Is your home in need of a bit of TLC? Could it do with a little sprucing up to bring it back to its former glory? Keeping on top of home maintenance, DIY and design can be time-consuming and costly but the effects can not be understated. If you are looking for ways to add a bit more flair to your home or to bring it up to date then here are some universal ways to transform your home inside and out.
The outside of your home is the first thing people will see and it is representative of you and what people can expect from the inside. Therefore, you want your home’s exterior to accurately reflect you and your home. Here are some ways you can update your home’s exterior to give it a modern edge or sleek finish.
- Cladding. Cladding is a fantastic way to update the exterior of your home. When the right cladding is chosen and used in the right places it can transform an old uninspired exterior into a modern-day showstopper. Not only will it improve the curb value of your home it is easy to install and maintain. It can also help insulate your home and protect it from the elements.
- Painting. Painting your house is another great way to transform the look of your home. A good paint job to your home’s exterior will not only increase the value of your property it can help to safeguard against the elements and act as a protective shield. What is more, painting your home is an incredibly cost-effective way to achieve this. Although painting your home’s exterior sounds simple it is always worth consulting with a professional exterior painting company to ensure you achieve the professional look and finish your house deserves.
Reorganize and declutter
Moving to the inside of your home now. A great way to transform your home with very little expense is to simply rethink the internal layout. Has your furniture sat in the same place since the day you arrived? If so, it is time to re-group and rejig your layout. Changing the position of your furniture can have a drastic effect on your home’s interior. Consider how you can optimize space and light by moving furniture around or between rooms in your home.
Another great tip is to have a serious declutter of all of your unwanted, unused, and unnecessary items. Decluttering can have a very therapeutic effect on your mood, your home and can transform the energy in a space. Take it room by room and assemble piles of all the items you no longer want or need. Be ruthless in your decision-making, if you have not used an item for a few months you no longer need it. You will thank yourself for it later. Finally, don’t forget to re-cycle, sell or donate your unwanted items. Although you no longer need them there may be somebody who does.