6 Step Process to Make Your New Home Your Own

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 22 January 2019 14:08

Moving to a new home is always an exciting affair. Whether you are relocating to a warm state or moving from west coast to east coast, there is always something new to see. Sometimes you might be too excited and anxious about your new home and the surroundings to the extent of forgetting to set your new home. This article provides a checklist that you need to follow when setting your new home.

1. Add Personal Feel in Your New Home

Currently, interior design is an essential factor for many homeowners. Every person wants to live in a house that reflects their image and personality. Therefore, you need to add a personal feel in your new home. This means that you need to update all the paints and replace them with what you consider important to you. Colors are currently used to portray personality while at the same create a theme and tone inside the room.

2. Customize Your Kitchen

After adding a personal feel in your new home by updating and repainting the walls of your interiors. The next step should be to customize your kitchen so that it appears personable. You can do this by adding cabinets that are fixed on the walls. Fixing your cabinets on the walls does not only customize your room but also creates sufficient space where you can walk comfortably without obstruction. Make sure that every kitchenware is in the right place and your kitchen is operational before embarking on other activities.

3. Set Your Furniture

This is a crucial step as involves arranging your living room, dining area, and the master bedroom. Arrange your furniture systematically by placing few but large couches on the living area. This will portray a minimalist's design while at the same time making your living room look big. Big couches will be useful in accommodating a huge number of visitors. Sufficient spaces between sofas and the table will allow free flow of traffic in your living room. Contemporary furniture will make your house to exhibit a modern design thereby improving its overall appearance and attractiveness.

4. Interior Decoration

Your house is almost set, but you still need to add interior decoration. Although painting contributes to interior decoration, there are other aspects that you can add to improve the overall appearance of your house. A gypsum ceiling will do your home good. However, if you have a small living room, you can consider a contemporary ceiling painted white to create an impression that your house is tall. Other important aspects that can improve your interiors include customized lighting, arts hanging on the walls, and a mirror on the wall to create an impression of the depth in your room.

5. Outdoors

After finishing with your house, you can now focus your attention on the outdoors. This includes planting flowers in containers and watering grass lawns to give your home a fresh look. You also need to demarcate the paths leading to your house so that your visitors don’t step on flowers and grass lawns. You can spruce your outdoors by adding personalized benches for outdoor dining and resting.

6. Security

Finally, you need to secure your new home. A concrete perimeter wall is a standout installation that you can use to secure your home, but it is expensive as compared to other alternatives such as live and timber fences. It is also important to install security cameras so that you can monitor movement around your house or during the day. Cameras will help you to get the security status of your homestead in real-time. Video cameras are convenient as you can be able to monitor your home using a smartphone while on the move.


These check-list provides a step-wise process that you can follow to set your new home. The list has incorporated additional measures that will not only help to set your new home but also factors that will make your house to be more personable and to standout out among other houses in your new settings.

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Carol Evenson

Carol is a home renovation specialist with a background in organization and sales. She assists realtors with business management and growth.


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