Everyone wants to turn their home into the house of their dreams. This is the reason for the soaring popularity in DIY projects and home remodeling TV shows. There is a lot reasons why you may want to do home renovations, but if you decide to go down this path there are mistakes you will need to learn how to avoid. So how can you renovate your home properly? What are the mistakes you will want to avoid while remodeling? 1. A Common Mistake is Doing Too Much Sometimes adding too much to your home can be a big mistake. If you plan on living in your home forever, then an addition can be a good thing but if you just plan on staying for a few years then you probably will not want to do an addition.