Everyone loves their home – a home is where you spend time with your family, your loved ones, and where you create memories. Our homes entail and take up such a significant part of our daily lives that it is necessary we spend considerable time in setting up our homes, beautifying them, and redoing them in all ways we can. Living in a beautiful home contributes to one’s lifestyle and to their living standards in a positive manner.
Hence, it is recommended that a family should invest in redoing their home at least once every year. While one may think this may require a lot of investment, it does not. Infact, it is better to invest in your home on a yearly basis in small amounts as compared to spending a considerably high amount – owing to piled up maintenance requirements and fixings – every 5 years. If you do not wish to spend your savings, however, you can always look for little loans.
Listed below are five ways you can redo your home in a budget:
- Upgrade your front door
Your front door is probably the first thing a visitor sees upon stepping foot on your porch and hence it is recommended that you spend considerably in maintaining or redoing it on a regular basis. If you front door is in a good condition already, you can consider repainting to uplift its overall look. If your front door doesn’t need to be repainted, consider accessorizing it with plants and door décor items.
- Change your living room’s setting
Even if you don’t change any of the furniture pieces, changing your living or dining room’s setting can considerably redo your home as one would feel like something has been changed but wouldn’t be able to detect the change. Changing a room’s setting is also great for the flooring as placing heavy furniture on one spot tends to spoil the flooring from those parts specifically. You can also add 1-2 new elements in your living room to add to its appearance. For instance, you could either add a new rug or exchange the living room rug with an existing rug from some other room.
- Change your curtains
Curtains add a lot of beauty to absolutely any space and simple styles are pretty affordable as well. Opt for floor length white curtains for your bedrooms as they bring in a very relaxing and laid-back feel with them. For your living and dining rooms, opt for curtains in colors that complement your overall living space.
- Work on your outdoors
Your family is likely to spend time outdoors bonding in the summer and hence you should pay attention to your porch and your backyard as well. Opt for a small swimming pool for your backyard coupled with a setting for BBQs and poolside chairs. You and your family would be able to host your friends and family on cool summer nights over here. For your front yard, considering adding a small garden place which has essential and easy to grow vegetables and herbs. Not only would it look great, it would also be great to teach your kids a thing or two about gardening.
- Upgrade the lighting
The lighting in any room makes all the difference – consider adding soft yellow lights to your bedrooms and dining rooms to create a relaxed vibe in those parts of your home. You could opt for natural lighting in your living room as well. You should also place lamps and alternative sources for lighting in the corners of your room. Opt for garden lights in your front and backyards for the evening as well.