When was the last time you did any notable renovations to your home? Have you in fact done any since you have lived in it?
If thinking of doing some work around the home, any thoughts on what might be first?
Renovations not only can make the home feel and look nicer, they can add to its value for when you go to sell one day.
Deciding what Renovations Matter Most
In coming up with some renovations for the place you call home; here are some ideas to mull over:
1. Bedroom – Given all the time you spend in your bedroom for sleep and more, you want to be comfortable there. Now may be the time to work on this all-important area. Is it time for some new furniture there? How about working on making the room look and feel bigger if possible? You may also decide to look at lighting in the room. One option if you can might be a ceiling window. This can let ample light in during the day and even give you a pretty view at night with the stars and possibly the moon. Last, make sure conditions are set up so you get a good night’s sleep each time out.
2. Kitchen – Has your kitchen area been renovated before? If not, now may be when you decide it is time to do so. This can include things like new cabinets, flooring, paint for the walls and more. Also look to see if you have the room to expand the size of the kitchen if needed. Those who love to cook tend to want to have sizable kitchens with which to work with. If you have a little one or ones at home, be sure the kitchen is a safe area so there is less chance of them getting hurt.
3. Living room – Do you tend to spend a lot of time in the living room area? If yes, you may decide to make it more to your liking. This is especially true if you like to entertain outside family and friends. One thought is to expand the room if you can to make for a sizable entertainment center. This can be great for hosting television and movie viewing parties. If your young children tend to play in the living room, make sure there is ample room for them to safely do so.
4. Doors and windows – Even though your thoughts may be on rooms to renovate, don’t forget about doors windows. Adding more windows if possible or changing some you have now could make for better views. As for your doors, is it time for some new looks? One thought if you have a patio area would be to think about adding exterior sliding glass doors. Such doors are great for providing beautiful views to any nice outside scenery you have. They are also easy to open and close. Another positive is they provide good security. Last, they can help you with temperature controls whether it is too hot or too chilly outside.
As you contemplate some home renovations, where are you apt to start?