How to Complete a Renovation Without Getting a Divorce
DIY renovations can put a lot of stress on a marriage or any relationship. But these tips will help you complete any renovation project while maintaining a happy relationship. With this advice, you'll want to go on a date night once the renovation is all complete to celebrate!
Get the Family Involved
Pick Your Battles
Timing is Everything
Happy Family Means Happy Renovation
Take Advice from a Wise Contractor
Don't Forget to Laugh
Caution: Remodeling Can be Hazardous to Your Marriage
- One divorce lawyer says he's seen more divorces over remodeling projects than from extramarital affairs.
- On a scale of 1 to 10, family therapists rate remodeling projects at about a 6 in terms of stress on a relationship.
- Paint color is one of the greatest sources of DIY disagreements for couples.