There’s a lot of confusion about the term “renovations” and what it actually means, but let’s start with the basics: renovations, or anything to do with a home’s history, is where you change the look or function of something that has been there for a long time.

The main idea here is to make it feel like home. When you’re building a new home, you’re supposed to know how to get in, be able to get out, and fix.