MA Allen explains how to keep your finances in check.
So, you’ve decided to renovate—yay! Chances are, you’re extremely excited for a new home that works for you, not to mention fresh finishes, up-to-date fixtures, and personal touches. Chances are you’re less than excited about the toll it’s all going to take on your bank account. And that’s normal. Because let’s face it: Renovating is expensive. Just a kitchen renovation can run as high as $100,000, so whether you’re planning to redo a single room or the whole kit and caboodle, it’s going to require some serious investment.
Here’s what to know.
Look, we all wish we could have real wood clapboard, but the reality is, sometimes it’s just not in the budget (or on the rental). So, if you’re working with vinyl, what do you do? Well first, you’ll want to take good care of the siding, providing proper maintenance and cleaning. But, even if the vinyl in its best possible condition still leaves you unhappy, there’s good news: You don’t have to live with it that way. That is to say: Yes, you CAN paint your vinyl siding.