Is your home starting to age? Feel like giving it a makeover, but unsure of how much you need to spend? Don’t fret! There are many ways to give your home a look and feel upgrade that doesn’t require much spending, and if you or one of you family members is blessed with fix-it skills, you can perform these upgrades with ease all by yourself. Home improvement procedures are necessary and help give your home a fresh, new look and feel no matter how long you’ve been living in it. Plus, if you are planning to rent out your home, giving it a makeover will sweeten the deal for prospective tenants. Here are 7 DIY tips for upgrading the look and feel of your home.
Do minimalistic landscaping
Everyone loves a well-kept garden, so if you’ve got a nice big open balcony, you shouldn’t hesitate about planting a few shrubs. However, maintaining the garden can be quite a challenge if you don’t have the time to commit to your plants fully. Rethink your gardening strategies and purchase plants that are native to your locality. Redecorating your garden with plants that require low maintenance is the best thing to do. Read more on how to create the perfect terrace garden.
Make your rooms look larger
If you find yourself walking awkwardly around your home to avoid hitting against the furniture, you know it’s time to rethink spacing strategies. Have a fairly small living space? Get rid of any old and clunky looking furniture and purchase necessities that give the illusion that your home looks bigger than it is. Everything from paint colours to floor carpets can make a difference to the overall look and size of your home. Get a better idea with these six ways to make your living room look bigger.
Standards of living are getting more tech-friendly these days, with a lot of smart gadgets making their presence felt at homes. Even if you are not interested in the smart-gadget marketplace, you could still opt for simplistic accessories that can enhance your living experience. There’s an accessory for practically every room in your house; take inspiration from these 15 home accessories that make daily tasks easier.
Get rid of the pests
Pest control is surprisingly not that hard to do on your own; if you’ve got the right ingredients, you make a fun day with the family by setting up traps and diversions against all those sneaky pests that invade your home. Doing so will give you a good excuse to bring the scrubbers out for a good, long cleaning process; this also involves decluttering your home and wiping every nook and corner. Want to become an expert in tackling pests? Read about these seven effective ways to keep your home pet-free.
Cover up the cracks
While home appliances and furniture covers and drapes can be easily replaced at affordable rates, other parts of your home like floor tiles, bathroom and kitchen fittings and cabinets cost much more. Your home will succumb to wear and tear over time, as cracks and creases start appearing, giving it an aged and awful look. Your best bet is to purchase a strong adhesive like M- Seal to cover up all those cracks.
Don’t just repaint the walls
One sure-fire way to rejuvenate your home is a paint-job. Getting creative with your blank wall with colours and patterns of your choosing does give your home a touch of youthfulness. But don’t just stop with your walls; repainting your dingy floor tiles, kitchen cabinets, doors and windows will add another layer of “new” to your home.
Replace handle fittings
A really simple and elegant way to give your home a new and very noticeable look is to replace all the handle fittings. Right from the main door handle to all the bathroom faucets, you can get a little creative with your choice of handles.
Your home must reflect your personality, so amp up its looks to give you the much-needed pleasure of complete living. Choosing a home from Radiance Realty will give you the freedom to express who you are in your personal living space. Radiance Realty also offers constant support in home improvement with Radiance Total Care. Do you know any more unique ways to upgrade the look and feel of your home? Tweet your ideas to @RadianceRealty.
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