5 Quick Ways To Spruce Up Your Home

Posted On Thursday, 22 December 2022 19:31

People naturally gravitate to their homes, especially after a long day at work. So, it’s safe to assume that every homeowner wants to find it to be a beautiful and well-organized place. But as time goes by, houses can’t hold the spark they used to have when they were brand new. 

Having said that, you might realize it’s time to make some changes to your home and finally spruce things up. If you don’t have the time or resources to plan out extensive home projects, don’t sweat it; there are quick, simple ways to revamp a worn-down home. Get ready to fall in love with your house again when you make some small but significant changes.

Without further ado, here are five ways to bring back the spark in your home: 

  1. 1. Add Fresh Layers Of Paint  

Over the past few months, you've probably noticed a few walls that need a touch-up. Perhaps the paint has started fading and peeling. If that’s the case, just add fresh layers of paint. 

Sprucing up your home doesn't require huge renovations. Something as little as repainting your home’s interiors can already do so much. You can make a paint job look professional even if it’s your first time with some more reading and help

Whether you go for neutral tones or bold colors, the key is to decide on your home’s interior design theme. You can refer to online resources and guides to choose the best color for your home. 

While you can do the painting yourself, hiring the pros definitely has its benefits. They have the tools, techniques, and expertise to execute any painting project with great results. 

Either way, no matter your budget or the extent of the repainting, a repainting job is a fool-proof way to spruce up your home quickly. Make sure you cover every inch of your walls, trims, entryways, and other interior surfaces to complete the job.

  1. 2. Reconsider Your Layout  

You’ll be surprised at how some home improvement steps actually require less to zero money. For instance, this next tip only needs you to do to reconsider your space planning. If you feel like your home is no longer functional in terms of layout and spacing, it’s time to redesign your own floor plan and switch some things around.

For space planning, you should determine how to lay out your furniture effectively to achieve the best flow of movement, comfort, and aesthetic for the room you’re working on. The key to the perfect arrangement is to create one that’s attractive, intuitive, and functional. 

Take every household member’s needs into consideration, whether you’re living with pets, elderly parents, or children. Then, move your furniture pieces bit by bit until you realize your design. It’s okay to make a few more adjustments if you have to.  

  1. 3. Update Your Hardware  

This next tip is more about taking what you have and making it better. Every nook and cranny of your home uses fixtures with hardware that may already be breaking down or getting rusted over time. These include latches, lamps, switches, handles, taps, knobs, and grills.

Check out your favorite catalog and start replacing the ones that no paint job can salvage. It's amazing how much of a difference new faucets, appliances, and doorknobs can make. Plus, it’s both affordable and relatively easy to do. There’s no pressure to make them luxurious, too. Just buy new hardware that matches your aesthetic while offering better durability and utility. 

  1. 4. Consider Adding Greens  

You can elevate any room’s mood by putting some choice plants. These small dashes of green and other hues do wonders, brightening and adding life to a space. Not to mention, they also serve as air purifiers, improving your interior air quality for your and your loved ones’ benefit.  

Check out some indoor plants and greens that require less care and maintenance. Incorporate them into your furniture and designs. You can also opt to grow herbs and place them in the kitchen to give you access to fresh ingredients while cooking. Plants can liven up any space without much effort. 

  1. 5. Refresh Or Update Furniture  

You’ve thought about upgrading small fixtures. This time, turn your attention to the furniture you have. 

Even if you’ve repainted and changed your layout plan, keeping old and worn-down furniture will still make your home look old and outdated. Plus, they’re magnets for dust, allergens, and even accidents.

Start by deciding whether to sell your old furniture and purchase new ones or upcycling them. The latter suits those who want to flex their DIY muscles by turning old pieces into something they can still use or at least display somewhere nice.

Liven Up The Place You Call Home

Once you start thinking about it, you might get tempted to go all out and revamp everything. The easy and quick ways mentioned above are great places to start. Subtle updates can already give you the results you want to make your home feel brand new. Don’t hesitate to call for help if you need some heavy lifting.

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