Remodeling Ideas That Are Stylish, Yet Very Affordable
Home is where most people consider their sense of space and where we all go at the end of the day or where we’ll spend most of our time after retirement. Our homes give a sense of belonging and can even be considered as a safe haven for some. This, therefore, brings about the need to make it a place that is relaxing with a great ambiance yet sophisticated to our sense of style.
When you own a home you always want to improve the place for various reasons hence the need for remodeling. These reasons vary, from persons who are just bored with the old look, those who need to create more space for a growing family, those who may want to keep up with the new home styles and even those who may seek to appreciate in value their property. In doing this you want to use the least amount of time for convenience sake and also for those who may be financially strained the least amount of money you can spare but still ensuring that you have improved your home’s look.
The various places you could consider for remodeling include:
This is the first room that most people see when they come to your house and also where you can spend a lot of time as a family.You want a place that is cozy at the same time stylish.
You could lower a part of your living room to create a pit-like appearance and then arrange your furniture in a circular manner in the pit with a coffee table at the center. This creates an ambiance for good conversation and further it saves space in the other parts of the living room, where you could place other things.
In the living room you can also invest in lots of colorful pillows which are of different shapes and also while doing this ensure your sofas are of one homogenous color, for example, white and the pillows are a shade of blue with different patterns. This helps in ensuring the pop of color that will make the room attractive is achieved.
You could also build bookcases behind your sofas as this creates a sophisticated look while saving you space for a library.
For those looking for a change in their sofas material or color, for example, leather seats instead of going the whole way and buying new sofas, you could consider refurbishing it by changing the material to the one you desire. This allows you to save that money for another home appliance you may need to buy to enable further remodeling.
UNDERNEATH THE STAIRS(SPANDREL)
For those who would love to have a library but have no space.You could turn your stairwell to a library by placing shelves underneath the stairs.
The stairwell can also be remodeled to allow for it to be a place where you could store excessive material in the house without anyone seeing them this is done by building drawers.
For those with pets such as a dog, this is also a place where you can consider building a comfortable house for your dog.
This area under the stairs could also be used as additional seating or counter space if the stairs in your home are near the kitchen and dining areas.
Most people desire kitchens were the floors and surfaces are made of marble. However, this may be expensive to some, so what do you do? Polished concrete is your answer it is cheap and for all intents and purpose, it resembles marble.
Further for those who may not have a kitchen island you could make one using a large barrel and ensure the wood is polished. This creates a sophisticated yet simple kitchen island and lets us not forget its uniqueness.
A built-in kitchen table is also another creative idea that allows for the saving of space instead of having a separate dining table for those who may lack space for such.
The above are just a few of the places one could consider remodeling and that go a long way in improving how one’s home looks like. This you do in a clever and very affordable manner.