Whenever you feel like your home seems outdated, don’t go planning a full-fledged renovation or construction project right away. Sometimes simple changes that you can handle yourself can already get the job of making your house look and feel new again done. Read on for some tips.
Clean the house.
Cleaning every nook and cranny of your house can make it look, feel, and even smell fresh again. Remove cobwebs from the corners of ceilings, scrub the walls and counters, polish the floor and furniture, vacuum the carpet and beds, and dust or wipe every available surface or thing in your home. Additionally, take your general house cleaning a notch higher by disposing of all junk. You can call companies offering furniture and appliance pick-up or removal services to help you with this.
Rearrange the house.
Rearranging the furniture in your house will give your home a new feel and look. Plan and make a rough sketch of the layout to picture the new arrangement better. For your bedroom, you can start with your bed, and then place the smaller pieces around it. In your living room, you can make the flat-screen TV the focal point of the area. Remember to consider functionality, foot traffic, and aesthetics when repositioning your home furnishings.
Embellish the house.
Embellishing with decorative pieces can make your house look and feel new. You can do this by adding small pieces like a vase, snow globe, music box, etc. For your walls, adorn them with mirrors, artworks, or picture frames. You can likewise embellish your windows by using a new set of curtains or blinds and your sofa with throw pillows. Don’t overdo it though, as too much decorating can make your house look and feel cluttered.
So clean, rearrange, and embellish your house. You just might find that these simple changes are all it takes to make your home look and feel new again.