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FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is a good budget for home renovation?

The budget for a home renovation project will depend on several factors, including the size of the project, the materials used, and the location. A good budget should be realistic and take into account all the costs involved, including labor, permits, and unexpected expenses. A general guideline is to budget between 5% and 15% of your home's value for a renovation project, but it's best to consult with a contractor or designer to get a more accurate estimate based on your specific needs and goals.

How much does it cost to renovate a bathroom in Dubai?

The cost to renovate a bathroom in Dubai will vary depending on the size of the space, the materials used, and the complexity of the project. On average, a basic bathroom renovation in Dubai can cost around AED 10,000 to AED 25,000, while a more extensive renovation with high-end materials can cost upwards of AED 30,000 or more. It's important to get a detailed quote from a reputable contractor or renovation company to ensure all costs are accounted for and the project stays within budget.

Is a house renovation worth it?

A well-planned and executed house renovation can be worth it for several reasons. It can increase the value of the home, improve its functionality and energy efficiency, and enhance the overall aesthetic appeal. Additionally, a renovation can provide a sense of satisfaction and enjoyment for homeowners who are looking to upgrade their living space. It's important to carefully consider the costs and benefits before deciding if a renovation is worth it.

How much does renovation cost per square foot in Dubai?

The cost of renovation per square foot in Dubai varies depending on several factors, including the type of renovation, the materials used, and the complexity of the project. On average, a basic renovation can cost between AED 125 to AED 200 per square meter, while a more high-end renovation can cost upwards of AED 250 per square meter or more.

Is 100k enough to renovate a house?

Whether 100k is enough to renovate a house depends on several factors, including the size of the house, the scope of the renovation, and the materials used. In some cases, 100k may be enough to complete a basic renovation for an Apartment with a size of 75-125 Sq.m, while in other cases, it may not be enough to cover all the costs associated with a more extensive renovation.

Can you redo a kitchen for AED 5000?

To keep the costs low while redoing a kitchen for AED 5000, homeowners can consider options such as painting cabinets, wrapping and replacing hardware or fixtures. It's also important to prioritize the renovation goals and focus on the areas of the kitchen that will provide the most value and impact for the budget available. Consulting with a professional can help identify cost-saving measures and ensure that the renovation stays within budget.

What is a good budget for a kitchen renovation?

To determine a good budget for a kitchen renovation, homeowners should consult with a professional contractor or renovation company. They can provide an accurate estimate based on the specific needs and goals of the renovation and help ensure that the budget is realistic and covers all expenses, including labor, materials, and permits.

How much does a kitchen renovation cost 2023?

A kitchen renovation can be a significant investment in your home's value and your quality of life. In addition to the cost of materials and labor, it's important to budget for unexpected expenses and to prioritize features that will improve the functionality and aesthetic appeal of your kitchen. Working with a professional designer or contractor can help ensure that your renovation meets your needs and stays within your budget.

How much does it cost to wrap a kitchen in Dubai?

The cost to wrap a kitchen in Dubai depends on various factors such as the size of the kitchen, materials used, and complexity of the design. On average, the cost can range from AED 4,000 to AED 8,000. It's important to get multiple quotes from reputable companies and check their portfolio of work to ensure you choose the right one for your needs.

How much does it cost to renovate a bathroom in Dubai?

The cost of renovating a bathroom in Dubai can vary depending on factors such as the size of the bathroom, materials used, and the scope of the renovation. On average, a basic bathroom renovation can cost around AED 15,000 to 20,000 while a high-end renovation can cost upwards of AED 35,000. It's important to get multiple quotes from reputable contractors and create a detailed budget to ensure that the renovation stays within your means.

What is the average cost to update a bathroom?

The average cost to update a bathroom can vary depending on the extent of the update, materials used, and the size of the bathroom. A basic update can cost around AED 10,000 to AED 20,000, while a more extensive update can cost upwards of AED 30,000. It's important to get multiple quotes from reputable contractors and create a detailed budget to ensure that the update stays within your means.

How much should you spend on a bathroom renovation?

The amount you should spend on a bathroom renovation can vary depending on the size of the bathroom, the extent of the renovation, and the materials used. A basic renovation can cost around AED 10,000 to 20,000 while a more extensive renovation can cost upwards of AED 30,000 It's important to create a detailed budget and get multiple quotes from reputable contractors to ensure that the renovation stays within your means.

Can you renovate a bathroom for 5000?

It's possible to renovate a bathroom for 5000, but the extent of the renovation will be limited. This budget may cover basic updates such as wrapping, repainting, partial retiling and replacing fixtures, but may not include major structural changes or expensive materials. It's important to prioritize features that will improve the functionality and aesthetic appeal of the space within this budget.

Can I share my own inspiration images with my designer?

You can certainly share design inspiration; we love to see how you express your style. Our Designer will further help you develop the idea and procure the item.

What fixtures and materials can I see in person?

Our Designers will come in person after scheduling a meeting along with Color Swatches, Shades, Models etc to make the selection process easier.

Where does Yalla Renovation buy its materials?

Bathrooms: 
We Offer high Quality, Brands like RAK Ceramics, Bagnodesign, Casa Milano etc along with other Cost Effective Brands based on the customer requirements and budget. We have deep relationships with some of the top rated plumbing supply, tile, and bathroom fixture vendors in the country. 

Kitchens:
We've developed relationships with premium vendors to source countertop and cabinetry finishes that cater to a variety of scopes and budgets. 

For Cabinets we use a variety of AGT/ EGGER Panels along with Accessories of Kasseboehmer, all with a 10 Year Warranty.

For appliances, we can source all the major brands including Franke, Teka etc. 

When is the last point at which I can make design changes? Can I make design changes once construction begins?

Design changes requested after completion of the design approval document will result in a change order. A change order is work that is added to or removed from the scope of work in this document, which alters the cost and the completion date of the project. We will provide a single price for the change that includes materials, labor

If unforeseen site conditions or building requirements necessitate a change to your design, your Yalla Renovation project team will help you to adapt your design appropriately. 

What does the construction process entail?

Bathrooms:

Yalla Renovation will start with demolition of the space. This includes removing all existing fixtures and demolishing the wall and floor materials back to the framing or solid structure, depending on the composition of your space. From there, other components like wiring, plumbing, or framing may be removed, depending on the scope of your project. Demolition can potentially expose unforeseen conditions. Once complete, we can inspect the framing, wiring, and plumbing and may need to adjust your scope to properly prepare your space for installation of new materials.

From here, we shall complete the necessary plumbing and electrical work, install new substrates on the walls and floor, waterproof, tile, and install the other fixtures and finishes.

Kitchens:

After protecting your space, Yalla Renovation will start with demolition. This typically includes removing the existing appliances, countertop, backsplash, cabinets, floor, and other fixtures and finishes based on your scope. From there, we may open the walls to the extent necessary to access other components like wiring, plumbing, or framing depending on the scope of your project. If requested, we can replace all wall surfaces back to the studs in your space.

Demolition can expose unforeseen conditions. Once demolition is complete, we can inspect the framing, wiring, and plumbing and may need to adjust your scope to properly prepare your space for installation of new materials. 

Can I live in my home during construction?

While it is possible to continue your stay and we will plan the renovation works accordingly, we strongly recommend relocating for the duration of your project, and in some cases, it is necessary. Relocating during your renovation will lead to a more streamlined and enjoyable project, saves time and delays.

What is Yalla Renovation's payment schedule?

Yalla Renovation has 2 payment options depending on the type of works,

1. For Kitchen and Cabinet works we take 70% payment in Advance and 30% payment before delivery and Installation

2. For other Renovation works we take 50% payment in Advance and the pending payments on a milestone completion set at the beginning of the project.

COVID-19 Safety

Here at Yalla Renovation, we treat the health of our clients, contractors and employees with the utmost importance. COVID-19 is still a threat, and is on the rise in many parts.

 

We encourage all of our customers and contractors to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 by following the Dubai guidelines, which includes isolating or quarantining as necessary, wearing a mask, washing hands frequently, maintaining social distancing.

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