Ultimate Guide on Remodeling Your Home

Ultimate Guide on Remodeling Your Home
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    How people perceive changes in their life is either good or bad. It’s comparable to the British food spread ‘Marmite’ – You either love it or hate it!


But let’s put it this way – it’s not about having a complete makeover of your house, but an upgrade of your home décor. Whether you have just move into an older house or you have been spending most of your years in it and you feel the urge of simply giving your home a new/nicer look – These following five tips will definitely help you turn your older house into a shining and prosperous home again.

Reupholster Furniture

First thing – Never EVER throw out your old furniture, when you plan on remodeling your house. Easiest way is to reupholster them and avoid all the waste removal issues. You can either hire a reupholstering expert or take matters into your own hands and start recovering those chairs or the couch on your own. There are many DIY blogs and sites out on the net, which offer you interesting articles on how to upholster furniture. If you are more of a visual guy, there are different step-by-step video tutorials on YouTube, you can watch learn of.

Paint Walls

It is a matter of fact that white walls turn to get that dingy looking white if your walls haven’t seen a fresh glance of paint after a while. Hence, re-painting the walls will surely give your home a completely fresh look again. Why don’t you try out another color? I know changes for some people are quite a nightmare, but shades of blue, green or purple can be a great kick start. Moreover, adding some baseboard or doorway trim in a complementary shade will do the job as well and give your house that extra something.

Change Window Treatments

Do you remember the last time you put up new drapes or blinds? If not, your home surely is in need of some new window treatment. Luckily there are different kinds of varieties for all kinds of budgets. Searching for ‘window treatment ideas’ on Google will offer you thousands of clever decorating ideas! For instance, why don’t you make your own DIY curtains or purchase some Roman blinds or roller shades.

Doorknobs vs. Handles

Many of you definitely have had the same knocker on the front door since you moved in or bought the house. It won’t take a large amount of time to run down to the next local home improvement store and change the way your doors or cabinets look in just a matter of moments.

House Accessories

If your budget is really tight at the moment, a few new house accessories can create wonders as well. Many people assume that remodeling their houses will cost them insane amounts of money. However, small actions like purchasing some new rugs for your kitchen and bathroom or getting new throw pillows for your bed and sofa can literally make a huge difference.

Why don’t you buy some soy candles with the smell of jasmine or sandalwood? This will build up a nice and relaxing smell in your house. These little changes can make a huge positive impact on your house and in addition to that all those tips are cheap and easy. Another gimmick is framing up some blown up pictures or prints and hanging them on the walls around your house – Trust me, those little things can make the difference.

Sachi writes content for ‘Yale door’, a composite doors manufacturer based in the UK. When Sachi isn’t writing about doors he enjoys finding new and interesting ways to use web technology to enhance our lives.



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