Remodeling Tips – The 4 Rs Of Home Improvement… Renovate, Restore, Remodel, and Refurbish…

Restoration, refurbishment, remodeling, and renovation are common terms in home construction projects. They all mean the reconstruction of an existing building in some aspect. They can be used interchangeably, but the definitions of these terms are different.


Renovation focuses on removing parts and replacing them with new ones. Renovation can include updating the exterior, altering the aesthetics, and/or changing the floor plan.


Unlike renovation, restoration attempts to preserve the historical nature of the building as much as possible. It uses special care to maintain the original integrity of the structure itself. Restoration brings back the original beauty of the building. As long as a home has a solid foundation and requires only minimal repairs, restoration is often the most cost-effective choice.


Remodeling is improving the home by updating what is already there. In other words, remodeling is upgrading the look of your home. When you are updating your older style home with a more modern style, this is remodeling.


Refurbishment allows updating a house using more creative freedoms. This refers to improving a house without changing the purpose of the space. The aim is to improve a structure by replacing or upgrading components but not making significant changes to the structure or layout of the building.

The Bottom Line

Whether you are planning to renovate your home or want to modernize your home through renovation, Building Concepts is the company to call for your project. Once we know your budget, we can help you determine the best choice in how to proceed.


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