If you want to make the perfect apartment, and this is what many want. It is necessary to replace everything old in the apartment with a new one. Repair old walls, remove old plaster, make even corners, and re-coat the walls.
Moving on to the ceiling, depending on how you want to install your ceiling. It is necessary to carefully calculate the wiring, carry it out correctly, correctly and attach the lighting fixtures. Partitions, you need to think and see if you will attach cabinets, or something else to them. To do this, you need to additionally strengthen the partitions so that they can withstand the load.
Of course, the repair brings a lot of inconvenience on its part, but the final effect is worth it to suffer for a while. Wait until the end of the repair. You can reduce them to a small minimum, in the sense that the working class will always come to your aid, which has been doing this business all its life. They will take on all the work and will not force you to torture yourself and spoil your nerves.
Work in order, what you put together in the project. And in the near future it will be clear to you that repairs are easy and simple.
You should also decide in advance what type of repair you need: major or just cosmetic. The latter will be less costly, since it does not involve a lot of work on replacing plumbing, flooring, insulation or replacement of windows, doors, and so on.
If you decide to completely renovate the furnishings of your apartment, then it is better to start with renovating the bathroom, then move on to the kitchen and, lastly, finish the room and hallway.
In the bathroom, first of all, it is necessary to replace the sewer and water pipes (choose plastic or metal-plastic); it is most practical to lay the floor and walls with tiles. By the way, the walls should first be putty.
In the kitchen, in addition to water pipes and radiators, you will have to replace electrical wiring and plumbing. Freshen up the cosmetic repairs: restore the ceiling and walls to the proper condition (level them and cover them with putty, as with finishing the bathroom). Replace the floor covering if necessary. Glue wallpaper on the walls or lay them out with ceramic tiles.
Alternatively, you can simply paint them in the desired color. Most importantly, do not forget to check the quality of ventilation in the kitchen.
Particular attention should be paid to planning a living room, which will have to simultaneously perform several functions: be a bedroom, a living room, a children's room (if necessary) and even a study. The order of repair work will remain the same: work on the appearance of the walls, floor and ceiling.