Renovate on a Budget: 15 Ways to Keep a Lid on Costs

a period home may be more difficult to renovate on a budget
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If you want to renovate on a budget we have a whole host of ideas to help you modernise your property without breaking the bank — it really is possible to create your dream home without spending a fortune. 

1. Decide Whether you Need an Architect For a Renovation?

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.