Top 25 Biggest Renovating Mistakes

From ignoring prep work and safety to setting unrealistic budgets, find out how to avoid these mistakes and more when renovating.

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Inaccurate Measurements

Nancy Soriano, former editor in chief of Country Living magazine says, "I can't emphasize enough how an inch or even sometimes a half an inch can make a difference. And if your dimensions are off and it's not equal and symmetrical, you're not going to get the full impact and effect that you want. If you're not sure about how to measure or you can't follow the directions, don't hesitate at all to call somebody. Ask them to come over and take the measurement for you."

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