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4 Ways to update your home

Have you grown bored of how your house looks? Tired of the same walls and drapes that you see every day? Then you might need to update your home. It’s a pretty tedious project, but the rewards are worth it. Research is all you need. There are several easy home update projects that you can do without major renovation. Here are 4 ideas to help you get started:

 

  • Update your blinds

Your windows are a major part of your home. Updating your window treatments are an effective way to change the look of your house. They often get overlooked because they’re too big and risky to decorate. It’s a constant struggle for a lot of homeowners to decide what to dress them up with. Most windows are left bare or with very simple blinds. If you think your windows need a facelift, start by updating your blinds. If you’ve been using the same old vertical blinds from 10 years ago, you might be surprised that there are tons of more beautiful alternatives today. Check out MakeMyBlinds so see what options you have. Window blinds have evolved a lot through the years. Roller blinds now come in different designs and textures. Vertical blinds can now be controlled via remote. Go out and check what might fit your fancy.

 

  • Rearrange your furniture

The effect of rearranging your current furniture can be dramatic. It’s surprising how some spaces suddenly feel brand new just by moving where the couch is facing. If you’re unsure what to do, search online to get ideas. Ask your friends for suggestions. Mark your favourites on Pinterest and get ready to action!

There’s an art to rearranging furniture that actually brings harmony and peace to your home. But be careful when lifting or moving heavy objects though, you don’t want to get injured in the process. Get help from the strong ones in your home, if needed.

 

  • Update your cabinets

There are several ways to update how your cabinets look without having to take them down. The most common update is repainting them. Either with a different colour or with the same one just to refresh it, the effect is instant. Another way to up-do your cabinets is to remove the doors and expose the shelves to give it a more open look. In some homes where storage is an issue, a lot of cabinets are being updated to be multi-functional. Installing roll-out shelves and adding spice racks at the backside of kitchen cabinet doors are surely useful upgrades.

 

  • Change your decorations

The easiest thing to do if you want to update your home is to change your decor. Look up some trendy pieces over the internet and mix and match them with your furnishings. If you think it’s a time for a different colour scheme, go ahead and take your time choosing the right hues. Repaint your walls or try those adhesive wallpapers that come in different patterns. Replace your plants with a different species. Experiment with texture and get crazy with the many options you have.