Building a new home is a daunting experience and can quickly become overwhelming. We’ve put together 9 helpful tips to help you have a stress-free experience.
1.) Gather Ideas
This is the starting point for your design and helps. We love seeing photos and sketches of your ideas. We highly recommend creating a Pinterest board. This way, when you do get overwhelmed with choices, you’ll be able to refer back to your images.
Do your research. Research floorplans, designs and styles that fit into your lifestyle and budget. We encourage clients to visit display homes so you can visit 3 dimensional homes and decide. This will help you decide what works and what doesn’t work for you.
3.) Kre8 a ‘MUST HAVE’ List
Start making a list of all the things you must have in your home. Whether it is an open plan living, a large garden or a spacious parents retreat. By giving us a list of your needs, we will be able to visualise exactly what you are after.
4.) Set a Budget
Building a home is often the biggest financial decision you’ll make. Weigh up your financial options, take time to research and set yourself a realistic budget before going into the process.
5.) Understand the Process
By understanding the design and construction process it will help you set realistic goals. Home Base Subiaco offers great short courses to help you better understand the building and renovating process. Click on this link to find out more: https://www.homebaseperth.com.au/courses/
6.) Think Long Term
Your home is a huge investment, and whether you are wanting this to be your forever home or not, you need to plan ahead. Carefully consider your lifestyle for the next 5 years; it can make a big difference to your floor plan and style you choose.
7.) Consider Storage
Built-in storage is extremely beneficial to a home. Whether it is a small unit or a family sized house, built in storage can free up useful space. Think large deep kitchen draws, spacious bathroom cabinetry and carefully designed wardrobes.
8.) Consider Window Placement
It is important to enhance the suns benefits by taking into consideration window design, placement and the direction of your home. For more information read our blog https://www.kre8wa.com.au/consider-natural-lighting/ for helpful tips.
Communication is key. We want you to love your home so make sure you ask our team any questions you may have during the design and construction stage.
Want to Know More?
If you are looking at renovating or building your dream home contact Kre8 Constructions WA today for a consultation. We provide all our clients with exceptional quality work and industry leading customer service. With Kre8 Constructions WA’s skilled in-house designers and construction team, we are able to deliver a unique personal experience throughout the entire building package; from the very first design to ongoing support after completion.