Many homeowners spend ages waiting and saving to have their homes remodeled, so they want to get the best possible job done. However, there are countless remodeling ideas that one needs to choose from, so things can get a bit confusing and frustrating. But you needn’t worry; here are the four best home remodeling ideas that will guarantee a stunning home.
Home Remodeling Tips
1. Sunken Living Room
Any home remodeling company will surely recommend this new hot home remodeling trend of having a sunken living room area in your home. A lowered living room has proven to be incredibly effective in making your living room appear more spacious, elegant, and cozy.
One of the biggest mistakes that homeowners make is letting different areas of their homes blend in with each other. Doing this is a lost opportunity to categorize your home into different and distinct spaces, each having its own personality and identity.
In the average home, the living rooms tend to be equal to other areas of the home. As such, the living room space appears to blend in with the rest of the house. However, with a sunken living room, the space boasts a distinctive appeal allowing it to pop out from surrounding space. This gives your living room space its own identity and personality.
2. Use Lighting to Create a Focal Point
People have a common misconception that they’ll require physical boundaries to create distinctive spaces within their homes. However, this is not true. There are various ways to achieve this without having to put up solid walls. One of the most effective ways is to add center-focusing lights to create focal points in your home.
For instance, having a hanging light fixture or pendant lights over your beautiful kitchen countertop can help turn this overlooked element of your home into an elegant and pleasant dining space. Lighting is also very effective in keeping people focused and engaged. Therefore, a game room with a focal lighting setup above a poker table would benefit greatly.
3. Utilize the Area Under the Stairs
In most homes, the space beneath the stairs leading to the next floor is more often than not underutilized and overlooked. This is ironic, seeing as how many homeowners in the United States complain that they are short on living and storage space while letting such an ideal area in their home go unused.
This can primarily be associated with the fact that most people are unaware of how much they can do with this space. Adding shelving to store books or display plants or placing cabinets for extra storage are just some of the many possibilities. Some people even turn this space into a mini-game room by placing a poker table.
An added benefit of this space is that the home occupants rarely ever visit this space. Therefore, this under space has the potential to be converted into your ideal solo retreat for the instances when you want to relax by yourself and have an undisturbed poker or reading session.
4. Experiment with Shelves
While it is true that minimalistic shelving can make a room look sophisticated and classy, there are some situations where high shelving might suit the space much better. This is especially true of large rooms. For instance, having just a few shelves in a massive living room or a home library will not do justice to the spatial grandeur of these spaces.
Instead, putting filling up your empty wall with shelves that complement the theme of the back wall and perhaps having an adjustable ladder anchored to shelves in case of a home library would look much more marvelous.
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