10 episodes

If you’re planning to renovate your home one day – or even if you’re in the thick of it right now, making what can feel like a million decisions, this podcast is for you. Renovation Ready is here to help you navigate what you really need to know to get your home renovation right.

Join Courtney Adamo and Natalie Walton as they simplify all the decisions you need to make – and tackle the tough topics like budget, dealing with trades, and when things go wrong – and help you turn your wish list and all those inspirational images into a living reality, a home to love.

You’ll get the tools and resources you need to make more confident choices, and learn how to create a home that enhances how you and your family live, a place that makes life better, and more beautiful.

Courtney and Natalie are guides you can trust. They have a mix of personal and professional experience, renovating a range of homes and projects with varying styles, scopes and budgets, at various locations across the country, and globe. Their homes have also been featured in leading publications and books around the world. They also know what it’s like to juggle family and renovations, all while trying to make better choices for the planet.

Come listen to Renovation Ready to feel more confident, and create a home you love.

Renovation Ready Courtney Adamo & Natalie Walton

    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 16 Ratings

If you’re planning to renovate your home one day – or even if you’re in the thick of it right now, making what can feel like a million decisions, this podcast is for you. Renovation Ready is here to help you navigate what you really need to know to get your home renovation right.

Join Courtney Adamo and Natalie Walton as they simplify all the decisions you need to make – and tackle the tough topics like budget, dealing with trades, and when things go wrong – and help you turn your wish list and all those inspirational images into a living reality, a home to love.

You’ll get the tools and resources you need to make more confident choices, and learn how to create a home that enhances how you and your family live, a place that makes life better, and more beautiful.

Courtney and Natalie are guides you can trust. They have a mix of personal and professional experience, renovating a range of homes and projects with varying styles, scopes and budgets, at various locations across the country, and globe. Their homes have also been featured in leading publications and books around the world. They also know what it’s like to juggle family and renovations, all while trying to make better choices for the planet.

Come listen to Renovation Ready to feel more confident, and create a home you love.

    10. Spreadsheet Your Way to Success. What You Need To Know with Michael Adamo

    10. Spreadsheet Your Way to Success. What You Need To Know with Michael Adamo

    It’s time to completely change the way you think about spreadsheets! Why? Because with a few simple steps and strategies, you can save yourself a huge amount of time, money and stress.
    Come listen to today’s episode where our special guest, Courtney Adamo’s husband, Michael Adamo joins us to share how they’re crucial for keeping your renovation on schedule, on budget, and the best way to specify your materials, finishes, fittings and so many other elements of your project.
    You’ll also get some valuable tips to using them effectively, especially when it comes to tracking costs and communication.
    This is the last episode of Season 1. Make sure you subscribe to the Renovation Ready Podcast so that you get the first episode of Season 2 downloaded straight to your phone.
    Podcast shownotes: www.renovationready.net/podcast
    Connect on Instagram: @renoready

    • 33 min
    9. Dealing With Trades. Lessons Learned with Daniel Rollston

    9. Dealing With Trades. Lessons Learned with Daniel Rollston

    Renovating is not usually something you do alone. Often you have a partner by your side. And they can be a huge help, and bring a whole different skill set.
    Come listen to today’s episode where we bring on a special guest – Natalie Walton’s husband, Daniel Rollston. He shares the 3 key ways to deal with trades, and create a good and productive relationship. Daniel also shares the key to creating processes and systems that everyone can agree upon too.
    Podcast shownotes: www.renovationready.net/podcast
    Connect on Instagram: @renoready

    • 22 min
    8. 10 Design Decisions That Made A Big Impact. Listen to This!

    8. 10 Design Decisions That Made A Big Impact. Listen to This!

    Every renovation project brings many decisions. Want to know the ones we’re glad we made in our most recent projects? 
    Come listen to this episode to discover the 10 design choices that made a big impact, and that we would recommend you consider for your next project.
    We hope that by sharing the thought process behind these decisions, that you’ll not only get a better understanding of how choices were made, but will gain some clarity for what you want in your own home.
    NEW! Get your Free Copy of “Renovation Red Flags” here.  
    Podcast shownotes: www.renovationready.net/podcast
    Connect on Instagram: @renoready

    • 42 min
    7. Why NOW is The Best Time To Start Planning Your Renovation

    7. Why NOW is The Best Time To Start Planning Your Renovation

    It’s time to address the elephant in the room – one of the most common topics of conversation right now…
    While you might want to renovate your home one day, there’s a lot of talk about the economy at the moment and maybe it’s putting you off making plans?
    Come listen to today’s episode where we share why right now is actually the best time to start planning your renovation. 
    Because, let’s be honest – there’s always uncertainty with the economy.
    And in any given situation, you get to choose how you respond. 
    Come learn how you can see this moment as an ideal opportunity to start planning.
    Podcast shownotes: www.renovationready.net/podcast
    Connect on Instagram: @renoready
     

    • 20 min
    6. Less Pinning More Planning. 5 Important Decisions You Need To Make Early In The Renovation Process

    6. Less Pinning More Planning. 5 Important Decisions You Need To Make Early In The Renovation Process

    When it comes to renovating, there is so much attention given to what your home is going to look like. But we want to make sure that you’re giving your attention to the right steps at the start of your project. 
    Come listen to today’s episode to make sure you get off to a good start. When you know the right steps to take, you’re less likely to blow out your budget or have headaches about not being able to have a particular feature because you didn’t get your planning right.
    This episode is for you if you’re not clear on the best place to start when planning your renovation or if you’re not sure on what YOU need to do in preparation for each stage. You’ll also find it helpful if you don’t have clarity on what you need to communicate to your trades.


    NEW! Get your Free Copy of “Renovation Red Flags” here.  
    Podcast shownotes: www.renovationready.net/podcast
    Connect on Instagram: @renoready
     

    • 39 min
    5. Decision Fatigue Is Real. 3 Simple Ways To Avoid It.

    5. Decision Fatigue Is Real. 3 Simple Ways To Avoid It.

    If you’ve ever experienced decision fatigue during a renovation, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most common hurdles for many. After all, there are so many choices to make, starting with what you want your home to look like. Plus, there are many practical considerations too.
    But we want you to know that you don’t have to feel overwhelmed. There’s another way.
    Come listen to today’s episode where we share 3 simple ways you can avoid decision fatigue.
    It’s your opportunity to enjoy the whole renovating process a lot more too!
    BONUS: Get your Free Copy of “The Reno Rulebook” here.  
    Podcast shownotes: www.renovationready.net/podcast
    Connect on Instagram: @renoready

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Amber Yamba ,

Super Helpful

Courtney and Natalie offer sound advice on preparing your next build or reno project for success. I got so much out of this, and enjoyed the female perspective of project management and navigating the trip hazards along the way. Thanks!

Leosgalore ,

Planning!

I found the advice really appropriate and know I will use the same ‘structure’ for my next reno adventure!

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