Recreational Room Steps

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Use this 6-Step Home Remodeling "Quick Guide" to review designs for a home recreation room. It assembles information you may need and outlines it using a step-by-step review.

Step 1: Analyze the Numbers

Before you remodel or redecorate your recreational room, run some financial numbers to determine whether your project is a smart investment.

The numbers include the estimated costs, home value assessment, financing costs, and other related calculations.

Review cost-related issues to design a home recreation room (remodeling) vs. buying a new home.

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link to notes: analyze the numbers
estimate the cost of your project
get your home value

 

Step 2: Collect Ideas

Your 2nd step to recreational room design and setup is deciding what you would like to do by collecting ideas.

This includes reviewing -

  • home recreation room pics,
  • home gaming pics,
  • architectural plans,
  • floor layouts,
  • home gallery,
  • home receational setup,
  • home recreation shopping and more.

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Step 3: Plan the Needed Specs

Step 3 is sketching your ideas on paper (or digitally) and developing the spec plan.

The spec plan determines what type of home recreational design considerations that will be needed. It will also contain the product specifications for each design element such as design layout, spacing, game tables, sound system, room development, decor, other.

You will use the spec plan and architectural design to bid the project out to home contractors.

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Step 4: Find Home Contractors

Step 4 is finding and negotiating the project with a home contractor or interior designer.

Give your remodeling ideas and specs to a contractor for review and bid analysis.

Use our local network (aligned with HomeAdvisor) to find the right person for your project.

Review guides for contractor selection and negotiation.

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Step 5: Financing Your Project

Step 5 is arranging financing once you select the interior design for your home recreation.

Using the equity value in your home is one of the best financing option for home improvement. Start with a home equity line of credit or a bank equity program.

Other options may include cash-out refinancing, personal savings, and/or financing from home improvement contractors.

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Step 6: Manage the Project

Step 6 is where the project begins.

It starts with setting up the work area, installing everything that needs to be implemented, spacing, setup, decor, etc.

It also means working with the contractor, managing the project, and getting the remodeling project inspected before releasing any funds.

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working with the contractor
managing the home remodeling project
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find home inspector

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View Home Recreation Ideas

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The 2nd step for your home recreation room is deciding what you would like to do. This includes reviewing interior room ideas, architectural styles, home pics and more.

View A: Interior Home Photo Remodeling

Our collection of photo remodeling ideas for receational room design.

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recreation room
home theater
play/exercise area

 

View B: House Plans & Resources

An excellent resource for remodeling/decorating trends is to view house plans from leading architects and 3rd party resources.

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house plans
more house plans
architectural styles

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home receation room design
home billiard room
home poker room ideas
home exercise room
home gaming room

3rd party resources

pool table spacing requirements
gaming room setup ideas
different types of poker play
how to design music room

 

View C: Gallery

View our selected gallery modules for home recreation/home recreation.

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gallery: game room
gallery: home bars
gallery: exercise room
gallery: kiddie playroom

 

View D: Room-by-Room Shopping

Shop recreational and electronics to convert any area into a recreational room ...

 

View E: Home Improvement Directory

Finally, view this indexed directory to product information from manufacturers and retail operations.

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search: recreation room
search: home bar
search: home theater
search: exercise room
search: music room

 

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A Selection of Recreation Room Topics

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What Can We Say About Recreation Room Design

It can be the basement, a bonus room and even the garage that can be converted into a home recreation room. A place for family fun and personal reflection.

So start with this step-by-step guide after you review the home recreation ideas and topics above. This step plan will help plan and manage the project to convert any room into a fun filled place for the entire family.