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How To Make Your Home Remodeling Projects a Success
Publish Date
November 11, 2020
Jesse Coody

Jesse Coody

Jesse Coody is a native Houstonian who installed his first roof at age thirteen. Ever since, he’s had a passion for construction. He holds over 20 years of project management and sales experience in residential and commercial construction. He graduated from SFA in 1998 with a degree in business, then he went on to manage and facilitate large-scale commercial projects, working on high profile projects, such as Alief High School, ABC Pest Control, and Goodwill. From there, he transitioned back to the Residential sector, preferring the client interaction and the project personality involved. He’s great at building relationships and solving problems. Jesse joined Hestia as a Renovation Specialist in 2017. Jesse loves to be outdoors and spends his free time fishing, camping, hunting, or at the beach. He also enjoys reading and being with his family and friends.

How To Make Your Home Remodeling Projects a Success

Home remodeling projects can feel overwhelming, especially if you’ve never done them before. Fortunately, you have more control than you may think over how smoothly the process goes. Here are some of the top ways to make your home renovation Houston project a success.


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Set Your Budget


It would be unwise to plan a remodeling project without first considering what your budget will allow. Home renovations can have several costs associated with it, including building permits, materials, decorative finishes, and labor. These costs can add up very quickly. To make sure you don’t financially overextend yourself, you’ll need to figure out a reasonable budget in advance. Remember to put aside at least 10% of your budget to cover any unexpected costs associated with the project. Despite your best efforts, once your project is underway, you may find that things might exceed what you can afford. If this happens, do not worry. Hestia Construction and Design has financing with affordable payment plans.


Make Your Plan


Before you begin any home remodeling Houston project, you need to have a clear-cut plan in mind. What exactly do you envision from the project? What specific changes do you want to make? What products do you want to install? Selecting particular features and products in advance can ensure that the project goes smoothly and doesn’t cause unnecessary delays. Planning is also a very effective way to make sure you stay on budget because you’ll have a good idea of your costs throughout the project.




Do you know of anyone who started home remodeling Houston but didn’t complete it more than a year later? If you don’t want this scenario happening to you, you’ll need to establish a renovation timeline. Start by selecting your desired start date, then develop a realistic end date based on your contractor’s feedback. Next, write down an estimated timeline for each portion of the project to ensure your end date is feasible. Once you come up with a reasonable end date, add a couple of weeks to it if something unexpected occurs. Then, make sure you do everything you can to keep your project on schedule. This includes being actively involved in every step of the process and applying a little pressure as needed if certain aspects of the project start taking too long.


Consider Your Financing Options


If you need financing for your renovation project, talk to a financial advisor before you get started. For most, a personal loan is a wise way to fund a remodel. However, multiple types of personal loans are available, so you need to determine which type is right for your situation.


Locate a Trustworthy Renovation Company


If you want yourhome renovations to be a success, you’ll need to hire a trustworthy renovation company with a reputation for doing quality work. At Hestia Construction & Design, we have years of experience and high acclaim under our belts. Our team knows what it takes to complete a home remodeling Houston project on time and to high standards.


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Communicate Effectively


One of the main factors of a smooth and successful home remodel is effective communication.Make sure you set your expectations, so there is no question about what you want. Home remodelers are skilled at what they do and are open to suggestions you might have. Additionally, if any aspect of the project doesn’t meet your satisfaction, let your contractor know immediately to rectify the problem.


Always Keep Resell Possibilities in Mind


When planning and implementing a successful home renovation project, remember to have resell possibilities in mind. For example, you might long for a Star Wars-themed room, but if you sell your home in the future, will this room hurt your chances of finding the right buyer? Always consider how your renovation choices could potentially impact your ability to sell your home in the future.




We’d love to learn more about your whole home remodeling plans so we can help you develop an effective and successful project strategy. To schedule a consultation, contact us today. We look forward to transforming your existing home into the home of your dreams!






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