5 Steps to Success

When planning your next home project, it’s easy to get swept up in glamourous trends, bold color inspiration, and savvy technology. All these elements and features may or may not fit your needs, but putting a plan together can help set guardrails around your project to keep it and your budget on track. Let’s take a look at the steps of a typical plan.

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define goals

DEFINE YOUR GOALS There’s certainly a reason for your new project, whether it’s a remodel or a new build. Are you looking to upgrade an outdated area? How about expanding your home for added extra space? Whatever the need, jotting down your goals can help define the scope of your project.


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GATHER IDEAS Now, this is the fun part! Get busy gathering ideas from various websites like Pinterest, Houzz, Instagram, and your favorite TV home designers. Pull all the inspiration that speaks to the vision you wish to bring to life. Once your research is complete, organize your selections so you can visually make the best choices for your project moving forward.



SET A BUDGET Consider your wants and needs, but establish a realistic budget. For instance, if one of your goals is to remodel your home for resale, consider that investing approximately 5% of your home’s value can increase your home’s value by 20%.



MAKE AN APPOINTMENT Next, set up an appointment with one of our talented consultants, who will help you bring your vision to life. Visit BenderShowrooms.com for location, hours, and contact information.



BE PATIENT WITH THE PROCESS All good and gorgeous things take time. From ordering products to finalizing key aspects of your project, we’ll do our best to stick to a detailed timeline for completion.