This is a guest post by Kalif Abraham who is freelance writer and real estate agent in one of the top real estate companies in the Philippines.
“Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.”
-Charles M. Schulz-
Have you ever think about upgrading the look of your home? Or even think about following the interior design trends of 2016? If you think your home needs an upgrade, then you should start the project now. Generally, home renovation is your opportunity to express your individuality and style through your home. And regardless of the design you want to have, never start renovating without any proper planning. This is to make sure that you would not commit costly mistakes.
For people who are a plan to invest in a condominium sale in Manila, you can still get desirable results if you just know what and what not to do when it comes to home remodeling. And yes, there are certain things to consider before you start renovating your home. Just because you like a particular interior design, that does not mean it would also look good in your home.
5 Amazing Home Remodeling Hacks You Should Know In 2016
#1 DIY corner bench around the fire pit
Instead of buying another furniture such as a table and chairs for your yard, why don’t you try improvising making your version of your furniture? For some homeowners, they used woods and bricks to create a corner bench around their fire pit. Of course, you can also think of another way that you can have your furniture. Moreover, try not to spend too much of it when you can creatively do some DIYs to achieve the look that you want for your yard.
Your backyard is also a place where you can bond with your family and friends. That means, renovating it with some personal touch on it would give a relaxing and welcoming vibe of the place.
#2 Set up a home office under staircase
If there’s one thing that you can do where you can make use the space under your staircase, that would be setting up a home office. You can have a bookshelf on the top of the area, and a corner table where it aligns with the staircase. Of course, it is up to you on how you would creatively decorate it the way it would look good. Perhaps, not many of us would do this, but this is one way where you can save a lot of space at home. Moreover, having a home office space under the staircase also allows you to have some privacy.
#3 Give your mailbox a makeover
Your mailbox is also one thing that can add beauty to your home. If your mailbox is outside your home, it would be the first thing people would see. Of course, giving your mailbox a makeover would give a good impression to whoever would see it. Instead of the typical mailbox, why don’t you try to think creatively about how you can transform it into something attractive and appealing? Whether you realize it or not, having an impressive design on your mailbox would also reflect on what is inside your home.
#4 Build a swing bed
If you are tired of having a standard bed, perhaps, you might want to consider building and having a swing bed at home. This is one way to give your room an upgrade. You can have a strong stain that would be installed from the ceiling of your room down to each side of your bed. This is one way to make sure that the installation would be durable enough to support the weight of your bed and yours. Swing bed is also an ideal design for children, where they can enjoy while having a relaxing and satisfying rest.
#5 Wrap the couch in bookcases instead of using end tables
Instead of having your couch as it is, try doing some makeover. Did you know that you can wrap your couch with bookcases? You can have at the back and both sides of the sofa with shelves. Of course, it does not just add beauty to your living room, but it also allows you to save a lot of space at home. Perhaps, you do not need to install another bookshelf at home, since you have it already on the couch.
Summing It Up
Again, renovating a home is not just about the arrangements and all. When it comes to its design, you should think outside of the box to make sure that you will get a desirable result. However, if this is your first time in doing some home improvement, then you might want to seek help and hire some professionals to do the job. Of course, this is also to make sure that you will not commit costly mistakes. And one more thing, the moment you decide to do some home remodeling, make sure you have a clear plan in mind to make it easier and faster for you to achieve the look that you want for your home.