Ideas, costs, tips and plans - the information you need for a successful Home Interior Renovation project
Homeowners have many important questions about their Home Interior Renovation Project. How much will it cost? How long will it take? What problem areas do I need to watch out for? Can I recover my Home Interior Renovation investment when I sell? Can I do some of the work myself? What can I do to make sure that the work is done right?
Costs, materials and best practices for the example Home Interior Renovation project will help you answer these questions. Use this information to develop a budget, bid requirements, hiring contracts and a project plan.
The approximate costs and value of a typical Home Interior Renovation project are summarized below. Use higher estimates for larger metropolitan areas and the lower estimates where home prices are below the national average. Adjust costs for substitutions or refinements in the last section. For size differences of up to 25%, scale total costs in direct proportion to the size of your project. Use the adjusted costs as a basis for setting a material budget and for comparing contractor bids (if you choose to have a professional perform the work).
|Project description||Renovate existing rooms other than kitchen and bathrooms. Update molding, flooring, doors, switchplates and decorative hardware. Add built-in speakers and modern recessed lighting. Install new window treatments. Use above average grade of materials, fabrication and installation quality.|
|Project size||2000 square feet of renovation|
|Material and labor cost||$22,905 - $26,723|
|Material cost||$16,533 - $19,289|
|Do-it-yourself assessment||The typical Home Interior Renovation project can be completed by a moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer; as with any project, high quality Home Interior Renovation requires attention to detail and careful planning.|
|First year Return on Investment - ROI||Results vary widely and can be affected by the range of home prices in your neighborhood, the overall condition of your home and sensible design choices. A high quality Home Interior Renovation project in an appropriate neighborhood can return 93% or more of its initial cost.|
|First year Return on Investment - ROI||Returns will be impacted by the range of home prices in your neighborhood, the overall condition of your home and sensible design choices. A high quality Home Interior Renovation project can return as much as 67% - 78% of its initial cost|
|Green rating||Home Interior Renovation projects can incorporate renewable or sustainable resources and environmentally friendly materials.|
The following list includes major work tasks commonly performed during Home Interior Renovation. Use this list to understand the timing and sequence of different steps in the Home Interior Renovation project. Click any Task name for a complete written specifications, FAQs and quality checklist for the task - this essential information will help you control Home Interior Renovation project cost and quality.
Do you expect to spend more than $250 on your Home Interior Renovation project? If so, it is important create and manage a detailed plan for all project activities.
|Task||Service Provider||Time||Difficulty||Basic Cost Range|
|Prepare Home Decorating Ideas||Interior Designer||4 to 10 d||$866 - $1,445 per project|
|Create Interior Design Plan||Interior Designer||5 to 15 d||$1,298 - $2,168|
|Design Home Lighting Plan||Lighting Designer||3 to 5 d||$974 - $1,626|
|Prepare Home Remodeling Budget||General Contractor||3 to 5 d||$485 - $809 per project|
|Remove Carpet||Demolition Laborer||1 d||$0.48 - $0.81 per square foot|
|Re-Wire Home||Electrician||3 to 7 d||$4,243 - $7,337|
|Install Wall Insulation||Insulation Contractor||1 d||$1.18 - $2.07 per square foot|
|Install Sliding Door||Finish Carpenter||1 d||$765 - $1,352|
|Hang Prehung Door||Finish Carpenter||1 d||$272 - $474 per door|
|Install Vinyl Windows||Finish Carpenter||1 d||$344 - $609|
|Install Door Trim||Finish Carpenter||1 to 2 d||$4.16 - $7.12 per linear foot|
|Install Molding||Finish Carpenter||1 to 2 d||$3.67 - $6.31 per linear foot|
|Paint Rooms||Painting Contractor||1 to 3 d||$4.54 - $7.72 per square foot|
|Install Wood Floor||Flooring Contractor||1 to 2 d||$9.66 - $16.93 per square foot|
|Replace Electrical Plug||Electrician||1 d||$79 - $135|
|Install Light Switch||Electrician||1 d||$132 - $222|
|Install Ceiling Fan||Electrician||1 d||$427 - $748|
|Install Track Lighting||Electrician||1 to 2 d||$317 - $541|
Review these tips, design suggestions, options and lessons learned before finalizing your Home Interior Renovation project plan.
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