2. Get Buy-In from Your Family
"Before making any final decisions, I talked with my wife about all the ideas I was considering. I wanted to make sure she was happy with the direction I was going in so that I wouldn't have to go back and change anything later, which would have been a huge waste of time and money. Plus I'd promised her that I'd keep the mess contained and finish within a short time frame—which is why I tackled it when she was out of town."
Shown: Garth wanted more period details in his dining room.