Budget, style and functional design all need to be considered when renovating.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours agoTo help out those who are looking to renovate their home, kalka has provided a list of five things that renovation builders really want to know from their clients:1. What is the style or look that you are going for?2. Are you aware of anything that might cause problems or add extra cost in the home eg asbestos.3. What is your realistic budget?4. Can you move out during the renovation period or do you need to stay?5. What are the non-negotiable items in your renovation?Kalka was established in 2005 with a vision to bring more functional and modern small-lothomes to the inner-city markets.Since then it has grown to become one of Brisbane’s premier building companies withdisplay homes in Wooloowin and Rochedale.Mr Bridle said they were constantly working to improve their business model to ensure clients received the highest quality and best designed homes in the market place.“Renovations by kalka is a natural extension of our passion for creating homes ofexceptional design and quality that embody the essence of Queensland living,” he said. Renovations by kalka is launching to fill the renovation gap and meet the predicted boom.“Since inception our mission has been to deliver functional floor plans, market leadingdesign and high quality features and now we’re doing the same for anyone looking torenovate,” Mr Bridle said.“The service includes specialist interior design advice at completion of the build fromfurniture selection to throws featuring our signature Scandinavian-inspired colour palettes.” Renovations by kalka give some tips for those looking at updating their home.RENOVATIONS are expected to boom over the next two years with figures showing expected growth in the industry of almost $2 billion by 2019.According to the Housing Industry Association’s “renovation roundup” report, the renovation market is the strongest it has been since 2010 with overall volume expected to increase nationally from $31.38 billion in 2016 to $33.37 billion in 2019.That is an overall expansion in the industry of 6.3 per cent.Award-winning Queensland home builder, kalka, is taking advantage of those figures and launching a new dedicated renovation arm, Renovations by kalka.Owner and founder Hugh Bridle, said the service would include all sized renovations from a simple extension to a large-scale renovation.