Everyone has struggled with choosing the right lighting for their home. It’s often the most fought over decision among new homeowners. It is definitely an important item to choose correctly. The wrong fixture won’t bring enough light into the room. Or, the opposite can happen where there is so much light in the room that it begins to feel more like a doctor’s office rather than a home.
Is the next renovation project your bathroom? The best and cheapest route to go in making a significant change is purchasing new bathroom fixtures. There are so many to choose from, that it can become overwhelming and strenuous. You will have to consider style, functionality, cost and how compatible they will be to your bathroom needs.
As time goes by, trends come and go. Green kitchen appliances slowly morphed into stainless steel. Tile backsplashes fade in the background as slabs take the forefront. Even the main purpose of a kitchen has reached an entirely new level. Oftentimes you may even find an area in the kitchen that can be used as a workstation using your laptop and charging stations for your mobile devices. Fully functional bars have also been installed, adding more of a reason for gatherings to ensue in the kitchen. Mudrooms and laundry rooms have made their way offset to most kitchens making it convenient for multi-taskers complete their daily chores better than ever. With so many trends taking over the common kitchen, it’s always good to keep up and possibly apply them to your own home.
Many homes only have one bathroom. When it comes to renovating it, you have to consider practicality in addition to the aesthetics. It’s important to consider storage and other necessary touches to the room. Sometimes, however, the budget is not there to renovate to your needs and specifications. This shouldn’t stop anyone from trying to make their bathroom a personal oasis.
How can you renovate a bathroom without the large budget?
Re-organizing your kitchen can be a daunting prospect, where do you start? You have a idea of how you want it to be based on they way you cook and use the kitchen but not sure how to make it all happen. In the past you have given up and just shoved things in where there was a empty space. I get it, me too! But now is the time to get it organized and stay organized.
When it comes to renovating your kitchen, bathroom or whole home, many don’t prioritize it as they should. While the thought of it can be frustrating and tedious, it is important to understand the value of good renovation and repairs. It means less headaches in the future. A huge part of neglecting renovation is dealing with the amount of people involved and all of the things that go wrong. Above all, be sure to understand your rights as a consumer before starting any project or renovation to your home.
If you’re one of the few that can afford the luxuries of a holiday home, there are many ways to ruin a good thing by not making it as welcoming as it should be. Your “home away from home” should be as welcoming as a 5 star hotel. That being said, any holiday home, small or large, can be renovated into such a welcoming place that you might not ever want to go back to reality.
Did you know that the fastest growing flooring type is SPC or Stone Polymer Composite flooring? Most homeowners are trying to go as green as possible for their renovation options. Countertops and flooring are now being manufactured with composite materials. I know what you are thinking….every inexpensive piece of furniture that you have ever bought or put together built from composite has fallen apart and there is really no longevity. But that was in the past. Composite countertops and flooring are truly the wave of the future.
Everyone needs a utility room in their home especially when you own a home outside of the city. You will need a place to store equipment that is large, bulky, or smelly. It can function as a workspace for a handyman, giving a place to house tools needed for building or fixing. You can also make it a laundry room by having your washer/dryer there. Other hazardous chemicals to keep away from your children can be stored in this room. Or, it can simply be a place to throw off your muddy boots before walking into your home, or a place to hang your coats for easy access on your way out the door. Whatever the reason for this extra room, no home should go without it.