Home Remodel Tips & Tricks to Keep in Mind
Remodeling your home can feel like a staggering task, especially if you’ve not done it before. Worry not! The tips here are your guide to achieving a stylish interior design for your home when remodeling it.
Have a plan: A lot of people tend to skip this step because it seems like a lot of work. But trust us when we say that planning the work will save you from committing costly mistakes and will provide direction to the entire task that lays ahead. This can involve choosing areas you want to change, picking the color and mood for each room, setting a budget, taking accurate measurements, permits you would need obtain, packing up stuff and designating clutter-free zones, and more. This step also involves tons of research to find what fits you best.
Give it personality: It is inevitable that some of your personality seeps through when you’re remodeling. Go further and look into styles that reflect you as a person and that you’d like to have around you. You home is a personal space and making it any other way would cause discomfort and feelings of strangeness. Listen to opinions but do what you think would make you happy.
Don’t run after trends: There’s almost always a different trend in the market when it comes to style, color and texture. They change as per season and you’ll find yourself falling for a different one every season. It’s normal to do that but don’t make everything in your house about the current trend. A stylish home is timeless. Go for trends that have versatile pieces and easy-to swap items.
Keep proportions in mind: Measuring your space gives you an idea of the size of interior design items you want to pick. You don’t want the space to look cluttered and awkward. If you’re not sure of an item, use a masking tape to make an outline so you can see the amount of space it would take.
Something old, something new: You don’t need to buy new things when remodeling. Utilize some of what you already have with some new items. Heirlooms and antiques also add charm to the space. Try thinking if something old can be used for a different purpose.
A fresh coat of paint: One way to make a room fresh is to just brush up the paint already there or paint it a different color. You can play around with colors and textures and make it into a weekend project. Pay attention to ceilings as well. You could add gradients and patterns or paint it a bold color to make it interesting.
Utilize all the space: When remodeling, it seems obvious that you would spend more time on rooms which you use frequently. But don’t ignore areas like the entryway or the loft. Adding a little something like new tiles, fresh paint, a new accessory, a DIY item etc. can make a room feel new.
Accessorize: This goes beyond just wall paintings or lampshades. Adding colorful pillows, vases, rugs etc can make a room come alive. These usually go last but complement everything else in the room.
With these tips, you’re ready to start your remodeling journey and attain a stylish home! This being said, don’t be afraid to ask for help either. Reach out to us and book a consultation today.