It is a major decision to whether to undertake home renovations in your present home or buy or move to a new home altogether. The final decision would be made on a number of factors. You should consider all the options before making any kind of decision. If you have decided to go in for major home renovations, then, you should definitely consult a design consultant who will work in tandem to decide what is best in your particular situation.
Before you start major home renovations you could seek the advice of an occupational therapist (OT) on the functional needs. The first point to consider would be your home renovations potential. Do the architectural and design layout of your existing home allow for the kind of home renovation you have in mind?
Secondly, your home renovation could also indirectly depend upon your quality of neighbors as if you have good neighbors you may not shift out but go on with your home renovation. Thirdly, if you are undertaking major home renovation, you should keep in mind whether the property rates in your area are in keeping with the increase in value of your property. Fourthly, relocating while home renovation is going on may prove to be a difficult time both emotionally and in terms of cost. Children may find it difficult during times of home renovations to leave school and friends and join elsewhere.
So whenever you wish to undertake home renovation, choose trained, insured, bonded and licensed contractors who are experts in all kinds of remodeling projects.