Thursday, 10 May 2018

Tips for Improving your Home

Have you been thinking about giving your home a revamp? Are some of your rooms too cold? Are you tired of the same old furniture or you’re not happy with the mattress your sleeping on? If these thoughts have crossed your mind, you might be considering how you can enhance your home in unusual and inventive ways.

Try Reclaimed Furniture as an Alternative

If you aren’t sure what reclaimed furniture is, then let us explain… Reclaimed furniture is strictly made from recycled woods and other materials which have been rescued, reclaimed wood can come from several unusual places where timber is no longer required. Roof beams, floor boards, joists, roof trusses, railway tracks and old boats are just a few of the places where reclaimed wood can come from.

You might be wondering how reclaimed furniture will improve your bedroom, not only is the recycling of wood great for the environment, but it can often be stronger and more stable. Now a days people prefer furniture made from wood that has been reclaimed because they feel it adds more character to their homes.

Consider the Way you Store Clothing and Personal Belongings

Clunky wardrobes and chests of drawers can consume a lot of space. Sliding wardrobes, on the other hand, provide a convenient way of storing all clothes and personal belongings in one place. Your clothes can neatly hang on railings, while other storage boxes, shoes and accessories can have their own place to live behind the sliding doors.

Understandably, sliding wardrobes aren’t suitable for every home. You may need to check first to see if you have the space to see if the doors fit before introducing them into your bedroom. There are several quick steps you can take to find if sliding doors can be installed in your bedroom.

Opt for an Alternative Heating System

Radiators are usually just there in every room, and quite often taking up your beloved space that could be used in other ways. When you move into your new home you will generally have to position your furniture around the radiators of the house. Radiators basically become part of the furniture and it doesn’t cross your mind to take them out because we all need heat, right? But what if there was an alternative heating system that you could use to spread warmth through your home without taking up too much space?

Have you considered underfloor heating? Fitting neatly beneath your flooring and providing heat for your home without the need for ugly radiators. We recommend contacting a plumbing or heating engineer as heated flooring will need to be installed seamlessly under your carpets. Underfloor heating allows temperature to be spread out more evenly, in turn giving you the freedom to move your furniture around freely.

Add A Rug

Quite often living rooms or bedrooms can have a large floor space which can make a room feel empty and cold. It goes without saying your furniture will be placed against a wall or in a neat and convenient place but what do you place in the middle of the floor to fill the void and make it homelier? Have you ever thought about investing in a rug? Whether you reside in a modern or traditional home, there are plenty of options out there to suit your tastes.

Inject a Touch of Glamour into the Bedroom

There are many ways to bring glamour into your bedroom from switching up your lightshades, introducing new curtains or even changing up the bedding, these are all just conventional ways you can add glamour to your room, without spending a fortune.

How about introducing a new fancy mirror? It is an increasingly popular and glamorous way to improve the look of your bedroom. A lot of beauty enthusiasts have turned to the dazzling Hollywood mirrors with lights to brighten up their lives and add glamour to their bedrooms.

The Exterior of your Property

When it comes to your home, the exterior can be just as important as the interior. A way to improve and add value to your home includes upgrading your patio or driveway at the front of your home will give a great first impression, especially when considering people’s first look at your property. Should you undergo the correct maintenance for your driveway, this will also help as it will keep it renewed.

So here are our top tips for improving your home and giving it a new lease of life. Whether you are looking for extra heat in the winter, space saving solutions or alternative décor, we hope we have helped point you in the right direction.

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