Christmas when renovating

 How To: Enjoy Christmas when renovating


Renovation can take its toll on homeowners at any time of year, however Christmas can be a particularly stressful time for homeowners who are renovating or doing large home improvement projects. Here at Byoot we have an extensive amount of experience with property renovation and so, we have come up with our top ways to get the most out of and enjoy Christmas when renovating. 

First and foremost it is important to take a break and spend time with your loved ones. It can be very easy to get carried away and work round the clock to try and complete the project, especially if you are doing any of the renovation work yourself or even if you are overseeing the project. Why not take the family for a day out at a Christmas market, even if you are not doing the renovation work yourself you might find that some time away from the house might do you some good. You could even organise an overnight stay somewhere to give you a little extra time out with some of the home comforts you might be missing at home while the renovation work is going on.

Christmas is often associated with cosy, warm, fire lit atmospheres and for homeowners who are renovating, their home can feel anything but cosy and warm. If this is the case why not see it as an opportunity to visit relatives for a few nights, enjoying some family time and at the same time making your Christmas feel more cosy and festive. Most of the time family members will love to share their home and have company over Christmas. 

Homeowners who are taking on some of the manual renovation work themselves, whether you are fitting tiles, painting a wall or laying a carpet why not stick some Christmas music on in the background. Listening to music can have a big impact on an individuals mood, listening to some Christmas carols can help you get into the Christmas spirit and help you to enjoy Christmas whilst renovating.

And finally with the children on their Christmas holidays and family members looking to get together over the Christmas period, why not try and get family and friends involved in the renovation work, providing it is safe to do so. Homeowners at the end stages of a renovation project will probably be doing things such as painting and decorating which can be great fun for the whole family to get stuck in with. 

If you are considering starting a renovation or build project why not let us help you. Byoot provides a full turnkey solution to our clients, from planning, architects, structural engineers, building control and the build, leaving our clients to focus on their day jobs while we do ours. If you are thinking of extending, renovating or improving your home speak to one of the team on 0208 4509185 or send us an email at

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