Wednesday, September 27, 2006

How difficult is it to renovate a home in Italy?

I live in the States and I have no problem doing my own work with major home renovation projects like flooring, electrical, plumbing, etc. But I’m used to having resources like Home Depot at my disposal with a wide selection of materials, tool rentals, and design help. My question is if my wife and I purchased a home in Italy (say one with a good foundations, exterior walls and roof how difficult is it to renovate the rest of the home yourself? Are their resources in Italy like I enjoy in the States?

Answer on How difficult is it to renovate a home in Italy?

It will definitely be more of a challange there...the language, smaller less stocked home repair retailers, difference in local requirements and restrictions, etc. Rent the video, "Under the Tuscan Sun". I do, however love your idea.