Remodeling can be a chaotic process. The good news is that you can take certain steps to prevent the mess from spiraling totally out of control. If you’re planning a remodel in the near future, here are just four ways to keep it clean!
1. Protect Your Floors
Your floors are going to take a beating as contractors and tile-layers move all around your property. Make sure that you’ve looked into the different kinds of floor protection for remodeling. For example, plastic sheets might be enough for carpeted hallways, but you’ll need a special, extra-durable floor covering for concrete basement floor.
2. Keep It Contained
Don’t let the activity of your renovation spill into other rooms. Section off the doorways so that no one wanders into clean spaces by accident; create walkways for your contractors so that they know to stay on your floor coverings. By preventing messes before they begin, you can save yourself a lot of time on future clean-up.
3. Cover Your Furniture
If you’ve looked at any pictures of a renovation, you’ve probably seen the couches and tables draped with fabric or vinyl sheets. This isn’t for aesthetics; the covers serve a practical purpose. They keep dust, dirt and drywall from sticking to your furniture as you knock walls down and splatter paint everywhere, and they also serve as warning signs for contractors who might not have otherwise noticed that ottoman low to the floor.
4. Maintain a Binder
Binders are one of the easiest … Read More