With the country on the edge of the latest lockdown, going a bit stir-crazy in your own home is pretty much a given. Fortunately, this makes it the perfect time to get up and finally get around to cleaning out the spare room, sorting out all those boxes, or setting up those shelves you bought ages ago for your collection of scented candles. Read on for four sure-fire tips to completely revamp your house into a storage masterpiece.
Stacking and packing to create more space at home
The first and most common method of getting all that obstructive mess out of the way is to organise it. Buying a number of boxes, tubs and other containers, preferably in a number of shapes and sizes, and squirrelling them away in a loft, cellar or spare room is the number one way of making your living space much more, well, spacious! This tip also encompasses shelves, cupboards, wardrobes and all those other miscellaneous nooks and crannies that haven’t been utilised to their full potential yet.
Recycle those spare rooms to give you more space
Whether you’re populating a home gym with exercise bikes, assembling bookshelves for a personal library, or sketching out conservatory ideas, a spare room is the holy grail of the discriminating home decorator. Rather than cramming everyone onto the two-person sofa on family game night or inviting friends around to a party hosted around a dozen mismatched tables, why not upcycle that empty dust basket of a cellar into a games room or classy home bar?
Light makes all the difference!
As well as improving the airflow and amount of natural light in your house, windows and doors can also improve the energy efficiency of your house, keeping you cool in the summer, warm in the winter, and reducing those exorbitant energy bills. Nothing like reducing the carbon footprint of your house, saving money, and looking good doing it!
With the exception of vampires and secret agents, nobody needs a heavy wooden door or thick slats choking out the light from the windows. With a bit of a change in scenery, the extra light will transform your room from a dark cave into a spacious, airy, haven. If you are in need of some inspiration, you could pay a visit to your nearest windows, doors and conservatories showroom, such as this one in Maidstone.
Easy home improvement ideas to enhance your space
Chances are, unless you’re rich enough to buy a new house whenever the old one gets a little dusty, your living space does suffer a bit of natural wear and tear, but that’s okay!
With skylight and window replacements being quick and convenient in the modern world, as well as coming in a variety of styles and materials, it’s easier than ever before to transform your space. For example, you could opt for dual colour window replacements which will give your home a darker exterior frame combined with a lighter interior, keeping it in style with your decor.
You could also create the illusion of more space by updating your bathroom and/or kitchen tiles. Switching up your flooring to something different, like wooden or carpeted flooring, can also create a more roomy feel in your home. Wallpaper and paint being made in every colour or design means restyling your home and totally remaking it has never been simpler.
With just a few small changes, you can give your home that airy, spacious feel you’ve been looking for all along.