About the Book
Co-founder of LoneStar Design Build, Kathi Fleck, has a small bit of bubble-bursting news for would-be home renovators: Getting the remodel of your dreams isn’t going to be as simple, straightforward, or neatly-tied-up-in-twenty-three-minutes as your favorite reality shows have led you to believe.
But, renovating also doesn’t have to be a frustrating, costly, and altogether headache-filled process. In fact, Kathi can give you the tools, tips, and tricks of the trade that will help you navigate the home renovation minefield like a pro – and, as fast as you can say Love It or List It, help you take your home improvement project from “how?” to “wow!”
PART 1: Putting the process together
In Part 1 of Renovate, Remodel…Relax!, you’ll discover how to budget for your remodel, hire the perfect contractor, and unleash your inner-design genius.
PART 2: The Process — Step-by-step
Part 2 of Renovate, Remodel…Relax! is all about getting ready for your remodel. You’ll find out how to hire the perfect interior designer for your project, work with your contractor to outline your project, and ensure your project remains on time and on budget.
PART 3: Living in the midst of the Remodel
Part 3 of Renovate, Remodel…Relax! shows you how to handle the construction process of your remodel. You’ll discover the best ways to ensure minimal stress during your project, how to deal with “surprises” that can happen during construction, and much more.
PART 4: Designing with you in mind
Part 4 of Renovate, Remodel…Relax! brings your remodeling project to the finish line. It will show you the latest trends in home remodeling, how to “freshen up” your remodel as time passes, the best way to maintain your remodel for maximum life, and much more.