If you are planning to renovate your home this year, do not begin until you read the following home remodeling tips for 2016. You have to change with the times if you are to create a home that makes a personal statement of class and style.
Choose your colors wisely.
The most important visual aspect of your house is its painting. If people do not like what they see when they first look at your house, they may never even be interested in its contents. Indeed, there is never a second chance to make a good first impression. Go for a conspicuous outer paint color that will make your house visible from all possible angles. When it comes to the inside of the house, each room should have a different paint color. For instance, choose more vivid colors for the living room and monochrome color pellets for the bedrooms.
Embrace the latest technology
In this day and age, you cannot do without embracing the latest technology in various home applications. Technology makes things easy and effective. For this reason, if you do not have an intelligent security system, you should get one by the end of this year. It is also time to install a smoke detector if you didn’t have one previously. Get garage door openers and locks that have been made with the latest technology. Overall, move with the technology in every aspect of your home.
Do not forget the plants.
There are some types of potted plants that you should not miss in your home. Some of them include Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum), Dracaena, Florist’s Chrysanthemum, Bamboo Palm, Golden Pothos and English Ivy. All these plants purify the air, ensuring that you breathe in fresh air all the time. You should at least have one avocado plant in your home, given the health benefits of the avocado fruit. Remember that these plants also serve aesthetic purposes.
Give special attention to every part of the home.
Some people tend to remodel some parts of the house, especially the exterior and forget the other parts. However small your budget is, it is important to give special attention to every part of the house. For instance, you don’t expect to remodel a teen son’s bedroom the same way you will remodel a teen daughter’s bedroom. Obviously, remodeling a teen daughter’s bedroom will require you to think of pink or violet colors for instance. You have to make the room appear very personalized. For the son’s bedroom, a more free-spirited approach is acceptable.
Stick to your budget.
Even as you consider every part of the home, be careful to reduce overspending. Do not spend all your money remodeling the sitting room just because it is seen by everyone who comes to your home. Just spend enough so that there is money for the garden, the garage, and every other part. You can remodel every part cost-effectively as long as you plan.
All in all, remodeling a home is not an easy task. There is so much to do in so many designs, and it is easy to get confused while deciding what you want. The most important thing to do if you are planning to remodel your house is to listen to your heart. Go for what works for you. For example, if you love yellow paint, why then why not go for it? You will spend the better part of your life at your home, and it will be a big mistake to choose the things that you really don’t like.