prioritize and assess the amount of work required. For example, you need to request an energy report to have an overview of the performance of the equipment, the quality of the materials, the state of the ventilation and the insulation in particular. Be aware that by integrating an energy dimension from the start of your project.
You will be able to benefit from certain subsidies:
Energy balances can be carried out by several building professionals and in particular those who hold a certification. They will allow you to know the energy rating of a building according to many classes ranging from the worst. On the other hand, you will have to ask yourself the right questions to establish a precise inventory of the house. Ask yourself about its year of construction, the geographical area in which the accommodation is located, and the state of the electrical installation and plumbing. This first inventory will allow you to have an idea of the extent of the renovation to be carried out and to recover structuring information for the rest of the operations.
The nature of the work to be planned:
To make a list of the work needed in the house. While this may seem simple, the reality is more complex than we imagine. Indeed, depending on the state of your house and what you want to achieve, you will have to establish a room-by-room diagnosis of the necessary operations, also making sure to prioritize them, from the most important to the least. It is thus necessary to be able to consider initially the repair work of the structural work and the second work creation and modification of electricity networks, replacement of the heating system and finally decoration and interior fittings.
Have a plan of the house and its land:
Do not start renovation work without first having a detailed plan of the house and its land. After obtaining all the necessary information, you can project yourself into the details of your renovation work and its planning. To do this, the nature of the work to be carried out is a good indicator and it is necessary to carry out a simple refresh, to intervene in the finishing work. The positions in which to intervene will allow you to sequence the work over time and establish a macro schedule.