From time to time, we all like to carry out a little DIY and devote attention to home improvement.
Sometimes, this involves minor jobs like putting up shelves. In other cases, you may have much grander plans.
If you’re considering major changes, here are some ideas that will make you feel like you’ve got a brand new house.
Do you spend most of your time in the kitchen?
Is it the hub of the home, and the place everyone gathers after a busy day?
If you haven’t changed your units in a while or you’d like more space, it may be worth considering your options.
Many people prefer open plan kitchen–diners. If you have a small kitchen, you don’t have to give up on this dream. It may be possible to knock through and turn two rooms into one. This could be an option if you have a dining room or study you rarely use, for example.
If you’re happy with the size of the kitchen, you could simply change the look or style. Replace dated units and surfaces with new ones. Add some color to the walls or swap vinyl flooring for tiles.
For many people, the bathroom is the second most important room in the house behind the kitchen.
You want a space that enables you to get ready in the mornings and relax in the evenings.
If your bathroom is in need of some TLC, you may not be able to do either as well as you’d like.
Get some wonderful ideas by looking through some magazines and online galleries. Visit some showrooms, and set up meetings to get quotes.
Set a budget, and ask for recommendations based on this figure.
You’d be amazed at the difference painting the walls can make to your home.
A drab, uninspiring space can suddenly look lighter and brighter. You can stamp your style on your living room or make a statement in the kitchen.
Once you’ve decided on colorways, you can choose complementary accessories.
If you’re painting, make sure you prepare the walls first. Sand and wipe them, and apply a coat of primer.
Do you want to feel like you’ve woken up in a beautiful brand new home?
The good news is that you don’t have to buy a house or worry about packing hundreds of boxes.
With these interior changes and a little TLC, you can turn your tired home into a stunning new showplace in no time.
What better way to prepare for all those visitors during the holidays?
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