Friday, 13 February 2015

Affordable Home Improvement Ideas for Everyone

Home improvement could involve structural changes that you may be planning either for personal satisfaction or for increasing the value of your property, to get returns on your investment; either way, you are looking at quite a massive budget requirement. Home improvements in prominent areas like your kitchen, basement and your attic sure can enhance the value of your property tomorrow; while you get to enjoy all of it today. Here are some smart tips to consider before taking a leap into this herculean task of home improvement.

1.     Compact Storage:

No one has ever complained about having excess storage space! Improve the value of your property and the utility of your home by maximizing its storage capacity. Utilize idle spaces and transform them into the most efficient storage spaces of your home. From floating shelves and cabinets in your hallway, tall shelves, to staircase spaces, there is an abundance of redundant spaces; you might not have considered. 





  2.     Easy Kitchen Makeovers:

One easy peasy way to give your kitchen a well-deserved makeover is by changing the small aspects of your kitchen like the cabinet doors and handles. You can even ransack an antique shop to get some timeless pieces of handles to replace the factory-made hardware that came with your cabinetry. Install a new faucet that goes with your sink & backsplash to give your sink a new look. Small changes like these are sure to have a big impact on the outlook of your kitchen. 




3.     Accent Walls:


Set up an accent wall that stands out from the other walls in your home. Your accent wall can feature a cozy fireplace, a surprisingly bold wall colour, a large wall art or even a collage of all your pictures put together to cover an entire wall. Prospective buyers prefer to have a gas fireplace in their next home as a gas fireplace is 77% high energy-efficient than a traditional wood-burning fireplace.




4.     Nature’s Signature Stuff:

A stone fireplace, a wooden accent wall and hardwood flooring are a sure way to add timeless value to your home. Nature’s signature stuff like these has a distinct capacity to enhance the aesthetic value of your home. Installing wooden beams to your ceiling will give your home an instant makeover. Make use of almost any nature-inspired upgrade to add instantaneous significance to your home.




5.     Lush Foliage Space:

Consider adding lush foliage to your home beauty. Trees around the house have plentiful benefits; from keeping your home cool, to fetching far more value than a house without plant life. Installing a garden patio sure is a great way to bring about a refreshed look to your home. Avoid planting trees inaccurately to avoid property damage from large trees - avoid planting trees too close to your building and take due care about the gap between two plants considering their potential size.




6.     Perfect Area Rug Space:

While investing on home improvements, quality must be the king. It is not only important to choose a genuine hand-woven rug; it is equally important to make appropriate arrangements to show it off too. Consider adding a beautiful Bokhara rug to your living room. A sunken living room space sure is a pleasing sight if its coziness is complemented with the best quality hand-woven rug that is conveniently available online.




7.     Collection Display Space:

Walls make amazing display gallery space for your home so why not utilize them to the max? Make provision for displaying your collections that could be as big as a guitar or as small as a figurine from your previous tour. Built-in shelving sure is an option to add depth and interest to your wall. Make use of molding and trim work to highlight this display space on your wall.


Author Bio:  This article was written by Preethi.  She loves interior designing, home d├ęcor and art & craft. She regularly writes for www.Alrug.com


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