Interior Design Tips and Advice

Tired Looking Home? You Might Not Need to Replace Those Items after All

Tired Looking Home? You Might Not Need to Replace Those Items after All

If you have recently looked through your house and found that it was tired looking and not what you want it to look like, you might be thinking about a renovation or a large scale home improvement. This can cause a lot of distraction in your life, not to mention the cost. It might be a good idea to take a step back before you make any major decisions and make a list of what you would like to change. You will be surprised how you can solve the problem without taking the entire room apart.

Painting

Adding colour will only cost you the price of the paint and the tools. It can brighten up your room and change the entire atmosphere and feel. Obviously, if you will need to get some plastering done, it will be a bit more expensive, but it is worth the effort. After all, you only have to get it done once, and it will make your decoration easier. Create a feature wall, so you can really personalise your space, no matter if it is your bedroom, dining room, or living room you are not happy with.

Deep Cleaning

If you want to improve the look of your home on a budget, you might just need to get  a professional carpet and upholstery cleaner in or hire the equipment. You will be able to get that new feeling and smell you want without having to pay a lot of money for new sofas and soft furnishing or carpets. Deep cleaning can restore the original colour of your upholstery and make your home feel less tired.

Sofa Throws

If you don’t like your sofa, but cannot afford to buy a new one, chances are that you can get a made-to-measure cover or a throw that will transform the look of your room and make it easier to clean your living room, too. You can simply remove the cover and put it in the washing machine whenever you are looking to deep clean your house. Just because of one stain, you don’t have to throw away a comfortable couch that has loads of life left. You can simply change your cushion covers, as well, so you can make the most out of your colour combinations.

New Look On a Budget

It is important that you focus on the furniture you are unhappy with and add some style and unique features. You could replace the kitchen countertop for less than you think, and transform the entire cabinet. You can buy new cabinet handles or get iron on wood veneer sheets to transform your table and your small furniture without replacing them. If you are looking for a unique look, you can even add colour by cutting out shapes and patterns from adhesive paper.

Sometimes we know that our home needs an overhaul, but we cannot afford to pay for a full scale renovation. Use the above cost-effective ideas to transform your house on a budget.