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What order to renovate a house?

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  • What order to renovate a house?

    I live in a house that needs a bit of work doing. I know that some of these will over lap, but what order would be the best so different parts dont undo work that has just been done.

    What I need doing is
    - flooring
    - repasting the whole of down stair (to get rid of Artux),
    - new kitchen
    - rewiring

    Due to cost these jobs might happen a few months apart or should we try and get one firm to do them all at the same time.


  • #2
    Re: What order to renovate a house?

    I would have thought the rewiring would come first.
    Last edited by brian; 16-04-2013, 02:27 PM. Reason: Doh! Typo! rewriting to rewiring


    • #3
      Re: What order to renovate a house?

      "rewriting" might be a good idea! lol
      Whilst you are at it you may as well "repasting" and get rid of the "ARTUX" too! lol

      If you are living there, I would do in this order:
      Bathroom, Living Room, Bedroom, Kitchen and the the rest.
      If any work overlaps then do that at the same time ie Re WIRING or Re Plastering.

      DIY or builder depends on your money situation and how good you are at DIY.
      As you are asking, I would recommend you get quotes from people who know what they are doing!
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      • #4
        Re: What order to renovate a house?

        Rewiring first because the floor will need lifting to do runs and the walls will need chasing unless you put trunking in which in my opinion doesn't look as good. Anyway then flooring followed by walls and then I'd do the kitchen.
        Last edited by gta123; 15-08-2013, 11:10 PM. Reason: Needed to add something