1 – Do your research.
Normally, most customers start with a vague idea of what they want to do with Nova Stone panels, and go from there. Sometimes it’s as simple as “I want stone siding on the exterior” or “I want to resurface that fireplace in brick.” But moving from the vague to the specific is often the biggest step to turning an idea into reality.
Our advice is to start researching online about the specifics of your project. If you’re considering a faux stone accent wall, for example, start to research real stone accent walls from luxury hotels or historic homes. Pictures online will often help you narrow your vision to a specific style of stone or brick.
Next, do some research in your area. Different regions have different styles of stone and it makes a lot of sense to pick a style that is appropriate. Choosing a style that matches your region can really make the difference in turning a good looking remodel into a truly spectacular one.
2 – Carve our enough time to complete the project.
So many enterprising homeowners promise they’ll get to their project “someday” – but that day never comes. A key step to completing a remodel is to schedule a specific time to actually get it completed – to clear the decks of all other projects and just do it.
By dedicating a weekend or extended periods across several weekdays to focus on nothing but your project is a great way to instill the discipline needed to complete it. Many of our customers report that this step – dedicating the time – is the one that was key to helping them get the project done.
It’s such a great piece of advice that many of our customers report that they’ve adopted it for every project they’ve embarked on since then – from gutter cleaning to emptying the garage out!