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Walls & Ceiling Steps

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Use this 6-Step Home Remodeling "Quick Guide" to review the walls & ceiling specs for existing room or new room addition. It assembles information you may need using a step-by-step review.

Step 1: Analyze the Numbers

Before you remodel your walls and ceiling, 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 remodeling walls & ceiling 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 for walls & ceiling is deciding what you would like to do.

This includes reviewing -

  • wall decorating pics,
  • ceiling structure pics,
  • architectural plans,
  • floor layouts,
  • home gallery,
  • walls & ceiling color,
  • walls & ceiling 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 walls & ceiling (plus wall and ceiling decorating) that will be needed for your remodeling project. It will also contain the product specifications for wall & ceiling design, wall & ceiling color, wall painting, wall structure, other.

You will use the spec plan and architectural design to bid the project out to wall & ceiling contractors.

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Step 4: Find Home Contractors

Step 4 is finding and negotiating the project with a wall/ceiling contractor.

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 design for your walls & ceiling.

Using the equity value in your home is one of the best financing option for wall/ceiling stetup and decorating. 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, selecting the structure and color, hook-up, removal, paint, wallpaper, other etc.

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

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working with the contractor
managing the home remodeling project
about a home project inspections
find home inspector

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View Walls & Ceiling Ideas

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The 2nd step for walls & ceiling needs is deciding what you would like to do. This includes reviewing wall/ceiling ideas, architectural styles, home pics and more.

View A: Interior Home Photo Remodeling

Our collection of photo remodeling ideas for walls/ceiling and other.

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walls and ceiling
home lighting
doors and windows


View B: House Plans & Resources

An excellent resource for walls & ceiling trends is to view house plans from leading architects and 3rd party resources.

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house plans
more house plans
architectural styles


some google images

wall color ideas
using wallpaper ideas
tile wall ideas
stone veneer ideas
coffered ceiling ideas
ceiling design ideas
ceiling texture types


3rd party resources

12 different types of walls
44 easy ways decorate blank wall
15 drywall ceiling texture types


View C: Gallery

View our selected gallery modules for walls & ceiling

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gallery: walls & ceiling
gallery: home flooring
gallery: big doors


View D: Room-by-Room Shopping

Shop your walls n' ceiling needs like drywall, paint, wallpaper, tile, moldings, and all other decorating items to make your walls and ceilings look stylish.


View E: Home Improvement Directory

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

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search: walls ceiling
search: home lighting
search: doors and windows
search: home flooring


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Selecting the "right design" for walls

That's can be a tough decision. Should you paint your walls or wallpaper. How about wood panels. And then there is the tile for bathroom, kitchen and perhaps another room.

So let's start with this step-by-step guide after you review the wall n' ceiling ideas and topics above to help plan and manage your wall and room decorating ideas.