If you and your family have been working and learning from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s easy to start feeling like your rooms and decor are a little … stale.
Maybe you’re sick of staring at that outdated kitchen backsplash, the chipping paint in your bathroom, or the faded wallpaper in your bedroom. Maybe you’re dreaming about finally doing that addition for a brand-new home office. Or maybe you’re ready to tear it all down and start over with the house of your dreams.
As someone who has spent most of the pandemic ripping her house down to the studs and renovating every single room, I can tell you that it’s possible. But if you’re planning to do a DIY full-home renovation, you’ll want to understand what you’re getting yourself into.
If you’re thinking about gutting your entire house, here are 11 important things to know before you take a sledgehammer to the walls.