Apartment renovation is a major project and
entails some expenses. It is actually a
big challenge to remodel an apartment.
So, here are some important factors that you need to consider before you
start the project.
You need to know if the landlord permits interior renovation of the
unit. Some landlords do not want their
tenants to make renovations because of possible damages that could happen to
the apartment unit.
If you are living in an apartment complex, then exterior renovation is
generally not allowed. That is because
apartment complexes share common facilities like heating, outdoor lighting
systems, and hallways. An exterior
renovation could affect these shared facilities which could inconvenience other
If there is a homeowner's association, then you have to know if external
apartment renovations are permitted. But
if you will limit the renovations inside your unit, then you will not encounter
any problem with the homeowner's association.
Lastly, make sure that you can hire reputable contractors for the
job. Remember, apartment renovations are
big projects so you need the help of the professionals. It is also ideal if you can hire an
independent interior decorator who will work with the contractor to ensure the
success of your project.