There are more considerations when decorating older homes than when decorating new homes, and there are more issues to consider. Let's see what issues you need to pay attention to when repairing an old house?
1. The main structure cannot be dismantled
The stability of building structure of old house is not very good. Try to focus on partial repairs, and main body cannot be dismantled at will. Especially a load-bearing wall, otherwise there will be a big security threat.
2. Wall treatment
The repair of an old house, especially repair of walls, is most important. When repairing a wall, it is necessary to do a good initial treatment of wall, remove original wall, re-level and process lower layers, and then paint with latex paint.
3. Reconstruction of hydroelectric power plants
The distribution of water and electricity in an old house actually has many drawbacks, you should pay attention to this when finishing. Especially in bathroom, it is necessary to check whether drain in floor is leaking and to redo waterproofing layer of bathroom.
4. The kitchen and bathroom cannot accidentally change space
The kitchen and bathroom in an old house should not be changed accidentally, because this is due to problems with sewer pipe and chimney, and if you change kitchen to a balcony, this will easily lead to clogging of sewer pipe.
5. Walls must be insulated and soundproof
Most of old houses did not have layers of insulation and soundproofing when they were first built and renovated, so it was very cold in winter and very hot in summer, and noise from outside could easily penetrate walls, making the life experience very bad. Therefore, when renovating, these two aspects are taken into account well in order to create a more comfortable living space.