Decorating your home can be stressful. Here are the top tips to help you save time and money

Plan ahead

In any project to improve your home, planning ahead is essential. 

After all, you won’t want to find the perfect paint, with no one to paint your house for you.

By planning your project beforehand will better your chances in the work running smoothly, avoiding any potential problems that you could have foreseen.

Finding the right people to do the job

  1. Today too many people cannot find the time to carry out necessary repairs to their homes or find the right people who know how to do the job.
  2. People often wish they knew someone you could rely on and trust to come into your home and fix a list of jobs quickly, discreetly, with minimal fuss and treat your home with respect and as if it is their own.
  3. You should first make sure the have all the right tools and the necessary know-how
  4. When looking for a handyman or decorator, you want someone who will offer you services like free estimates and has a complete cases study or portfolio or completed painting jobs
  5. Try to find someone that is available for both day hire as well as independent quotes for bigger projects

Most handymen offer a range of services:

  • Painting and Decorating
  • Flat Pack Furniture assembly
  • Tiling - kitchens, bathrooms, repairs, regrout, sealing and mosaics
  • Simple DIY Projects
  • Washing Machines and Kitchen Appliances
  • Find Leaks, Seal and Make Good
  • Plug Sockets, Light Fittings, Light Switches
  • Fitting Shower Screens and Rails

People with experience serving the general public, businesses, landlords, tenants, letting agents, etc, who have public liability insurance are always best.

Invest in quality

If you are redesigning your whole living room, or simply getting some new furniture, researching everything you need and buying the highest quality items that you can is vital.

Not only will this save you money in the long run, but it will also save you time re-doing things you could have avoided.

Take your time

When it comes to decoration, one of the biggest mistakes you can make is rushing the process. You should never start more than one project at a time.

Take the time to use the room, start to notice what you think is needed when you come to change it.

You should also take time researching everything you will need in order to make the space exactly what you want, from furniture to paint colour, buying the first thing you see will hinder the project’s progress if you make the wrong decision.